About Astoria Restaurant
Astoria Restaurant is a place where cultures are blended as harmoniously as flavours. Our newest St Petersburg restaurant offers European cuisine and classic Russian dishes with a modern twist. Beluga caviar. Siberian dumplings. Chicken Pozharskaya. Oysters every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The decoration by Olga Polizzi includes dramatic prints from the Mariinsky Theatre, whose opera singers number among our guests.
Pastry Chef Yulia Ivanova
Yulia Ivanova is the Astoria Chocolatier ambassador in St. Petersburg. Her passion for chocolate has led Yulia to travel around the world, from Moscow to Australia. In Sydney she graduated at the leading culinary school Le Cordon Bleu. In the pastry & chocolate art Yulia attracts accuracy, she likes that there is a system, all by weight and all has a proportion. According to Yulia: "Pastry - it's magic. Mix different ingredients, dry and liquid and get the magic."