The establishment always tries to surprise even its regular customers: there are always a couple of extra bottles of a rare Catalan beer or freshly brewed Moscow ale, regular tastings of new beer varieties, and evenings of poetry in honour of the poet Sergei Yesenin, who gave the bar its name.
Schneider Weisse Bauhaus
The restaurant carries all the principal varieties of Schneider Weisse beer. Definitely try the refreshing pale wheat ale from Tap 4 or the dark caramel beer from Tap 6. The menu is full of hearty Bavarian cuisine, and the prices are quite affordable. The portions are quite big. In addition to the German specialities, the kitchen also serves the local cuisine.
Abbey Road Pub
The menu is classical pub fare: burgers, sandwiches, pizza, pork chops, stews, and fish and chips. If you want to pay your respects to the bar’s main protagoninsts, order a Liverpool burger or a Birmingham pork stew. As for drinks, ask for the house special or coffee stout.
The menu has a large selection of traditional Russian and European dishes with emphasis on German cuisine — there are plenty of sausages, schnitzels, and knuckles. Pay special attention to the fish items, such as pike perch in spinach cream sauce and salmon in puff pastry. Another good choice is a classical Viennese schnitzel — the size of the portion will remind you of the best establishments in Berlin and Vienna. There are some lighter items as well — traditional Bavarian soup with sausages, beans, and lentils, or salad with pig ear and cilantro.
- Ulitsa Beregovaya, 29A
- 2000 rub.
- 7 (863) 270 71 61
Pivnaya Biblioteka (Beer Library)
The beer list has a decent selection of Germany, English, Czech, and Irish beer. Be sure to try the legendary Belgian Kwak beer, which is poured in special glasses that look like a chemical lab retort.
In the evenings, Beer Library hosts live concerts, mostly jazz and blues. We recommend booking a table ahead of your visit.
The menu has all the popular appetizers: chicken wings, sausages, hot pork ears, shrimp, grilled cheese sticks, grilled bread, and crawfish. If you’re hungry, there are more substantial items as well, such as the traditional pork knuckle with potatoes and sauerkraut, Prague salad with beef, pork and pickles, or spicy Mexican-style chicken.
Athletic events and football matches are shown on plasma screens hung around the rooms. There are some weekend rock concerts as well.
The menu is long and varied. Definitely go for potato salad with sausages and mustard dressing, any of the stews, and thick solyanka soup. If you come with a group, try the “Meat Boom” — a large plate of chicken wings, sausages, chicken tenders, and grilled bacon. If you’re looking for a quick snack, try the chicken nuggets in honey sauce, chicken burger with cheese, or smoked chicken and egg sandwich.
The bar counter promotes conversations, the menu is simple, but hearty and delicious, there’s a foosball table and two huge screens that broadcast concerts and football matches. You can get the traditional Guiness or Kilkenny, or try the craft beer from Urals brewery Jaws. In addition to beer, there are about 60 varieties of bourbon and whiskey.
Each evening, Harat’s hosts a live concert, and performers include both the veterans of Rostov music scene and young, inexperienced musicians. There are regular stand-up comedy performances and foosball championships.
On Saturdays, BeerHof hosts live concerts by local rock bands.
- Ulitsa Temernitskaya, 80
- 1000 rub.
- 7 (863) 262 56 23, 7 (906) 422 72 17
On both sides of the counter, you find the veterans of beer battles, who can tell IPA from APA with their eyes closed, and who love nothing more than to discuss the differences between Belgian saison and American farmhouse ale.
Golodranets’ 14 taps offer one of Rostov’s best and balanced beer selections. Stouts, ales, saisons, and other delicacies are usually served in 300 ml mugs, as most of the varieties are quite strong. There are the latest domestic varieties from the Russian craft breweries Saldens, Victory Art Brew, Jews, and Bakunin, as well as Italian, American, Belgian, and Danish beer. The bar’s bottled beer selection includes almost 500 varieties for any taste. The bartenders are friendly and know their stuff — they will tell you all that you want to know about whichever beer sparks your fancy, or, after getting a list of you preferences, will select the right drink, sure to satisfy your cravings.
The two storeys of the bar offer a wide variety of music, shows and, of course, loads of fun. John Do is considered to be one of the triendiest places in twon. Two bars - 12 and 14 meters each, respectively, authentic American burgers and over 60 types of whiskeys. Naturally, there's a wide selection of cocktails as well. Don't miss this place if you plan on having the time of your life.