If the quickest way to a mans heart is through his stomach, then the quickest way to a womans heart is through dessert. Chocolate, ice cream, cake or cookies, you name it: Youd be hard-pressed to find a single representative of the fair sex who can resist the temptation of a dessert even if shes on a diet or allergic to sugar. Here are some of the best places in town to go for delicious desserts for her and for you, too.
Although the interior design may appear a bit pompous, this cafe has a democratic atmosphere and moderate prices. Their chocolates, produced on site, are superb.
City Cafe 317
This is a nice place located on Krasnopresnenskaya Nab., right near the White House. The best thing about it is that it offers desserts to satisfy any taste and any budget. We particularly like their ice creams.
This cafe is impeccably elegant, while at the same time homey and cozy. The waitresses are beautiful, polite and quick, and everything on offer is very tasty although it isnt cheap.
This is the place to go for cakes. Cheesecakes, chocolate cakes, cakes with blackcurrants, caramel, nuts, apples and truffles are all available. And the quality is up to the mark. Also, there are fresh pastries, including Danishes with cherries, apples and strawberries.
Lyudi kak Lyudi
This is a teeny-tiny cafe just a few tables. Nevertheless, its nice here, and you can definitely have a tasty and filling meal. We particularly recommend their pear cake, peach pudding and cappuccino brownies. And the low prices are an important advantage, too.
Pushkin is the epicenter of Moscows social life and the hangout of the citys rich and famous. Quite a few legends are circulating about the places cuisine, but, at the risk of sounding repetitive, we will note that the hot chocolate here is definitely the best in town.
Despite this restaurants name the cuisine here is not limited to Uzbek delicacies, as Arab and Chinese dishes are also well represented. But of all the variety of Eastern desserts, regulars here prefer the assorted Eastern sweets plate. Although its a bit pricey, its huge and exotic.
The service here can be erratic, but this occasional minus is compensated by the coffee chains convenient locations. The best time to drop by for a cup of coffee is late at night because there are not many people; hence, no hustle and bustle. Their dessert menu is continually updated and expanded.
23 Tverskaya Ul. Metro: Tverskaya Tel: 937-5679
City Cafe 317
1/2 Gluboky Per. Metro: Krasnopresnenskaya Tel: 205-1997
3 Shmitovsky Proyezd Metro: Ulitsa 1905 Goda Tel: 256-0881
5 Petrovka Ul., Berlin Haus Metro: Okhotny Ryad Tel: 775-1959
Lyudi kak Lyudi
1/4 Solyansky Proyezd Metro: Kitai-Gorod Tel: 921-1201
26a Tverskoi Blvd. Metro: Pushkinskaya Tel: 229-5590
29/14 Neglinnaya Ul. Metro: Tsvetnoi Bulvar Tel: 923-0585
Shokoladnitsa on Kutuzovsky
24 Kutuzovsky Prospekt Metro: Kutuzovskaya Tel: 249-0318