The Russian Tavern serves pre-revolutionary cuisine which was inspired by French chefs who worked in traktirs and restauraztias established in St.Petersburg by order of Peter I in 18th century. The chefs used Russian and Eastern European ingredients prepared with French cooking methods. In a tradition of these establishments the menu of the Tavern includes Russian ( Borsh, Zapekanka, Beef Stroganoff) as well as French dishes – (MOULES a la MARINIERE and COQUILLE ST. JACQUES). The dishes are preapared to order to include the best local Scottish ingredients such as beef, fish, wild garlic, herbs, mussels and raiser clamps.
The Russian tavern has a range of Russian, Polish, Eustonian and Czech beers as well as bottled Real Ales as well varieties of flavoured vodkas and fine Georgian Wines.