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5.5 /6 Wonderful 26 Reviews

Nevsky Russian Restaurant

Elsternwick Russian $$ +100
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About Nevsky Russian Restaurant

Absorb yourself in Russian culture at Nevsky, a traditional Russian restaurant located on the bustling Glenhuntly Road in Elsternwick. This small restaurant tucked away in the suburbs of Melbourne has a lot of character, and it’s here that you can try out culinary delights from Eastern Europe with a menu full of exciting options ranging from starters to main courses as well as their indulgent banqueting option which allows you to dine just like a tsar.

Opening Hours

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 17:00 - 21:30
  • Wednesday 17:00 - 21:30
  • Thursday 17:00 - 21:30
  • Friday 17:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday 17:00 - 22:00
  • Sunday 17:00 - 21:30
Nevsky Russian Restaurant, Glenhuntly Road 476, 3185 Melbourne

Further Information

With exposed brick walls, an open fireplace, wooden decor and lavish chandeliers, Nevsky is the perfect setting to try out some exotic Russian food in Melbourne, radiating an old fashioned and authentic charm. When dining at Nevsky on Elsternwick’s Glenhuntly Road you will soon discover that there is much more to Russian cuisine than vodka, but with an impressive menu of premium imported bottles, it would be silly not to accompany your meal with a glass of the country’s favourite spirit.

If you are feeling slightly adventurous, perhaps go for the zharenye mozgi, crumbed and lightly fried lamb’s brains, but those less daring will find a whole host of delicious options on the menu, from Russia’s most famous dish stroganoff to sibirskie pelmeni – Siberian beef and pork mince dumplings served with sour cream. If you are struggling to choose from the massive menu, the banqueting option is a great place to start, with a speciality selected array of starters, main courses and desserts, allowing you to experience the best of Russian cuisine in Melbourne’s neighbourhood of Elsternwick.


26 Reviews

5.5 /6 Wonderful 26 Reviews
Noise: quiet
Waiting Time: no waiting time
Atmosphere: excellent
Quality/Price: great value
Service: extraordinary
Food: heavenly
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1 review so far 6
11.03.2017 08:09

Excellent food, great service. Would recommend for romantic dinner, family occasion or work function. Will recommend to my friends and collegues. Definitely will be back again😊

2 reviews so far 6
18.01.2017 19:55

Our waitress took her time to explain the food we had since it was our first time trying Russian cuisine. Food was excellent and plenty. We did a flight of vodka, also. The whole experience was great. We will go back, for sure.

5 reviews so far 6
24.12.2016 12:16

Nevsky was fabulous. All the dishes are well designed and balanced in flavour. The place is clean and the staff superfriendly. They have a gooc selection of drinks. Highly recommended.

1 review so far 6
31.10.2016 10:37

Great friendly staff...delicious meals that are well proportioned. Need to go back to sample some different dishes! It was also great to have several vodkas explained to us and to explore different flavours and styles.

1 review so far 6
21.10.2016 16:05

I grew up in a Ukrainian family and most my family have now passed we used to feast on all these lovely foods every Sunday. Now we don't and I miss it soo much. when I found this place I was so happy and will be back again. Also friendly staff highly recommended food was Devine.

1 review so far 6
19.12.2015 08:03

The service was terrific and the Chef's Banquet was the best way to try a wide variety of traditional foods. There wasn't one things that wasn't delicious - and this was on a very hot day. Best restaurant experience in years and we eat out alot.

1 review so far 6
27.10.2015 16:45

Excellent Russian restaurant. Fantastic food and very good service which is something I am used to in Russian restaurants - Nevsky is different. No bands or dancefloor just good food. You come here to eat, drink and talk not get drunk, dance and fight.

1 review so far 6
13.03.2016 15:56

When we arrived we were greeted in a friendly manner and it did stop all night . The wait staff explain what the food was and it was very quick service . Food was very tasty and delicous.Will be back

1 review so far 6
02.06.2016 01:47

A cosy, intimate atmosphere, excellent service and an authentic, superb cuisine. A little costly but well worth the experience and friendly staff don't rush you out the door upon completion of your meal.

2 reviews so far 6
15.12.2015 08:38

The food was Wonderful and excellent table service. The restaurant was comfortably full so it was not too noisy. You do have the experience of being in Russia for a little while

1 review so far 6
28.12.2015 16:13

Great service, excellent food, gone to Nevsky about four times and have had a brilliant experience every time! Even introduce a new friend to the amazing world of Russian cuisine.

1 review so far 6
01.07.2016 10:45

Amazing food, amazing atmosphere & amazing staff! It was the second time we went there with my partner and definitely not the last one... I strongly recommend this place!

1 review so far 6
15.11.2015 09:17

Great experience, very good food, very friendly staff. Easy booking over quandoo. The banquet option was such a good way to try multiple dishes, but still massive portions

2 reviews so far 6
23.04.2016 07:46

A very warm welcome and excellent service. A jug of water regularly replenished. The food was fabulous and the menu extensive but not overwhelming. A very enjoyable evening.

1 review so far 5
02.03.2016 17:07

The wait staff were very good. Nice to have Russian staff in a Russian restaurant. There was a lot of attention paid to us to personalise our experience. The food was fantastic.

3 reviews so far 6
01.05.2016 10:33

We enjoy dining at Nevsky with our friends. The food and wine are the best and the staff are lovely and helpful. A great night out.

1 review so far 5
04.03.2016 05:28

Really good food. Something different because of its Russian heritage. Prices are reasonable. Always has a fun and buzzy atmosphere. Great to have a place like this as a "local" restaurant.

1 review so far 6
25.06.2016 13:05

Great food. Awesome service. The staff are so friendly. The fireplace was also a perfect surrounding comfort for the winter time. Gladly a return customer.

2 reviews so far 6
17.02.2016 09:45

The service was very friendly and very fast. The food was very good. We shall certainly be back to try more delights from the menu.

1 review so far 6
15.10.2016 10:40

Great food & fantastic friendly service. The food is of high quality and is absolutely authentic Russian cuisine. I will be returning. I highly recommend.

1 review so far 5
16.08.2016 07:13

Great service, good food, enjoyable atmosphere and a warm fire. What more could you want or need? I will be back again with an even bigger appetite!

1 review so far 5
03.12.2016 07:41

Wait staff were great, food was delicious. Ambience good until larger crowd joined the room which made it noisy but otherwise a fantastic evening. Thank you

1 review so far 5
13.12.2016 23:44

The food was very delicious and authentic specially pelmeni and beef stroganoff. Enjoyed from environment and the staff was very helpful also. Definitely, will visit again!

1 review so far 5
06.11.2016 13:27

Good and informed service with food to match. We took a couple from London with us and they had never had Russian before.They enjoyed it.

1 review so far 5
20.12.2015 08:52

The lady who attended to us was very warm and friendly. Good atmosphere authentic Russian.food was well presented and tasty. Room was small but cosy.