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Lavrushka Cooking School - CLOSED

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a special experience: learning to cook like a native

I took the class with my boyfriend, his mom, and his aunt last autumn. Our experience was nothing... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2014
Hanoi, Vietnam
Enjoy a more intimate side of St. Petersburg

St Petersburg has amazing sites, but my afternoon at Lavrushka Cooking School was special. I do... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2014
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1 Nov 2014
“a special experience: learning to cook like a native”
6 Sep 2014
“Enjoy a more intimate side of St. Petersburg”
Lavrushka cooking school offers you the exciting hands-on opportunity to explore Russian culture through cooking. Take part in our interactive courses and enjoy this truly special experience of preparing traditional Russian meals in the heart of St...more
Moika river embankment, 81, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
+7 812 942-49-28
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

I took the class with my boyfriend, his mom, and his aunt last autumn. Our experience was nothing short of perfection. The chef and the translator (Marina's sister) met us at the kitchen early on a foggy St. Petersburg morning. We learned how to make...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2014

St Petersburg has amazing sites, but my afternoon at Lavrushka Cooking School was special. I do love to cook, and I learned some new recipes that I can now reproduce (they sent recipes), but it was an afternoon with a Russian chef, Sergey, and the...More

1  Thank Tourist803789
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We loved St Petersburg with its grandiose churches, amazing museums and fabulous palaces. However, our favourite activity had to be this simple cooking school. Do not be put off by the entrance to a rather depressingly dirty square. Inside is clean and welcoming and the...More

1  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 7 August 2014

The three of us signed up for the cooking class at Lavrushka. It was the highlight of our time in St Petersburg. We learned hands on three dishes from the Chef and then sat down to a lovely late lunch in their dining room. They...More

1  Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 29 June 2014

The cooking school is run by Marina who employs various chefs depending on the cuisine you are cooking. We cooked some russian cuisine with Sergey. The lessons ended up being with just me and my wife and the experience was very fun. We cooked Borsh,...More

2  Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We loved borscht! So we looked for a cooking class that would teach us basics of cooking this yummy dish. We were not expecting to find such warm, friendly and informative at such short notice! So, thank you, Lavrushka. You exceeded our expectations.

2  Thank vinodhush
Reviewed 6 March 2014

I have been to Lavrushka three times, and I find it very cozy nd very friendly. This school really offers anindividual approach to every participant and makes you feel at home.

1  Thank Oksana Z
Reviewed 25 February 2014 via mobile

So I went to this class on Valentine's day. Sadly, the Russian cooking class wasn't running the week I was in the city so I attended the Italian cooking class. While it was held in Russian, I did have it translated to English. The class...More

Thank Archie_S86
Reviewed 5 November 2013

My sister and I visited my son and his girlfriend who both teach English in St. Petersburg. Brenna found this wonderful cooking school. They created a class just for the four of us. We made, and then dined on, borsch (beet soup), vareniki (dumplings with...More

Thank Pattisez
Reviewed 26 September 2013

My friend and I attended a traditional Russian lunch class, and it was a wonderful experience from beginning to end. Booking the class was easy thanks to Marina, the owner, who was very helpful with her emails. Our class was two hours, and we made...More

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