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Vegan dishes

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Salad made from cooked beetroots, potatoes and carrots together with onions, sauerkraut and pickles


Sliced pepper, eggplant, garlic and tomatoes with olive oil and spices


White/brown rice, fried with pineapples, corn peppers and olive oil

Ris s Ananasom i Kukuruzoi

Cabbage, tomatoes, cucumbers and more


Fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers with herbs and salt

Ovoshnaya Tarelka

Fresh apples, pears, watermelon, bananas, oranges and grapes

Fruktovaya Tarelka

Sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes and eggplants prepared on grill

Ovoshchi na Grile

Buckwheat spaghetti with olive oil, tofu, cherry tomatoes and fresh dill

Grechnevaya Lapsha Soba

Roasted eggplant and cherry tomatoes with garlic and ginger sauce, usually served with white bread

Zakuska iz Baklazhan

Seaweed with fresh carrots, cucumbers, garlic and spicy soy-based sauce. Make sure: no egg is added

Salat iz Morskoy Kapusty

A dessert made from fruits, sugar and corn/ potato starch. Can be served hot or cold


Dishes that can be Vegenized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

Fried eggplants with vinegar, garlic and dill, with sour cream or mayonnaise. To veganize: ask for no cream or mayonnaise.

Zharenye Baklazhany

Cold soup made from assorted greens including scallions, dill, cucumbers etc. Fish and cream might be added. To veganize: ask for no fish or cream.


Bananas fried in butter or coconut oil, with whipped cream and walnuts. To veganize: make sure no butter or cream was used.

Zharenie banani

Chopped fresh fruits served with whipped cream or yogurt and a cookie. To veganize: ask for no yogurt/cream.

Fruktoviy Salat

Baked potato wedges, seasoned with salt, spices, olive oil and sometimes butter. To veganize: ask for no butter.

Kartoffel' po Derevenski

Noodle salad made with vegetables and chicken. To veganize: ask for no added meat.


Beet-based soup, with vegetables and sometimes meat or fish, topped with sour cream. To veganize: ask for no meat, fish or cream.


Cooked cabbage, carrots, zucchini, tomatoes with garlic and spices, sometimes with meat or meat broth. To veganize: ask for no meat ingredients to be used.

Ovoshnoe Ragu

Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Usually pre-cooked with butter and milk.

Kartofelnoe Pyre

Traditional salad made from carrots, potatoes, pickles, green peas, eggs, meat and mayo.


Baked or fried buns served with different fillings. The dough will usually contains eggs.


Traditional sweet soft squares of pressed fruit paste will commonly contain eggs.


Wheat pancakes served with different toppings and fillings. Usually made with eggs and dairy.


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