Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir (Firs Sticks Tavern)

September 29, 2013 Ivan Teh - RunningMan 0 Comments

Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir (Firs Sticks Tavern)
39/2 Prospect Mira
Olympic Plaza II
Moscow 129110
Russia


http://www.elki-palki.ru/moskva/



Home Style Russian Comfort Food

(Ratings: On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 = Worst and 10 = Best)
Overall: 8
Ambience & Setting: 8
Food & Beverage: 8
Service: 7
Value for Money: 8
Spent about SGD $23 / RUB 577 per person.


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Located just next to Prospect Mira Metro station, within the Olympic Plaza II shopping centre, is Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir, otherwise translated to mean Firs Sticks Tavern / Tree Sticks Tavern in English. Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir is a short 10 minutes walk away from the Renaissance Moscow Olympic Hotel, and is a good place to sample traditional local Russia and Moscow cuisine, as their menu has English translations, and several of the staff speak English.

Ambience within Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir is akin to a country farm house, with fake greenery, comfortable and functional wooden furniture, and slightly dim lighting creating a cozy atmosphere. A large part of the appeal is the open concept All-You-Can-Eat Salad Bar in the center of Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir, which is designed to look like a farm wagon carrying produce to the market.

Service at Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir is a notch above most other places in Moscow, as several of the staff are able to communicate in basic English. Staff are generally friendly and polite, and quite knowledgable about items on the menu. Ask for their recommendations if you're unsure what to order. I find the staff to be efficient and proactive, though not so observant. As a franchise with outlets all over Russia and Moscow, service at Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir may differ from outlet to outlet.

Food at Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir is defined by 3 phrases, which almost all customers will agree on; 'Cheap and affordable', 'Unexciting but decent traditional Russian food', and 'Good range of food options, especially the Salad Bar'. Because of this, Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir not only attracts tourists, but locals searching for a quick, casual, home cooked meal. I highly recommend Elki Palki / Yolki Palki Traktir if you're planning to sample local Russian cuisine, and the food quality here can be used as the base measurement against which other Russian restaurants are compared.


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The All-You-Can-Eat Salad Bar is the centerpiece of the restaurant, and with a spread of more than 30 different items, is an excellent show piece as well. As Russian salads are famous, and known for more than just plain vegetables, this is a really good deal, especially since it only costs approximately RUB 395 / SGD $16.

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You be able to find a good range of traditional Russian and Moscow food and beverages on the menu, and yes, even cigarettes, which you can smoke indoors! Dishes are tasty, and portions are quite large, while prices are reasonable.

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Salmon Hot Plate And Potatoes With Cream Sauce 01


Salmon Hot Plate And Potatoes With Cream Sauce 02


Salmon Hot Plate And Potatoes With Cream Sauce 03


Solyanka 01


Solyanka 02






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