Drink Vodka With a Real Russian Local

Vodka Tasting | Russian Drink Culture | Pub Crawl

Adult (Ages 18+)
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Drink Vodka With a Real Russian Local

  • 3 Hours
  • Visit some Russian pubs
  • Daily at 7 pm
  • Min age: 18
  • Languages offered: English
  • Min 2 per booking, Max 12 per booking

Tour Highlights

  • Discover St Petersburg’s hip nightlife
  • Try the traditional local cuisine, such as zakuska appetizers and pickles
  • Sample the craft beers of a local brewery
  • Interact with a real local Russian
  • Learn the correct way to drink a shot of real Russian vodka and make a toast as the locals do
What to Expect
Enjoy a night out in St Petersburg and learn how to walk, talk, drink and party like a Russian
Explore the rich drinking tradition of Russia by visiting our favourite cozy bars and restaurants in one of St Petersburg’s hippest streets! Discover that there is much more than just vodka by trying local craft beers, nastoikas and appetizers! Learn about appropriate toasts and traditions from a local. Visit one of St Petersburg’s hippest streets which can be very crowded during the summer months.
We will teach you which appetizers work best with which drinks before you get a shot of the queen of spirits – Russian vodka!
Tour Schedule Details
  • Starting time: 7pm
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Outside Mcdonalds main entrance which is right on the street corner. Nevski Prospekt 45
  • Map: Google map link



  • Ending point: Rubinstein Street which is where the tour is

Full Itinerary

Meet your local guide before heading to улица Рубинштейна (Rubinstein Street) St Petersburg’s hippest nightlife/cafe district. Rubinshteyna is a centrally located melting pot of all sorts of restaurants, bars and cafés. There are over 55 establishments on the street, all bringing a new and exotic flavour to St Petersburg.Start with a visit to a bar that’s well known for its extensive selection of quality craft beers, many of which are brewed locally. Pair your beer with some traditional Russian snacks. Here your guide will talk to you about the culture of Russian craft beers.
Now you know how to party like a Russian! Before you go, ask your guide for some lifehacks and what else to see, drink and eat during your stay in St Petersburg. If you feel that the night is young, and you want to explore the other bars, just ask your guide for recommendations. Luckily, our tour takes place on the busiest bar street of the city.
  • 1 Russian craft beer (0.3 litre) with snack
  • 1 shot of Russian vodka with appetisers (pickles and smoked lard)
  • 1 shot of Nastoika (infused vodka) and fried Georgian Suluguni cheese
Not included.
  • Extra snacks. Extra drinks.
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide

Additional information

Group size: you’ll feel a friendly atmosphere due to the small number of people
on the tour as 12 is a maximum
Reservation: Everything is in your ticket. If you have some special needs or
questions, please find our contact details below.
Kids: 18+ only. Teens of 12-18 years old can attend the tour with an adult
without alcohol tasting.
Diet Requests:
Please inform us before the tour if you have any specific food requests/food
intolerance. Go to ‘Additional information’ box or write us at info@stpetersburgadventures.com


I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

There is a minimum of two per booking on this tour.

What is cancellation policy?

Cancellation fees – Cancellation fees may apply to any cancellations by the traveller of a service provided by Get-Locals.com. Unless otherwise specified, the cancellation policy is as follows:

  1. Cancellations for set tours and made more than 24 hours prior to travel receive a full refund.
  2. Cancellations for set tours made 24 hours or less prior to travel require the traveller to pay for the tour in full, and no refund will be issued.



     Cancellations for custom itineraries (“Create Your Own”) are as follows:

  • 60+ days to departure – Full refund
  • 59 – 31 days to departure – 50% cancellation fee
  • 30 days and under to departure – 100% cancellation fee

What happens in the event of bad weather?

In the event of bad weather forecast we will contact you the day before and offer you either a refund or an amended tour for the following day.

We always advice to wear suitable clothing for the day of the tour as not every day is guaranteed sunshine.

How do I find the tour start meeting point?

The tour meeting point will be clearly indicated on your tour voucher in addition a map will be mailed to you with your voucher with the exact meeting point.