Located on the premises of the Red October Factory, Strelka Bar is part of the eponymous Institute for Media, Architecture and Design. Strelka is one of Moscow's most symbolic locations: during the daytime, the Institute's courtyard is used as a venue for public lectures on urbanism, design, and other subjects; and in the evening, it becomes a party and concert space. In summer, the bar opens up a spacious rooftop terrace with a view of the Moskva River and Patriarshy Bridge. Its interior design is an homage to Art Deco and Italian fashion of the 1970s.
The impressive wine menu offers more than fifty varieties from Italy, France, Spain, and Portugal, along with dozens of designer cocktails. The starter and main course selection is just as varied, with numerous vegetarian options. A special breakfast menu becomes available at 9 a.m.
Over the weekends, Strelka traditionally holds parties with guest DJ sets. The bar is almost always crowded, so it's best to book in advance (especially if you want a seat in the open terrace).
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