About

  • The National Restaurant Award WHERETOEAT (WTE), an annual rating of the best restaurants in Moscow and St. Petersburg, was established in 2013 by the Association of Russian Gourmet Journalists.
  • The organizers took the most prestigious world restaurant ratings and awards as a guide.
  • The final rating is formed annually according to the results of the secret ballot of a wide panel of experts — professionals in the restaurant, hotel and wine business, as well as the most authoritative representatives of the specialized media and PR specialists.
  • The winners are awarded in several nominations: “Chef of the Year”, “Sommelier of the Year”, “Special Prize of the Concierge Association Les Clefs d’Or”, “Special Media Prize”, “Restaurant Critic of the Year”.

WHERETOEAT Moscow

The first and exclusive restaurant award of such a format in the Russian capital featuring both professional and social events.

The first rating position of 2018 was occupied by the “Twins Garden” restaurant. Check out the full winners’ list of WHERETOEAT Moscow 2018 (in Russian).

Watch the video of WHERETOEAT Moscow 2018 ceremony (in Russian).

Check out the photo galleries of WHERETOEAT Moscow 2018 ceremony:

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WHERETOEAT St. Petersburg

The most important restaurant award of the Northern Capital of Russia, an annual No. 1 event for the professional community.

The main rating includes 50 best St. Petersburg establishments according to the results of the current year. The top spot in 2018 is held by “Birch”.

The full list of WHERETOEAT St. Petersburg 2018 is here.

Watch the video of WHERETOEAT St. Petersburg 2018 ceremony (in Russian).

Check out the photo galleries of WHERETOEAT St. Petersburg 2018 ceremony:

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WHERETOEAT South

In autumn 2019 the National Restaurant Award WHERETOEAT will be held again in Sochi, the most popular city in the Krasnodar Region.

The order and voting rules for determining the best restaurants in Sochi, Krasnodar, Novorossiysk, Rostov-on-Don and other cities in Southern Russia remain constant. The best establishments will be selected by secret ballot of the panel of experts including the leading restaurateurs, chefs, sommeliers, respected food critics, PR specialists and the most authoritative gourmets among secular people.

Based on the voting results a rating of the city’s top 50 restaurants will be compiled and the winners in special nominations will be determined: “Chef of the Year”, “Sommelier of the Year”, “Restaurant Critic of the Year” and others.

The first rating position of 2018 was occupied by the “Baran-Rapan” restaurant. The full list of WHERETOEAT South 2018 is here.

Watch the video of WHERETOEAT South 2018 ceremony (in Russian).

Check out the photo galleries of WHERETOEAT South 2018 ceremony:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

WHERETOEAT Tatarstan

For the first time ever the National Restaurant Award WHERETOEAT will present the ranking of the best restaurants in Tatarstan. A hundred professionals of the restaurant community of Kazan, Nizhnekamsk, Naberezhnye Chelny and other cities of the republic will take part in the voting. In the course of the solemn ceremony, which will be held at one of the best hotels in Kazan in October 2019, not only the places with the highest rankings will be awarded, but also the winners in special nominations: “Chef of the Year”, “Sommelier of the Year”, “Special Media Prize”, “Restaurant Critic of the Year”.

WHERETOEAT Ural

Another new region on the geographical map of WHERETOEAT is Ural. In 2019, a panel of experts formed from the best specialists of the local restaurant community will compile a single rating of the best establishments in Yekaterinburg, Perm, Chelyabinsk and Tyumen. In addition, the winners in special nominations will be determined: “Chef of the Year”, “Sommelier of the Year”, “Special Media Prize”, “Restaurant Critic of the Year”.