Ideal mix of books and
Why locals love it
It’s one of those places, where you feel at ease instantly whether you come on your own to get some tea and enjoy one of the books from the shelves around or to share some fun, food and board games with a couple of friends.
Why you should visit it
Often you have to queue to get inside, but it’s totally worth it. Zoom is almost a perfect combination of all you’d look for in a place like this: it’s cozy, staff is friendly which is quite rare in St-Petersburg, the food is pretty good and reasonably priced and location is great - central but a bit off the hustle of Nevsky prospect.
Fennel and beetroot salad, pumpkin soup and tea with fresh thyme were my choice there last time. What would be yours?