Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Astana

Sadu
Portofino
Line Brew
Grillage
Favor
Alasha
Regine’s
Authentic French dining combines with sumptuous décor (on walls and guests) for a fab night out.
Fusion
With rooms for each different cuisine, you can have a course on each continent in this funky restaurant.
Izumi
Small and sophisticated, Izymi is a wonderfully chilled place to enjoy good sushi and quiet conversation.
Korean House
Korea House provides wonderful authentic food in a fiercely traditional atmosphere.
Melnitsa
Look for the enormous windmill at the entrance to this Uzbek offering.
Pivnitsa
As close to a pub as you'll find in Kazakhstan, this is a great place to hunker down.
Egorkino
An enlarged Russian peasant's house, Egorkino offers an eclectic and extensive menu, with plenty of vodka.
Fahri
For a buzzing atmosphere and wonderful traditional food, in an enormous yurt, go to Farhi.
Divan
Authentic Turkish cuisine is attested to by the high levels of Turkish expats enjoying meals.
Ak Tilek
Chic, somewhat grand restaurant offering both European and Kazakh dishes.
Astana Nur
Fantastic grills and kebabs served in beautiful dining rooms. A real find.
Bagrationi
Although not exclusively Georgian cuisine, this place makes up for its lack there in themed décor.
Cafestar
Glamorous décor, with food and staff to match, this is a popular spot with ladies who lunch.
Capri
A delicious dinner menu combines with the Mediterranean décor to keep Astana's elite coming back to Capri.
Chili Pepper’s
Fab Italian pizzaeria with a popular bar, this place is much beloved by younger Kazakhs.
Satti
Excelent Kazakh food is supplemented by a romantic rooftop view in the summer.
Tiflis
Authentically themed with all the proper dining etiquette, Tiflis gets our Lari.
Tre Kronor
A Scandinavian feasting lodge with succulent sausages.
Zhibek Zholy
Silk Road themed restaurant offering Central Asian fare washed down with plenty of vodka.
Revolving Restaurant
With a full rotation lasting an hour, this is a brilliant, leisurely way to see Astana's incredible architecture.

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