• The World's 50 Best Restaurants
No.23

White Rabbit

Moscow, Russia

No.23

Storybook setting with spectacular views and creative cuisine

A few words on the chef: Chef Vladimir Mukhin is in the vanguard of a new wave of young Russian culinary talents. Known as much for his use of local, seasonal ingredients as for his charisma, Mukhin is making international waves and recently appeared in the 2017 series of Netflix’s Chef’s Table.

Typical dishes: Traditional Russian produce like borodinsky black bread marries luxe ingredients like caviar to create innovative dishes. Standouts include rabbit and mini cabbage rolls in foie gras with potato crisps and truffle juice as well as roast suckling pig and Black Sea oysters.

Down the rabbit hole: As the name may suggest, the restaurant whimsically embraces an Alice In Wonderland theme – think lots of rabbits and rococo furniture… so be sure not to be late for your very important dinner date.

Served with a side of scenic: The restaurant’s glass dome provides diners with a spectacular 360-degree view of the beautiful city of Moscow.

On the pass

  • Vladimir Mukhin (pictured) with Victor Khripachev

Pastry chef

  • Valeriya Sidorova

Style of food

  • Modern Russian

Standout dish

  • Kamchatka crab, carrot sauce, pike caviar and salted egg yolk

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