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The New Astana Music Hall In accordance with an old tradition, each meal is started with airan or kumiss. These drinks are not only delicious but also very good for health. Tea is a no less popular drink here. In Kazakhstan, milk is often added to tea. Travelers should not forget to try sweet tea with dried fruit and spices. It’s a fantastic and very refreshing drink. Meat dishes are traditionally very popular in the national cuisine. Boiling is a traditional way to prepare meat. By the way, local chefs prefer not to add many spices to it as they prefer the natural taste. Vegetable garnishes are also not typical in Astana. The meat is usually served with thin pita and small bowls with meat broth – sorpa. As a rule, fragrant tea finishes the meal.
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Fermented milk products are widely used in the national cuisine to cook an everyday meal. Fans of cheese will be delighted to try home-made cheese that is available in any food market. Modern restaurants offer not only national food but also Uzbek, Tatar, and Russian dishes. Vegetable ragout, meat goulash, fish with spices and sweet fruits simply cannot leave even gourmet tourists indifferent. In many modern meals, food connoisseurs will find traits of Korean traditions that have also influenced modern culinary trends in Astana.
Tiflis is a charming restaurant where visitors can try the best dishes from Georgian cuisine. Mouthwatering kebab and various vegetable dishes are particularly popular with visitors. Fridays is the most popular Mexican cuisine restaurant. In the evening, it often hosts various musical performances and shows. Fans of jazz will be pleased to spend an evening at Muller – a jazz band performs every evening there. Muller specializes in European cuisine. Copyright
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Beer fans simply cannot fail to visit Pivovarov bar that has a private brewery and offers more than 50 types of the ever popular drink. Various meat plates and sausages are the most typical snacks. Astana Nury restaurant specializes in pilaf. This traditional dish is cooked by a special old recipe there. The restaurant’s bar offers best local beer and other drinks. On the waterfront, visitors will find Turfan restaurant that is perfectly suitable for a family dinner or a short break between excursions.
Humanities University, Astana Fans of European-style food and décor will like Marrone Rosso restaurant that has appeared not long ago in the capital. This dining venue offers a range of signature light meals, such as salads, sandwiches, various cakes, and pastries. Quality, fragrant coffee is another advantage of Marrone Rosso. From Americana to Turkish brew and from macchiato to cappuccino – the freshly grinded coffee smells and tastes amazing. All fans of juicy steaks also have a place in Astana where they can enjoy their delicious food. Line Brew also offers a range of traditional Kazakh and Russian meals such as shashlik, stroganoff, beef tongue with horseradish, mushroom julienne, and more. Guests can order ready meat or raw one and roast it themselves on hot stone plates.
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If you’re staying in Astana for a weekend and want to visit an unusual restaurant, consider dining at Epocha. The design of this kitsch place is made in line with the old Soviet style, and so there are many items of that era, such as Lenin and Stalin busts, old Soviet motorcycles, and more. Guests can choose to dine in special rooms that look like prison cells. All waiters and waitresses are dressed in Soviet uniforms and offer traditional Kazakh and Russian cuisine. On weekends, a live band performs in the restaurant and plays a range of covers, from old Soviet songs to current pop stars. Finally, fans of oriental cuisine will like Barley. This two-storey restaurant has elegant retro style with numerous old photographs, Buddha chairs, and silver chairs. Barley offers Thai and Vietnamese food, as well as a range of European dishes, and has a cozy karaoke bar.
Astanas Pyramid Beshbarmak is the most popular and widespread national dish that visitors can try in restaurants in Astana. This dish can be cooked with different meat that is boiled on slow fire for several hours. Thanks to that, the meat becomes extremely tender and soft. During the cooking process, noodles are added to Beshbarmak. It is important to mention that all noodles are made by hand. The ready dish is not only delicious but also nourishing. Local restaurants offer Beshbarmak with beef, horse meat, lamb, and even camel meat.
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Palau is one more popular meat dish. This is the national version of rice pilaf. Only lamb meat is used in Palau. Local chefs also use special types of rice for this dish. The national Kazak pilaf also has such mandatory ingredients as dried apples and apricots, onions and carrots.
New Mosque Near Our House in Astana Travelers can try traditional Manti in many countries of the region, but Manti in Astana are cooked in accordance with a special recipe. The dumplings are usually stuffed with minced lamb meat with onion. Sometimes, small pieces of tail fat are added to the meat. During the cooking process, the fat dissolves almost completely, making the ready dish incredibly juicy and nourishing. Manti are usually served with a hearty broth that is drunk once the dumplings are eaten.
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Bread baking traditions are also peculiar in Astana. Some types of bread can be served as a separate dish. Attractive Baursak puffy bread is a great example of that. This fragrant bread can be served together with various dishes. Baursak is somewhat similar to round-shaped doughnuts, but Baursak is made of a special type of sourdough based on kefir. Small balls of this dough are deep fried until ready. Baursak is always served hot.
Another view of Downtown Astana Travelers wishing to try some unusual national specialty during their stay in Astana are recommended to pay the attention to the Qazı sausage. This sausage is made of a special kind of fatty horse meat. The unusual meat delicacy is one of the main gastronomic specialties of not only Astana but also Kazakhstan in general. Many herbs and spices are added to the sausage during the cooking process, so it becomes not only incredibly delicious but also very nourishing. Qazi can be smoked or dried. Travelers will find this delicacy in many markets in Astana.
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National cuisine of Kazakhstan

Sausage is not an appetizer but a separate dish in Kazakhstan. Local people adore Zhal, smoked horse neck lard. This dish has quite a specific taste. Qazı sausage is another delicious meat product that can have a different taste depending on the fat content. Smoked and dried meat is very popular in the countryside. Once a popular dish, it is quite hard to find the stuffed stomach these days. Traditionally, the stomach was cooked in cinders or in the ground beneath the fire. In the past, people in smaller towns made his dish. Nowadays, travelers can find the stuffed stomach only in small settlements in the steppe. The Kazakhs use four main meat types: beef, lamb, horse meat, and camel meat. … Open
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