This is fewer than in the previous years.
In 2019, 294 new cafes and restaurants opened in St. Petersburg, according to Knight Frank St Petersburg. This is 11% fewer than in 2018.
The number of new cafes and restaurants that were opened in Rubinstein Street, St. Petersburg’s main restaurant street, also declined.
However, cafes and restaurants remain the leading segment in terms of new openings accounting for 34%.