"The Seventh Heaven" - restaurant in the Ostankino Tower
"The Seventh Heaven" - the name of the restaurant complex, located in the building of the Ostankino TV tower in Moscow.
The legendary Ostankino Tower
Its history Ostankino TV Towersince 1957. N. Nikitin developed the tower project for one night. The purpose of the erection was to provide a powerful radio and television signal at an altitude of about 380 meters.
Ostankino Tower - architectural structureheight of 540 meters. The tower was built from 1960 to 1967. LI Batalov, DI Burdin and many other architects took part in the construction and design of the structure. In those days the tower was the tallest building in the world. To date, in its height, it occupies the fourth place in the world and the first in Europe and Asia.
Restaurant in the Ostankino Tower "The Seventh Heaven"
Since the foundation of the Ostankino Tower and the openingin her restaurant most of the visitors were attracted not by the kitchen, but by the location of the establishment. For most tourists, "The Seventh Heaven" was a kind of Mecca, which at least once in my life I had to visit. Attendance of the restaurant per day was about 130-140 people. Variety in the 90 years, the kitchen did not spoil, but even this did not stop visitors.
The restaurant layout in the Ostankino Tower "The Seventh Heaven"
After a long and entertaining excursion tosightseeing places for tourists, of course, I want a snack. Moreover, not every day there is an opportunity to do this at an altitude of about 350 meters. Restaurant in Ostankino Tower, photo of which can be seen in this article, consists of three floors at an altitude of 328-334 meters. If we compare it with high-rise buildings, then it is approximately 112th floor. Each floor of the restaurant has a diameter of approximately 18 meters and rotates around its axis once or twice per hour. Since the foundation of the tower, more than 10 million people have visited the institution. In the restaurant you can try both European, Eastern, and Russian cuisine. There is a pleasant romantic atmosphere - in the open air, with a panoramic view of Moscow and the Moscow region. A visit to the restaurant in financial terms will not become a problem for tourists, as it offers affordable prices for food and drinks.
After the fire that happened on August 27, 2000year, the restaurant was closed for restoration. In order to restore the restaurant its former beauty and make it more modernized, the architects needed more than one year.
Seventh Heaven Restaurant after restoration
After a few years, Muscovites againThey started talking about the fact that the restaurant in the Ostankino Tower was being put into operation again. The opening of the restaurant really caused a lot of excitement among the residents and guests of the city. Among the best panoramic restaurants in Moscow, "The Seventh Heaven" ranks first. It is the most visited by both tourists and residents of the capital. On a tour in the tower after the restoration comes a lot of tourists. Despite the fact that two years ago there was not enough money to open and restore, and the company that took up this business became bankrupt, today the restaurant in the Ostankino Tower is working. Most of the architects shared their doubts about the restoration of the viewing platforms and the restaurant, but all these difficulties were overcome. Prior to the opening of all the banquets were held in the concert hall "Royal", which was designed for 100 guests and was at the very foundation of the Ostankino Tower. After the opening, the restaurant surprised its visitors with a variety.
After repairs in the "Seventh Heaven" appeared moreelegance, modernity and taste. In three large halls with almost the same layout arranged tables along the windows along the entire perimeter. This location was planned in order to make it convenient for guests to admire the panorama of the city. Today the halls, as before, revolve around their axis, and at the same speed - once or twice per hour.
In each of the three rooms there is a serviceof various kinds. In one of the halls, which is called the "Height", there are cafes, offering delicious food and fast service to guests. Here very attentive attendants. "Russian Diamond" - a room in the classical style, located above the "Height", created specifically for lovers of fine cuisine.
"Jupiter", occupying the third hall, is located on two tiers. There is also an observation deck with a telescope and a "cognac room".
In the menu of all three halls there must be:
- meat of different varieties;
- homemade cakes.
When visiting a restaurant, tourists get a doublepleasure: from a panoramic view and from delicious food. A pleasant, quiet and calm atmosphere, polite and friendly staff make the evening unforgettable, whether it's a romantic date or a simple meal.
Reviews of visitors to the restaurant "The Seventh Heaven"
Numerous visitors to the establishment (like residentsthe capital, and the guests of the city) leave a lot of positive feedback about the restaurant "The Seventh Heaven". He is considered the most attractive and unusual among such restaurants as "Swallow", "Seasons", "Crois", "Darbar", "Panorama". Nobody remains indifferent to dinner at an altitude of 350 meters.