PuppenHaus is a gastronomy project by Vladimir and Angelika Burkovsky, or, in the owners' own words, a gastronomy theater. The props, including rare paintings, antiques, and a collection of 500 dolls, some of which are over two hundred years old, have been brought from all over Europe.
On the outside, the dollhouse looks exactly like the Hundertwasser House in Vienna. Inside, it has the atmosphere of a chamber theater where the playfully depends on the food you order. We will try to avoid spoilers, but the rumor has it that the menu selections that make the biggest entrance are the Roman Emperors' Salad and the French pot-au-feu.
The menu features two major sections: the European and the Siberian cuisine. The former is represented by French and Italian dishes, while the latter builds on Siberian culinary traditions. PuppenHaus is one of the few places in Novosibirsk where you can try the chef's versions of bear meat, venison, and wild boar. The game comes from local hunting preserves, and fish, caught in the northern rivers, is smoked on premises. The entire "theater kitchen" is run by Georgy Belyankin, who has earned the restaurant a Palme d'Or at an international contest in Switzerland in 2011.
Getting inside the dollhouse is not easy – the doors are locked by default. Call to be let in.
Average check: 1200–2000 rubles.
A 400-ruble business lunch is served between 12:00 and 16:00