Georgian Traditional cuisine and wines

Restaurant "Near Opera" 


You are now in historical building of old Tbilisi, house that was built 200 years ago and has witnessed lots of interesting stories. From the windows you can see beautiful building of Georgian national Opera theatre.



Tbilisi Opera, on former Golovin avenue (Today-Rustaveli avenue) was completed in November 3 of 1896. Richard Wagner's Bayreuth theatre was taken as the prototype for theatre plan.


Nearby territory of Opera is considered as interesting area for tourists. thats why exactly nearby Opera was opened wine and exclusive dish restaurant "Near Opera" The design of restaurant was made by mako ratiani's family. according to conception, "Near Opera" is known for it's interior and from the first minutes, guest fels like home. Family environment, Georgian family supra traditions and traditional tastes-makes "Near Opera" a special place.

Wealth and variety of Georgian cuisine is legendary, but every family has it's own taste and style. In Ratiani's family respec for guests and hosting is on the level of art. Recipes, delivered from generation to generation is carefully kept in "culinary notebook" and Mako Ratiani included this dishes in the menu of "Near Opera"


Have you ever tasted boiled pig with special Tkemali?


Rachian "Lori" and Megrelian Kuchmachi with pomegranate and celery? fish jelly with handmade mustard and Pkhlovana with sulguni? boiled quince-apple with walnut and cream and pear, boiled in saperavi? this and other interesting dishes are waiting for you at "Near Opera"

Menu "Near Opera"

Pork stake with spring potatoes,

Georgian pickle (Jonjoli) and Georgian sauce (Tkemali),

A glass of wine

Total - 35 lari

29, Tabukashvili str., Tbilisi

: +995 555 31 09 09


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