The lovely Armenian designer Talar Bilmejian, founder of Dubai-based label Talar Nina, is taking us through her Yerevan to help us experience the best of what Armenia’s capital city has to offer. Follow the guide!
Art Bridge Cafe
for their French toast and eggs, its a must, plus they have a cute bookstore in the front.
on Abovyan- croissants and fresh juices are amazing
on Aram street – nice to sit outside, very healthy / many Vegan options. Their oat-banana pancake is my fave.
on Cascade – simple yummy breakfasts.
Coast / Picture: Instagram
Eat&Fit / Picture: Instagram
on Cascade – Pizza and their apple pie is to die for. People watching is also fun.
– like a fun/fancy modern food court, they have all the options and cuisines, near republic square. OH! you have
to get there honey cake for dessert.
– modern Armenian food, everything is amazing.
next to Marriott – Bit more on the higher end, nice to people watch, get the Beef Stroganoff, best you will ever have.
– Very chilled vibes, old restaurant, one of the best – good lahmejoun, mantee and hummus.
on cascade – Syrian/Armenian food.
– DANCING AND DINING, super fun restaurant, on weekends you should book there is a great DJ and food is super good too.
on Cascade – delish thai food and great wines, sit outside.
Sherep / Picture: Instagram
on Abovyan – again super Instagramable
and they have an amazing vinyl store inside. Also a bar in there too.
Second Floor / picture: Instagram
While you walk around the streets of Yerevan you will find small bakeries on the street, usually the “gatta” pastry and cheese pastries are amazing, just follow the smells of sugar and butter.
– Underground small place on Abovyan, house/electronic music.
All the bars on Saryan street are nice, IN VINO ss amazing for wine lovers and Tapastan
Forty Four Sky / Picture: Trip Advisor
Sergei Parajanov Museum – art / theatre lovers
The Matenadaran – Manuscript museum
History Museum of Armenia – a must go, especially if it’s your first time in Yerevan
Komitas Museum – music lovers must go
Martiros Saryan Museum – For art lovers
Cafesijian Centre for the Arts – great library and art inside Cascade
Megerian Carpet – Get a tour of it
Komitas Museum / Picture: Instagram
Megerian Carpets / Picture: Instagram
Vernissage Market on the weekends, very cool market, antiques, jewelry, clothes, gifts
Cocos Island – Cool concept store with only Armenian designers
MADE – also cool Armenian concept store
Light Effect – Cool Armenian streetwear brand with a store under the Yerdastartutyan metro Station
NUR Gallery – Beautiful high-end jewelry and art in the Mariott Hotel. Must see, he is a true Armenian creative
MADE fashion corner / Picture: Instagram account
Cover picture/JDEED Studio