Teletorn Café- Restaurant (Kloostrimetsa tee 58A, Tallinn) — the Northern Europe’s highest cafe-restaurant operates on the 22nd floor of the Tallinn TV Tower. During the day, Teletorn offers refreshing and filling snacks and light meals. During the evening, an elegant à la carte restaurant takes over. There’s even live music during the weekend.
Sfäär (Mere pst. 6e, Tallinn) — this brightly-painted, casual-chic restaurant, conveniently located between Old Town and the harbor, blends Scandinavian classics with local design. It serves modern Nordic cuisine that’s fresh and seasonal, simply executed and delightfully served up with plenty of smiling waiter service. Sfäär also offers an impressive selection of wines.
Nevskij (Rataskaevu 7, Old Town, Tallinn) — named after the Medieval Russian prince and military hero Alexander Nevskij, the St. Petersburg Hotel’s restaurant is an appropriately bourgeois getaway filled with tapestries and candlelight. Its chef combines Russian traditional recipes with unusual but surprisingly delicious flavors, and the selection of fine vodkas is praise-worthy.
Maru (Vesilennuki 6, Tallinn) — this museum café at the Seaplane Harbour serves both Nordic and coastal Estonian dishes. The menu is a mix of old traditions and new trends, keeping the food simple, but distinctive. As the café is a part of the region’s biggest sea centre and museum (the Seaplane Harbour), its menu […]
Leib Resto ja Aed (Uus 31, Old Town, Tallinn) – whoever would like to be in Tallinn and under the Tuscan sun at the same time should make his/her way to Leib. This place is like a city-state on the border of Old Town, surrounded by Town Wall with superb garden inside, also in winter. […]
Korsaar (Dunkri 5, Old Town, Tallinn) – Korsaar chef extraordinaire Dmitri Rooz traveled to the Dominican Republic and Mauritius as inspiration for his Caribbean pirate-themed restaurant. Sails, rigging, old skeletons and even live sharks add to the illusion. Here tasty fish and meat fillets can be enjoyed with ‘springs of rum and rivers of wine’.
Gusto (Toompuiestee 8, Tallinn) – this is a modestly-sized family restaurant in Hirvepark at the foot of Toompea Hill — within a stone’s throw from Tall Hermann tower and Liberty Square. Diners can discover its Italian-inspired food and the best of local seasonal culinary delights. During the Summer, Gusto’s terrace cafe offers patrons a meal […]
Golden Dragon (Pikk 37, Old Town, Tallinn) — a long-time favorite of classic Chinese food fans, this welcoming Old Town cellar restaurant offers well over 200 different dishes, from the tangy spring rolls to the fried banana desserts. The interior is just as much a draw as the food. Traditional lanterns, decorated porcelain and soothing […]
Fahle (Tartu mnt 84a, Tallinn) — this respected, gourmet establishment in an old, reclaimed industrial building, is certainly an interesting find. Both its café and restaurant sections offer full meals including salads, soups and pastas, but the restaurant’s fish dishes are worth seeking out. Fahle also prepares its own cakes and pastries, and even has […]
Controvento (Vene 12, Old Town, Tallinn) — this restaurant is located halfway down the famous St Catherine´s Passage in the heart of Tallinn’s Medieval Latin Quarter. It’s long been known in Tallinn for its tasty, traditional Italian food (ranging from linguine alla diavola, to filetto ai porcini freschi) served up in unforgettably charming, centuries-old dining […]