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Cuisine of Tallinn for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Tallinn Fans of the most diverse culinary trends will be able to find a suitable place for rest in Tallinn. Controvento restaurant offers its guests delicious Italian cuisine. Here you can try not only traditional spaghetti and risotto, but also best Italian wines and Estonian liqueurs. Among gastronomic facilities of the city we simply cannot fail to mention the old pub The Beer House. On evenings this place is always full of travelers. Customers traditionally order beer and such popular snacks as sauerkraut and Austrian sausages.
Telegraaf remains one of the most prestigious hotels in Tallinn. The building, in which the fabulous hotel is open, dates back to 1878. It enjoys a prime location close to picturesque Town … Open
Coffee and Cake at Kehrweider is simply a perfect place for family rest. During the lunchtime visitors of the café enjoy ordering fresh salads and snacks, and in the evening visitors prefer to order special café’s cakes and aromatic coffee. Various kinds of desserts and pastries make up a significant part of the menu.
Seafood lovers will be delighted by the culinary masterpieces that are served in the Mookkala restaurant. Roasted fish with grapefruit, mussels in a spicy sauce, filet of pike and tuna with spices in a mild cheese sauce – such wide choice of delicacies offered can confuse even the most hard-to-please gourmet visitor. Indian restaurant Elevant is an unusual place. Among the specialties of the restaurant is Masala chicken. Besides various exotic dishes the guests are attracted by original decor and unique atmosphere of the restaurant. Copyright
The oldest hotel in Tallinn, St Petersbourg is a true paragon of historical luxury and refined elegance of the past. The gorgeous hotel is open in the heart of the historic district where it … Open
It is hard to call the regional cuisine of Tallinn refined. Local people are not much interested in sophisticated food with complex cooking methods. Local food is very simple, delicious, and healthy, but it will still pleasantly surprise travelers with its variety and unforgettable taste. Restaurants specializing in the national cuisine offer delicious cabbage and milk soups that have already become everyday food for locals. These meals are a typical example of classic peasant food. Some first-course dishes have been cooked by unchanged recipes for centuries in the region. In addition to meat and vegetable dishes, Tallinn restaurants offer classic vegetable garnishes and porridge.
City of Tallinn Fans of meat should definitely not forget to try jellied meat that usually contains different kinds of meat. Stuffed cabbage is one more popular national dish. Some treats simply strike with their simplicity. For example, fried minced meat with sauce is a typical local meal. It is important to mention that spices are almost not used in the national cuisine. Salt and pepper are traditionally used in food. Among spices, it is important to mention marjoram and caraway.
The elegant Barons Boutique Hotel Tallinn is incredibly popular with loving couples who choose to spend a romantic vacation in Tallinn. The hotel is open in a fully restored historic … Open
For decades, local farms have produced excellent meat delicacies. They are still concerned about maintaining the high quality of their products. Local restaurants offer various types of sausages. Vegetable casseroles are a great addition to meat delicacies. More upscale restaurants of the capital offer dishes with game. A ragout with the meat of wild boar or bear is a truly exotic delicacy. Even street cuisine in Tallinn remains very simple and healthy. Local people like and often eat blood sausage that is cooked with grits in the region.
Tallinn building Small privately owned confectioneries and bakeries are very widespread in the city. They are the right destination for everyone who wants to try interesting pastries. Kohuke card snacks are a very interesting dessert. In Tallinn, travelers can also try various chocolate desserts with a number of toppings. It is important to mention that many local confectioneries bake signature cakes, tarts, and pastries only a manual way.
There are many modern shopping complexes in Tallinn, but Rocca al Mare is one of the biggest and most popular. The grand opening of the complex took place in 1998. Seven years later, Rocca … Open
Guests of Tallinn, who want to bring interesting eatable souvenirs to their friends and family, may like chocolate candies by Kalev brand that are available in local grocery shops. This chocolate factory is very old and is widely famous for its chocolate and candies of the excellent quality. Marzipan is also popular in the Estonian capital. Some marzipan candies look more like pieces of culinary art. Local pastry chefs create fabulous eatable souvenirs from marzipan.
Tallinn Fans of ice cream should not forget to visit Balbiino Museum in Tallinn. The opening of this venue took place several years ago. Inside, visitors will find an interesting collection of interactive exhibits. In the museum, visitors will learn about all peculiarities of cooking the all-time favorite dessert. Balbiino Company, which is famous as the best manufacturer of ice cream in the country with a broad range of flavors, was the initiator of the museum’s launch. Naturally, excursions end with a free sampling of signature ice cream flavors.
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Where to go for dinner in Tallinn: recommended cafe and restaurants

Where: Olevimägi 9, Tallinn; Telephone: +372 611 72 90;
Restaurant Ö
Where: Mere pst. 6E, Tallinn; Telephone: +372 661 61 50; More info:;
Where: Raekoja plats 11, Tallinn; Telephone: +372 627 64 00; More info:;
Le Bonaparte
Where: Pikk 45, Tallinn; Telephone: +372 646 44 44; More info:;
Sushi Baar Silk
Where: Kullassepa 4, Tallinn; Telephone: +372 648 46 25;

National cuisine of Estonia

Dishes of Estonian cuisine contain unusual combinations of ingredients, often giving a specific acidic taste to the food. A vivid example of such food is meal from milk and peas. One of the most common dishes is the floury oatmeal “kama”. Tolokno is roasted barley mixed with oatmeal or rye porridge, and then diluted with milk and yogurt. Dairy products are widely represented on the tables of Estonians. The diet of locals inevitably includes milk, curdled milk, yogurts and cereals based on milk. In Estonian culinary books, you will find more than twenty recipes of milk soups. … Open
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