Top things to do in Kärdla

Top Choice European in Kärdla


The name means 'shed', but with two glass walls and one fashioned from artfully stacked firewood, this summer-only, harbourside pop-up is much slicker than that. The food's extraordinary: only three starters and mai…
European in Kärdla

Linnumäe Puhkekeskus

The outdoor deck at this restaurant-bar holds plenty of appeal for an afternoon beer, or you can opt to enjoy a meal inside. The menu holds few surprises but it’s well priced and well executed, with big portions the…
Museum in Kärdla

Pikk Maja

The 'Long House' was once home to the cloth-factory bigwigs but now has displays related to the factory, including a reconstructed worker's cottage. Also featured is work by local artists and upstairs there's a coll…
Club in Kärdla


This pyramid-shaped restaurant has large windows overlooking the beach. The food isn’t up to much but come the weekend around 300 people descend to party along to the island’s best DJs and visiting live bands. It do…
Beach in Kärdla

Kärdla Beach

While not spectacular, Kärdla’s extremely shallow beach is pleasant enough, with a sandy shoreline edged by Rannapark. This expanse of lawns and forest was partly built on the site of a Swedish cemetery.
Cafe in Kärdla

Gahwa Cafe

A pretty pit stop with indoor and outdoor seating, this cafe offers light meals such as soup or quiche. Make sure you save room for the sensational chocolate cake.