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Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Old Town

Katariina Käik

This lovely medieval lane is home to the Katariina Guild, comprising eight artisans’ studios where you can happily browse the work of 14 female creators. Look for ceramics, textiles, patchwork quilts, hats, jeweller…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Old Town

Masters' Courtyard

Archetypal of Tallinn's amber-suspended medieval beauty, this cobbled 13th-century courtyard offers rich pickings – a cosy chocolaterie/cafe, a guesthouse and artisans’ stores and workshops selling quality ceramics,…
Gifts & Souvenirs in City Centre

Estonian Design House

In the Solaris shopping centre, sleek storefronts showcase the work of over 100 Estonian designers – expect everything from shoes to lamps, furniture to ceramics. Keep an eye out for the 'slow fashion' of local desi…
Market in Kalamaja & Telliskivi

Balti Jaama Turg

The gentrification of the train station precinct is manifest in this sleek market complex, where niche food vendors trade from tidy huts on the former site of a famed but slightly seedy outdoor market. There's also …
Drinks in Old Town

Chado

These passionate provedores specialize in tea in all of its comforting forms, sourcing many of the shop's leaves directly from Asia. Drop by to chat chai with the clued-up staff or pick up delectable artisanal choco…
Books in Tartu

Fahrenheit 451

This curious trove of used books and ephemera is a wonder for lovers of rare and random titles and delightfully musty out-of-print editions. Stacks scale the walls all the way up to the exposed concrete ceilings and…
Books in Kalamaja & Telliskivi

Puänt

Modern independent book shop offering fiction, non-fiction, art, academic and philosophical titles in English and Estonian, plus stationery and vinyl records. Puänt regularly hosts literary and art events such as au…
Department Store in City Centre

Stockmann Kaubamaja

One of the first foreign stores to open after independence, this upmarket Finnish department store helped relegate Soviet shortages to the pages of textbooks and usher in a new era of Western-style (ie rampant) cons…
Food in City Centre

Kalev

This local legend has been producing delicious chocolates and other confectioneries since 1806. Tallinn's Old Town looks like it was made with the lid of a chocolate box in mind, so why not take one with you?
Shopping Centre in City Centre

Solaris Centre

Close to central Tallinn, Solaris hosts a supermarket, a handful of boutiques, an excellent bookstore, popular restaurants, and both mainstream and art-house cinemas.