Must-see restaurants in Tallinn

  • NOA

    Tallinn

    It's worth the trek out to the far side of Pirita to reach this top-notch waterside restaurant, which consistently backs up its elevated reputation…

  • Restaurant Ö

    City Centre

    Award-winning Ö (pronounced 'er' and named for Estonia's biggest island, Saaremaa) has carved a unique space in Tallinn’s culinary world, delivering…

  • Moon

    Kalamaja & Telliskivi

    Quietly but consistently the best restaurant in Kalamaja, Moon (pronounced 'moan'; it means 'poppy') is a gem, combining Russian and broader-European…

  • Mantel ja Korsten

    Kadriorg

    Tucked away in the leafy, weatherboard-lined streets that merge into the greenery of Kadriorg Park, 'Cloak and Chimney' welcomes guests to a smartly…

  • Siga la Vaca Estonia

    Kalamaja & Telliskivi

    In an unlikely looking commercial building just north of Telliskivi, 'Follow the Cow' is a super-welcoming Argentinian-style parilla (grill) that will…

  • Kolm Sibulat

    Tallinn

    A judicious hand in the kitchen respectfully reinterprets the cuisines of China, India and Southeast Asia, scattering European staples such as schnitzel…

  • F-hoone

    Kalamaja & Telliskivi

    The trailblazing watering hole of the uberhip Telliskivi complex, the industrial-chic 'Building F' offers a quality menu of pasta, burgers, soups, salads…

  • NOP

    Kadriorg

    Occupying an old Baltic timber house well off the tourist trail, near Kadriorg Park, NOP (Neighbourhood Organic Place) is the kind of wholesome deli-cafe…

  • Sfäär

    City Centre

    Chic Sfäär delivers an inventive menu highlighting great Estonian produce in dishes that gesture east (veggie curry) and west (Arctic char with potato and…

  • Boheem

    Kalamaja & Telliskivi

    Spilling out from an old clapboard house on one of Kalamaja's main arteries, Boheem is a firm favourite with local bohemians. The cheap and tasty fare…

  • OKO

    Tallinn

    A little sister to Estonia's top-rated restaurant NOA, OKO sits pretty on Haabneeme's popular foreshore, sustaining holidaying families resting between…

  • Lendav Taldrik

    Kalamaja & Telliskivi

    Cocktails and craft beers, friendly tattooed staff (no doubt responsible for the immaculately tasteful Spotify playlist), a high-ceilinged industrial-chic…

  • RØST Pagar & Kohvik

    City Centre

    This fabulous little artisan bakery makes dense, almost fruity Estonian bread, sourdoughs, spiced pastries and other delightful things to accompany its…

  • Kotzebue Bakery & Charcuterie

    Kalamaja & Telliskivi

    Tucked unsuspectingly down an industrial complex alley, this no-frills bakery offers loaves of fresh-baked sourdough, spelt and brioche breads and house…

  • Horisont

    City Centre

    Combining excellent service, a creative menu, stylish decor and magnificent views over most of the city (except, sadly, Old Town), Horisont offers a…

  • Frenchy

    Kalamaja & Telliskivi

    A very relaxed and agreeable French-style bistro (or really, an Estonian bistro serving French food) in Telliskivi Creative City, Frenchy pleases with…