Tallinn restaurants

Top Choice International in Pirita

NOA

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. Housed in a stylish low-slung pavilion with superb views over Tall…
Top Choice Estonian in Old Town

Leib

Leib (Estonian black bread) is a thing of great beauty and quiet national pride, and you'll find a peerless rendition here: dense, moist, almost fruity in its Christmas-cake complexity. Thick-sliced and served with …
Top Choice Gastronomy in Old Town

Manna La Roosa

This restaurant-bar is truly a multi-sensory adventure. Housed in an old apothecary, the interior is a curated kaleidoscope of wacky sculptures, nonsensical paintings and plush furnishings, all sourced from around t…
Top Choice Asian in Old Town

Tai Boh

Located above Manna La Roosa, this superb pan-Asian eatery feels like a Brutalist-meets-Baroque fever dream. It's hard to pick a focal point among the opulent kitsch...until your eye catches the chandelier adorned w…
Top Choice New Nordic in City Centre

Ö

Award-winning Ö (pronounced 'er' and named for Estonia's biggest island, Saaremaa) has carved a unique space in Tallinn’s culinary world, delivering inventive degustation menus showcasing seasonal Estonian produce. …
Top Choice Russian in Old Town

Tchaikovsky

Located in a glassed-in pavilion within the Hotel Telegraaf, Tchaikovsky offers a dazzling tableau of blinged-up chandeliers, gilt frames and greenery. Service is formal and faultless (as is the carefully contempori…
Top Choice Russian in Kalamaja & Telliskivi

Moon

Quietly but consistently the best restaurant in increasingly hip Kalamaja, Moon ('poppy') is a Tallinn gem, combining Russian and broader European influences to delicious effect. The staff are delightfully friendly …
Top Choice Vegan in Old Town

Vegan Restoran V

Visiting vegans are spoiled for choice in this wonderful restaurant. In summer everyone wants one of the four tables on the street, but the atmospheric interior is just as appealing. The food is excellent – expect t…
Cafe in Kadriorg

NOP

Occupying an old Baltic timber house well off the tourist trail, NOP is the kind of neighbourhood deli-cafe that's a magnet for yummy mummies, hipsters and itinerant foodies. White walls, wooden floors and a kids’ c…
Estonian in Old Town

Alexander Chef's Table

During summer acclaimed chef Stefan Berwanger bashes the pans at Alexander, the in-house restaurant at Padaste Manor on Muhu Island, acclaimed as one of Estonia's best. From November to February he returns to town, …