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Tallinn

Chedi
Chedi offers Asian fine dining and a top notch wine list in its sleek and sophisticated restaurant found in Tallinn’s Old Town.
Must Lammas
Located in the popular Old Town this Estonian-run restaurant maintains its individuality despite being located within a dense cluster of restaurants. Serving hearty Caucasian cuisine and offering a gently charming atmosphere - this is not to be miss
Casa Del Habano
A fabulous way to end an evening having dined in one of the nearby restaurants. Cigar lovers particularly come to enjoy the mellow atmopshere in the gently sophisticated bar thus a fairly glamorous crowd are attracted...
Paat
Although this restaurant is located a little further out than the principal areas for most tourists the originality of the design is well worth the extra effort. During the summer the terrace on the water is especially charming...
Kuku klubi
Located in Toompea just outside the more commercial Old Town this spot attracts an arty crowd who enjoy the quietly exclusive atmosphere without too much enforced pretention...
Boga Pott
Located just outside the Old Town this is a great spot to break up a day of shopping or sightseeing. On the way up medieval Toompea Hill drop in and have a browse around the charming craft shop next door to the cafe itself...
Outside The Old Town
Dare to venture outside the walls of the Old Town and adventurous shoppers will reap the rewards.
Gloria Veinikelder
Located just downstairs from the acclaimed Gloria Restaurant this is a more romantic option with a cosy atmosphere. Being less acknowledged the atmosphere becomes intimate and wine tasting by the fire makes a perfect evening...
Le Bonaparte
Musi
A fantastic addition to the eatery scene in the Old Town. Functioning as a combination of wine bar cafe and restaurant it is slowly becoming a local treasure unaffected by hoards of tourists due to its slightly secret location...
Silk
Kehrwieder Chocolaterie
The cafe although located extremely near the Town Hall Square retains a fairly secret existence. Due to its underground location it is not yet overrun by tourists however is popular with a young crowd who enjoy the intimate atmosphere created by the
Olde Hansa
Located centrally within popular Old Town this restaurant functions as so much more than merely a tourist venue. The medieval history of the area is brought to life appealing to many local people...
Scotland Yard
Formally an industrial wasteland this area is now occupied by trendy clubs and chic restaurants. Scotland Yard's cleverly designed decor promotes a stylish take on a traditional pub...
Olevi Residents
Although extremely near to the busy shopping streets of Lai and Pikk this bijou hotel is located in a rather less commercial location. Offering charismatic decor and facilities this is certainly a unique experience...
Radisson Blu Hotel
Centrally located within the city centre the Radisson Blu Hotel one of the larger commercial hotels in Tallinn offers the well-designed rooms with good facilities - making it ones of the best options in town for business travellers...
Town Hall Square
Take a trip to the Town Hall Square to find an overwhelming choice of art stalls and designer boutiques. Grab a coffee at one of the many cafe's that surround the square and people-watch to your heart's content.
Schlossle
A Tallinn landmark the Schlossle was the only five-star hotel in town for many years. Competition from newer slicker hotels might be challenging its crown but a great location and good service ensure that it remains a safe bet.
Taanilinna Hotel
Located on the border of the Old Town and the Toompea area the location of this hotel couldn't get much better. Consistent with the hotel's atmosphere and decor there is a perfect balance of modernity and traditional Estonian life...
Shooting & Military
Shoot things and fly in a military jet plane; do we need to go on?
Controvento Cafe
One of Tallinn's best kept secrets the limelight is almost entirely devoted to the Controvento Restaurant upstairs. Stop by for a light lunch and a cool spritzer to break up a day of shopping...
Club Prive
With an increasingly trendy reputation this party spot has recently joined the more fashionable fixtures of Tallinn's party scene. Glamorous decor and good music are consistent with that of a chic London club...
Gloria Guesthouse
Located just inside the Old City walls the Gloria Guesthouse is a recent addition to Tallinn's fabulous tourist scene. With the infamous restaurant downstairs from the guest rooms there is barely a need to leave the hotel...
Kreutzwald Hotel
Although located a little further away from the party scene of the city centre it is well worth the extra walk. However it does fall only ten minutes walk from the Old Town so there is ample choice of entertainment on your doorstep...
Merchant’s House Hotel
A welcome addition to Tallinn's boutique hotels the Merchant's House Hotel is situated just steps from the Old Town Square - fantastic location with a wealth of culture fine dining and late night partying just steps away.
Cafe Boulevard
This 24-hour cafe attracts a diverse clientele depending on when you visit. The early hours of the morning see intoxicated locals following a boozy night at nearby club Bobby and Clyde. However it is just as likely to see a contrasting business set
St Petersbourg
Located in a popular cluster of bars restaurants and clubs this hotel deserves its well-earned reputation. With unique decor and fantastic service the St Petersbourg is one of the best in the city...
Balthasar
The Old Town is the principal spot for excellent restaurants of which there are many. Situated on the Old Town Square tourists and locals alike are attracted to this smart restaurant...
Nevskij
Located just behind Town Hall Square this restaurant is perfectly placed for a vast amount of tourist traffic. With charming views of cobbled Old Town Street this classical Russian restaurant is splendid...
Depeche Mode (DM bar)
This is a strangely unique bar solely dedicated to Depeche Mode; the reaction is either pure awe or confusion and slight fear. Its location makes it an interesting experience if only to drop in...
Noku
Similar to a London private-members' club Noku's prestige is greatly higher due to its selective entry. However once in a media set will dominate in this intimate space. With late opening hours fabulous food and sophisticated music this is a truly
Gloria Tabacalera
Although located in the popular area of the Old Town this location is relatively unknown by many due to the acclaimed restaurant above taking much custom. As a proud expert the owner welcomes other cigar lovers to sit with a coffee or a port...
Controvento
The range of restaurants in the Old Town in superb and are successful due to the enormity of the tourist trade in this part of town. Although centrally located there is a sense of secrecy to the restaurant with a hidden doorway - a truly special h
Gloria
Located in the buzzing Old Town of the city this is one of many fabulous restaurants. However this is one of this oldest restaurants with simple yet excellent cuisine in a rather grand atmosphere...
Le Bonaparte
It is as though you are walking through a fictional land in Disney this area of Tallinn is simply captivating. There is a reasonable selection of restaurants scattered with cuisine to please all sensibilities...
The Three Sisters Hotel
Situated on the principal shopping streets of Lai and Pikk this boutique hotel has a fabulous location to add to its many other charms.
Villa Mary
Although a 20 minute drive from the centre of town the Villa Mary has truly stylish decor unchallenged views of the ocean and luxurious facilities.
Ribe
One of the new breed of Tallinn's restaurants this Old Town newcomer offers style and atmosphere in spades. A quick favourite with well heeled locals and stylish visitors we highly recommend it for dinner.
Bocca
Great for lunch and even better for dinner, Bocca is 'desperately' chic and offers a wide range of dishes from sushi to risotto...
Ö
This port area is extremely popular with Estonians for the fabulous nightclubs and the chic restaurants. Only a few minutes walk from the Old Town there are plenty of party hotspots to head to following a delicious meal...

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