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Tallinn

Amsterdam Pub
This city centre pub is one of Tallinn's most favourite for its 100-year old wooden interior, preserving a traditional atmosphere. Although facing increasing competition, it retains a loyal custom...
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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...
Barons Hotel
An ideal choice for those who wish to see the culture and historical value of Tallinn on their doorstep; boasting a central location within this city, there is little need to wander far from this hotel...
Beer House
This hearty German-style beer house attracts an unsophisticated crowd who enjoy to eat drink and be drunk without inhibitions. A vibrant atmosphere is provided as well as home-made beer and fine food...
Bocca
Great for lunch and even better for dinner, Bocca is 'desperately' chic and offers a wide range of dishes from sushi to risotto...
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...
BonBon
Although the area was formerly an industrial wasteland Estonian's now come to the port area for good nightclubs and modish restaurants. BonBon became the favourite nightspot around and due to its recent trendy refurbishment it is bound to maintain
Borsi Baar
Don't let the rather inappropriate setting put you off this venue; located on one of Tallinn's most medieval streets in Toompea you will forget this quaint charm upon walking into this vibrant atmosphere. Beware of the personal service; designed to
Cafe Amigo
This centrally located club has reinvented itself by inviting rock and blues acts to entertain the clientele. Fabulous guest artists give this music club an exclusive reputation and is also popular with the guests of the Viru Hotel located above th
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
Cafe Elsebet
Near to some principal shopping areas in the Old Town, this cafe is attached to popular Cafe Peppersack, whose trade it shares.
Cafe Josephine
An absolute must for those with a sweet tooth...
Cafe Peterson
Although this cafe is relatively remote in comParison to the enormous choice in the Old Town it is well-worth the visit. Escaping the tourist radar for the most-part it has become the most stylish place to hang out in Tallinn. Delicious break
Cafe VS
This city centre bar is popular with a trendy crowd of young Estonian's however escapes the radar of tourists. Serving stomach-lining Indian food and cocktails this is a great start to a large night out...
Calif Oriental Lounge
Stepping inside Calif Oriental Lounge in Tallinn is like opening a door into the Thousand and One Nights and sticking around for cocktails and shisha.
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...
Casino London
Located near to the Old Town the Casino London is quite popular with tourists however retains an authentic Estonian feel due to its intimate atmosphere. The hotel guests also add to the Casino's trade adding to the venue's buzzing atmopshere...
Chedi
Chedi offers Asian fine dining and a top notch wine list in its sleek and sophisticated restaurant found in Tallinn’s Old Town.
City Bike Tours
Although the cobbled streets of Tallinn aren't ideal for cycling the surrounding countryside practically begs to be explored on two wheels.
City Hotel Tallinn by Uniquestay
Situated only five minutes from the Old Town the hotel is a great choice for young travellers drawn by the simple reasonably priced quality on offer.
Club 26
This fitness centre can be found on the 26th floor of the enormous Radisson Blu OlümpiaHotel; the views of the Baltic from the swimming pool are simply breathtaking. Try not to drown.
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...
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
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...
Da Vinci’s Pasta and Pizza
Benefiting from its location on the edge of the Old Town the da Vinci's offers decent food at decent prices. Appearing with a no-frills attitude the locals are enjoying this restaurant...
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...
Dr Mauruse Pub
Escaping the radar of many tourists this city centre pub is popular with the locals. However only minutes walk from the Old Town it is certainly worth a visit...
Economy Hotel
It might be situated in an otherwise overlooked area nevertheless the Economy is located just a ten minute walk from the Old Town making it one of the most attractive budget options in town...
Elevant
The Old Town's eateries generally benefit from the constant tourist traffic providing trade. However this is a fantastic alternative to a more commercial restaurant providing innovative cuisine and a luxurious atmosphere...
ELF Conservation Tours
If you want to give something back whilst in Tallinn, the ELF project welcomes volunteers of all ages and abilities to help out with their conservation work across Estonia. If you love walks in the woods and singing by the camp fire, this one's for y
Energia Kohvik
Straight out of a movie set; Russian ladies with fur coats and roll-up cigarettes are a permanent feature while the suits from this part of the city enjoy an indugent sweet menu. A true taste of former Estonia located within the Soviet shopping cent
Estonian Experience Sailing
Sail away advised Enya - and what a wise woman she was. Do so in style by taking a boat out on the beautiful Baltic waters far far away from the coastline.
Estonian Golf & Country Club
Fellini
Located on the edge of medieval Town Hall Square this restaurant reflects the atmosphere of the entire area; although retaining medieval architecture the entertainment industry is thriving and revels in glitz and glam...
Finnisage
Finnisage is a boutique-like salon favoured by fashionable locals; located just outside the city centre the trendy atmosphere and discrete private rooms makes it well worth the slog.
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FK Keskus Go-Karting
Tearing around a track in a go-kart can be a good way of living out all your racing car fantasies without actually breaking any laws on the road. We suggest you do it here at FK Keskus.
Gianni
Gianni, found in Tallinn’s Sadama neighbourhood, serves fine Italian cuisine, including homemade pasta, in its restaurant and cafe.
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...

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