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Tallinn

Narva Kohvik
Formally an industrial area this part of Tallinn is mostly undiscovered by tourists. For a true taste of the culture this dodgy-looking cafe retains a post-war elegance and is crowded with Russians. Having escaped the tourist radar the cafe does no
Reval Cafe Mocha
Although principally a tourist restaurant a hint of authenticity still prevails here. Beautiful views of the medieval Old Town can be seen from the delightful balcony adding to its genuine Estonian charm...
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...
Pierre Chocolaterie
The best chocolate on offer in Tallinn...
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
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
Rae Kohvik
Benefiting from the constant tourist trade around the Town Hall Square this is similar to most Tallinn cafes serving light lunches and locally made pastries....
Cafe Josephine
An absolute must for those with a sweet tooth...
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...
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...
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
Stockmann Cafe
This city centre cafe is a great place to drop into having exhausted your feet and wallet in the popular department stores. With internet access and a vast selection of delicious pancakes, this modish cafe is constantly popular...
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
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...
Cafe Elsebet
Near to some principal shopping areas in the Old Town, this cafe is attached to popular Cafe Peppersack, whose trade it shares.

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