Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Tallinn

Restoran Dominic
An elegant restaurant in Tallinn’s Old Town, Restoran Dominic has historical creds, an elegant dining room, and a menu of European classics.
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.
Restaurant Tchaikovsky
Found within Tallinn’s Hotel Telegraaf, Restaurant Tchaikovsky is an award-winning restaurant offering Russian-French cuisine in elegant surrounds.
Veinipooning
This romantic wine bar slips under the tourist radar unless you are looking for it. Its fairly missable location provides it with a slightly more secret reputation inevitably making it more popular...
Pirita TOP Spa
Olympic Casino
Attached to the enormous Radisson Blue Hotel Olümpia this casino promotes a more commercial scene. Being part of a large chain throughout Estonia it is a popular choice with tourists who are impressed by the more glamorous approach to the
Venus
Venus' fairly small interior provides an intimate atmosphere. Located only minutes from the vibrant Old Town this is a good option for those looking for a more personable experience than some of the larger clubs provide. Popular chart music brings
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...
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...
Sigari Maja (Davidoff)
Located ideally on the edge of Town Hall Square this bar is an extraordinary change from the more commerical scene elsewhere. Intended for intimate groups and civilised chat the open fires and low lighting provide the perfect ambience...
Tallinnk City Hotel
Located perfectly between the city centre and the Old Town this newish addition to Tallinn's tourist scene has been welcomed with much enthusiasm. The services within the hotel itself leave little need to stray far...
Pierre Chocolaterie
The best chocolate on offer in Tallinn...
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...
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
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...
Meriton Grand Hotel Tallinn
The hotel although in a seemingly unglamorous scenic location is in fact a five minute walk to historical Toompea Hill as well as a stone's throw to the hubbub of the entertainment in the Old Town...
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...
Cafe Josephine
An absolute must for those with a sweet tooth...
Katariina Kaik
Tallinn is built upon the toil of local artisans and craftsmen and there is an abundance of these shops in the city. Watch local goods being made in Katariina Kaik.
X Club
This venue is certainly a more reputable option than some of its competitors. Targeting a business clientele X-Barr caters for a larger capacity and a more diverse selection of entertainments...
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...
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...
SPA Hotell Viimsi Tervis
Located close to its competitor Pirita TOP Spa the SPA Hotell Viimsi Tervis is perfect for those looking to get away from it all have a few massages and generally recuperate.
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...
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
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...
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
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...
Bocca
Great for lunch and even better for dinner, Bocca is 'desperately' chic and offers a wide range of dishes from sushi to risotto...
Lühike Jalg
This road leads the way to historical Toompea; with culturally rich establishments a great day out is to combine some shopping with sightseeing before stopping at one of the many cafe's for much-needed fuel.
Kohala Manor
It may not compare to Australia but Estonia's outback is nothing to sniff at; in fact it's damn beautiful and we highly recommend jumping astride a steed and galloping across the countryside in style.
Hedone
With its central location in Old Town it's hardly surprising this massage parlour is brimming with dressing gown-clad guests.
Tervis Spa
Attracting visitors from across the Baltic the Tervis spa in Viimsi has excellently-priced therapies and a selection of treatment packages that range from one-day visits to week-long holidays.

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