Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tallinn

X-Baar
X-Baar is the oldest gay bar in Estonia and has become somewhat of an institution...
Von Krahli Aed
A modern Estonian restaurant with chic rustic interiors, Von Krahli Aed serves up playful, authentic dishes with creative flair.
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.
Villa Hortensia
This four bedroom villa is located on the principal shopping streets in the city giving it a superb location for those in search of some fabulous restaurants chic bars and glamorous nightlife...
Town Hall and Town Hall Square
The Town Hall Square is perhaps the busiest part of Tallinn. Although a principal cultural spot itself it is also surrounded by bars cafes and restaurants making it an important social point for the city...
Toompea Hill
Toompea Hill is seen as the centre point to this area and additionally to Estonian politics. Take a walk up Toompea Hill and admire the castle the Parliament and the splendour of the Nevsky Cathedral...
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.
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.
Tallinna Hipodroom
A betting man? Then head to the hipodroom in the town centre where you can place a bet on your favourite four-legged steed and cheer it on from the sidelines - all the while with a suitably chilled glass of champagne in hand of course.
Tallinn City Museum
A great option for a quick culture fix; the best place to visit for a concise download of information before visiting the sights themselves. Located in Toompea but only minutes from the Old Town it is perfectly located for many of the cultural hotsp
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...
St Olav’s Church (Oleviste Kirik)
Like most of the cultural sights in Tallinn this spectacular Church can be found in historical Toompea. It is a perfect reflection of Tallinn's rich multi-cultural past while also being a spectacular sight...
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.
Silk
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...
Shooting & Military
Shoot things and fly in a military jet plane; do we need to go on?
Sesoon
An understated, yet almost effortlessly stylish restaurant in the hip neighbourhood of Kalamaja in Tallinn, Sesoon serves gorgeous yet casual seasonal cuisine.
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.
Salt
Salt is a restaurant in the Kadriorg district of Tallinn, which offers diners creative, seasonal food and a well-curated, comprehensive wine list.
RMK Hiking
With such a diverse countryside it makes sense to throw on some hiking boots and head into the great unknown. Just be prepared to puff and pant your way home.
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.
Revalia
The position of this restaurant could not be better; found in the centre of the Town Hall Square the restaurant benefits from constant tourist traffic providing a constantly vibrant atmosphere...
Restaurant MEKK
Found within the Savoy Boutique Hotel in Tallinn’s Old Town, Restaurant MEKK serves elegant modern Estonian cuisine, made using plenty of local ingredients.
RED Group
Located all over the city RED Group's self-catering flats are an ideal option for those travelling in larger groups or alternatively for those looking for a quieter stay...
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...
PK Ilmarine
Formerly an area packed with factories it is now home to some of the city's trendiest restaurants and nightclubs. Only ten minutes walk from the Old Town's amusements this chic hotel provides an ideal option for young people families and large group
Pirita TOP Spa
Do not be discouraged by TOP Spa's harsh exterior; as the largest residential health and beauty centre in Tallinn it's one of the best places to relax and rejuvenate in the city.
Pirita TOP Spa
Pirita Klooster
Located more remotely than most of Tallinn's hotels the Pirita Klooster's location next to the ancient monastery of St Bridget gives the hotel a spiritual calm...
Pikk, Vene and Lai streets
These streets form the principal shopping area within the Old Town. Knick-knacks ceramics and crafts abound so there's no excuse not to come back weighed down with bags.
Pierre Chocolaterie
The best chocolate on offer in Tallinn...
Peppersack
Located just off the Town Hall Square this restaurant benefits from a popular position in the Old Town. Complete with a seemingly popular Medieval theme this is a popular tourist haunt without losing its authenticity...
Panoraam Nightclub
Attached to the Metropol hotel this party spot is popular with guests as well as a slightly older less-sophisticated clientele. However unexclusive the feel of the club it is certainly worth a visit for the spectacular panoramic views of Tallinn...
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...
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...
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...
Old Town Maestro
Located on the most popular drinking street of the Old Town this hotel is merely a stumble away from some fiercely vibrant hotspots. With stylish decor and sauna facilities located on the top floor unaffordable views of Tallinn are provided here...
Occupation Museum
Learn something of what the Estonian's lived through under Soviet rule; depicting such recent events the Occupation Museum is certainly one of the more important venues to visit in cultural Toompea...
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...
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

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