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Tallinn

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...
Bocca
Great for lunch and even better for dinner, Bocca is 'desperately' chic and offers a wide range of dishes from sushi to risotto...
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
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 Josephine
An absolute must for those with a sweet tooth...
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.
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.
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...
Cru
Helmed by famed chef, Dmitri Haljukov, Cru serves superlative cuisine in historic, stylish surrounds in Tallinn’s Old 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...
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...
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 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...
Golf – Suuresta Club
Another golf club, situated much nearer to Tallinn city centre than Niitvalja and the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Hedone
With its central location in Old Town it's hardly surprising this massage parlour is brimming with dressing gown-clad guests.
Horisont Restaurant
Horisont Restaurant serves modern, European cuisine in its colourful, velvet-upholstered space at the top of the Swissôtel Tallinn.
Kajsamoor Sail and Dine
See Tallinn's historic skyline and medieval port from the water, on this two-hour excursion including lunch.
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.
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
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.
Kolm Sibulat
An international restaurant in Tallinn, Kolm Sibulat serves up delicious plates in its exposed-brick, wood-panelled space.
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...
L’Ermitage
Toompea Hill retains much historical importance in Tallinn and is one of the few historical features still remaining. The hotel offers fantastic views of this quaint part of town whilst still being close to the hubbub of the tourist fun in the city.
La Bottega
A trattoria that mixes elegance and rusticity to great effect, La Bottega features a menu of Italian classics and floor-to-ceiling shelves of wine.
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...
Leib Resto & Aed
A modern Estonian restaurant in Tallinn’s Old Town, Leib Resto & Aed serves simple, creative fare made with local ingredients and serious skill.
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.
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...
Moon
A modern Estonian restaurant in Tallinn’s Kalamaja neighbourhood, Moon offers delicious cuisine in chic, playful surrounds.
Naiiv
A vibrant addition to the Tallinn shopping scene, Naiiv is the place for playful and uniquely Estonian items.
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
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...
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
Outside The Old Town
Dare to venture outside the walls of the Old Town and adventurous shoppers will reap the rewards.
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...
Pierre Chocolaterie
The best chocolate on offer in Tallinn...

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