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...
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...
Wine Library
An intimate wine bar positioned on Tallinn’s Town Hall Square, the Wine Library has over 250 international wines on offer in its “Wine Book”.
Von Krahli Aed
A modern Estonian restaurant with chic rustic interiors, Von Krahli Aed serves up playful, authentic dishes with creative flair.
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
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Sesoon
An understated, yet almost effortlessly stylish restaurant in the hip neighbourhood of Kalamaja in Tallinn, Sesoon serves gorgeous yet casual seasonal cuisine.
Seikleja Sea Kayaking
It takes hulking shoulders to power a canoe or kayak so those wanting to prove their mettle should take to Estonia's waterways and see what they're made of.
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...
Salt
Salt is a restaurant in the Kadriorg district of Tallinn, which offers diners creative, seasonal food and a well-curated, comprehensive wine list.
Rucola
A chic restaurant in Tallinn, Rucola is Italian in both substance and soul, serving delicious wood-fired pizzas and homemade gelato.
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...
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.
Restaurant Tchaikovsky
Found within Tallinn’s Hotel Telegraaf, Restaurant Tchaikovsky is an award-winning restaurant offering Russian-French cuisine in elegant surrounds.
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 Blue Hotel Olümpia
The Radisson Blu has retained the Olümpia's impressive facilities and its city centre location places it within striking distance of Talllin's buzzing restaurants and bars and the picturesque Old Town...
Pirita TOP Spa
Pierre Chocolaterie
The best chocolate on offer in Tallinn...
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...
Outside The Old Town
Dare to venture outside the walls of the Old Town and adventurous shoppers will reap the rewards.
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
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...
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
Naiiv
A vibrant addition to the Tallinn shopping scene, Naiiv is the place for playful and uniquely Estonian items.
Moon
A modern Estonian restaurant in Tallinn’s Kalamaja neighbourhood, Moon offers delicious cuisine in chic, playful surrounds.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
Kolm Sibulat
An international restaurant in Tallinn, Kolm Sibulat serves up delicious plates in its exposed-brick, wood-panelled space.

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