This beautiful structure is essentially a 14th century merchant's house turned into a luxury, boutique-style hotel, so don't be surprised if you get lost in the twists and turns of its corridors. Each of its rooms and suites has been done up with cool, c
The Kohtuotsa and Patkuli view platforms are usually the first place that tourists want to see when they visit Tallinn. From here, sweeping views of the town, its red-tiled roofs, its towers, its walls and all of its charm open up. Get your camera ready.
The first of its kind in Estonia, Clayhills Gastropub has raised the bar high. With executive chef Zvaonekwa (Zvaon) Chamunokara at the kitchen's helm, the fresh cuisine is more along the lines of a Michelin Star restaurant than that of a pub. Fortunatel
Serving up gastronomical delights both by day and night, this is a great place to hang out in a relaxed atmosphere. Clayhills, situated in the heart of the Old Town offers up an excellent selection of local and imported beers, heart-warming and creative
Housed in the Great Guild Hall, this newly renovated museum's permanent exhibition, entitled 'Spirit of Survival', covers 11,000 years of Estonia's history with interactive displays and text in Estonian and English (audio-guides available in Russian a
After two years of renovation, the Estonian Maritime Museum has finally reopened. The new fascinating permanent exhibition includes a 700 year old shipwreck, something which you certainly won’t see anywhere else. The shipwreck, otherwise known as the
All your favourite taxidermic Estonian, and a few foreign, animals (not to mention dried plants and molluscs) are on display in this renovated three-storey museum designed to introduce nature to entire family. The permanent exhibition 'Estonian Mires'
After extensive renovations, the Estonian Theatre and Music Museum is open with a permanent exhibition ‘Stories and Songs’. Stories and songs play an important role in every culture; they unite people and preserve our history. The museum tells the story
Goodwin has tried hard to be the best steakhouse in Tallinn and it probably is, even though it’s really the only one. The interior is rich and woody, the service is efficient and the imported cuts of beef are excellent. If a full-on beef-fest is a lit
‘Gourmet Club’, long synonymous with quality in Estonia, brings Italian-style sourdough pizza to the heart of Old Town. This cosy little café offers up delicious pies for a pittance. You’ll find some of the classics here, as well as creative combinations
The newly renovated Kalev Spa Hotel & Water Park is back open for business. This favourite Old Town spa and hotel has everything you need for a relaxing weekend or lazy afternoon. New additions include the spacious restaurant Allee with a terrace over
The unsuspecting facade of Pagari 1 in the Old Town hides a dark past that once was the KGB Prison Cells in Tallinn. The former KGB headquarters building has long been a symbol of the former Soviet oppression in Estonia. In the basement, suspected ene
Mad Murphy’s is everything you’d expect from an Irish Pub and a whole lot more. Featuring a well-ventilated smoking room, a dance-floor, more large-screens than you can shake a stick at and some fantastic live music on weekends, Murphy’s can certainly ge
Look behind the scenes of the fascinating world of puppetry. This interactive museum is fun and educational for the whole family. Visitors can try their hand at being an actor, director, artist, or stage master. Exhibitions feature masks, stage sets,
Restaurant by day and bar/nightclub after dark, this very lively locale is situated on Old Town's main bar street. The atmosphere has an air of being a bit of a 'meet market' but that's kind of the point. Lots of big screens so you can catch the latest p
This American-style restaurant/night-spot is certainly aiming to become the best eatery in its class in Tallinn. We’ve actually had some good conversations with the owners and they’re quite committed to getting everything just right in order to make this
Beer ads, steer horns, cactus and rowdy conversation - this bar screams 'Texas' so loud you might think you've walked into one of those old roadhouse movies. Thankfully the ambience is more rock and blues than twangy two-step. The long menu is mostly
The only Scottish pub in Tallinn, this intimate little cellar venue stocks the largest variety of Scottish beers and the largest selection of whiskeys in Estonia. If you have a hankering for some of Scotland's favourite bar foods, you'll also find them a
The city's official tourist information point is the best equipped to answer any question.
Sure, V fills a niche, but people don't come here just because it's vegan, they come because it's good. We found the service helpful, the medieval-meets-rustic décor charming and the prices friendly, especially for Old Town. It was the food itself we
If you're looking to please many diners with diverse diets, Von Krahli Aed is the place to come. Located in a cosy and romantic medieval building in the Old Town, the "Garden" is a not a vegetarian restaurant, but the focus of the menu is certainly on ve