Tallinn Estonia Food
Local food writer Katrina Kollegaeva shares where to find the best food in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia and the country's second largest city. With an evolving restaurant scene, widespread global influence and a rich history of young local products, it is one of the most dynamic cities in Estonia, if not the world. It may be a hidden hipster hotspot, but one of the undisputed highlights for me is the lively and diverse food scene in the city and its vibrant food culture.
If you are looking for a place to eat and drink, then Tallinn is the place for you. If you want to sip a local liqueur such as Vana or a "Tallinn libation," there are many Tallinn bars where you can wet your pipe. The city has some of the most popular bars and restaurants in the country, such as Rataskaevu 16, which I really want to try - try a restaurant in Tallintinn. It even has its own beer garden with a wide selection of beers and wines, as well as a wide selection of wine and beer pubs.
Sesoonbe is everything that a modern restaurant in Estonia is, with a wide selection of food and drinks as well as a good selection and quality of wine.
Estonian eating habits are historically closely linked to the seasons and their cooking styles and traditions. The most typical foods in Estonia are: pork, beef, lamb, poultry, fish, meat, eggs, vegetables and meatballs. Estonian palate, the staple food of the Estonian palate is meat - rich meat and fish dishes such as pork and lamb.
To get a real taste of Estonia, don't forget to taste some of the must - try food and drinks. In this respect, Estonia is an interesting place to discover with taste, and personally, the most fascinating place to eat abroad.
Look at this map of restaurants in Tallinn, there are many good restaurants in the city, some of which point the way to the restaurants listed here. All the stars you see are places that are mentioned in our food guide, but not necessarily the best.
There is an elegant bar and speakeasy in Tallinn that could take its place among the best in the world and we have recommended it. Estonian cheese and jam accompany a complete local experience, while we recommend one of the most popular restaurants in the city, Kalevala, with its excellent food and atmosphere. One food from this region is the famous Kalu, which is also found in Finland and Russia, as well as in Estonia.
Outside Tallinn, there are not many restaurants specialising in Estonian cuisine, but that does not mean they do not serve local dishes. Estonia has a wide selection of savoury dishes, mainly served on special occasions such as weddings. Reading this, this cereal is not native to Estonia, but is very well integrated into the local cuisine.
Back in Tallinn, there is a chef who has managed to use 100 per cent Estonian produce, thus dispelling the stereotype of the bland Baltic food. Chef Roman Zastserinski pulls out all the stops with simple and complex Russian cuisine, prepared with fresh and locally sourced Estonian ingredients. You may be inclined to Russian, but if you try it, you won't miss this tempting dish from an Estonian restaurant. The classic Estonian cuisine is rich and filling, full of flavours such as sweet and savoury, spicy and spicy and rich in spices and herbs.
Train lovers and romantics of yesteryear will love the flavours of Peppersack, one of the most popular restaurants in Tallinn. If you have wondered how to eat in a restaurant without compromising on the quality of food and service, this Pepperack is a pleasant surprise.
Estonian gooseberries and sparkling wine are served at Sfaar, one of the most popular restaurants in Tallinn and a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Here talented chefs create authentic and distinctive dishes that include both Estonian and international cuisine and use most of the ingredients from small Estonian producers. Also in Tallinn there are amazing bakeries in the neighborhood, filling their shelves with traditional bakery products such as bread, pastries and cakes.
Vana Tallin is a sweet herbal liqueur made in Tallinn and consumed in large parts of Eastern Europe. Estonia was once a major vodka producer, and vodka is still a bit fashionable - even to the point of local dragonflies (about 90% of Estonian potatoes are used for vodka). Scandinavian, German and Russian traditions have greatly influenced Estonian cuisine, but Estonia is firmly in the same tradition as other countries such as France, Germany and Italy when it comes to staple foods. Meals are usually served in meat, potatoes and fish with coastal and lake areas.
The best restaurants vastlakukkel are located in the city centre, in the centre of Tallinn, on the outskirts of the city or in a small village near the lake. The only official supper club in Tallinn was founded by a group of chefs who source many of their ingredients from their own produce. We share some of our own experiences that have helped us to better understand the history of Estonian cuisine and its food and drink culture.