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10 Things to eat in Tallin and where

Di Tallin do not forget the typical red roofs of its houses, the atmosphere of the medieval village, the architecture that speaks of its traditions. The capital of Estonia is ancient and serene, calm and bright. For all types of tourists and for all ages it represents one perfect destination to find what you are looking for from a vacation.

If you are a foodie and a fan of culinary traditions, Tallinn will not disappoint you with its pies, its stews and its tasty dishes made of potatoes, meat and sauerkraut. Influenced by Russian cuisine more than the others, Estonian cuisine amazes even the most delicate palates. Here 10 things to eat absolutely in Tallinn.



Index

  1. Marineeritud angerjas
  2. Mulgikapsad
  3. Hunger
  4. Silgusoust
  5. Body
  6. Rossolye
  7. Keel Hernestega
  8. Salmon
  9. Kissel
  10. Curd
  11. Where to eat in Tallinn: best restaurants, typical bars and street food
  12. User questions and comments

1 - Marineeritud angerjas

L'marinated eel it is one of the typical and most popular dishes of Tallin. It is served cold, often accompanied by a mixed salad, but this is a choice of the restaurant that proposes it, not a real tradition. The flavor is strong, decisive, tasty. It is part of the Estonian culinary tradition, like many other types of fish, for that matter. The preparation is very similar in all places, the thing that changes is the side dish.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 9
  • Main ingredients: eel, oil, spices

2 - Mulgikapsad

Il Mulgikapsald is a preparation based on pork, boiled potatoes and sauerkraut. It can be considered a kind of stew that it would be a shame not to try on a trip to the Estonian capital. It's hard to find a restaurant that doesn't offer this pork-based recipe.



  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 8,00
  • Main ingredients: pork, sauerkraut, potatoes

3 - Sult

Always of pig it is, in detail, one boiled stew very tasty. It is served with jelly made by boiling the bones and head of the pig. A real treat that is part of Tallin's oldest tradition. Recommended if you want to know the roots of the city through cooking.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 9,00
  • Main ingredients: pork, jelly, vegetables

4 - Silgusoust

Tasty and typical, the silgusoust is a Baltic Sea fish cooked and served with crunchy bacon and a sweet sauce. Also perfect for the most delicate palates. There may be multiple versions depending on the restaurant that offers it. This dish is one of the most famous and appreciated by tourists from all over the world.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 13,00
  • Main ingredients: fish, spices, vegetables, various sauces

5 - Leib

The typical black bread which can be found in any restaurant precisely because it is part of the tradition, of the oldest one. The leib is prepared with Rye flour, many similar to our sandwich bread, but the flavor is stronger. It goes perfectly with any type of traditional or modern recipe



  • Recommended to: always
  • Average cost: € 2
  • Main ingredients: Rye flour

6 - Rossolye

Rossolye is a typical and famous Estonian dish. It is precisely herring and beetroot salad in sweet and sour sauce. A strong and refined flavor, perfect for palates who like to experiment with the recipes of every place.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 5
  • Main ingredients: herring, beets

7 - Keel Hernestega

Ox tongue seasoned and served with ravano. A strong and particular flavor, definitely worth trying. Proposed a bit 'in all restaurants, it deserves at least a taste to understand what it is. Eating it, we will eat the true tradition of Tallin. the typical recipe is with horseradish, but it can vary according to the place that offers it.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 6
  • Main ingredients: ox tongue, horseradish, vegetables

8 - Salmon

In every sauce and of all kinds, in Tallin the salmon never fails. It is found at breakfast, just like at lunch or dinner because it is an indispensable dish for this city. After all, fish is in great demand in every preparation, whether it is salmon, Baltic fish or herring. In short, you haven't really been to Tallin if you haven't tasted its seafood specialties at least once.



  • Recommended to: breakfast lunch dinner
  • Average cost: € 5
  • Main ingredients: salmon

9 - Kissel

Desserts which is part of the story and speaks of the city through its flavors. In Tallinn, sweets made with milk and baked are preferred. Kissel is cooked with sugar or milk juice and berries.

  • Recommended to: breakfast, as a conclusion to a meal
  • Average cost: € 4
  • Main ingredients: milk, sugar, berries

10 - Curd

Other typical dessert, made with curd and chocolate, strawberries or vanilla. Apart from the basic preparation, the Curd can be accompanied by various ingredients, it all depends on what the restaurant offers and the taste of the customers. Here, too, milk is not lacking in the dough, confirming how much it is loved by Estonians.

  • Recommended to: breakfast, as a conclusion to a meal
  • Average cost: € 4
  • Main ingredients: milk, sugar, chocolate, strawberries, vanilla

Where to eat in Tallinn: best restaurants, typical bars and street food

Tallinn is a city that knows how to surprise, and this can also be seen by taking a look at its gastronomy. Estonian cuisine is a mix of mixes which takes its cue from neighboring Denmark, Germany and Poland and from Russian lands.
A culinary tradition strongly linked to seasonality, which sees as main elements pork and beef, dark rye bread and salted herring, prepared in different versions depending on the climate and the time of year.
In the restaurants it is possible to eat well at reasonable prices and enjoy different flavors for every wallet and palate. Let's see together some suggestions on where to taste the best dishes in this city Nordic but incredibly welcoming.

1 - Olde Hansa

  • Description: it is a restaurant located in a historic building of the city, suggestive and original both in the setting and in the presentation of the dishes
  • specialty: juniper cheese
  • Average price: from € 20,00 per person
  • Address: Get directions - Facebook page

2 - Leib Resto & Aed

  • Description: central restaurant with an informal atmosphere, dedicated to the leib, or bread
  • specialty: Rye bread
  • Average price: from € 20,00 per person
  • Address: Get directions - Facebook page

3 - Draakon

  • Description: original place that offers medieval meals to be consumed without cutlery and by candlelight
  • specialty: soups, traditional dishes
  • Average price: from € 15,00 per person
  • Address: Get directions - Facebook page

4 - Platz

  • Description: delicious fish restaurant
  • specialty: local herring, prawns, mussels, salmon
  • Average price: from € 25,00 per person
  • Address: Get directions - Facebook page

5 - Bogapott

  • Description: a small but romantic place, located inside a small courtyard, where you can enjoy both sweets and quick dishes
  • specialty: coffee and cakes
  • Average price: from € 8,00 per person
  • Address: Get directions - Facebook page
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