Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, boasts a very charming and well preserved Old Town dating back to the High Middle Ages. Most of the bars and drinking establishments are located in the historical center, but in recent years, the district of Kalamaja has also begun to grow in popularity. Read on to discover some os the best places to enjoy drinks in Tallinn.
A modern bar that mixes the familiar, relaxed British pub experience with sleek contemporary design, this is the place to come if you are looking for a casual drink. Clayhills serves an excellent selection of local mainstream beers and liqueurs and some very tasty salmon dishes. The pub is ideally located on the side of the Town square in the historic old quarter.
A restaurant-cafe during daytime and a relaxed bar at night, Must Puudel (The Black Poodle) amps up the Soviet era kitsch. The interior evokes 70’s Estonia but there’s an excellent selection of contemporary drinks and food. Must Puudel has an indoor area and a small inner courtyard and at night time you’ll often find live music, DJ’s and a busy dance floor.
If it is wine you are after in Old Town, then Paar Veini is the place to head for. Very affordable and located right in the center of the city, the atmosphere is relaxed and the bar is popular with trendy young Talliners. Paar Veini hosts live music most nights and the staff are always ready to help you navigate their wine menu.
Paar Veini, Sauna 1, Tallinn, Estonia +372 660 3036
Pudel, Telliskivi 60a, 10412 Tallinn, Estonia +372 5866 4496
Tops offers an alternative to the humdrum of the city center. The bar is styled along the lines of retro chic, with a mishmash of eclectic ornaments. Tops serves a good selection of drinks and snacks .
Tops, Soo 15, Tallinn, Estonia +372 56248677
Von Krahl Bar
Von Krahl is a theater situated in the center of Tallinn’s Old Town. Besides putting on alternative plays and music concerts, the theater also boasts a well-stocked bar and a reputable restaurant.
Von Krahli Baar, Rataskaevu 10, Tallinn, Estonia +372 626 9090
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