The Top 10 Bars in Tallinn, Estonia

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Kasparas Asmonaitis

Visitors to Tallinn can choose from a wide variety of bars and pubs that are all unique, so everyone’s tastes can be satisfied. From rock bars to traditional taverns to Irish bars, you have to read our list of ten best bars in Estonia to find your perfect spot.

1. Valli Baar

Bar, Pub Grub, Estonian

One of the oldest bars in Tallinn, it is best known for the famous house drink Millimallikas. It is the best place to grab a drink for people who want to meet locals, because Valli Baar has a lot of loyal customers who have been coming to the bar every weekend since the bar opened decades ago.

2. Shvips

Wine Bar, Bar, Pub, Wine, Estonian, Pub Grub

Shvips is one of the best bars in Tallinn, especially when it comes to a wide selection of wines and gins. Many people come here only for Monkey 47, a famous German gin, but the staff is also extremely friendly, the atmosphere is cozy, and the prices are very reasonable.

3. Kolu Tavern

Bar, Restaurant, European, Pub Grub, Beer

Located in the middle of Vabaõhumuuseum, Kolu Tavern is a perfect place to try traditional Estonian food in a historic part of the town. The prices are very low, the staff is extremely friendly, and a huge cat also lives in a tavern, adding some more authenticity to the place.

4. Woodstock

Bar, Pub, Pub Grub, Estonian

Woodstock is one of the most authentic rock bars in Estonia. If you love ’70s music, you must definitely visit Woodstock bar. The beer is cheap here, it is not super touristy, and the locals really like to get crazy in the bar.

5. Hr. Mauruse Pub

Pub, Bar, Estonian, Pub Grub

Hr. Mauruse Pub is located under the city library and is the place where visitors can relax in a cozy atmosphere, eating their favorite food and drinking beer, coffee, or tea. The staff is extremely friendly, and the prices are low.

6. Frank

Bar, Restaurant, Pub Grub, European

Frank is known for its professional bartenders who serve some of the best cocktails in Tallinn. Also, their delicious bistro-style food attracts a lot of visitors to the bar, and Frank has one of best burgers in the town.

7. NoKu

Bar, Pub Grub, Estonian

NoKu is the place where artistic people gather in the evenings to have philosophical discussions over a cup of coffee or pint of beer. It is definitely not suited for everyone, but if you are a fan of a bohemian atmosphere and long discussions, you must visit NoKu.

8. Popular Cafe och Bar

Bar, Cafe, Italian, Pub Grub, Estonian

Popular Cafe och Bar is one of the locals’ favorite place to go out with friends and eat some delicious food, including Italian pasta, healthy salads, and burgers, in a welcoming atmosphere. Popular also offers a wide variety of cocktails, so you’ll always find something that you like.

9. Koht

Bar, Pub, Pub Grub, Beer

Most of the people call this bar Koht, but it has some other names, including Moonshine Bar and Golden Lion. It is a perfect place to meet some new friends as people who come to Koht are very friendly, especially after drinking a pint or two.

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