best bars in tallinn

7 Of The Best Bars In Tallinn

Are you looking for the perfect spot to enjoy a few pints or cocktails in Tallinn? The cute and quirky Estonian city has loads of options. Whether you’re looking for a neighbourhood joint on the outskirts or swanky lounge in the city, Tallinn has you covered. Quench your thirst at these seven best bars in Tallinn.

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1. Manna La Roosa

Situated in an old wooden house, this Tallinn gem is known for its spotty history, Michelin chef and incredible cocktails. Once home to Estonian writer Oskar Luts, after being used by a Sicilian lady to sell natural remedies, this quirky bar is every bit as charming as you’d expect. Pull up a chair and order a few pints of beer.

best bars in tallinn

2. Paar Veini

If you are a wino, Paar Veini in Old Town is THE place to be. This relaxed wine bar is known for its low prices, live music, friendly atmosphere and killer house wine. We recommend ordering a house red and a few bites.

best bars in tallinn

3. Kochi Aidad

Brewheads and history buffs will love this microbrewery slash bar for its vast craft brew selections and old-world charm. This cosy tavern is perfect whether you’re looking for a relaxed date night or just wanting to enjoy a few pints. Start with the six beer flight to get a taste for what you like and go from there.

best bars in tallinn

4. Tops

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the old town in Kalamaja, you’ll find Tops. This local neighbourhood bar is all about cheap cocktails and generous pours. Situated in an old house dating back to the late 1800s, this place is oozing with antique charm. Just take a look at all of the vintage china, old vinyls and tufted furniture. Pop in for a few cocktails and stay for the music.

best bars in tallinn

5. Lounge 24

This swanky skybar is the place to be come sunset. Take a seat on their breezy patio and overlook the charming old city with a fresh and zesty cocktail. We recommend starting with a classic martini and staying till close.

best bars in tallinn

6. Klubi Theater

If you fancy entertainment, Klubi Theatre is the place to be. This gorgeous historic theatre first got its start in 1926 and has been wowing Tallinners ever since. Enjoy a live performance of theatre, singing or dancing with a few pints at this local fave.

best bars in tallinn

7. III Draakon

Touristy? Sure. But totally worth it. This cute and quaint historical bar is a revival of Old Estonia. Take your pick from any of their Medieval brews or Estonian schnapps and take in the candlelit old-timey atmosphere. Don’t leave without trying the Elk broth, either.

Melanie Hamilton

Melanie is an avid traveller with a passion for history and global foods. She is currently based in Tbilisi, Georgia where most of her time is occupied with qvevri wine and Soviet history. Having do-si-do'd her way across Europe and Latin America, she's enjoyed some of the world's most exciting places firsthand and can't wait to tell you about them.

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