Of three formerly functional windmills used within the city borders this windmill is the only one preserved. Initially this construction was known as the Trei windmill, after the name of its builder and owner. The windmill was built in 1899 and it was used until the beginning of World War II. The restoration of the windmill began in 1972 and it was reopened as a coffeehouse in 1974. The aim of the restoration was to preserve the initial constructions of the Dutch type stone windmill. Good to know: the windmill was declared an architectural monument of national importance. The windmill is 17 m high and if we include its wings then its highest point reaches 24 meters of height.
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Typical estonian meals very delicious, staff was very nice, prices very good considering how famous in Saaremaa this place is.
Written 13 July 2021
Nothing spectacular to see here-so many beautiful shoppes and buildings to see in Saremaa so no need to stop here.
Written 29 August 2020
Had a very pleasant fish dinner that came with salads and bread for a reasonable price. This is a casual place and does cater to tourists, but still good food and a nice change to have the windmill to visit too!
Written 21 August 2020
The food in this restaurant is of a good quality and copious. We enjoyed 2 meals there. We also visited the windmill on several floors which is very interesting.
Written 6 October 2019
Nery nice and authentic medieval pub/restaurant. Liked it a lot. The waitress was very cute and helpful. Good cocktails.
Written 10 July 2019
Good spacious, bright. I ate grilled ribs. Ports were great. Unfortunately, the ribs were dry, only mayonnaise was added to the sauce. Swing borsh. Seasoning problem.
Written 7 July 2019
One good option to have dinner at night in Kuressaare, but not the best. Better options are local farms in country side.
Written 16 June 2019
We ordered them because they were recommended in the menu as something special. They were not, at all. I’ve tried much better ones anywhere in the world, but the pumpkin soup and the wild boar dish were good and the service was professional and fast. Also the setting is beautiful and the windmill interesting to visit up to the top.
Written 11 August 2018
We enjoyed a warm July evening dining in Veski. We loved the milieu and food was good. You can read about the history of the mill, and for the smaller ones there are small playgrounds both outdoor and indoor.
Written 3 August 2018
Amazing place, delicious soup in bread bowl, a rich selection of local food, and aromatic herbal tea.
Written 13 November 2017
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