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Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

Good food in nice atmosphere with a decoration items from the past! Excellent place with good prices

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 5 September 2020

With COVID-19 lurking around, the waiter (in her 50-60th) has some coughing, which makes the atmosphere worrisome.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 30 March 2020

I visited this lovely restaurant last autumn. I shared appetizers (typical Estonian options with thin and crunchy slices of black bread) and I had a delicious salmon fillet as main dish. For dessert, an awesome chocolate cake with "kama", again typical Estonian ingredient. I loved...the cozy atmosphere, as it makes you feel in a traditional Estonian home. Recommended!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 15 March 2020

Little Estonian restaurant with a vintage decoration which remains an old Estonian cottage. The menu is strictly Estonian typical soaps and roasts. It was like travelling back on time. Definitely need to taste!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 7 March 2020

We were recommended to this restaurant by some friends, and we're pleased that we found it! The restaurant is in a cellar, so there are some steep stairs, but it is well worth making the effort. The food was all local produce, and was so...good that we went back a second night! The menu is relatively small, but everything is cooked really well. I particularly enjoyed the beer-flavoured elk & deer stew on the first night, and the honey-flavoured chicken on the second night. On both nights, we shared the Selection of Snacks from Grandmother's Pantry for a Starter. When I am next in Tallinn, I will definitrely return!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 27 February 2020

Had a lunch after a walk in the Old Town. Really nice place - simple and tasty food, great atmoshphere and service.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 17 February 2020 via mobile

Hidden gem! Unassuming entry leads to great underground experience. Cozy restaurant. Great food and great service. All around great experience!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 15 January 2020 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by friends and we were not disappointed! Lovely, cosy restaurant with fine food, wine and service. What more could one ask for? Very reasonable prices too.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 13 January 2020

I was served by a very friendly lady who spoke very good English. The place is small and cosy and the food was excellent. You could easily miss it when walking along the street because the entrance is in a little alcove with just a...small sign outside on the footpath. I was there in January so it may be more obvious in Summer. Definitely worth a visit.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 12 January 2020 via mobile

What a lovely place ! The name tells it all , Vanaema juures , Grandma’s place ❤️ You feel immediately welcomed when greeted by a nice lady by the door taking you to your table . We ordered three appetizers, the blood sausage , liver...pate and grandmas choice of appetizers. Each dish was tasty , cooked with love and really brought back a lot of childhood memories . Will be back :)More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 3 January 2020

We were looking for a place to eat and took a chance on this unique restaurant. The service was good, the food was great and the athmosphere was brilliant. Place is small, so I'd recommend booking the table in advance. We had luck and got...the table without reservation.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 21 December 2019

We went to have a traditional Estonian type meal, and were not disappointed. We had the elk stew, which was very nice together with a couple of dark very likable beers. Service was friendly and accommodating. Can definitely recommend a visit in Grandma's cosy cellar.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 8 December 2019

Visited here for the 2nd time, as good food and service in old town Tallinn. The food delicious and authentic and friendly staff. Would recommend and book in advance at weekends.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 29 November 2019

This is a gem of a restaurant downstairs in a cosy little cellar with only a few tables so prior reservations are recommended. The food and beer are excellent and the service is well above average. The welcoming staff speak perfect English and make your...feel that you are really in their home enjoying their hospitality. Don’t miss this restaurant if you are in Tallinn.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 10 November 2019 via mobile

Our walking tour guide recommended this place and we are super happy she did! The staff was lovely. The restaurant is down some stairs into an original old home. It is not huge but has a nice warm feeling to it. My husband had the...beef dish and thought it was awesome. I had the roasted pumpkin slices on barley and spinach which I really enjoyed. Ask for the "spotted dog" for dessert. Yummy!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5