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Il Gallo Nero

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Rataskaevu tn 4, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Il Gallo Nero was such a great little find when we were thirsty, hungry and cold. It is a cosy little wine bar / deli / cafe where you can waste away hours drinking well selected wine and a antipasti plate freshly prepared by the owner!

Thank Renee C
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70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect little restaurant located for a quick bite to eat and some warming Glogg! My husband and I had lasagne which was delicious and our friends had the paninis. Glogg had very spicy kick, just what we needed in the cold, sadly only had enough for us to have one glass each. Food and wine came to €20 per couple.... More 

Thank teddymbear
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We feel we're back in Italy. Authentic Toscany food and wine, superb italian service. Best Italian place in Tallinn!

Thank Daisy I
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love it every time! The best antipasto plate and amazing wine selection. You should also try their tiramisu.

Thank Paula J
Redmond, Washington
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96 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Low key and relaxing place to hang out for a glass of wine and a bite of cheese. Nice hosts and good service.

Thank Jenny-Jetset
Tampere, Finland
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great vinoteque with nice Italian vines. Meals are salads and baquettes, no heavy options available. Would be even better if pricier reds were not in shelves but in vine cabinet. Place is tiny so without reservation you are lucky to fit in.

Thank Tommi P
Toulouse, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A cozy restaurant with friendly staff and yummy food. A nice place to have breakfast or lunch, maybe a pre-dinner snack.

Thank Inger S
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful find!! Totally relaxing and just what you need when on holiday. Lovely rustic interior. Wonderful service, waiter was so friendly and really chatty. Thoroughly recommend a visit!!

Thank Eisbaros
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Es un sitio relativamente céntrico; muy acogedor; con una carta pequeña al ser una Ostería, pero con unos platos excelentes. El surtido de queso y fiambres tiene un precio excepcional y el plato es muy grande (éramos 4 personas, 3 de buen comer). La carta de vinos es muy original e innovadora; con buenos caldos; donde estás viendo directamente en... More 

Thank Fernando L
N.W. Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wonderful lunch and wine with a great meat and cheese platter. Hand sliced meat and cheese beautifully presented.

Thank hogdriver

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rataskaevu tn 4, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: 6462107
Originally a delishop for wines and hams that came through Raekoja plats, it was transformed into a wine bar and general store. After the 2008 flood the cellars were restored. Under an old ceiling, Swedish style, is now possible to eat in this suggestivs, 18th-century location. The furnishings, partially reconstructed with antique materials, re-create a typical wine bar atmosphere of Tuscany. Since 2006 the place has been run by the Giomi family who offer a traditional Tuscan menu, based in panini, antipasti, salads and a broad choice of wines.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?