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€10 - €29
CUISINES
International, European, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The restaurant is named ‘Hõlm’ and the hotel within which it sits, ‘Lydia’ – after Lydia Grünmann Hõlm, on whose recipes the dishes here are based. Ful...
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Reviewed 25 October 2023

Memorable for the wrong reasons. Indifferent service, waiting time for serving food 3,5 h!!! Not worth it!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 7 October 2023

Worth every penny! Love the service - THE BEST! The food is really delicious. The bread..ugh soo soo delicious!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Diana T, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2023

Dear guest, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 28 August 2023 via mobile

We stayed in Tartu just one night, and found Holm from the reviews on TripAdvisor. What a fantastic meal in lovely surroundings and with excellent staff. Romet was super, and explained every dish beautifully. Extra little treats like the amuse bouche, delicious bread and bon...bons to finish all added to the wonderful experience. We chose 3 courses each from the a la carte menu, and our total bill was just over 100 euros. The carpaccio was superb, as were all the dishes. Amazing. Thank you so much.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Diana T, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2023

Dear guest, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 4 August 2023 via mobile

I was there only for dinners. My friend recommended it for a lunch. Surprisingly good menu. We took starters and main course. We took only local food what was tasty and nicely presented. Maybe it was too much for a lunch, but plates were emptied....We enjoyed sitting on outside terrace.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Diana T, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2023

Dear guest, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 27 June 2023

I give the worst rating, because. in principle, it was not possible to try anything in the restaurant; it was simply closed, as we were told at the reception that the holidays, in my opinion, in a hotel where 4 stars, in principle, this should...not have happened. And you need to warn about this not a day before entering the hotel, but when bookingMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Diana Timberg, General Manager at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2023

Hello! Thank you very much for your feedback, we appreciate it a lot. We are sad to hear that you gave bad feedback to the restaurant when you did not had the chance to visit it. Yes, our restaurant was closed on Midsummer days and...More

Reviewed 9 June 2023

Tasting menu - great experience, wines well selected. Almost all combitations were great, one was good - of course this is a matter of a taste. Very nice environment. The whole experience is a combination of people, environment, food and drinks. Marleen was/is a nice...and smooth person. Restaurant business is also a people business, so excellent work altogether. Kitchen also worked smoothly.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Hanna G, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2023

Dear guest, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 21 May 2023

Fantastic atmosphere, friendly staff, such tasty and beautifully presented food (dinner). Breakfast was also amazing with big celection.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Hanna G, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2023

Dear guest, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 23 April 2023

Good food with detailed tastes. Didn’t have any favourite food. All were the best. Also they suggested us perfect white wine. Costumer service was quick.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Kristi R, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2023

Dear Evelin, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 2 March 2023

Very good service and the food was absolutely tasty. A very high standard dining place. The staff were nice and polite.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Kristi, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2023

Hello! Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 19 November 2022

The food is very good and not particularly expensive compared to the other restaurants I tried in Tartu. The service is goods and the atmosphere pleasant

Date of visit: November 2022
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Kristi, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2022

Hello! Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 24 October 2022

Visited here to celebrate a friends birthday after Tartu marathon and got amazingly good service, food and drinks. Decoration is elegant and everything worked. Definitely worth to visit if you like good food and moving this area.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Kristi, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2022

Dear Pauli, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 13 October 2022

One of the best restaurants in Tartu and excellent service. Each course was presented beautifully with great wine pairings. If you're staying at the hotel, breakfast is also served here and this restaurant certainly makes sure breakfast is your most anticipated meal of the day....Well deserved 5 stars for both the food and the service.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Kristi R, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2022

Dear Helene, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 9 October 2022 via mobile

I was thinking four or five but the service pushed it over the top. Wonderful service - we had wondered about the level of English we would be hit with and learning Estonian seems a reach but most places were good - these folks were...excellent. Food was fairly elegant and very, very good to excellent. Anything grilled. Great bar. Great wine list. Bread was to die for. Hope to return.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Kristi, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2022

Dear Doug, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 5 September 2022

Incredible food and wonderful service make this Restaurant a must when visiting Tartu. You can really try every dish from starters to main courses or deserts as quality was top and the looks state of the art Well done Team Holm

Date of visit: August 2022
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Kristi, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2022

Hi, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

Reviewed 21 August 2022

Visited whilst passing through Tartu, our visit also coinciding with my birthday. Opted for the tasting menu with the wine pairing. Excellent, interesting food - the second course, the Järveotsa quail, black truffle & asparagus, and the third, the sea bass, potato-dill puree and Jerusalem...artichoke, probably had the edge over the others for us, but really they were all fantastic dishes. The wine pairings were imaginative, and we particularly liked the Coteaux D'Aix-en-Provence Rouge AOC 2012, Château Vignelaure, France. Service was friendly and engaging. All round, a very good/outstanding experience, and excellent value for money.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Kristi, Marketing at Restaurant Holm, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2022

Hi, Thank You so much for visiting Restaurant Hõlm and sharing Your positive feedback! We're glad to hear you had a pleasant experience with us and we're looking forward to welcome You back soon! Best wishes, Restaurant Hõlm team

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Restaurant Hõlm is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5