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Werner Cafe-Lounge

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Ulikooli 11, Tartu, Estonia
+372 742 6377
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 23:00
Fri 07:30 - 01:00
Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent and a wide range of puffs,pastries, and chocolates. Also offers meals and beverages. A double hot chocolate along with 'Napoleoni' is my all-time favourite.

Thank TravelingGalosh
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really time at this very special place in the very heart of Tartu. Lunch was super tasty, waiter so nice and service quick. But those cakes are just indescribable. If you have a sweet tooth, it's your place to go- And if not - they have salty cakes too!

Thank Katrina A
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best cafes, where both salty pastries and sweet cakes are sold! Also lots of nice places to sit (especially in summertime in the yard). The only minus- as it is so popular, it is often crowded.

Thank Ülle S
Tartu, Estonia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Estonian cakes are unique. They can be not sweet. Werner offers the best cakes in the town. There you can try Estonian and non-Estonian cakes. The Variety of sweets and pies you will never see in any cafe in the town or even Estonia. It is 10 meters away from the town center. It became part of the town culture.... More 

Thank abdullahmakkeh
Broome, Australia
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the idea of dining in a bit of the towns history. It was wonderful, make sure you get a hold of the menu to read about who use to sit and discuss politics. you can imagine it use to be filled with the smoke of past academics as they discussed ideas over coffee and cake. Thank you for... More 

Thank TillyMillican
Kretinga, Lithuania
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I liked a lot the pies I tried there. And coffee really very good. It is always full of people, and what I did not like that there is always a queue. BUt generally very tasty pies and nice atmosphere with interesting interior.

Thank Giedrė R
Tallinn, Estonia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are going to visit Tartu, then you just have to go and visit Werner Cafe! They have best cakes in town - my favorite is carrot cake. Yummy! :) Service is super - always smiling waitresses.

Thank Kai H
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I love the atmosphere in there, the staff is always so nice and friendly and smiling and all the food is amazing, i especially love the chocolate marvel cake with strawberries, so yum, never a dissapotment

Thank Gajane V
Oaxaca, Mexico
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282 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was our last stop in Tartu after walking through the University grounds. The coffee was wonderful and the pastry too. Loved the ambience.

Thank springstraveler
London, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Had a very good pistachio truffle and then another awful, dried-out truffle. The chocolate PB cake was heated up for me (I was assured it was better that way)... But there was no PB inside! As a PB fanatic I was so disappointed. That being said, it was chocolatey enough. Besides savoury items, displays of various kinds of quiche. Nice... More 

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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$7 - US$22
Cafe, European, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulikooli 11, Tartu, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Tartu County  >  Tartu
  • Phone Number: +372 742 6377
Werner Café & Lounge has been operating as a café since 1895. It is a great place to start the day with a cup of coffee and a slice of cake. You are welcome to try all of our bakery and confectionery items, either here at the café or buying them to take away. Our head chef has also created a menu with something for everyone, from light snacks to full meals - all accompanied by great service. The restaurant is open from 11.00 am.

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