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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food, service and atmosphere in this restaurant were really great. The waiter was very knowledgeable about wines (of course!) and everything. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 24 August 2021

We chose this place because it is supposedly no 1 restaurant in Kuressaare (based on the reviews). I do not know if the cook had a bad day or it was something else but all of our choices (3 people) were mediocre at best. Both...appetizers and main dishes. Appetizers were just really bland and without any character (we tried local delicacies and white fish) and the wild boar meat was bone dry (seriously overcooked). My wife tried the catch of the day and it was served with a mountain of green salad leaves and basically nothing else. All the dishes in the menu have special wine suggestions but I cannot imagine wasting a good wine on this kind of food. We heard the comment about the dry meat also from our neighbouring table so I guess it was not just us. Considering this I cannot recommend the place. In other days we tried some other places nearby and never had such a bad experience with these.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 21 August 2021

It's been 3 years, since I last wrote about this place and it was great to see that after all this time(Covid etc.) they still are just amazing. Stylish old building on Main Street, cozy and warm interior, absolutely great service and real tasty local...food, with matching wines. There were 4 of us andMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 15 August 2021 via mobile

Happy we chose to listen to the other reviews here on TripAdvisor and discover this great restaurant. The food was delicious, I had a venison fillet - truly amazing! And we had some fun playing some puzzle game we found on a shelf next to...our table while waiting for our food. My partner suggested to buy a cigar so we were smoking it in the cigar room after dinner. Such a great experience and very helpful and kind staff.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 31 July 2021 via mobile

Wow! What can I say? This is one of the most unlikely (this is really off the beaten track) and best experiences of a dinner outside of the Mediterranean we’ve done. Ever! Food is amazing, staff is super friendly and we were made to feel...very welcome. They fixed a smaller version of their mains for our 9 year old, not an issue! He ate all of it! This is worth a trip from anywhere in Europe.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 22 June 2021 via mobile

Excellent place for nice evening with superb food and enjoyable atmosphere. We had nice time and enjoyed every moment here.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 5 February 2021

Wonderful cozy atmosphere, great food and nice selection of wines. Very helpful service and a cigar room.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 16 January 2021

Very cozy place, also for romantic atmosphere! Averagely Wide wine selection. Good service level. Food was OK. Definitely a place to be back once more!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 23 October 2020 via mobile

I'm an Italian head chef and for me it was amazing to discover all that uniques estonian tastes! Good job guys! Appreciate this!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 16 October 2020 via mobile

Best restaurant I have tried in Kuresaare yet. Super place for vegans - the menu has vegan main dish and starter. I would highly suggest visiting, the service is wonderful and the interior decor looks like rustic Italian place! Would definitely visit again in the...future.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Vinoteek Prelude is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4