Estonia's first garlic restaurant, Balthasar, is located in the very heart of the Old Town of Tallinn, Town Hall Square, in the building of Town Hall Pharmacy; it was named after the famous chronicler Balthasar Russow who used to live in this building. The Town Hall Pharmacy is also the home of the oldest operational pharmacy in Europe, which has been open since 1422. An excellent view of the Town Hall Square is afforded by the windows of the restaurant.
Due to its peculiar menu and interior, Balthasar has become a popular restaurant among locals. Starting from appetizers and ending with desserts, you can pick between various levels of intensity of garlic flavour.
I have to say this was overall the best dining experience I had in Tallinn. First of all the garlic theme was genuine - although garlic beer was probably not as good as honey beer. The old...
A great stylish gourmet restaurant! Perfect service, historic builiding. Try the salmon salad for lunch!
Several of us had a wonderful dinner here in July. The menu is extensive so the choices were difficult! But everyone enjoyed their meals, which were all delicious. I had salmon (see photo) but others...
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