Garlic restaurant Balthasar

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.

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  • neuze-mayo neuze-mayo
    Garlic temple

    For those who love cooking with garlic, this place is perfect. Vanilla ice cream with garlic is just a wonderful dessert. Decoration may be a bit old however. the outdoor courtyard is perfect to eat...

  • Kpaszko Kpaszko
    Great food,great service

    Excellent restaurant . Food was great and excellent service .highly recommend this restaurant. We had the strip loin in cognac and mushroom sauce and the salmon. Both were done just right .

  • celticgirlLondon celticgirlLondon
    Try the garlic ice cream!

    I had the salad with goats cheese which also had garlic in it and then after talking to the waiter tried the garlic ice cream with rhubarb. Even though I love garlic I was sceptical but it was...

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