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.

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 buildin

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  • Lovely place for dinner

    Came here for dinner with my family (grown-up young men). The garlic theme woke up my interest. The place is lovely, in an old building. The staff was very polite. The menu was interesting. The...

  • Tacky restaurant. Food so la la

    The restaurant is in a beautiful building. We went for dinner with two couples. It wasn’t a lovely night. The place is a bit tacky; it lacks substance. Food is so la la, and not innovative at all...

  • Decadent garlic ice cream - a must try for garlic lovers.

    We noticed the sign for garlic ice cream and decided we could not pass it up. We had already had dinner but we were welcome to just have desserts and after dinner drinks. Charming old style 2nd...


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