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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  • If you do not like garlic, it is still for you

    Great meat and not less greater fish. If you want, you might choose meals with less or, practically, without garlic.And, of course, a place itself. Wonderful medieval interior in the very hart of the...

  • What a meal!!!

    We were hungry after walking around museums for 3h and we love garlic so we went in. The meals are not heavy with garlic ( although I love it and wouldn't mind) but it's was more that garlic was used...

  • All Things Garlic

    The ambiance here is amazing and the food is very good as well. Despite being nicknamed "the garlic restaurant", garlic isn't overwhelming in the entrees, at least not in the ones we had. We also had...


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