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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  • Fantastic!

    Extremely good service, joyful vaitors! The food was amazing, Lots of garlic and flavor! The meat was so tender we could use a butter knife kutting it!

  • Delicious lunch

    Soon after arriving in the delightful Old Town we headed here for a grand lunch. We were very taken with the décor and the atmosphere and looked forward to a good meal. We weren't disappointed...

  • Really not that garlicy!

    So, claiming to be a "Garlic Restaurant", I was expecting to be garliced off the face of the earth. In reality, most of the garlic included was whole cloves (i.e. uncrushed or grated) and thus had...


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