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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  • Nothing special

    The whole impression is negative. 1. It seems to be very old already and need to be reconstructed. 2. It was weekend and it was almost empty. Waiters had nothing to do while they served us from time...

  • Taste for Every Cent Put on the Meal

    Any garlic lovers out there? Do try Balthasar garlic restaurant in Tallinn. I had delicious fish and tasted a bite of my friend's beef, that was just perfect. The service was polite and nice, only I...

  • Back in time

    It was like stepping back in time entering the "Garlic Restaurant" as its known. Dark wood everywhere everything old and reminiscent of a diningroom 100years ago. The food and service were first...


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