Restaurant Controvento

Controvento, the  oldest Italian restaurant in Tallinn, is located in the heart of the medieval Latin Quarter, between the craft workshops on the St Catherine’s Passage. Its doors were opened in 1994.
We offer traditional Italian cuisine with an exciting twist. Our regulars know to book a table for the weekend.

Controvento, the  oldest Italian restaurant in Tallinn, is located in the heart of the medieval Latin Quarter, between the craft workshops on the St Catherine’s Passage. Its doors were opened in 1994.
We offer traditional Ita

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  • Italian at its best

    You have to work a little bit to find this place but it's all worth it. Old Town, Vene 12 and a dive into the passage. This cosy place immediately welcomes you. The ground floor with it's open fire...

  • Good Choice for Group Dinner

    We had a large group of 12 for dinner and this was a good choice. The restaurant is tucked away in Old Town but was easy to find. Inside it's cozy and charming (we were seated upstairs) - and the...

  • Charming place, average food

    What a charming restaurant! A bit hidden on a small passage, which also was really pretty with winter lights. There are tables on two floors. We had a table on the ground floor and it was lovely...


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