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Olde Hansa

) #34 of 772 Restaurants in Tallinn $$ - $$$ European, Eastern European,
Vana turg 1, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
+372 627 9020
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“honey beer” (172 reviews)
“wild boar” (93 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (46 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vana turg 1, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Olde Hansa on a rainy day. We went inside, third floor in a "lovers' corner", It was still early for dinner, so we stayed only for drinks: a cinnamon beer and classic Hansa red wine. The beer was served in old, traditional...More

Thank lian1983phuket
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant back in 2009 and all I can say is it is the BEST restaurant I have EVER been to. We tried to find something even remotely comparable in many countries around the world and there simply is nothing like it. From a...More

3  Thank Emma H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The atmosphere is perfect for the medieval feel, and the menu is simply sublime. As someone who loves to try anything I'm offered, I took the wonderfully charismatic waiters suggestions of courses, and of the delicious honey beer to wash it down with. The time...More

1  Thank Wolf-Archer
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the highlights of our trio to Tallinn was eating at the Olde Hansa. We tried wild Boar, and brown Bear washed down with Honey Beer in a huge jug. Most period restaurants just ride on their novelty factor without much effort in the...More

Thank Livia M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I fell in love with Tallinn, Estonia. And one of the reasons was Olde Hansa. Initially we entered the small shop and tried their fudge, which is delicious. I bought a few bags to bring home. We then decided to have lunch in the restaurant....More

Thank Courtney K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The most unique middle age restaurant in Tallinn. Since the first time I visited Olde Hansa in 1995 their food quality and atmosphere has not failed to surprise me. I challenge you to try when you step inside of their restaurant it's like magic or...More

1  Thank Kari K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really good beer and food. The staff was really friendly too. However because of a busy time of the day it took a while to get our food.More

Thank Nicholas H
OldeHansaRestoran, Director - Communications at Olde Hansa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Nicholas On behalf of all our House Servants and our Rich Merchant Many we would like to say 'thank you' for your kind words. We do apologise for the length of time that it took for you to be served. It is true that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

On one of my many visits to Olde Hansa, I overheard a German woman nervously ask the waitress what dish came with potatoes. "Why, nothing, madame," came the cheerful reply. "The potato is a New World tuber and here in the year 1400, America has...More

Thank Dean M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a friend and ordered the pork leg with beer sauce and a cinnamon beer. I was taken a back by the size of portion but as was very hungry I managed to polish off the meaty dish with ease. The accompanying vegetables...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a place for lunch we happened across this place. Everyone dressed in (what I think was) traditional costumes. Overly welcoming, the decor is of a medieval theme. The staff act accordingly and are happy to engage in playful banter and exchanges. The food...More

Thank Lyle K
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Can you tell me approximately what the cost is for an adult meal?
18 February 2015|
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Response from Travis B |
4 people, 3beers, 4 mains £160 ambiance and service really good, food not the portions I imagined (Small for the price) but filling. I live in Estonia and I have only just been with visitors and I won't go back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$80
European, Eastern European, Central European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vana turg 1, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +372 627 9020
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The medieval restaurant Olde Hansa is the home of a rich merchant, whose guests enjoy delicious, authentic Hansa-era meals and drinks, true period music and always friendly service. All of the dishes on the menu, including many wild game delicacies, are cooked using 15th century recipes and methods. Medieval musicians delight the guests every night of the week except Mondays. Tallinn Card holders receive a sweet treat with every meal purchased - a bag of freshly roasted almonds, on the house!
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