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Admiral

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Seafood, International
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Lootsi tn 15 | by the quay, Tallinn 10151, Estonia
+3726623777
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Restaurant Admiral was opened in 1996 and is located in the Admiralty...
Restaurant Admiral was opened in 1996 and is located in the Admiralty Basin of the Tallinn Passenger Port. It is one of the few places where You can observe the harbour, the Old Town and the sea. We are opened round the year. Our menu consists of a variety of grilled meat, fish and vegetarian dishes and seafood from Balkan, Russian and classical European cuisine.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very bad experience

The food was warmed up and amount of food was terrible, despite of hight prise. We had 15 person international group. I booked and paid also something forward. Actually, it was embarrasing, amount of food and kvality. Food cost was 30 EUR per person, plus pretty expencive drinks.

1 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2014
Kajar K
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Tallinn, Estonia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The food was warmed up and amount of food was terrible, despite of hight prise. We had 15 person international group. I booked and paid also something forward. Actually, it was embarrasing, amount of food and kvality. Food cost was 30 EUR per person, plus pretty expencive drinks.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We visited Tallinn as a day excursion from Helsinki. It happened to be a Baltic-cold April day and after five or so hours taking in the key sightseeing venues we were pretty tired and extremely cold. As we got close to the ferry for our return sailing we spotted the Admiral about five minutes walk from the Ferry a Terminal.... More 

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

My wife and I have been in Tallinn for several weeks and were looking for something different from the Old City scene. We were delighted with dinner at the Admiral, docked just outside the city walls and either walking distance or an inexpensive cab ride from just about anywhere. Now, for full transparency, for most of the dinner we were... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This is one of the worst restaurants I have been. However I can't review the food because we never got it. Our party of 5 waited for the food for 1h 40mins but it never came. The service was basically nonexistent. The interior was not comfortable nor stylish. The seats were unsteady old folding chairs in the upper deck where... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

This restaurant on a boat docked in the harbor was indeed interesting. We were greeted with a complementary shot of pepper vodka and an anchovy and olive amuse bouche which was good. I had a mixed platter that promised caviar but did not see the caviar. My husband's lamb soup was just okay. Our friend had an enormous serving of... More 

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Tallinn
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Very interesting place, nice ship and service was very kindly. This was our first visit at Admiral. We tried mixed grilled fish and best ever chicken a la Kiev! That was very tasty! Thank You. Estonia, Tallinn

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

The Food was really bad(Some dishes even inedible). Frozen anchovys and duck was so try and hard. Waiter was very rude and mized our orders. He didnt even knowed the basic stuff like serving the food proper way. After 2.5hours we get fed up with the waiting(all of us didnt even had main course that time) and we left the... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Interesting restaurant, good food (es.fish). I like it!

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New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Used to be a really nice place and good food, but unfortunately the quality has gone down since the last time I visited Tallinn. Atmosphere has not changed. They used to serve nice serbian food, but this time I was rather disappointed. Meet was overcooked. Service has also gone down. They used to serve house shots. Ship feels a bit... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

This restaurant is very charming and the food is delicious. I really appreciate the ambiance and the original decoration of the boat. The waiters were very polite and helpful. This restaurant represents an alternative to the classic Estonian restaurant and I definitely recommend to go there should you wish to spend a nice evening with friends or with your family!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lootsi tn 15 | by the quay, Tallinn 10151, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +3726623777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 34
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International

Description

Restaurant Admiral was opened in 1996 and is located in the Admiralty Basin of the Tallinn Passenger Port. It is one of the few places where You can observe the harbour, the Old Town and the sea. We are opened round the year. Our menu consists of a variety of grilled meat, fish and vegetarian dishes and seafood from Balkan, Russian and classical European cuisine.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?