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Villa Margarita

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Tahe 11/13, Tartu, Estonia
+3727311820
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Description: The Villa Margaretha restaurant is tucked away in a basement but has...
The Villa Margaretha restaurant is tucked away in a basement but has windows onto the street outside. Its stone walls are adorned with vibrant paintings, creating an intimate atmosphere. The restaurant is the perfect place for both business lunches and special events. Its a la carte menu offers everything from mouth-watering starters to delicious desserts.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice, just a little shy of excellent

This is much better than what you might expect from a small town's small hotel's restaurant. We had a three course meal on one night and just an appetizer and a dessert the other night. Everything is of high quality, well prepared, and presented with care. It's very good value for money. I can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2014
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is much better than what you might expect from a small town's small hotel's restaurant. We had a three course meal on one night and just an appetizer and a dessert the other night. Everything is of high quality, well prepared, and presented with care. It's very good value for money. I can recommend the mushroom quiche, the chicken... More 

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Tartu, Estonia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Nice cafeteria and restaurant in an Art Noveau style house (also hotel), a walking distance away from the city center, in the beginning of pictoresque and historical Karlova area. Sometimes you could feel a little lonely there - not much visiters usually.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This place comes straight out of a fairytale. The ladies are lovely and helpfull, the room was big, clean and very nice decorated. The breakfast was a great start of the day. Added bonus is a private carpark at the back of theire beautifull wooden building and the city is within ten miutes walk. Definitely a top choice!

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Tallinn, Estonia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

This could have been a more positive review but it's not. The food took a lot of time to arrive. When it finally did arrive then it tasted ok, not bad, but then we noticed somebody's hair inside the food. We pointed it out to a waitress. She asked if this means we don't want to eat it. Indeed we... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

There are not so many places in Tartu where you can enjoy such pleasant atmosphere and good food. If you want something quiet, discrete and special, you have to go there. Good place to surprise someone.

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Kuopio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

The correct name of this restaurant is Villa Margaretha; our party of four ate here in late May - it was the best meal of our three day stay in Tartu; the food was well cooked and rather inexpensive - good value for money. Three negatives; first - the wine list should have a sparkling wine in between the sweet/semi-sweet... More 

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Novello, Italy
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

There is not a huge menu, but there is a good variety of things. The place is opened until 23.00. We spent some 10€/meal (2 people). There is a moderate vegetarian choice. Local beer available. I liked the salmon salad and the soups. The potatoes and mushrooms where not really my favourite

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Souzas, SP, Brazil
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264 reviews 264 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
594 helpful votes 594 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2010

Already mentioned in my review of hotel. This is a refined spot well away from the crowds in the center of Tartu.

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Brooklyn, New York
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2009

We stayed at the wonderful hotel, and popped in for a late-night dessert and wine, and it was a very pleasant experience. Good ice cream!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tahe 11/13, Tartu, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Tartu County  >  Tartu
  • Phone Number: +3727311820

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

The Villa Margaretha restaurant is tucked away in a basement but has windows onto the street outside. Its stone walls are adorned with vibrant paintings, creating an intimate atmosphere. The restaurant is the perfect place for both business lunches and special events. Its a la carte menu offers everything from mouth-watering starters to delicious desserts.

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