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“Medieval dishes in old town” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Olde Hansa

Olde Hansa
Vana Turg 1, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
+3726279020
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Ranked #37 of 547 Restaurants in Tallinn
Price range: $1 - $31
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: 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!
Kaunas, Lithuania
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“Medieval dishes in old town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Very nicemedieval place and everything was according to my imagination of medieval restaurant ; interior, food, waiters and especially meniu and the dsecription of the dishes.
Please read the meniu carefully - it's a worth attarction until your food will be ready.
The food quality also was very good

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Helsinki, Finland
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“Special!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We had a very special evening at Olde Hansa. Our feast was perfect (high recommendations for cinnamon beer), "host "of the dinner did an exellent job :-).

Atmosphere with medieval musicians is absolute for somewhat an unforgettable moments!

Thank You Olde Hansa.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Trondheim, Norway
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“Medieval restaurant in the Old town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

As a tourist in Tallinn it is almost obligatory to visit one of the old restaurants. Olde Hansa is one of them. The staff is friendly and dressed in costumes, the food is said to be like in the old times, the decorations and candle lights are creating a good athmosphere. We had a good time there as a groop of friends. Nice food, good beer and reccomendable as the start for your visit in Tallinn.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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“definitely worth it, more memorable than a regular restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

It might be described as a tourist restaurant but it's unique in its recreation of medieval atmosphere and food. The food is made from authentic medieval recipes.so if you want something different from modern-day food, but very delicious. Where else will you get dried elk in a little linen pouch? The bread with hazelnuts is great and the beer is very interesting too. Definitely a place to experience with ancient music and great costumed servers who speak many languages. This place has atmosphere!!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nakskov, Denmark
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“Very enjoyable tourist trap”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

The location, the mock medieval set-up and the funny menu suggest that you have ended up in yet another tourist traps. But we were actually amused by the descriptions of old-fashioned dishes and did enjoy the food. It was very well prepared.

Visited June 2012
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