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Cru

Viru 8, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
+372 614 0085
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“lemon sole” (6 reviews)
“bread” (39 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Viru 8, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Classy and centrally located
"Food was exquisite"
Aino L
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2. Amazing
"Superb service, fantastic food with local ingredients and creativity"
Vicky P
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3. Perfect, I recommend!
"Very friendly and professional service, very tasty food"
Imre-Gustav V
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1 - 10 of 426 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice location. Nice decor. Prices are pretty high regarding general Tallinn prices. There are amazing restaurants all around Tallinn so in that light the quality price relationship doesn't quite match here. Sachimi was awesome but risotto was quite bland. Wine was pricey. Service was speedy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnniR908
AnneliRaba, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear AnniR908, Thank you for your visit! We truly appreciate Your honest feedback! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our nice decor and location. However, very sad to hear that you had a bad experience with the risotto. We will definitely look...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

During my break I had lunch at the faboulous Restaurant called „CRU“ in middle of Tallinn‘s old city. Coming from a hospitality background and working in various „Michelin“ starred Restaurant I have to write the following: Food: The products used are high-end quality products, fantastic...More

Date of visit: March 2018
3  Thank Rokko25
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Dear Rokko25, It was our pleasure to have you here with us in Cru hotel and also to have you for dinner and lunch at the restaurant. Thank you so much for choosing to stay, and also for taking the time and sharing the kind...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited that restaurant with my family and we really enjoyed our dinner there. Restaurant interior is really cosy and you can sense the historical absence in interior. Food was amazing, our favourite dish was the lemon sole! Thank You for taking good care of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ergi A
AnneliRaba, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Ergi A, We are incredibly grateful that you took the time out to leave us this feedback. It's a true pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the ambience and our food! Thank you again and we look forward to serving you and your family...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is quite good, but it takes forever to get it - even for cold starters. Table was booked in advance.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kukulka
AnneliRaba, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear kukulkakuka, Thank you for taking the time and writing a review here on TripAdvisor. Our sincerest apologies for the time delays. Cru just recently changed the menu, to go more with the season, so because of that, there might have been a little delay...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having reserved a table weeks in advance and shown up early, I was a bit surprised to be escorted through numerous cozy candlelit rooms (with many empty tables) and down several staircases to the last table before the storage area, to a place that reminded...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank perikifi
AnneliRaba, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear perikifi, We truly appreciate Your honest feedback! I am sorry that Your experience with us did not meet Your expectations. Cru restaurant indeed does have many different halls for dining and I am really sorry that you did not enjoy Your table placement. Still...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were walking and roaming the streets in Tallinn and found this hotel restaurant, luckily they had a table for us. Food and service were both excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Ana L
AnneliRaba, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ana L, So nice to read your comment here, thank you for the warm words shared! It was our pleasure to have you eating with us! Hope to see you in Cru again! Best regards, Anneli Raba

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a room here and decided to book a table, being -9°C outside we could just walk to dinner without needing a space suit. The portions are European (warning to Americans) and absolutely delicious, their chefs are clearly artists. The flamed Alaska is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Simon F
AnneliRaba, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear simon_of_au, Wonderful! We are truly thankful that you have shared your experience in our restaurant. It is absolutely amazing to read your review. Hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Tallinn! You are always welcome back to Cru hotel and restaurant! Best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Already came for dinner and this time for a tea and to get my copy of Dimitri’s book. Great place and experience both times and they are definitely going the extra mile for the client. A warm and friendly atmosphere where they make you feel...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 816ireneg
AnneliRaba, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 816ireneg, Thank you for this opportunity and for letting us take good care of you. We hope to see you again. I am proud of our Cru Team and Dmitri's book truly is a hit! See you soon! Best regards, Anneli Raba

Reviewed December 5, 2018

Despite being in the middle of the tourist trail at the Old City this is an exceptionally good restaurant. You may pay just a little bit more than a standard eaterie but you get first class food and service. The fig tart is a miracle...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank luisw169
AnneliRaba, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Luis W, Thank you very much for your kind words about CRU! We are so happy for all the comments and feedback like yours is the greatest motivation for all of us. Our main chef's team works really hard and with great passion to...More

Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Extremely bad and slow service, the food was fine and place has a good location to have a dinner. But waiters (or one of them) have a wrong attitude. I hope that she will realise it and find a new job.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mina_ja_muut
AnneliRaba, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mina_ja_muut, I am sorry to hear that you have felt the wait staff was not friendly, this is the opposite what Cru wants to offer. We will look into the matter and will definitely improve this! Cru is all about positive emotions and offering...More

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kittycucumber
January 18, 2018|
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Response from AnneliRaba | Property representative |
Dear Kittycucumber, Thank you for thinking about us. Yes, it is possible to go and have breakfast, even when you are not a guest at the hotel. Please note, that it will not be that busy for us during February, so not all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viru 8, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +372 614 0085
  • E-mail
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