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Olde Hansa

Vana turg 1, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
+372 627 9020
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“honey beer” (245 reviews)
“wild boar” (128 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (68 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
Hours
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Vana turg 1, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Olde Hansa
1. Step back to the 15th Century
"Great decor and staff just matches the medieval experience perfectly."
M M
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2. Boar, Bear and Elk!
"My husband had wild boar which he loved"
pebblesnutmeg
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3. A Culinary Museum of Delights
"The menu is also authentic and completely delicious"
rbaileyhughes
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1 - 10 of 2,306 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Traditional setting, waiter asked us what we wanted to drink, we both said beer. Offered light, medium and dark basically - waiter said the light one was for girls, we ordered a light and a dark and he constantly said that the light was one...More

Thank 346brendanc
OldeHansaRestoran, Director Marketing at Olde Hansa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Brendan Thank you so much for your review. We are disappointed that you dint like our authentic medieval cuisine. We refute your ascertain that we are 'gimmicky'. We are in fact a faithful recreation of a merchant's house - within the walls of a...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed January 8, 2018

During our recent visit to Tallinn, my partner and I decided to give Olde Hansa a try...and we were not disappointed! We certainly were aware that this mid-evil themed restaurant in the middle of the old town was likely to be touristy (especially with the...More

5  Thank Eric H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Olde Hansa brings all the wonders of medieval kitchen and spirits what drinkmasters have created. Everything that I saw, heard and tasted, has been made by the role models of 15th century. Must to visit Olde Hansa in Tallinn!

Thank Gastro G
Reviewed 3 days ago

I would recommend this place to everyone who visit Tallinn, this place is not only restaurant , it's also part of Medieval period with amazing atmosphere, live music and forgettable service. Bravo for Olde Hanse staff!

Thank Pavel1977
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very well thought out medieval restaurant located over three floors just off the Town Hall square. It’s loud, fun and unforgettable. The whole place is lit only by candle light and decoration is themed as well taking you back in time. You...More

Thank sennockred
Reviewed 4 days ago

The theme is heavily medieval, both in food and presentation...."here are your weapons" when the. cutlery was brought. Drinks served in stoneware and servers dressed in medieval costumes...madrigals from the gallery (yes!). The food is very Eastern European and hearty but fits the scenario. It...More

Thank Juridique
Reviewed 4 days ago

Knowing we were going back to Tallinn, we just had to make sure we ate here again! The food tries to be as it was 600 years ago, and potatoes are noticeably missing. We enjoyed the elk, bear & boar sausages and other medieval fare....More

Thank FionaPerthWA
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant this evening. I had some reservations before I went as it looked a little like a theme/experience restaurant. Please don’t bother the food is awful. Heavy on spices - like cinnamon but otherwise just odd. Pleasant people but I go to...More

Thank TonyM359
OldeHansaRestoran, Director Marketing at Olde Hansa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Tony Whereas we respect everyone's point of view, and investigate legitimate complaints, we find it difficult not to react to your review with more than a little disappointment and bemusement. Olde Hansa has an overwhelming 92% approval rating on all social media and review...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I liked the atmosphere the most, everything in medieval times. Food was good, drinks were superb, some interesting flavours of beer (cinamon beer etc.), suggest to try spice wines. We were on friday, there was playing also music of that time, belly dancers. Waiters were...More

Thank LizzzieL
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was recommended this restaurant to experience medieval Tallinn. Theme is based on 1400AD...before potatoes reached Europe. Bread, local game ( venison, wild boar), hearty soups and earthenware mugs of flavoured beer. I enjoyed a litre of dark beer flavoured with herbs with my dried elk,...More

Thank AlcesterMartyn
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Krolfs
February 17, 2015|
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Response from Mike P |
A unique Medieval experience with staff in costumes, period music and a 3-floor candlelit, olde worlde pub feel. We had 4 half-litre beers, two complimentary glasses of schnapps (as we were eating), a huge filling bowl of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $81
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, 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
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vana turg 1, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +372 627 9020
  • E-mail
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!
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