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“Great no-fuss dinner option”
Review of Lido

Lido
Ranked #26 of 970 Restaurants in Tallinn
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Diner, Grill, Latvian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Buffet
Description: The Lido buffet-style restaurant with its novel and distinctive concept is a dining establishment that offers an unusually wide range of food and can serve up to 300 customers at a time. The cosy and spacious self-service restaurant offers approx. 200 different selections each day at very affordable prices. On weekdays, a solid lunch runs well under 100 kroons – good news for office workers in the city centre. Besides entrées, soups and salads, Solaris also has an express restaurant serving fresh grilled food.
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
276 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Great no-fuss dinner option”
Reviewed December 27, 2013

We stopped by Lido on a Sunday evening as we were perusing the shopping mall it's situated in. It's a big buffet/canteen style restaurant with a good choice of dishes and plenty of seating. You go round with a tray and either help yourself or get dishes plated up by the servers. You then pay at the till and seat yourself.

The choice of hot and cold meals are great and extremely cheap. This is the place to go if you want a no-fuss, cheap dinner. The drinks are also self-serve and there's a lot to choose from. I would definitely recommend this place if you're after a simple, hearty meal at a very low cost.

  • Visited December 2013
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Tallinn, Estonia
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Very good food for a good price”
Reviewed December 14, 2013

I goes here at least once a week. This place seemed to me at the beginning like a cafeteria in a shopping centre, being the self-service food type restaurant. But, the food is very good, a combination between the Baltic cuisine, Russian cuisine and some western countries' cuisine influences. The place is very easy to find, at the first floor (the second floor after the Estonian accounting-floors standards). It is very good for a quick meal, but also you could stay longer if you'd want. Great view from the tables next to the northern side of the building. The prices are not very high for this type of place, even for Estonia (during week day lunch time, you could take the daily menu - 2 dishes and a drink/desert - for only 3 Euro), that's why it might be difficult to find a free table sometimes.

  • Visited December 2013
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Oslo
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724 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
“Cheap ok”
Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Cheap but nice buffet restaurant. A lot to choose from. The atmosphere is not that great. Feels like dining at IKEA, but good value for money.

  • Visited December 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
63 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great Value & Nice Food”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

Lido is a self service restaurant that offers quality food at very reasonable prices!
Great location in the centre of Tallinn, only 5 minutes walk to the old town , excellent décor and friendly service specially at the coffee shop side! Can get really busy at peak times! Very popular!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Roberto V
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Athens, Greece
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Very good for a budget meal”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Tasty food,reasonable prices,nice enviroment what else to ask for your lunch or just for coffee?
The only minus is the sweets,they look delicious but they are not really.Try the chicken saslic!

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Vasiliki D
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