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Kolu Tavern

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Vabaohumuuseumi tee 12, Tallinn 13521, Estonia
+372 654 9119
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Prato, Italy
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went here to warm up during a snowy winter visit of the museum, we found a pleasant surprise in food's quality and prices: the daily menu offered a soup for 1.50€, main dish for 3€ and pancakes (huge portion, with raspberry sauce) for 1€! Besides, the restaurant is cosy and the service is really nice. Must go if you are... More 

Thank Lorenzo I
Canberra, Australia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a lovely inn style building in the Estonian Open Air Museum. Lots of seating, family friendly and simple, inexpensive dishes good for fueling up after walking around the large outdoor museum.

Thank Mandy B
Tallinn, Estonia
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79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Typical Estonian tavern in the middle of Vabaõhumuuseum (Open-air museum) area with traditional dishes, nicely furbished and furnished.

Thank Vladimir S
Parnu, Estonia
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Good estonian food, very good coffe, very rustic atmosphere. Very fast service. Nice furniture in the restaurant.

Thank Muduke
Sofia, Bulgaria
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This is more than an eating place: it's the final stop in a tour through Estonia's geography and history. Okay, the way the menu is displayed, and you order and pay, isn't exactly as it was done of old, but there is much to see in the hall, and the simple traditional fare they serve is just what you need... More 

Thank Ivan D
Stockholm, Sweden
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2013

We only had a pea soup and a dessert here, and both were tasty. We met a huge cat who might live in the tavern. As I saw on the menu, this place is reasonably priced (main dish for around 5 EUR). Good location, in the middle of the outdoor museum, in an old wooden building.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vabaohumuuseumi tee 12, Tallinn 13521, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +372 654 9119
Cosy Kolu Tavern was constructed in 1840 in the village of the same name in Kose parish. It was transformed into a museum between 1968 and 1973. Since 1993 it has again operated as a tavern, offering delicious national dishes every day! If booked in advance you can hold seminars, parties and other events here for between 20 and 150 people.

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