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Werner Cafe-Lounge

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Ulikooli 11, Tartu, Estonia
+372 742 6377
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07:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 23:00
Fri 07:30 - 01:00
Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is popular with locals, which is always a good sign. However, this means that it is often crowded and the line can be pretty long. Still worth it! Try the sour cream cheesecake!!!

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Thank Marlene T
Tartu, Estonia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Werner, at Ülikooli street, is definitely the best place in Tartu to get a cup of good coffe, they literally have it in the menu. Also they have a large selection of cakes, sweets, handmade chocolate truffles, also salty pastries etc. Everything is fresh as usually all the goodies are bought in one day, so don't bee surprised if the... More 

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Thank k2tlinl
Tallinn, Estonia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been in Werner many times and im always very pleased. Great food, amazing staff and cakes... Yum. 10 points. Class of its own.

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Thank annaliisaratsepp
Tartu, Estonia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of the oldest cafe in Estonia. So big cake and bakery set in menu. Good local food and good prices. Supper terrass and good serves.

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Thank Joel O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at the most busiest time, place was crowded. Still they managed to bring our food pretty quickly. Food was ok. On the first floor they have an amazingly huge selection of cakes, so surely everyone can find sth for their taste. Service is excellent.

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Thank Kris M
Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best cafe in Tartu. Amazing atmosphere, even the outside during summer. Delicious cakes, all of them deserves to be tried at least once. Outstanding service! Perfect to study, read a book, chatter with friends and to start your morning with an amazing cake. I miss this place now that I'm not in Tartu anymore.

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Thank valesarag
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. It's near town hall square and has lots of different cakes and quiches. You can't order from tabel, so you have to stand in the line. I think that "Brita" cake is the best. For warm meal there's restaurant upstairs.

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Thank Riki Taavi N
Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It feels like home each time when I visit it. Service is friendly and fast, food and cakes delicious. Also decaf coffee is an option 😊 And the atmosphere is very nice. Totally must visit place in Tartu

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Thank KatrinJ_est
Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crowded :) good bakery with large varaiety of cakes and sweets. Good for quick bite. You should try it while in Tartu.

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Thank AldusAdamson
Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

On a cold winters evening we entered the Werner and were immediately warmed by the feeling of welcome and enjoyment in the place. Starting with a Vana Tallinn Kakao (highly recommended) we quickly thawed out ready for the food which was filling and beautifully presented. Then for the cakes - what a selection! Two of us shared three pieces of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulikooli 11, Tartu, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Tartu County  >  Tartu
  • Phone Number: +372 742 6377
Description
Werner Café & Lounge has been operating as a café since 1895. It is a great place to start the day with a cup of coffee and a slice of cake. You are welcome to try all of our bakery and confectionery items, either here at the café or buying them to take away. Our head chef has also created a menu with something for everyone, from light snacks to full meals - all accompanied by great service. The restaurant is open from 11.00 am.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?