Tallinn Food Tour is a combined food & drink & city tour, which gives you the opportunity to discover the real soul of the city and country by locals, and get to feel and know Estonia through its kitchen. ‘It’s more than a tour, it’s more than a meal – its an experience!’
- Walking distance: Around 1,5km
- Duration: About 3 hours
- Number of individual tastings: 5~6
- Meeting time: 12 noon daily in the summer season (mid May to mid September), Fri-Sat during rest of the year
- Meeting place: Tallinn Tourism Information Centre (Niguliste Street 2)
- We do offer vegetarian alternatives for the menu where feasible. Due to the nature of our food tour stops (our aim is to provide a tastings of typical for Estonia food & drinks) we cannot always guarantee the fully vegetarian options, or that we’d be able to meet all the food allergies, but we can arrange for an alternative. Please write in the commentary field while booking if you have a food allergy/are a vegetarian!
Tallinn Food Tour includes food-stops at medieval thematic tavern, street sales, eco-food-store, local deli-shop, typical Estonian cuisine restaurant, a secret wine terrace in the Old Town. There are also some surprise stops en route. During this ~3 hour food tour you will get the first impression on the variety of culinary scene in Estonia, where it came and where is it heading for, along with stories and legends told by our professional tour guides. Tour includes also visit to the Museum of Estonian Drinking Culture.
About the food stops – Tallinn Food Tour consists of around 6~7 food & drink stops. You’ll have a taste of some local traditional and modern food and some drinks. You will be served a pumpkin and parsnip puree soup, various traditional food samples (jams, mustards, black rye bread) for snacks, you will try out some local drinks (“Kali” – malt pop with no alcohol, “Kama” – a drink with mixture of various roasted grains with sour or curdled milk or kefir alike) and schnapps (Sea-Buckthorn schnapps), try out some open faced traditional for Estonians sandwiches (spiced sprats and mushrooms), some sweets (marzipan with almond), which are prepared by the ancient recipes dating back to 15th century, and also some locally produced wine (a berry or grape wine). A food thematic gift (dried berries) will be given to every participant at the end of the tour! Please note that the food & wine stops and the menu can vary a bit!
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