From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: Raekoja pl. 1, Tartu
- Phone: +37255620832
- Web: www.truffe.ee
- Seats: 120
Tartu’s undisputable diamond
Purtse Castle, an intriguing mix of gothic and renaissance styles built in 1533, is most definitely Estonia’s most unique architectural structure. Touring this astonishing mini-chateau is a weekend-only affair as it’s closed to the public during weekdays. A visit here should imperatively be crowned with a meal in the fortified manor’s ground floor restaurant where you’ll enjoy straight-forward, home-cooked meals in a dining room whose walls are thicker than you are tall. Everything is local, from the herring and the venison, to the foraged mushrooms and herbs. And, everything should be washed down with the castle brew, a Trappist beer with notes of honey and hops. There are now eight types of Purtse beer, each of which has a story to tell, mostly about the hard life in the surrounding industrial landscape...
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