From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: Mere puiestee 6E, 10111 Tallinn
- Phone: +372 661 6151
- Web: kakskokka.ee/en/
- Seats: 62
The more cooks the merrier
That old saying “too many cooks spoil the broth” could not be further from the truth at Kaks Kokka, which not only has two chefs (like the name suggests), but also shares a kitchen with its “big sister” Ö. The modern, Scandinavian-inspired decor is inviting, with large jars of pickled vegetables and preserved berries placed on tall shelves in a sort of culinary laboratory esthetic. The best tables are, in fact, the ones behind those shelves as they offer views of the bar and a glimpse of the kitchen. The menu is a blend of Asian and Scandinavian-inspired dishes. Locally cured elk or sauna-smoked ham can be chased by ramen or steamed buns. Simple combinations and delicate flavors are skillfully executed, yet the Kaks Kokka chefs are certainly not afraid of bold experiments. Some of the more exciting dishes have more obscure descriptions––caramelized cauliflower with aged rennet cheese, or roasted leg of lamb with ramson béchamel. The dining room balances that same high-low notion with a casual atmosphere of fun and indulgence. A short drinks list complements the menu, starting with seasonal specialty cocktails and continuing with expertly paired wines by the glass (or bottle) to match any palate or budget...
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