From the White Guide Nordic 2018:

Kohvik Kalambuur

Fine Level 61
Food rating:25/40Service rating:13/20
Tables outsideWheelchair accessVegetarian dishesMainly open during summer timeAmerican Express
  • Address: Toompuiestee 8, Tallinn
  • Phone: +372 56 694194
  • Web: www.kalambuur.ee
  • Seats: 33
Kohvik Kalambuur

Fish tales in the park

The Koržets family is Estonia’s foremost fish-authority, famous for knowing everything about the delicacies that come out of the country’s waters, legendary for its humble but charming fish restaurant, housed in a cottage in the middle of Tallinn’s Hirve Park. The patriarch, Vladislav is a TV-host, fisherman and chef, his son Kaarel learned all the tricks of the trade from his father before he helmed the kitchen at Kalambuur where mother and daughter are also involved. Step inside and you’re immediately struck by their friendliness and the coziness of their eatery. They’re passionate about fish, in fact, their aquatic storytelling is as endlessly amusing as their cooking is mouth-watering. Complex cooking techniques don’t belong here, and the food is all the better for it. Pike, be it in the form of quenelles or patties, are the best in town. The Boyar’s blinis with caviar are worthy of their name, and the sturgeon solyanka is by now a classic. Kalambuur makes us think that preserving old knowledge and skills might be even harder than creating new ones...

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  • Kohvik Kalambuur
  • Kohvik Kalambuur

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