From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: Uus 31, 10111 Tallinn
- Phone: +372 611 9026
- Web: leibresto.ee/en/
- Seats: 80
Estonia’s Principal Food
Leib - Bread - is a bold name for an Estonian restaurant. Estonians have a special relationship with bread, specifically black rye bread. Itis synonymous with food in general. Several years ago, the restaurant started slow in a house with a big garden in Tallinn Old Town. It gained confidence with every passing year and has since become synonymous with simple honest modern Estonian cuisine. Visitors often witness a farmer with a sack of potatoes or onions on his back making his way to the kitchen. The food comes straight from the farm not just figuratively, but literally. Estonia has fairly few restaurants dedicated to local cuisine. This country is too small tooffer something that is not found elsewhere. Estonians are too few to make food that noone else makes. Modern Estonian cuisine is a way of cooking. In a departure from tradition, Leib serves homemade spiced sprat with cucumber stew; lovage oil flavors the farm tomatoes. There is something novel to every dish. Except for bread. The bread at Leib is always the same, traditional. It is too holy here to experiment with. Leib puts forward an outstanding selection of homemade drinks (beers, cider, house liquor) as well asoneof the best wine lists in Estonia. We recommend looking out for their specially imported wines - small-batch products from small winemakers. Such as the Laherte Frères Ultratradition Brut biodynamic champagne for apéritif...
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