From the White Guide Nordic 2018:


Very Fine Level 70
Food rating:29/40Service rating:12/20
BarBrunchChambre separéeBar menuParkingTables outsideWheelchair accessVegetarian dishesMainly open during summer timeAmerican Express

Modern Russian cooking

"he Moon is a family restaurant at the edge of the trendy Kalamaja district. Based onclassic Russian cuisine, itis worth visiting for excellent food and homelike atmosphere. The Moon blends the ancient with the modern and reinterprets traditional Russian cuisine in a new fashion. Moon's appreciation of traditions and openness to the newis confirmed by the fact that they were oneof the first restaurants to establish itself in the proto-gentrifying Kalamaja. Ithas since become a cozy, well worked in place with a special atmosphere where the food, drink, interior and service form a whole and bring a crowd. The soul of the Moon isoneof the top Estonian chefs Roman Zaštšerinski with his chef nephew Igor Andrejev. Tired of fine dining, these gentlemen threw off the toque blancheandreturned to their roots. Roman's wife Jana prepares the drinks and takes care of the guests, and as such, the Moon isan outstanding family restaurant. The menu lists some traditional Russian dishes as well as their modern interpretations. The pies are just as they have always been - fresh, fragrant, and richly stuffed. The great Russian soups - borsch, solyanka, uha - as well as dumplings and buckwheat blini hark back to the classics. The Head Chef has given his imagination looser reins with main dishes. Classics such as chicken à la Kiev, rabbit, and beefsteak are revamped with interesting sides and sauces - the chicken Kiev with kohlrabi-spinach salad and hazelnut dressing, the rabbit with carrot-spinach puree and Parmesan cream, and the entrecote with roast parsnip and tomato-aubergine salad. The drinks complement the food. The selection is broad and caters to several interests: biological, biodynamic and kosher categories are all represented, as are local small breweries and cider-makers. Non-alcoholic drinks are also available...

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