From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: Vana Posti 7, Tallinn
- Phone: +37253331744
- Web: noknok.ee
- Seats: 96
An exotic bird
Nok Nok is Thai for bird, the restaurant’s name comes from the building’s owl-shaped bas-reliefs, it also indicates Chef Pensiri Pattanachaeng’s nationality, she’s proudly Thai, cooking her nation’s cuisine with gusto, taking laab, pad thai and tom kha gai to a level you won’t find anywhere else in Tallinn. The service and refined decor can compete with some of the city’s better restaurants too, yet Nok Nok is down-to-earth, reflecting the true flavors of Thailand. Of particular note are Pattanachaeng’s fish creations, like spicy fried fish salad with lemongrass and mint, offering a pungent burst of fresh chili in each crispy bite, or the steamed fish served in an aromatic chili and lime broth. Pair the spicier dishes with a glass of American riesling to balance the heat and finish the meal with the very unique warmed banana in coconut milk...
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