From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: A. H. Tammsaare pst. 4a/6, Pärnu
- Phone: +372 4401012
- Web: http://www.spaestonia.ee/resort/
- Seats: 80
Cuisine with extra personality
It’s personal, you either like it or you don’t, but it doesn’t leave you indifferent. Chef Rudolph Visnapuu’s cooking style is entirely his own, he’s one of Estonia’s most experienced chefs, a long-term board member of the Estonian Chef Association, and a culinary authority that has probably taught every single one of the country’s top young chefs. Visnapuu’s latest venture, Noot, is nestled in Pärnu’s tony, new Resort Hotel and Spa Estonia. The restaurant reflects this most experienced chef’s originality. Noot is an eatery in a big spa hotel, yet it refuses to obey the boring taste-dictates of mass catering, instead it boldly offers a set of flavors that have matured, with much experience and savvy, over the course of countless years. What might look like a conventional salmon salad is, at closer inspection, a delicious mix of fish, vegetables and tiger prawns, decked with a zesty rhubarb dressing. Similarly, a dish called simply Black and White turns out to be a visual checkerboard of the catch of the day, playing with black mayonnaise, parsnips and salsify. The wine list is an exposé of European favorites...
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