From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: Ülikooli 7, Tartu
- Phone: +3727440055
- Web: www.umbroht.ee
- Seats: 40
You Won’t Want to Leave
Estonian folk wisdom has it that weeds cannot be destroyed. Restaurant lovers will behappytohear that, far from destruction, Restaurant Umb Roht (loosely translated: weeds) only keeps getting better, year after year. This unpretentious-looking little eatery delivers an original cuisine with a character. The young head chef Arvo Sulu rejects boundaries on principle; the menu ranges from octopus to birch sap curdle. The sweet-sour aroma of the latter makes for a particularly fond memory. The chickpea meringue contributes the sweetness and the crunch, with anadditional sour hint from marinated gooseberries and currants. Every dish on the menu is paired with a wine recommendation, but matching cocktails andmocktails can be requested just as well. Itis hard to decide whether the food or the drink isthe bigger attraction. The Umb Roht isoneof the few places where you are sorry to leave and start plotting your next visit upon walking outof the door...
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