If you wish to experience the best food in Tallinn you should turn to White Guide master book. According to this restaurant guide, restaurants are divided into five categories: Global Masters Level, Masters Level, Very Fine Level, Fine Level and Good Level restaurants. Total point that a restaurant may reach is 100, where food (max of 40 points) while drink list (max of 20 points), service (max of 20 points) and milieu (max of 20 points) are also taken under consideration.
Global Masters Level restaurants
There are two Global Masters Level restaurants in Tallinn. Such restaurants must receive minimum 80 points in total and at least 36 points of them for food. NOA Chef’s Hall is the best restaurant in the Baltics with 91 points. The second Global Masters Level restaurant is Ö.
Masters Level restaurants
There are six Masters Level restaurants in Tallinn city:
Juur, Ore, Tchaikovsky, Art Priori, Alexander Chef’s table, 180
These restaurants have received minimum 75 points in total and at least 32 points of them for food.
Very Fine Level restaurants
In 2019 there are 16 very fine level restaurants in Tallinn:
Horisont, NOA, Ribe, Leib, Mon Repos Chef’s Floor, Tabac, Parrot Minibar, Mantel ja Korsten, Härg, Cru, Moon, Farm, Sfäär, Paju Villa, Tuljak, Koma.
Restaurants receiving minimum 67 points in total and at least 28 points for food quality.
Fine Level restaurants
There are all together 13 fine level restaurants in Tallinn and in the city’s surroundings.
Chedi, Anno Koduresto&Veininurk, Kaks Kokka, Kalambuur, Kolm Sibulat, Mekk, Mix, Mon Repos, R14, Salt, The Nautilus, Umami, Von Krahli Aed.
A fine level restaurant has received at least 60 points in total during the evaluation with minimum 22 points for food.
Good Level restaurants
17 restaurants have been rated as good according to the White Guide high standards.
Clayhills Gastropub, Fredo Köök & Baar, Grenka, Jahu Tänavagurmee, Kaja Pizza ja Köök, Kohalik, Konrad, Kopli Restoran, Mimosa, One Sixty Estland, Nõmme Jaamarestoran Elsa, Pazzo Wine Bar, Pull, Riis, Rucola, TAR TAR köök+baar, TV Tower restaurant
These restaurants have received at least 41 points with minimum 17 points for food.
Materials taken from www.visittallinn.ee