We know Estonia

2.11.2012 | Restaurants

The new Kompott

The new Kompott

Kompott: student, old town, tallinn, soviet, home cooking, estonia cuisine, soviet food, nostalgia

Once located across the street from Tallinn University on Narva mnt, and known for it’s great collection of Soviet era furniture and knickknacks, Kompott restaurant has moved, orange polka dot sugar tins and all, to a cosy cellar in the Old Town. The décor remains more or less the same, and you almost miss the old location, simply because of the light, but fear not, the back of the restaurant has a window so large that you forget you are in a basement.

The new menu has seen some changes. The Siberian lasagne,and the herring with boiled potatoes are still available, reminiscent of Soviet era food. (Perhaps not the lasagne, but the pork dumplings that replace the pasta, certainly). New additions, like the homemade moose sausages, are worth a try. The breakfast menu has also been extended with a selection of porridge.

For the most economic option, why not try one of the daily specials, either a soup or main course. They are always representative of good old Estonian home cooking, like the beetroot and carrot patties made with pork, and served with boiled potatoes, béchamel sauce, and a fresh salad.

Location

Kompott

Pikk 30, Tallinn Old Town

www.kompott.ee

TEXT KRISTINA LUPP, PHOTOS ANDREI CHERTKOV

4.8.2017 | Restaurants

Try something local

Try something local

Where to taste Estonian cuisine in Tallinn.   The capital city is filled with all kinds of restaurants, offering many … Read more

31.7.2017 | Restaurants

Tallinn’s favourite burgers

Tallinn’s favourite burgers

Estonia’s capital loves its burgers and it seems like every month a new burger joint opens up. We asked Tallinn … Read more

19.7.2017 | Restaurants

Restaurant News

Restaurant News

It must be summer, because there are so many new places to check out in Tallinn, we couldn’t even mention … Read more

20.6.2017 | Restaurants

Summer in the City

Summer in the City

When the sun shines in Tallinn, what better  way to enjoy it than with a meal or drink on one … Read more

10.6.2017 | Restaurants

We all scream, for ice cream

We all scream, for ice cream

Located in the Old Town, Gelato Ladies offers traditional Italian ice cream.   Gelato Ladies has been serving happy customers … Read more

6.6.2017 | Restaurants

June Restaurant News

June Restaurant News

Summer is upon us and so is the opening of some fantastic new restaurants. You can’t go wrong with pizza, … Read more

3.6.2017 | Restaurants

A family restaurant for beer lovers too

A family restaurant for beer lovers too

22 Family Resto is a good example that you can still find new and interesting places to eat outside of … Read more

13.5.2017 | Restaurants

More to discover and taste!

More to discover and taste!

We couldn’t fit every great place into this list, but you can create your own food tour of Estonia at … Read more