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Viru 8, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
+372 614 0085
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Viru 8, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

During my break I had lunch at the faboulous Restaurant called „CRU“ in middle of Tallinn‘s old city. Coming from a hospitality background and working in various „Michelin“ starred Restaurant I have to write the following: Food: The products used are high-end quality products, fantastic...More

Thank Rokko25
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friends and I were excited to try Cru for Tallinn Restaurant Week (March 2018). However, the experience was a complete disappointment and none of us will ever come back nor recommend this place to our friends. Out of 3 seasons of TRW, Cru ranks...More

Thank Lorianne E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local revisited dishes right in the historical center of the city. Nice place and attentionate waiters and waitresses. Plus, you won’t have to break your money-pig when it comes to the bill.More

Thank wyze2013
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear wyze2013, Thank you for sharing your honest opinion. Here in Cru we try to do our best that the quality of food and prices would be well balanced, truly hoping that we will succeed in that. I hereby welcome you back to Cru and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to me by the American Express Travel Services, but they did not actually, in the end accept, their credit card. However, the restaurant space was very nice and inviting. It felt a little bit like being at someone's home. The service...More

Thank TomSjoberg
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TomSjoberg, I am very happy to read your kind words here on TripAdvisor. Looks like you got to experience the real Cru emotion, this is how we wish all our guests to feel. Sadly we can not accept American Express, very pleased tho that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and cosy hotel in a perfect location. Room was big enough for 3 persons and breakfast was a good quality experience.

Thank Tanja M
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tanja M, Thank you for the feedback given. Very nice to read that you have enjoyed the Hotel and breakfast in Cru restaurant! Hope to see you Cru again! Best regards,

Reviewed 8 February 2018

The first acquaintance to Cru restaurant was made long time ago and turned out to be unfortunate in every sense. I am sensitive person therefore 8 years I avoided it till September of this year. It was necessary to update my impression, also heard very...More

Thank Kristina J
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kristina J, Thank you for the very detailed overview. It was very pleasent to go trough this with all the Cru Team. And thank you for pointing out the places where is still room for growth. You are right about the Cru kitchen -...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

We had a lovely lunch in the hotel restaurant. Everything was presented beautifully and tasted delicious.More

Thank Laura C
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Dear Laura C, Thank you for choosing to visit Cru Restaurant for lunch, very happy to read that you have enjoyed what we do here. Yes, there is a Hotel in the same building, but Cru as a Restaurant is not a hotels restaurant, it...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Was visiting this restaurant back in September. Excellent service and food! Recommend this place! Will be back next time around!More

Thank Øyvind N
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Dear Øyvind N, Such a delight to have you here! Thank you! You are always welcome back, we have changed the menu in November, to go more with the season, so please do come and have a taste! Hope to hear from you soon. Best...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We dined here somewhat early on a Monday evening, and had practically the whole restaurant to ourselves. Food was exquisite at a surprisingly reasonable price. Most striking was duck liver for starters, which was beautiful both in terms of presentation and flavor. Also both main...More

1  Thank Aino L
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Dear Aino L, How wonderful it was to have you for an early dinner, thank you for choosing Cru! Very happy to read that our food met your expectations and that you got to feel the real Cru emotion! Our head Chef, Dmitri Haljukov, is...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

Had a great evening at the Cru Restaurant in the old town. Lovely old setting, staff are very friendly and meticulous to detail. If hungry recommend you order all courses. We ordered the Goose as pictured and the Retro Beefeater. The beef filet was rather...More

5  Thank gourmetmike746
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Dear gourmetmike746, Very pleased to read your detailed review here, it was our pleasure to have you dining with us! Retro Beefeater is a royal dish, where nothing is held back with. Our head Chef Dmitri Haljukov got inspired while traveling to London, to the...More

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18 January 2018|
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Response from Anneli T | Property representative |
Dear Kittycucumber, Thank you for thinking about us. Yes, it is possible to go and have breakfast, even when you are not a guest at the hotel. Please note, that it will not be that busy for us during February, so not all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viru 8, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +372 614 0085
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