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Cru

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European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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Viru 8, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
+372 614 0085
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Stockholm County, Sweden
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The only downside with this restaurant is that there are so many great alternatives to choose from so it's really hard to decided for starter and main. It's even harder when they have pictures on each fantastic dish. Really good food, great service! I'll come back next time!

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Thank Erik H
Finland
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has a chilled ambience, international clientele and smooth service. the best chef! Book in advance! Try their halibut.What a wonderful mixture of lean tastes.Grilled pomelo!😋 Great wine! Chocaholic with cognac pearls... Marcus is the best and ever so kind and wise waiter! Äittah kiitos!!!

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Thank Annerv
Chichester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first night in Tallinn, wandering around in the rain looking for somewhere to eat - what a fantastic find! We were perhaps not entirely correctly dressed, although no one was wearing a tie, but jeans and hiking boots might have been a bit under par. The food was amazing though, and the service was excellent. They make their own... More 

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Thank F H
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this review

Dear F H, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this beautifully detailed review about our restaurant! It was truly a pleasure to read this well-written review! It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your dishes and the service. Our chefs are working around the clock to constantly put their new ideas on your plate. I agree... More 

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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful restaurant. Very good service and fantastic food. On the negative side - depending on where you are seated, you might be lacking privacy. This happened to my partner and I on our anniversary. Luckily the staff were very accomodating and we got another table.

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Thank mari h
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this review

Dear mari h, Thank you so much for your lovely and insightful review! We are very glad to hear, that you enjoyed our food and service. It's wonderful, that our staff managed to change your table and make your anniversary enjoyable. We have restaurant tables on two different floors, so there is a variety of different seating options for different... More 

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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to dine here in our weekend trip to Tallinn because of the awardwinning chef de cuisine and amazing Instagram pictures of the food. We were a party of 6 people. First we had lovely rose sparkling wine and then chose courses from the menu. An appetizer with pheasant ragu salad served from ceramic egg, taste was amazing! Then... More 

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Thank Heippa2u
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this review

Dear Heippa2u, Thank you so much for your beautifully detailed review and gorgeous pictures! It's fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your food! Thank you for the compliments! Indeed, we bake our speciality dark bread every day, to ensure freshness. And thank you for pointing out our reasonable prices. Welcome back anytime! Best regards, Anneli Tammela More 

Oulu, Finland
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Cru now twice and have had wonderful food both times. Service is also great, easily recommended

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Thank Mika K
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this review

Dear Mika K, Thank you so much for your review! We are very happy to hear that we have found a wonderful repeat customer in you. Thank you for recommending us to others! Welcome back! Best regards, Anneli Tammela More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful service and food. The crab soup was superb and all very reasonably priced. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Tallinn.

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Thank DavidR0che
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this review

Dear DavidR0che, Thank you so much for your excellent review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed both our service and food! The fact that you would recommend us to anyone visiting Tallinn is truly wonderful and makes our hard work worthwhile. Welcome back! Best regards, Anneli Tammela More 

London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were delighted to find such a wonderful place for a very relaxing lunch in Tallin. Black bread is a speciality in Estonia, and the complimentary black bread in this place was delicoius, we intended going back to buy some to bring home but unfortunately didn't have time. Tastiest lunch that I can remember and the outside courtyard is a... More 

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Thank Vicki M
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this review

Dear Vicki M, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review about us here on TripAdvisor! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your dishes and our atmosphere! Thank you for pointing out that we make our own black bread - the recipe is a secret and we bake fresh bread every day.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service and the price was surprisingly low for such quality. A real treat in the heart of the old city.

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Thank Jonathan B
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan B, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your food and service! Thank you for all your kind words! Welcome back! Best regards, Anneli Tammela More 

Budapest, Hungary
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Whatever you pick here, it will be delicious. Suggest to bay a loaf of bread, and take home. I do the same whenever I pop in for a dinner here. It's soft inside and crispy outside, superhealthy.

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Thank maureeshaw
Anneli T, General Manager at Cru, responded to this review

Dear maureeshaw, Thank you so much for writing this excellent review about our restaurant! We are truly honored, that you consider every item on our menu to be delicious. Thank you for your kind words about our bread - it's our own secret recipe and we bake fresh bread every morning. Starting from the end of October we have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Cuisine
European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?