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Estonian restaurants awarded Michelin stars

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Estonian restaurants that made the 2022 Michelin Guide were revealed.

Estonia became the first Baltic country to be featured in the Michelin Guide. Michelin inspectors highlighted 31 restaurants, with one Michelin star awarded to two of them.

Michelin stars were awarded to NOA Chef's Hall and 180° by Matthias Diether.

Browse the Estonian restaurants in the Michelin Guide here:


Five restaurants were found worthy of the Big Gourmand designation for their price/quality ratio: NOA, Härg, Fellin, Lore Bistroo, Mantel ja Korsten.

Two restaurants received the Michelin green star for their dedication to sustainable gastronomy: Põhjaka Manor and Fotografiska.

Three Michelin special awards were handed out in recognition of professionals. The Michelin Young Chef Award went to Janno Lepik, head chef of Bib Gourmands recipient Lore Bistroo.

Inspectors were also impressed by NOA Chef's Hall sommelier Robert Põld's skills and professional manner and awarded him the Michelin Sommelier Award.

The Michelin Guide Welcome & Service Award went to the team of restaurant Lahepere Villa owned by Helen Vihtol.

Michelin Guide Estonia distinguished a total of 31 restaurants: NOA Chef's Hall, 180° by Matthias Diether, NOA, Härg, Fellin, Lore Bistroo, Mantel ja Korsten, Puri, R14, Gianni, Tchaikovsky, Cru, Horisont, Moon, Tuljak, Pull, Fii, Hõlm, Wicca, Ruhe, Põhjaka Manor, Fotografiska, Lee, Rado, Mon Repos, Paju Villa, SMAK, 38, Joyce, Lahepere Villa, Mere 38.

Browse the Estonian restaurants in the Michelin Guide here:

Michelin categories:

  • Three stars: exceptional restaurant, worth a special journey (0.9 percent of all restaurants)
  • Two stars: brilliant restaurant, worth a detour (3.2 percent of all restaurants)
  • One star: very good restaurant in its category: (17.4 percent of all restaurants)
  • Bib Gourmand: good restaurant, tasty food for a fair price
  • Green star: Restaurants dedicated to sustainable gastronomy

"Estonia is one of the countries in which our inspectors have taken a keen interest in recent years. After months of traveling from Tallinn to Tartu and Mäeküla to Kloogaranna, they discovered a lively culinary scene full of quality establishments and diverse kitchens. Highlighting talented chefs and professionals offering both traditional Estonian and international repertoire, the first selection serves as a brilliant invitation to discover an exciting gastronomic destination, said Gwendal Poullenec, director of the Michelin Guide.



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