Our kitchen is all about balance. A balance between ingredients and family members. Our small kitchen fits 3 male and female chefs who all hold two principles close to their heart. Firstly – tomorrow’s food needs to be better and more exciting than today’s. And secondly – we are not focused on just filling bellies, our goal is to create exuberant emotions for our guests.
Cocktail journey through Villa Ammende history
St. Peterburg Vodka, Bitters, Orange Peel8 €
Year 1904. One of the most influential merchants in Pärnu Leopold Ammende was looking for a suitable Villa for his daughters Ellen´s wedding and decided to order from St. Petersburgs architectural and construction firm Mieritzand & Gerassimov a luxury Villa project. Nouveau style project was confirmed on the 5th of May 1904 by Pärnu city architect and the construction started . To celebrate the occasion we offer cocktail St. Peterburgh.
Kir Royal Champagne, Creme de Cassis15 €
Year 1905. The building was erected in high speed and by August it was nearly completed and realised in a much richer manner than the initial design shows. The intent of luxury was already seen from every aspect just as the taste of the owner Ammende. Villa was now ready for parties and celebrations, where it was impossible to miss one of the decades most popular reception cocktail - Kir Royal
Nicky Finn Brandy, Grand Marnier, Absinthe, lemon12 €
Year 1935. The Ammendes decided to move back to Germany and the gorgeous building was sold to the municipality of Pärnu. The town architect Olev Siinmaa made preparations for the reconstruction and the new building was rented to a local family who operated a casino here. Nicky Finn - one of the beloved cocktail's of the famous Boston casino’s was also represented in the menu at Ammende.
Old Thomas Vana Tallinn, cranberry, cherry8 €
1944 – 1991. In various periods after World War II, the building accommodated a health improvement establishment, a library and a restaurant. The Soviet Union elite enjoyed newly created cocktails, but due to the lack of import articles the most exclusive alcoholic beverage Vana Tallinn was used widely in most cocktail´s.
Volga Vodka, Mint, Orange8 €
In the late 1980´s period when the Soviet officers were having a cocktail in one of the Villa Ammende outlets, everyone could spot an Iconic Russian Luxury car Volga.
Cosmopolitan Vodka, Grand Marnier, cranberry juice8 €
1995. Two Estonian businessmen decided to renovate the beautiful villa and open it for the public. The historical research and photos received from Germany provided sufficient background to renovate it in the style of the beginning of the century. To impress the ladies, the new age businessman always ordered cosmopolitan.
Smiley Vodka, creme de cacao, orange8 €
1999. Renovated exclusive hotel and restaurant with historical interiors and furnishing opened in September. The villa has become one of the most exquisite pearls of architecture in Estonia. Today the building has been through a refreshment but guests are waited on as amicably and courteously as they were at the times when the merchant Hermann Leopold Ammende received his guests but with a new trend touch. Every Digital Nomad while going through the history of the Villa Ammende would choose this cocktail.
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