I feel like all the countries that have strict prostitution laws are home to some of the shadiest striptease clubs. When people can’t go to a brothel, they will start for their fun in other places. So where would you and your friends go when you’re drunk? A striptease club, naturally. Bachelor weekends are a huge business in Tallinn. The Swedes, Russians, of course Finns (there are many ferries operating between Helsinki and Tallinn), even Englishmen come to town thinking “the booze is cheap and the girls are nice, or the other way around” as the saying goes. I think the locals are pissed off and try to screw with all those loudmouth foreigners any chance they get.
Sure, there are venues where everyone is treated fairly, prices are honest and people can have all the fun they want, as long as they behave. Girls in striptease clubs in Tallinn tend to get a bit more touchy-feely, during the weekends, when the “demand” is higher. Some will reach the point that even full service might be possible for around €150. X Club (http://xclub.ee/) at Harju 6 has great reviews. It’s an amazing spot with sexy strippers and cool interiors, hosting various events such as Dracula night on Halloween. With a karaoke hall and even a cigar room it has all ingredients for a chill night out with a group of friends. Virgins (http://virgins.ee/) at Tartu maantee 29 is one of the all-time favorites and some say it’s the best striptease club in Tallinn. As the name implies, they got actual virgins working there, stripping and lap-dancing and drink-serving virgins. I’m not sure what I think about that, but it’s probably a huge turn-on for some people.
If strip and table dance clubs are not your cup of team, you can indulge yourself in Tallinn’s regular club scene. Tallinn’s nightlife is legendary among the Baltic countries; in fact, swarms of people from Finland and Sweden raid the Old Town during the weekends because the prices are low, especially compared to Scandinavian standards. Most bars and clubs are located right there. While walking the cobbled stone streets at night you will stumble upon a nice mix of hipster bars and posh clubs. Everyone will find something fitting his or her taste in Tallinn. Sigmund Freud Bar (http://www.sfbaar.ee/) at Sauna 8 is one of the most popular ones, so is Koht at Lai 8, which focuses on craft beers. The whole area is perfect for bar crawling, everything is open until the early morning hours.
You might even get a chance to get acquainted with a local cutie. At least that’s what I did last time when I was in Tallinn on an international business trip. Together with some foreign colleagues I ended up in a funky rooftop club offering brilliant views over Tallinn by night. We spent hours on the open-air dance floors filled to the brim with local partygoers and gorgeous Estonian girls and it turned out to be one of those epic nights out. Typically one of those evenings you will not encounter when you are looking too hard for it. They just happen to you on the moments in life. You expect them the least. I remember how pleased we were to find out how open, approachable and outgoing the locals were. The only bad thing was that we had meetings and professional obligations the next day and the headache was pretty epic as well the morning after.