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Suvantokatu 12, Joensuu, Finland
013-227874
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 32
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best restaurant in Joenssu

This is a small cosy restaurant, not that far away from the square in the center of the town. The staff greet you immediately on arriving, and are very polite and attentive. The menu is wide ranging enough for most people's needs. If you are a vegetarian however, you might find it limited. (This is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2015
Paul H
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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143 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is a small cosy restaurant, not that far away from the square in the center of the town. The staff greet you immediately on arriving, and are very polite and attentive. The menu is wide ranging enough for most people's needs. If you are a vegetarian however, you might find it limited. (This is common feature of all restaurants... More 

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Thank Paul H
Joensuu, Finland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Food is better than homemade which is big difference to other restaurants in Joensuu. Prices might be higher than in chain restaurants but dishes are big enough and full of Finnish flavour.

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Thank Jusa P
Liperi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The food was delicious and the service good, indeed. The starters of the house is always a good choice!

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Thank oh7bd
Helsinki, Finland
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This restaurant is a real pearl in Joensuu! Service is very sophisticated, staff is professional and the food is so delicious.

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Thank 189934Kap64
Finland
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

It is so great that in a small town like Joensuu you can eat well. Of course there are restaurants, but I am sure there are not many gourmet places. I got a hint of Kielo from a friend who lives in Joensuu. I checked the web page of Kielo and decided to go. After a long day at work... More 

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Thank Loslapillos
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Stylish little restaurant that serves food made with local incredients. "Fine dining", so it is also quite expensive. The food is great, though.

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Thank Anni K
Exeter
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

An excellent menu and quality food with good and friendly service. I would highly recommend. We ate here on our first trip to Finland. A lovely atmosphere.

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Thank MillieExeter
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

I had dinner with my colleagues at Kielo and it was an amazing experience. I had the Karelia menu with the wine package. The food was tasty. The wines were carefully chosen and fit so well together with the food. I'm lactose intolerant and it was not a problem to get everything lactose free. The interior of the restaurant is... More 

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Thank mgj30
Helsinki, Finland
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Had the tasting menu - 5 courses with own selected wines. Food is good and it is great that such places exist also in smaller cities. Service was also great. Restaurant defines being as fine dining. However wine list is pretty short - 6 whites and 6 reds - all available also by glass. Wines are fine but being a... More 

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Thank PetriKoo
Eastern Finland, Finland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Kielo is the best restaurant in Joensuu. It offers real finnish food and they use local producers. It is little bit expensive, but worthwhile to visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Suvantokatu 12, Joensuu, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  North Karelia  >  Joensuu
  • Phone Number: 013-227874
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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