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Suvantokatu 12, Joensuu, Finland
013-227874
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4:00 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: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Courteous, Very Good Food

The place has renovated its interior and is not as nice as it was before. It is more like a bar or tavern instead of a restaurant. The food and service are still excellent. This suits to all who like in those neck of woods hard to find quality gourmet food. The place was able to cater very well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
JRSola
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
232 reviews 232 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The place has renovated its interior and is not as nice as it was before. It is more like a bar or tavern instead of a restaurant. The food and service are still excellent. This suits to all who like in those neck of woods hard to find quality gourmet food. The place was able to cater very well for... More 

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Akershus, Norway
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Excellent choice for a classy meal :D Good atmosfere and professional staff who rendered maximum service. Ordered a five-course menu, where I was allowed to change the dessert. The food tasted lovely and I would love to return there again.

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Helsinki, Finland
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

In this restaurant service is excellent and atmosphere is very very nice. We booked a table beforehand but on weekday in October it's not necessary. We were six people and we all ate ful dinner from starters to main course and desert. Great taste of local food. As a starter we took five small portions which were just tasty. Our... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We also booked a table beforehand to ensure a table. The restaurant was surprisingly full on a Tuesday evening, and no wonder. We were very warmly welcomed and through the evening the service was professional and very helpful. We ate full dinner (starters, main course and desert). The food was made of local and seasonal ingredients. It was innovative and... More 

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Joensuu, Finland
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

One of the best meals I've ever had. Great taste of Eastern Finland local foods. Excellent service and good atmosphere. Yksi parhaista ravintolakokemuksista! Erinomaisia makuja, paikallista ruokaa, upea palvelu ja mukava ympäristö.

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Imatra, Finland
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128 reviews 128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Heard some Favorable opinions of this restaurant, so we had to try it and booked a table while in Joensuu. The menus available looked tasty and interesting and not too expensive (somewhat rare combination in Finland). So we ordered some cava at first and decided to have the tasting menu. We were waited by a waiter and a waitress, and... More 

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Joensuu, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Local and sesional high quality ingredients mixed with friendly athmosphere and professional service. Highly recommended but not if you're low on budget. Otherwise you will have great value on every euro you'll spend!

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chicago
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

At the Kimmel restaurant I enjoyed a large choice menu, dancing in the adjacent huge dance floor area surrounded by two bars and very friendly and great service in the restaurant. Odd to not have tipping as a Finnish custom. I found that all students study either for university or a job/career. That could be a 3 year program to... More 

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Joensuu, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

An absolutely fantastic, intimate restaurant serving local produce. The starters of the house change with what is available at the time and can range from baltic herring to bear meat. Definitely worth visiting and a refreshing change from the run-of-the-mille chain restaurant Joensuu is littered with.

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Hobart, Australia
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255 reviews 255 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Actually, I would never had found out about Kielo without first looking at the Tripadvisor reviews for Joensuu. It's situated across from apartments and not in the centre of town - not far to walk from the centre. The food was just as the reviewers had said, wonderful, faultless. We sat outside as it was a beautiful evening, unfortunately we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Suvantokatu 12, Joensuu, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Eastern Finland  >  The Lakelands  >  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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