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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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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
Delicious Finnish cuisine

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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English first
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

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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Helsinki, Finland
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

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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Eastern Finland, Finland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Lovely place. Food is perfect. I have been two times and this is an exquisite experience to local flavours. I recommend the perch and veil. And for dessert, Crème brûlée. My all time favorite.

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Helsinki, Finland
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 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
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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
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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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Additional Information about Kielo

Address: Suvantokatu 12, Joensuu, Finland
Phone Number: 013-227874
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Eastern Finland  >  The Lakelands  >  Joensuu
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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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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