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Ravintola Karljohan

Yrjonkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
+358 9 6121121
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Ranked #72 of 1,028 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $147
Cuisines: European
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Turku, Finland
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This restaurant is a small gem, just 46 places and an excellent kitchen. It is situated a bit "hidden" in the back pocket of the shopping center Forum. The food is fresh and delicious, the service very nice. Recommended highly!

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Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a great lunch here today. My wife had rainbow trout and I had Blodpalt, http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blodpalt I have previous had dinner here, which I also liked a lot. According to my opinion Karljohan is now the best restaurant in Helsinki before Kuurna. The staff is friendly and they speak Swedish.

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Switzerland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Whenever we are there (twice in the last 10 days) and several times before we experience high quality food at fair price. We will always come back!!!

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Southwell, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Arrived late in Helsinki. No restaurant booking (for two of us). Fitted us in, very good food delivered quickly (in spite of a full restaurant). Kept the beer topped up nicely, friendly service.

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Helsinki
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had a work related dinner recently - as some reviewers have stated its not cutting edge cooking, Its traditional Finnish / French cooking but done well. The set menus are quite balanced and the food was cooked to perfection. The service was quite slow, but it was a Monday night an we were a party of 10, and of course... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I had the opportunity the first time in my life to try dove ... and I'm a strong, positive impression. Restaurant maintained in an interesting style, small but with a nice atmosphere. Seeing a large quantity of people recommend early booking. Delicious menu ... for starter recommend "Toast Skagen" shrimps, whitefish roe and chili mayonnaise on toast, the main dish... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Go there for the atmosphere. The food is good but not exceptional. The kitchen lacks the edge that would place it above the average, but you get what you pay topped up with a nice experience.

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Helsinki, Finland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Half of our company (four people) had the Karljohan Classic menu as our dinner. Snails in gorgonzola as a starter were not of my taste. Tenderloin steak, however, was excellent. Almond- apple cake with baked apple foam and vanilla ice cream was a really wonderful dessert. Also, the other half of our company having Menu Karljohan as their meal were... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I notice from some of the reviews of Karljohan, people found the portions small and the prices quite high. I have lived in Finland for 4 years and I find a lot of places very expensive but also provide pretty poor quality on the food and service. I thought Karljohan was well priced for the excellent quality of the food... More 

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Christchurch
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

After walking around this beautiful city,for a great part of the afternoon, we decided to go for some dinner, we happened across this wonderful little restaurant by chance.We were sat very quickly in a table by the window. Our orders were taken, ( it was very helpful that the staff spoke English and the menu had English on there as... More 

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Additional Information about Ravintola Karljohan

Address: Yrjonkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 6121121
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
Average Prices: USD 37 - 147
Cuisine: European

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