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Kolo Restaurant

Fredriksgatan 37, Helsinki 00120, Finland
+358 440601661
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Ranked #1 of 968 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This is quite a small restaurant with a pleasant, modern atmosphere. The waiter (chef, owner, manger?) was very friendly and spoke perfect English. He knew the dishes well and recommended wines to match. The food was very good and we enjoyed the experience. Considering Helsinki is expensive it was good value for money. Would return.

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Before I discovered Ragu, Kolo was the only place I swore by in Helsinki. But where Ragu is for higher end dining, Kolo is definitely the place to go to for a laid back dinner with the best quality-price ratio in town. The service is also outstanding and i love the fact that they do not have a set menu... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had lunch here with my friend. First of all we fell in love with the mix of beautiful different kind of plates and glasses. Food was brilliant and wine alltough cheap, really good. Waiter was nice and polite- had good recommendatios :)

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Helsinki, Finland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I have had lunch couple of times in here and they have been intermediate, nothing special. If I was visiting Helsinki, this wouldn't be the best place.

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Penarth - Vale of Glamorgan - Wales
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: One does have to book in advance – and it is a slight distance from downtown Helsinki but the standard of cuisine is excellent, so one can anticipate the finest quality food and the highest standard. The Menu is in Finnish – but the waiting staff are most obliging to translating it into fluent English, on the hoof.... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Best lunch in Helsinki. Very friendly staff. I have eaten here many times and will come back again in the future too. Only small problem is that restaurant is not open daily for lunch.

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Stavanger, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had the three course dinner with wine pairings. The food was well prepared and delicious but not very exciting. We had asparagus risotto, duck, and the cheese plate( 78 euro with wine). All just as expected, not much new here. The cheese plate was just that...cheese and fig jam...just like I serve to guests at home...very good but nothing... More

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San Jose, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Down town Helsinki, they served multi course prepared courses, paired very nicely with 3 wines, recommend taking the pairings of wine, small place, make reservations!

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Leamington, null, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Book in advance. Its a short distance out of the main area of the city. We took our 8 year old son. Only about 20 covers. Food is outstanding. Expect fine dining quality food - of the highest standard. Relaxed atmosphere, not need to get dressed up - smart casual is fine. Menu is in Finnish however waitress explained it... More

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Oslo, Norway
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Fantastic food and the wine pairings complemented the meal. The staff were really up for the task of presenting everything that was brought to the table. Restaurant have a relaxed & cosy atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Kolo Restaurant

Address: Fredriksgatan 37, Helsinki 00120, Finland
Phone Number: +358 440601661
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: European

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