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Olo Ravintola

Pohjoisesplanadi 5, Helsinki, Finland
+358 10 3206250
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Ranked #6 of 970 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $174
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Scandinavian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant Olo treats you to a gastronomic journey filled with Nordic influence. It's all about the best ingredients and clear, modern flavors. Naturally wine plays an integral part in the dining experience. Our cellars are filled with interesting wines, including wines that are exclusively available at Olo. In our restaurant, you can feel the passion for work and food. Everyone in Olo shares that same feeling - love for food. That love and genuine warmth we want you also to feel as our guest. In addition to our recognition in the Michelin Guide with one star since 2011, we have also been featured on the 50 Best Restaurants -listing in Finland, on which in 2012 we were awarded with the first place. Welcome to enjoy!
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English first
Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Table, reserved for two from web portal, was waiting us with the raw bread and first course. We did our home work from the web and had our minds around the "Whole Evening". This Journey started with glass of Blanc de Blanc 1er Cru for the first six courses. Somewhere here the raw bread was taken away from the table... More

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160 reviews 160 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The coal chips alone was telling. The food was not only declicious, it was beautiful as well. Very subtle flavors but not bland. The lamb was so well prepared. The ambience was icing on the cake. A true Michelin-rated restaurant.

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Espoo, Finland
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Been dining 4 times in OLO Ravintola. Last time was in their new venue (close to the president palace). Venue was modern with beautiful lights Service was perfect without the snob attitude one could imagine from such gourmet place. Dishes were as simple as amazing. We took the long version with 5 glasses of wine matching the dishes. The wines... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Pekka Terävä's restaurant is located between the Supreme Court and the President's castle. The location shows - the restaurant is for serious business - either for food or lobbying. The dishes are bold and always made of the best available ingredients. However, this means that the food is also relatively expensive (but not "Savoy-expensive"). For lunch, beware the starter, which... More

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Southern Finland, Finland
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I strongly recommend Olo to everyone. The food is absolutely delicious and should You are able to enjoy alcohol while dining I recommend for You to take the wine selected for each dish. The staff in this restaurant are true professionals despite their role. They make You feel truly welcome and enriches the dining experience with their knowledge and dedication... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Went there for a company evening. Surprising and a little austere setting in a covered courtyard but, but what a meal...! Definite competition for other Michelin restaurants. A six course dinner with a large variety of dishes, all subtle in texture and taste. And a different wine for each course. Excellent match. And what was superb was that a colleague... More

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Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I loved it, the intriguing uses of different textures and tastes and differing ways of presenting the food at each course. My husband, on the other hand, ( not a fan of the degustation dining) felt it was a little pretentious and the portions extremely small. If you would like an interesting dining experience, then OLO is the way to... More

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

If you are looking for the best fine dining restaurant in Helsinki this is the place to go. Food was really good as you would expect and staff was nice without being too "important". We took the whole package that includes everything you could need expect the cheese platter. We got about 15-20 courses and were very happy with our... More

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Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

You should be hungry and have time for a culinary experience when visiting the new Olo for lunch. We were a party of 4 that went for the 4 course lunch set menu. In the bright and nice new location for Olo we truly enjoyed the food and a very nice and crispy Spanish Sauvignon Blanc recommended by the friendly... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Olo has been a favorite before it became a true fine dining restaurant and it still is. The previous place (now known as Emo) was more straightforward, this present one definitely is not. The "full journey" - as they call it - comes with several surprises, even more "oh my god, what in heavens is this divinity" -moments and just... More

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Additional Information about Olo Ravintola

Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 5, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: +358 10 3206250
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 50 - 174
Cuisine: Scandinavian

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