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Fleminginkatu 15, Helsinki 00500, Finland
09 768430
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Great sample of local food

A lovely little restaurant hidden away in the suburbs but well worth the effort to visit. The hot salmon salad to start was lovely

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Helsinki
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219 reviews 219 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Cella has been an institute for it's regular customers since 1969. Unfortunately, the recipes and cooking methods seem to be from the same era and to put it as politely as possible, you might call them a thing of the past. We ordered two steaks and they both were overcooked and most likely out of freezer judged from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A lovely little restaurant hidden away in the suburbs but well worth the effort to visit. The hot salmon salad to start was lovely

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Helsinki, Finland
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104 reviews 104 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Cella is an old (established in 1969), bohemian restaurant in the middle of Kallio district. They have two sides - pub and restaurant. Service is a bit casual and sometimes waiters have difficulty in coping with many customers. But food is reliable and filling, but nothing special. They serve good classics such as blinis, smoked vendace with smashed potatoes, or... More 

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Finland
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63 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Staff was friendly and they have quite large menu with good selection of craft beers as well. We had burgers, which were only average. Other portions (steaks and fish) looked like they would have been better options.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Nice, small local pub style, with good food. Try the liver. Very traditional and good service. Always full.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Found the place on one of the many leaflets for local eateries... nice and cosy, the service was good, they have wifi! we had a lovely mushroom and reindeer soup, with an awesome white fish caviar blini! Seriously good homemade blini! then we shared a large plate of sauteed reindeer and mash... YUM!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

You have to have the blinis! they are homemade, and we had the white fish caviar one... Yummy!! we also had a mushroom and reindeer soup which was amazing, and sauteed reeindeer with mash... the service was great, and we felt very comfortable there! Just a nice local place...

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Helsinki, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This old and a bit shabby place is one of our favourites when we´re really hungry, and want something safe to eat, that is, familiar,lots of it, and cheap. All the fish dishes are great price-qualitywise, and the fillet steak I had last time was well prepared and juicy. The salad I ordered instead of potatoes was huge, couldn´t finish... More 

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Hull
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35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Nice little pub type restaurant, sort of place locals will come to eat there. Menu standard Finnish fare. I had the meatballs which were nice, although the gravy was a little thick for my liking, the other 4 people I ate with all enjoyed their dishes. Had a nice blueberry beer to go with the meal. cheapish prices and large... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

A wonderful little pub/restaurant with a decent selection of food and drinks. Inexpensive by local standards, service was timely and friendly. I had the steak which was cooked well and a lovely piece of meat, a friend had a seafood dish which was also good. Plenty of beers on offer - local and imported but expect to pay a premium... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fleminginkatu 15, Helsinki 00500, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: 09 768430

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30

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