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Cafe Engel

Aleksanterinkatu 26, Helsinki, Finland (Vironniemi)
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Ranked #130 of 953 Restaurants in Helsinki
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Vironniemi
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Vironniemi
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Munich, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went there to rest a little with view on the cathedral. Had coffee and cake there- it was very difficult to decide what to take! Very good and friendly staff.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is a lovely, unpretentious cafe for lunch. Service is very good. The food is solid and tasty. As with everything in Helsinki, it is a bit pricey for what you get. Definitely recommend.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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145 reviews 145 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were meeting relatives by the Cathedral, and what better way than sitting having a coffee directly in front of the Cathedral. You get free refills, and there is seating indoors, but we sat outside. There is a delicious selection of cakes too. They are a bit pricey, but you are in a prime spot. Great coffee, great view and... More

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Finland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Engel cafe is exactly in front of the cathedral in Helsinki. It is a great place for a coffee. But you can have lunch or a wine. The environment is great and the cake are so delicious. I should try the blackberry one with some tea, or try a traditional Finnish coffee.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The atmosphere here is great-- but my brunch was very plain and average. My egg was overcooked, the bread not as fresh as it should be, the fruit not completely ripe. It's a lovely cafe though, and in a great, central location.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

A very cosy, contemporary style cafe with a very nice variety of salads, cakes and drinks located in the very heart of the nicest Helsinki's squares, the Senators square. Friendly staff, very clean place and a bit overpriced.

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Helsinki, Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I had been to this cafe long time ago for a coffee, but this time I went there to try their lunch. The atmosphere is ok but the staff are not very friendly and helpful. I ordered salmon soup for lunch. It wasn't the best salmon soup I have had in Finland, so I do not recommend it to anyone... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I always enjoy the breakfast here very much. The variety is not really anything out of the ordinary (breakfast roll, ham, cheese, egg, some vegetables and fruit) but it tastes really good and you get enough food to last you for a while. Lunch hasn't ever disappointed me either.

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Antwerpen
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

Breakfast was good and much. Price ranged was a bit high but service and overall filled it up. Very healthy products on your plate.

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Paris, France
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

simply a unique experience in the Helsinki atmosphere. A great place, well located, food & drinks delicious. Having a snack on Sundays is fantastic specially in the Summer in the inside yard. So trendy !

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