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Kosmos

Kampinmalmi
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Kalevankatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A classic

An old family restaurant, that has preserved well its own old style. There are just some and too few places like that in Helsinki. The menu is absolutely not modern and there are many great classics on their list . Not for you if you are a modern vegetarian... Nice polite service, professional... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Kari P
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Helsinki, Finland
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  • Local cuisine
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Helsinki, Finland
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

An old family restaurant, that has preserved well its own old style. There are just some and too few places like that in Helsinki. The menu is absolutely not modern and there are many great classics on their list . Not for you if you are a modern vegetarian... Nice polite service, professional personnel and and a very classic Helsinki... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Good food with innovative menu and nice wine list. Located in a pedestrian friendly area right in town. Vegetarian options available.

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Seoul, Korea
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I was introduced this restaurant from the local people. I expected a lot to have a local cuisine. I had a difficulty to find out this restaurant. Surrounded by other beer houses with a lot of youngsters, there was no sign or guests seen from outside. So I thought it was closed. But when I entered, it operated as usual.... More 

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Kalmar, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The food was just amazing. Genuine Finnish/Nordic cuisine and the staff was very service-minded. Really great restaurant.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 435 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Very traditional fare in an older style atmosphere with outstanding service. Full of traditional Finnish meals presented in a style of year's past. As a visitor, it seemed very genuine and authentic. Age of diners was well spread, as was gender mix at tables being couples, all male or all female. A chance to experience good local food presented as... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

If you are looking for newest trends and fashion, here they can be found only customers clothing, sometimes. There are not too many restaurants left in Helsinki serving holistic and genuine experiences of vintage cuisine. Time has stopped to the days after WW II, everything has been considered to be original. Downright service and distinct food, menu is most versatile.... More 

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Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A long time tradition in the centre of Helsinki. Traditional romantic atmosphere. Good food and great staff. It used to be smoky and noisy full of different kind of artists. Now every one can feel themselves a bit bohemian and underground. We had pike perch and asparagus. Wide range of wines.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had a nice dinner at Kosmos in Helsinki. We shared roast beet salad, then we had fried herrings and roast reindeer. Everything was very good. The service was professional and polite. The price is moderate for the quality of the restaurant and the foods. Very good!

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I frequented Kosmos a lot when I was young, i.e. 40-50 years ago. Then it was a smoky and noisy place with lots of people, much drinking and some eating. But in daytime it did serve excellent lunches. Now Kosmos has aged with me, so it is quiet, distinguished, serves mostly excellent food and the noisy drinkers have (almost) disappeared.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We came here because it appears to be a Helsinki institution and were not disappointed in that respect. The food is very traditional Finnish and extremely tasty. The ambience has a lovely feel - a gentle murmur of conversation. The restaurant is spacious and comfortable and the service slick and friendly. What I do however object to is the insistence... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kalevankatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?