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Kalevankatu 3, Helsinki, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
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Ranked #287 of 1,028 Restaurants in Helsinki
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Stockholm
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173 reviews 173 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Unfortunately the culinary part was forgotten somewhat but even worse was that the service was non-existent -- the waiter was not interested at all. The historical restaurant by it self did not compensate for the bad service level.

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Lund, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I'm in Helsinki quite often and - surprisingly - hadn't made it to Kosmos until a local friend suggested we meet there. I'm glad that he did. The location is central, not far from Main Station or Stockmann department store. When we entered, my coat was taken (warning: there is a €2.50 charge for this). The decor is very traditional... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is one of my favorites in town. The restaurant has been in the same family for decades (I think since 1930´s). Patrons include businessmen and artists, a somewhat peculiar combination. The food and service are impeccable. The food is traditional Finnish and portions are large enough. I have had lunch and dinner here several times and never been disappointed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I always bring all my foreign guests here. It’s timeless and represents Finnish culture at its best: unpretentious yet warm. You gotta try the classic Vorschmack with Duchess Potatoes. Prices are moderate. You always leave there feeling good.

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Helsinki, Finland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Traditional finnish restaurant with lots of history. Famous finnish artists have been always loyal customers here. Old fashioned original retro style interior. Food is usually good but not so cheap. Service is sometimes good sometimes odd. Reservation recommended.

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Kuusisto
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I had my first ever dinner at Kosmos. I have to say place glows history. Restaurant has very long history in Helsinki. Menu is quite wide and offers good selection for all kind of tastes. I had blini as my starter. I just was nice. On main course I had lamb. Oh my God it was good. But biggest delight... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very traditional Finnish Restaurant. Five of us went. Everyone loved it. We had quite the range of food but the fish dises are terrific and the Reindeer was excellent. Wine is way too expensive but that's the case with alcohol in Finland. The Govt. Seems not to care and the people don't seem to mind either or it would have... More 

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Lahti, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Reliable good food , excellent service and jolly atmosphere. Especoally the moose quenelle soop was excellent, real brothe is something you dpn't get too often

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It had rained almost all day, so when it got to 17:00 we decided to have an early dinner. The restaurant was as described in LP and it was as though we had been transported back in time. We weren't sure what to have so my wife ordered the veal and I had the smoked reindeer - we swapped halfway... More 

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Cloak / reception man rude and also to charge 2.50 per jacket then rudely told you must wear you jacket if you don't cloak. Yet other people in restaurant having jackets over seats. Was ready to walk out after such a rude reception but the waiter who greeted and served was delightful & food was good. Pity about first impression.

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Additional Information about Kosmos

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