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Kappeli

Etelaesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
010 76 63880
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Ranked #44 of 970 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Columbus, OH
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166 reviews 166 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We ended up here because our feet were too tired to walk far & Kappeli was close to our hotel. Also, as it was 9:40 pm, we thought we could get just a small bite on the lovely terrace. However, they were only serving food inside, in their elegant dining room. Our server was relatively unfriendly, a bit pushy and... More

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Trinidad
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Kappeli has a cafe, bar and restaurant. The dessert are absolutely delicious and the coffee great. The ambience and decor is exquisite and elegant. The service friendly and smiley, very nice. The food in the restaurant is out of this world. This is one restaurant that I always eat in, once I am in Helsinki. I would definitely recommend to... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Overall: 4 Other comments: very special and open rooms, lots of glass gives a special light. However, slow. Location: 5 Menu: 4 Knowledge: 3 Originality: 5 Presentation: 4 Taste: 4 Atmosphere: 4 Service: 2 Timing: 2 Cleanliness: 3 Price: 3 Price/value: 3

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Oslo, Norway
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I had an excellent dinner at Kappelli! Ordered one of the alternatives(no. 3 I think it was...) from the menu including starter, main course and dessert - and all 3 of them were great! A salad first, then fried vegetables and a strawberry sorbé ending this vegetarian alternative. Highly recommendable.

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Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We booked a table for a sunday dinner (recommendable to reserve in advance). Oct 05th 2014. The interior is very charming and the service was always friendly and polite. The variety on the menu is not huge but good enough to get difficulties in choosing the dishes. They all sounded very delicious. Finally we have chosen a menu and selected... More

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Finland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

This is the place to impress people with Helsinki's history. But where is service! It was a disaster, they just didn't have time for us. No water or drinks, feel of rush, barely managing. Food appeared great. I ask why our group had some shared stomach issues after this experience, could be something in the sallad?

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The café side of this place is very distinctly early 1920's. Beautiful! Very popular place for finns and tourists alike. Good coffee and great food but a bit on the expensive side. Definitely worth it though. This is one of the places to visit and have a breakfast or afternoon coffee / tea if visiting Helsinki for the first time.... More

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Rome, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

An elegant and classy restaurant where you can either seat and be served or go for the buffet. it also has an outside seating with bar services. To get a seat here on weekends you need to book or u will not be able to eat here, Delicious a nd tasty cuisine, super services and waiters who dotted on u,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

with glass walls almost all around this eatery is situated on Helsinki's esplanade close to the harbour and main market. Very nice atmosphere and friendly waiting staff. Ask for a glass of sparkling water and you get a caraffe. Very relaxed and perfect to while the time away waiting for the taxi to the airport to fly home.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

My colleague and I ate here whilst at a conference - she's veggie, I'm not but I wanted a light meal and the veggie options suited us both - though the waitress took a bit of persuading that we really did want them as a main course! Superbly cooked. Excellent bread. Lovely location.

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