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Etelaesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
010 76 63880
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Ranked #46 of 990 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
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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
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This place was established in 1867, which is remarkably old in Finland. They still preserve the calm and beautiful atmosphere, and you will not miss this place as it is in the middle of the city! This place is one of very few places where you can enjoy quiet and relaxing time late night in this city. They have cafe... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a really beautiful restaurant from an architectural point of view. Along the Esplanade it is very centrally placed, but the interior is what catches the eye - Fin de siècle(?) Pretty much art nouveau(?) with magnificent glass windows, looking like crystal when all lit up at night. The decor and atmosphere is much the best thing about the... More

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Canberra, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I had the great fortune to re-visit Helsinki recently. Incidentally, Helsinki is one of my all time favourite cities. I rank it with Paris, Hamburg, New York and Copenhagen. I called in again to my favourite restaurant in Helsinki, Ravintola Kappeli. As always, the staff are friendly and accommodating. The food was fresh, tasty and there was a reasonably wide... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Is in the middle of the Esplanade park and it's most famous park in Finland or should i say in Helsinki. In the summer time lovely place to spend time eat your lunch a listen music. One of the most historic restaurants in Helsinki,Kappeli was designed by architect Hampus Dahlström (1829–1882) and built in 1867.

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Holen Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Kappeli is a fantastic building on the Esplanade. When I visited the place this time they had divided it into a restaurant, a cafe and a library bar. This suited me. I love cafes, I could go to the counter and collect a nice cake or a marvelus soup.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The place is beautiful, in the centre of city. But food was nothing special, for the money we spend. Maybe it was just not so good menu we choosed.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Suprisingly delicious and stylish three course menu. Stuff were little bit cold, but everything worked well and they answered well without problems when I asked about my dish.

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Milan, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is one of those experiences that you just have to try. The restaurant is gorgeous, in the middle of the Esplanade, it's magnetic. So do it. The food is good, not wonderful, the service is a bit grumpy, the bill a bit pricey but not outrageous. But the location is breathtaking and romantic...

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Lohja
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The location of Kappeli is nice, in the end of the park, close to market square. The food was OK, nothing really earth quaking, perhaps a little pricey. The staff was friendly.

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Mableton, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Our group of 5 went to Kappeli for dinner on our last night in Helsinki. The place was lit up and looked like a fairy castle in the darkness. Surrounded by windows, visitors are able to see the lights of the city outside, while onlookers outside can see all of the twinkling lights of the beautiful restaurant in the park,... More

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Address: Etelaesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
Phone Number: 010 76 63880
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki

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