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Kappeli

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Etelaesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
358107663880
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 192
    Excellent
  • 232
    Very good
  • 86
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Upscale Finnish food.

Nice location, very attractive interior, and I got the feeling this is a favorite place for upscale locals. I was never able to pin down exactly what characterizes Finnish food-- and this restaurant came closest in my mind to demonstrating the regional cuisine. They offer a sample plate of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Bo S
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Jacksonville, Florida
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Gothenburg, Sweden
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Good food quite Finnish but the service was very slow and the restaurant has a history and is quite famous in Helsinki and that is probably the reason for the high prices.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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93 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Nice location, very attractive interior, and I got the feeling this is a favorite place for upscale locals. I was never able to pin down exactly what characterizes Finnish food-- and this restaurant came closest in my mind to demonstrating the regional cuisine. They offer a sample plate of "typical" or traditional dishes and they were all enjoyable and well... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful location and definitely somewhere to be seen. Staff are great and seem happy to spend time with patrons. Menu is in 5 or 6 languages. Simple children's menu (steak, chicken or salmon) but with good options in terms of sauces and vegetables. Expect to pay somewhere between 100 and 200 euros for two adults and two kids

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Manchester
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We went here to try traditional Finnish food. The menu gave us the ability to try a variety of dishes, all of which we loved. The staff were kind and helpful and the setting in the park with the vintage chandeliers was lovely. Would definitely recommend this place.

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Helsinki, Finland
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Close to Helsinki's main port, this location has a very beautiful look. It is great looking during winter, when it has the decorative light on. I find the food average, sweetes decent and coffee good.

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London
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93 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is well worth a visit even to just sit with a coffee and enjoy the surrounds. It's expensive, e.g. bagel about £7.50 but it's a lovely setting. Sitting inside at the front gives you great views of the market and harbour area. Worth treating yourself.

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I was there for a light lunch, and then another night for drinks. It's a beautiful restaurant, with large windows and many chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. The food was very good, and the atmosphere was very bright and airy.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Old restaurant with a large patio just off the market place. A must for the people in Helsinki to visit in the summer, though once is enough. Always (with nice weather) packed and self service. Inside you can get a nice salmon soup and pastries. Outside they sell just drinks. Sitting on the patio you can listen to life music.

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Kappeli has a good restaurant and a proper bar but in my opinion the best part is the cafe (which also serves alcohol). It is self service but still a great place to enjoy a coffee or a glass of bubbly. Lovely building, fabulous atmosphere!

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Didn't fail to amaze! Awesome food, excellent service even though the place was extremely busy. Friendly staff, nothing was too much trouble. The food though, oh my word the food! I had reindeer meatballs and I could have quite happily ate the same thing every night of our stay if I wasn't so insistent on trying something new every night.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Etelaesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: 358107663880

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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