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Brasserie Eira

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Tehtaankatu 21, Helsinki 00150, Finland
+358 92609867
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Cosy and cosmopolitan, Olive's restaurant and cafe-bakery is a family...
Cosy and cosmopolitan, Olive's restaurant and cafe-bakery is a family business situated at the heart of Eira. All meals and bakery products are made using fresh ingredients.
 After serving breakfast, lunchtime presents both home-cooked meals and three course business meals. In the evening, Olive's serves delicious dishes from a seasonally changing a la carte menu.
 Meanwhile in the cafe-bakery, you can find a wide selection of daily changing sweet and savoury pastries, cakes, various sandwiches and baguettes, and a salad bar.
 The product selection and menus may change with time, but they keep in touch with traditions. This homely restaurant is suitable for private events, business parties, meetings, weddings and various family celebrations.
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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not bad but not excellent!

We had the chef's menu which included a nice soup made of chantarelles, second course with seafood which was good as well. Blueberry sorbet before maincourse was tasty but the maincourse, red snapper, was dry and the plate had little bit too many things on it. The red snapper was from Indonesia, I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
Suonhelmi
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Helsinki, Finland
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had the chef's menu which included a nice soup made of chantarelles, second course with seafood which was good as well. Blueberry sorbet before maincourse was tasty but the maincourse, red snapper, was dry and the plate had little bit too many things on it. The red snapper was from Indonesia, I would have preferred some local fish. Dessert... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had lunch, which was quite nice, a hamburger steak and mashed potatoes. But then I tried the dessert, which said home made apple cake. It was not, It was a slide of a cake you can buy at the whole seller for restaurants, thats a BIG MINUS. You should never lie! When complaining, they did not react. Bad attitude.

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Helsinki, Finland
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I had never heard about this restaurant before, which is a surprise as this restaurant was awesome. The food was delicious (best I had eaten for a long time) and service was very friendly and attentive, but still relaxed. The interior was modern and stylish. If you want to try a new restaurant in Helsinki, which is superb, but is... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Discovered this place when dashing off tram 3 in a rain storm. The place is small and stylish. The staff were friendly and charming. The food was superb -- a nice French take on Finnish ingredients. On the night we were there, they were very flexible about substitutions and special requests with respect to the menu. And, it was very... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

First time today, and I am glad that south Helsinki has another excellent restaurant. I wonder how they pop up like mushrooms after rain. I can highly recommend it and will be back.

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Helsinki, Finland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Dinner was excellent. The service perfect. The chef came to show what he was about to cook. An experience to remember.

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Kent
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

A delicious Saturday night dinner, we chose the 6 course tasting menu, which at €78 for 2 people was really good value, both for Helsinki & for the quality of the food. The portions weren't huge, but the flavours were all superb & presentation was excellent, and we did not go away hungry. A restaurant to be recommended for a... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Dinner with friends was very good. Real virtuoso chef, comes up great meals. Very good service. Thank you!!

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Helsinki, Finland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Nice and easy atmosphere, easy to reach by tram or walking from the city center. The starter, beef carpaccio with a scent of truffels was mind blowing, the main dish, stuffed portobello mushroom was the best vegetaria dish I ever had.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

They call it brunch but it was a set lunch for Sunday. Apart from that the food was excellent and the price reasonable. The atmosphere was good and the service reasonable. We gladly recommend this place for Sunday lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tehtaankatu 21, Helsinki 00150, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 92609867

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 34 - 57
  • Cuisine: French

Description

Cosy and cosmopolitan, Olive's restaurant and cafe-bakery is a family business situated at the heart of Eira. All meals and bakery products are made using fresh ingredients.
 After serving breakfast, lunchtime presents both home-cooked meals and three course business meals. In the evening, Olive's serves delicious dishes from a seasonally changing a la carte menu.
 Meanwhile in the cafe-bakery, you can find a wide selection of daily changing sweet and savoury pastries, cakes, various sandwiches and baguettes, and a salad bar.
 The product selection and menus may change with time, but they keep in touch with traditions. This homely restaurant is suitable for private events, business parties, meetings, weddings and various family celebrations.
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?