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Ekberg

Bulevardi 9, Helsinki 00120, Finland (Formerly Cafe Ekberg) (Kampinmalmi)
+358 9 68118660
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Ranked #95 of 968 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bakery, Scandinavian, International, Café
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

After 15 minutes of waiting we finally got a waitress. Instead of 'Hello, what would you like to have?' we got 'We're closing in ten minutes!'

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Helsinki, Finland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The one and only historical café and patisserie with tradition in Helsinki since 1852. The pastry shop and café are legendary. The weekend breakfast buffet is maybe the best in town.

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Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The open sandwiches, soups and cakes are particularly good at this cafe. We go whenever in Helsinki. The last time the service was not as good as the place had been invaded by a tour group of Americans who had all arrived at once.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived around 1230 for coffee and cakes, we had trouble finding a table with two chairs as customers were moving furniture around. We found one by the door and I asked a waitress if it could be cleared.....after ordering I had to chase up for the table to be cleared and then had to wait a while for... More

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farnham common
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212 reviews 212 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We just had to make Cafe Ekberg our first call in Helsinki. No longer in England do we have cafes of the bygone past like Cafe Ekberg. Its decor and charm were just what we expected. Sadly, on this occasion, its staff and presentation were tired. Would we return, probably not, there are probably better bakeries in Australia and more... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great all you can eat breakfast with a tantalising mix of sweet (pastries and cakes) and savoury (eggs, cheese, charcuterie) as well as traditional breakfast items like yoghurt, fruit and toast. Decent coffee as well. Great value at 10 euros for the buffet and a great start to the day - I've eaten here a few times and, after breakfast,... More

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Stockholm
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200 reviews 200 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This old-fashioned café in the center of Helsinki opens already at 7.30 AM, so it is a good idea to have your breakfast here. The atmosphere is quite nice, a bit old-fashioned and cosy. The breakfast costs 10,50 euros and includes good bread, eggs, some ham and cheese, vegetables, fruit and fruit juices. At the end you must try their... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Every time I visit Helsinki I enjoy the delicious cakes and excellent coffee at this old-fashioned café. There is a great variety of cakes for any taste. The last time I enjoyed here the "Budapest" cake that was beyond praise, it was really melting in my mouse. We even popped in the next door "Ekberg" confectioners shop to buy more... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Gorgeous setting with lovely looking cakes. Huge variety of sweet treats and breads. Staff is very friendly. A bit on the expensive side but a treat well worth!

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England
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99 reviews 99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Obviously this place is in Finland therefore the ambiance and general feel by default has to be Finnish. However if it is your first visit to Helsinki and if by any chance you have been to Bettys in York in the North of England - that is the sort of place to expect. Charming little café serving beautiful (both to... More

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Additional Information about Ekberg

Address: Bulevardi 9, Helsinki 00120, Finland (Formerly Cafe Ekberg)
Phone Number: +358 9 68118660
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
Cuisine: Bakery, Scandinavian, International, Café

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