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Restaurant Sarkanlinna

) #782 of 1,198 Restaurants in Helsinki $$$$ , French, European
Sarkansaari, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 9 13456756
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Aug 24, 2016
“Fantastic dinner in amazing surroundings! ”
Aug 6, 2016
“Expensive, poor food in a great location”
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Scandinavian, French, European
Sarkansaari, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much for an amazing experience! We had a fantastic team dinner and my birthday turned out to be a wonderful evening with great food, nice company and fantastic service-minded waiters. Great food - good wine and the view to the sea and...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Overpriced, and the food is not anything special, the service could be friendlier. Great location, wonderful views but far too pricey for what you get.

Thank TiinaChrista
Reviewed September 19, 2015

Restaurant Särkänlinna is one of many summer restaurants in the coast of Helsinki, and you should visit at least one them if you stay in town in summertime. Särkänlinna is situated in an island, not far away from the mainland, and you can take the...More

Thank MsQuality
Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Surraunding was amazing, unique space in Helsinki. Food was plated beautifully and it tasted good, but not excellent. Prices were expensive comparing to the quality of service. Wouldn't go there if paying myself. Enjoyed a nice evening on business. The floor was funny, it wasn't...More

Thank 453katis
Reviewed June 25, 2015

The atmosphere of the place is fantastic. The service was incredibly slow and unprofessional; we were at the restaurant trip for 4 hours, waiting for the next course to arrive or waiting the service or check. No poring of wines nore water, some of the...More

Thank Matkustanympari
Reviewed June 14, 2015

We had a group dinner in business here. Service was excellent and very polite. Food was good, but nothing extraordinary or breathtaking. I would still recommend the place during summer as the location is fantastic.

Thank Sasuto
Reviewed October 11, 2014

Särkänlinna is located on iland. Just 5 minutes with boat. Incredible location for restaurant. The restaurant itself is in old gunpowder warehouse. The food is absolutely grate at the service is excellent. This is must to see restaurant at summer times.

Thank Arska-FI
Reviewed August 8, 2014

Enjoyed a delicious business dinner in a wonderful location. The restaurant is located on a small island, which in itselft is very nice. The food is vey nice - and while it is not cheap, it is good value for money. The combinations are advanced,...More

Thank AndersBB
Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had the chef's menu for two, and this turned out to be one of the most interesting dinners we ever had. The chef for this summer prepared very special courses, with sometimes surprising combinations of ingredients that worked very well together. Among the five...More

Thank knordlun
Reviewed July 8, 2014

The concierge at the Fabian Hotel suggested this restaurant. He said it was somewhere he took his wife every five years! And we now know why it's such a treat. Getting there on the boat was a nice little adventure to start the evening ,...More

Thank Welburn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Scandinavian, French, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sarkansaari, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 13456756
  • E-mail
Särkänlinna provides a magnificent premise for any kind of function from elegant weddings, private parties to romantic island dinners in Helsinki.The Sarkanlinna menu is influenced by Nordic cuisine, and you can taste the best seasonal Finnish ingredients in the dishes of this summer restaurant especially famous for its traditional crayfish parties.
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