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La Cantine

Laajalahdentie 17 | 00330, Helsinki 00330, Finland
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 30, 2016
“Excellent lunch”
Oct 25, 2016
“One of best places to have lunch”
Closed Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
Laajalahdentie 17 | 00330, Helsinki 00330, Finland
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Reviewed November 30, 2016

Excellent lunch place. Menu was a bit short but risotto we had was excellent. Concept of the place is really nice but they should invest a bit for a 'coziness'. Service as good as expected.

Thank Jari S
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in Helsinki to have a lunch. Simple dishes, versatile menu: daily main dish varies from Asia to Europe. Good, fresh quality. At least a weekly visit is a must!

Thank Lauri K
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Good food and service, excellent choice for lunch if you happen to be in the neighborhood. Lovely deserts.

Thank Stiina
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Main course was absolutely beautiful - roasted pork with mustard sauce and smashed potatoes. Rustic, authentic flavours, very well seasoned. However, I want to eat something fresh (salads, vegetables, fruits, etc.) also and there were only few lettuce leafs, nothing else. In that price level...More

Thank Heidi R
Reviewed July 13, 2016

This used to be the nicests frenchie bistro in Helsinki, nice bread and patisserie from framboise, a local french style bakery. List was and is very short, just a couple of choises. Ceasar salads with chicken or shrimp, and a daily warm item. Today it...More

Thank mleivo
Reviewed October 8, 2015

Nicely situated in the Munkkiniemi neighbourhood, this French Bistro turned out to be a great place to meet people over lunch. A cozy place with a short menu, but alternatives all the way from salads to dishes for the hungry one :-)

Thank HeGeKH
Reviewed February 1, 2015

That was a really good recommandation of the Hilton Kalastaijatorppa reception! Nice people in a small restaurant. I like the short menu, explained in detail by the chef. Typical french or finnisch. Good house wine. Feasible prices.

Thank Thomas_B_WIT
Reviewed April 22, 2014

Very nice environment, excellent and passionate service staff. The place is very small (less than 10 tables), so I suggest to call and reserve. The food was quite good, I especially loved the desserts. I didn't feel it as a dinner place, much more as...More

Thank Paola E
Reviewed March 11, 2014

If you are visiting Aalto house and looking for a good lunch place, then you can't miss this one! If you are staying at Kalastajantorppa and need a destination to walk to, this is a good candidate. Be warned though, it's not uncommon during lunch...More

1  Thank lenkkari
Reviewed February 12, 2014

Found this on trip adviser and gave it a go. Really lovely food. Simple short menu with good range. I had mussels and Bave (steak) followed by delicious choc brownie and ice cream (Devine) the wine was pricey but that seems to be so in...More

Thank Wendy F
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laajalahdentie 17 | 00330, Helsinki 00330, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
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