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Reviewed September 21, 2023 via mobile

We had the most delicious meal. The Artic Char was perfect, as was the beef with unusual, but tasty combinations. There is a very talented chef or two in the kitchen. Coupled with a sauna and swim before, it made for a perfect evening. Thank...you!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed August 10, 2023 via mobile

After taking a 10 minute bout trip to get to Lonna you realise there is not much to see and hope the food is worth it. And yes the food is great. We loved the fish and the cauliflower as well as the tartar. ..to...bad the service is not up to it, after been shown to the worst table in an empty restaurant we would have walked off if not on an island.. So 5Star for the food and 2Star for the service.. When do great retaurants finally get it that great service is important ??More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed May 24, 2023

That was unexpectedly better then I thought. Pairing of food with wines was super good. located on the small island in old militaty barracks. Intersting place with nice view, a lot of canadian geeze around, boat taxi to come and summer terrace and bar. Worth...to come and try. A lot of people was there in the evening. Good sign.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed July 26, 2022

A short 10 trip from Helsinki is a quiet little island to enjoy a brilliant dinner in the Finnish summer.. Great menu, plenty of choice and very interesting selection of wines…. The food was cooked and presented exceptionally and staff are very attentive and professional.... You can dine inside or in a terraced area… Great for relaxing evening or even a Sauna….but book…it’s popular Don’t miss…More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed September 22, 2021 via mobile

Location, historic houses, view from the island, personnel, service, food and drinks - it all made a perfect evening for me and my customers.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 4, 2021

Restaurant Lonna is located just 10 minutes ferry ride outside Helsinki in a small charming & tranquil island. The restaurant Lonna is located in the middle of the island offering seating both indoors and at the terrace. Since this is very popular place table reservation...is highly recommended (we saw several groups turned away due to not having reservations and restaurant being full). We enjoyed the tasting menu at the terrace. Service was fairly smooth although the inexperience of staff brought continuously smiles to faces. The food was very good and wines paired well thought. The price-value was also good, so strongly recommended!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 22, 2021

...the best of everything: food, presentation, service, location and people and also the...weather....

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed August 21, 2020 via mobile

This is the perfect place to end your explanation of the island fortress of Suomenlinna. The surroundings are quite nice, the food is some of the best local food I have ever had. They use premier local suppliers of fish, cheese and so on. The...food is made to perfection. Note that the 3 times I have been there the portions are quite big, so we have not had room for desert yet. What really sets this place apart,is the quality price ratio of the wines. I used to like the Savoy for top quality lical tastes, but their mark-up on wines is insane. I really suggest trying Lonna instead. IMPORTANT. The restrooms are located downstairs, and you will have to go outside to get there. Not so nice on a windy and rainy day. My suggestion is to take the JT Line Island hopper boat from the market square every 30 minutes . If the weather is good explore first ValliSaari, and/or Suomenlinna. If not, just get a feel for the area from inside the biat, and have a great meal at Lonna.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 6, 2020 via mobile

We had a state of the art lunch here. The starters the main dishes as well as the desserts were all near food with many new ingredients never tasted before.The service the setting an island was just fabulous. Having been in the hospitality business all...my life and travelled the world I did not realize that just a short boat ride from my home there is a restaurant that can match any restaurants where ever they may be! Thank you for a great experience...will returnMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 29, 2020

Wonderful and innovative chef's 5-course dinner. Excellent service. Worth a trip in itself. Haven't visited the sauna yet, that will be left for the next time.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 17, 2020 via mobile

Lonna is located on a small island with the same name. It can be reached with a boat, starting from Helsinki market place harbour. The island is very small historical gun powder storage, now converted to a restaurant and event location. It’s worth visiting by...itself, but eating in the restaurant is an experience one shouldn’t miss, while on the island. The menu is contemporary fine dining, but not too fine, to be enjoyed in holiday attire. In the summer time they have tables also outside, and you can enjoy the dinner while watching the beatiful scenery of Helsinki archipelago and boat traffic passing by. The food is excellent and well prepared and service is friendly and professional. During our visit the speed of service could have been a bit faster, so it’s recommended to reserve enough time and warm clothes, since the wind on the islands is always cooler than on the main land. Table reservation is also recommended since the restaurant is not that big and it’s very popular.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 7, 2020 via mobile

Fifteen minute boat ride from Helsinki Market square you will find a cool but not too cool restaurant. They'll tell you where the ingredients come from, but in a manner not too eager. So, service is fine, and our dinner was great. Main course for...my partner: baby lamb. For me: pike perch. Both with seasons vegetables, really fresh. Lovely, robust Italian rose. Not for shoestring budget, but still worth the money and "trouble".More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

High quality local / Finnish ingredients combined with fine dining. Nice selection of wines which you can choose from a shelf. Great service. You should book ahead as the restaurant is small and if you can’t get a table there is not that much to...do on the small island while waiting for the next boat. Hidden gem due to its location even though well known by local food lovers.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

We have just discovered a hidden pearl! Traditional Finnish flavours; truly amazing food in a lovely enviroment. ♥️

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 24, 2019

It's a cool overall experience I'd say. If the weather is good, the boatride here is fun and it's literally one minute walk from the pier to the restaurant. If you can eat outside, then awesome. Inside tends to get cramped with too many people...and even rather noisy. Is this one of these places where four out of five customers are female and half of them wear Marimekko stripes ?? I've been here twice and seems to be the case, I guess I better get one.. The food is good. No printed menus indicate the menu is changed often and is likely to contain fresh and local stuff according to the current season. This was a memorable experience - mostly due to Putin's visit in the nearby Suomenlinna, the sky was full of copters and the sea was full of fastboats... But we had a good time nevertheless.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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