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Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian
As featured in Best Food in Helsinki
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Etelaesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Rome, Italy
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a fresh drink in a hot day! Lucky Italians we always have the sun with us. Torneremo un giorno.

Thank Diva R
Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

During our cruise, we had most of a day in Helsinki. After wandering through Market Square (and finding some of the most unusual jewelry I've ever seen), and visiting the cathedral, we started looking for a place to have lunch. We tried several restaurants, but either didn't like the restaurant interior or found the menu unappealing. As we walked back... More 

Thank jeanneo45
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most glamorous glass structure on the Esplanade. When it is full of people, there is just this urge you want to be part of it. You then have to decide whether to go to the dining room, or the cafeteria, or the bar, or the open area ; all very nice with different atmosphere. If possible, get a table... More 

Thank Kenneth L
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kappeli is a lovely, traditional Helsinki restaurant in an upmarket area of the city and it lived up to its longstanding reputation for providing good food, good wine, good service and an overall good experience. We went more than once and ate indoors and outdoors on the terrace, and enjoyed both. Not cheap but we felt that we did get... More 

Thank KeithBarbados
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not booked but after a short wait we were shown to a corner table lovely meal .Two of us are vegetarians and they were pleased with the dishes offered .Excellent service ,leisurely delightful evening .

Thank Maureen M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

P and me are on our annual holiday and this year we are visiting Helsinki. It's a beautiful city with plenty of green spaces, beautiful architecture and water, water everywhere. If you've read my previous reviews you'll know I love walking. Walking and eating! And this city provides both in abundance. We did 18,000 steps yesterday and rounded off with... More 

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Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best restaurant in Helsinki . Great location , traditional food and good service. Very nice garden and also inside is perfect. i Suggest it if you want taste traditional food in the city..

Casablanca, Morocco
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353 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't eat here this time, but I came just to have some drinks on the wonderful terrace and watched people on Esplanadi go by. They now do gluten-free beer, which they didn't last year. I've loved this place for decades and always visit at least once (or more) when I come to Finland. I suggest strongly that everyone else... More 

Thank mishmishapricot
Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had really great dinner, made from quality ingredients. One of us took the mushroom soup to start and liver for main and said she had the best meal of her life! Rest of us took steaks and they were good also. Actually all the foods had lots of taste in them and looked nice. Service was good also. Beautiful... More 

Thank Elina_541
Sydney, Australia
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120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic experience here as part of a large group booking seated downstairs. Beautiful building with wonderful outside seating, inside is full of historical character and is a great place to dine. We were a large group booking where extra people turned up last minute. this meant the lovely staff had to rush to get more seating and an... More 

Thank Tiztraveller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Etelaesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: 358107663880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?