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$6 - $18
Cafe, European, Scandinavian
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Reviewed December 25, 2020 via mobile

I have visited this cozy little restaurant/coffee place multiple times. Excellent salmon soup for lunch. Sweets are good too.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 1, 2019 via mobile

Located very near National Museum and Parliament Building in Mannerheimintie. Extra star for dog friendliness and good traditional and not too sweat, but tasty and still warm owenbaked cinnamon bun.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

Very nice small Café in the center of Helsinki in front of Hakasalmen Huvila Museum. Good coffee, excellent cakes and friendly service. A couple of tables outside. The Museum next to is also worth a visit.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

Lovely outdoor space to eat in the sun. I had the salad with Halloum chees and fresh strawberries with a piece of quiche. Very good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed November 25, 2018

I visit here for lunch on average once a week, but this time I enjoyed a dinner on a cold November Saturday. Food was absolutely gorgeous - you can tell the chef puts a lot of thought and love into the menu. The ingredients used...and a lot of the flavours sourced were exotic, yet very Finnish. Service was friendly and professional. The athmosphere of the place was nice and relaxing: the location itself is lovely in daylight too, but with the candles and soft music it was just perfect. Can't wait to go back for dinner!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Located just behind the National Museum of Finland, this cafe offers some lovely pies and cakes to eat - all homemade! My family came here for a quick lunch before we went off to visit the museum - there is indoor and outdoor seating. The...highlight were the korvapuusti (Finnish cinnamon rolls) we tried- fresh out of the oven; so gorgeously fragrant and warm and most importantly, very delicious. You order at the front of the cafe - all available foods to buy is written on either the board behind the counter or written on the glass displaying the pies and cakes. While everything is in Finnish, the owners of the cafe speak English and are lovely people, happy to answer any questions you have.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This cafe is so very central on Mannerheimintie and still a green oasis in the Villa Hankasalmi gardens next door to both the Finlandia Hall and the Music Hall, National Museum and close to Kiasma. Excellent for lunch or a cup of coffee especially when...you can sit outside. The food here is absolutely a great surprise for such a tiny and quite modest place. Try the lunch specials! The mushroom risotto was really to die for! The cafe is now also open on weekend evenings and having tested the dinner menu I can only warmly recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Maybe many don’t notice this cafe on the corner of Aurora Karamsin’s house which used to be a museum. This cafe is located in the side bulding. Musiikkitalo and Finlandia House are next to it. Entrance from Mannerheimintie. Wine, drinks, light lunch, cakes etc.

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little cafe in the very heart of Helsinki city center. Always delicious goods, cakes and biscuits and salty pies and pastries. Good selection of teas and always so fresh coffee. Nice friendly staff. Highly do recommend to try out the cinnamon buns. Also salads...available.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Wonderfoul place to have lunch. Halloum salad was great, delicious. All the food here worth of trying! Soups and everything has the touch of the chef.

Date of visit: August 2017
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