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Bar, European
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Reviewed June 24, 2020

The venue is nice but the food is not good enough to warrant the prices. 17 euros for an extremely basic burger is too much.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed October 14, 2019

The food is quite basic, but the prices are reasonable and the food is tasty. There is also a wide selection of beers available with affordable price. Everything must be order in the bar which means almost always long queues, because some of the people...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 7, 2019

Had to wait an hour for food. Everyone else getting their food before us. Not worth it. Go somewhere else.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed April 30, 2019

This was a good place for a few beers, a board game and a snack. Upstairs eating area more formal. I think this is a nice bistro to come visit.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed April 21, 2019

I was visiting my friend in Kallio and we decided to have evening snack nearby and we ended up to Finbistro Sävel. My friend told me that in Kallio there used to be this kind of places in almost every block when she was child....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

For me it was a first time to visit Sävel. Nice food and positive surprise! Terrace on the street and good service. My chicken and bacon salad was very good, also tasty vegan apple pie! Only negative comment for only Finnish coffee...

Date of visit: August 2018
Tanja V, Ravintolapäällikkö at Ravintola Savel, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hi! Thank you for your feedback. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed May 10, 2018

Sävel(=Melody, Tune) is located between Hakaniemi and Kallio. Interior is inspired by 50's/60's and you have to order and pay first from the counter. They say that they are "Finn Bistro", but there is also many other choices too. I decided to stay in traditonal...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Delicious Finnish food eaten today with my family. Grilled liver with potatomash, onions and lingonberry jam. Really nice personell and good service. Extra salad plate only for 1,5 euros. Strong recommendation! 😉

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Sad to say that they changed the recipe of their burgers and opted for "gourmet" meat that they cannot prepare properly, I hope they will improve in the future again

Date of visit: April 2017
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Sävel has a really nice lunch buffet. Liked especially their salad buffet. Also warm dishes and soup was tasty.

Date of visit: February 2018
Tanja V, Ravintolapäällikkö at Ravintola Savel, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Hey, nice to hear that you enjoy our lunch. Hope to see you soon again!

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