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Bulevardi 9, Helsinki 00120, Finland (Formerly Cafe Ekberg)
+358 9 68118660
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just a lovely place to eat. Having been here a few times int he past, we were delighted that it is now better than ever. This time there were eight of us including three children and we all absolutely loved it. We were pleasantly surprised at how child friendly it is. The licorice ice cream was amazing as... More 

Thank beaker1977
Management response:

Dear beaker1977, Thank you very much for choosing Ekberg while in Helsinki and for sharing your experience with TripAdvisor readers. We hope to welcome you back to Ekberg in a not too distant future. Best regards, Arja Ahovuori Hospitality Manager More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

All you can eat breakfast buffet and coffee for 11.50€ Free internet access. The staff was polite and speaks fluent English!

Thank Petros K
Management response:

Dear Petros K, Thank you for taking a moment to share your comments on the recent visit at Ekberg. The entire team works very hard to consistently deliver the highest level of service and is touched when efforts are recognized through such positive feedback. Thank you again for your kind words and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The Nepolian is wonderful, and you need to try the Hot Chocolate. My wife and I came here for a mid day snack and it was delicious. The servers however are a different deal. We waited over 45 minutes to pay the bill. Not from the time we ordered, but from the time we finished eating. We asked the server... More 

Thank Brian H
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The next time you are Shopping in the design district of Helsinki why not sit down and take a moment to enjoy the delicious food, pastries and coffee at this wonderful location. It can get crowded but that is just a sign of the enormous popularity of this local icon!

Thank gyoergykalmans
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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175 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest cafes in Helsinki and still doing very well. Breakfast was wonderful and very pleasantly served. You want to have lots of time and linger over excellent coffee and a very pleasant and friendly environment.

Thank Hancho
Billericay, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Ekbergs was established in 1857 and some of the original detail still exists in and out of the cafe. It is a popular venue for both visitors and locals by offering delightful cakes, snacks, lunch buffet meals and pastries in the cafe and more reasonably priced items from the adjacent shop. Be assured that the service is quick and efficient... More 

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Management response:

Dear Keith P, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review. On behalf of the entire Ekberg team, I would like to pass our appreciation for your comments about your experience with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon to Ekberg! Kindest regards, Arja Ahovuori Hospitality Manager More 

Perth, Australia
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Based in the heart of Helsinki's design district, Ekbert is terrific for breakfast or lunch or an informal business meeting with coffee.

Thank Curthofmann
Management response:

Dear Curthofmann, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. We all look forward to welcoming you back in Helsinki. Best regards, Arja Ahovuori Hospitality Manager More 

Gloucestershire, UK
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

This venue certainly has period charm in terms of the interior - as do the cakes and pastries. (Amused to read the recent Swiss reviewer describing this place as cheap - it seemed nothing of the kind to us!) Tea and pastries perfectly acceptable without being spectacular. The service was in parts on the cool (verging on the disinterested) side.

Thank StansPal
Management response:

Dear StansPal, We appreciate you having taken the time to post your review. We are looking forward to the prospects of welcoming you back to Ekberg in the not too distant future. I remain at your disposal for any assistance you may require. Kindest regards, Arja Ahovuori Hospitality Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Ekberg was busy with a cross section of locals... ladies meeting for coffee, students, tourists etc. For a reasonable EU11 you could settle in for as much as you liked from the breakfast buffet, and it looked like a few were planning on staying all day. The buffet selection was classic Scandinavian, and the coffee good and strong. Worth a... More 

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Management response:

Dear ivanb52, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments about your recent experience at Ekberg. We hope to have the pleasure to welcoming you back soon to Ekberg in a not too distant future. Kindest regards, Arja Ahovuori Hospitality Manager More 

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The oldest café of Finland, perhaps Scandinavische. The companies was establishment 1852. This locatie in 1940

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevardi 9, Helsinki 00120, Finland (Formerly Cafe Ekberg)
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 68118660

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