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Brahen Kellari

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$$$
European, Scandinavian, Steakhouse, International, Grill
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Puolalankatu 1, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 2 2325400
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Helsinki, Finland
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this restaurant by pure chance and stepped right in. Furnishing is utterly sparse, perhaps just focusing on the food. Fish is our preference and realised only later that although this restaurant has some fish items on the menu, it is better known for it's meat menu. We ordered fried whitefish, which was an excellent choice. The sauce, however,... More 

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Thank LorfHki
Turku, Finland
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135 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This is the oldest cellar restaurant in Turku. I do not know why I have not eaten here before. We ate here on busy Friday evening. The place and the atmosphere was very good. The a la carte list had good selection of different kind of dishes. We both had pheasant which was first time for both of us and... More 

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Thank Tukano
PerBrahe, Omistaja at Brahen Kellari, responded to this review

Thank you for giving nice note on your recent visit and hope to see you again;) More 

Turku, Finland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Nice atmosphere in this "old school" restaurant in the heart of Turku. Good service. Food is good but nothing extra ordinary. Not a fine-dining place. Simple, good food.

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Thank Juha1974
Veikkola, Finland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Cosy place with reasonable food and reasonable prices. In the restaurant is private rooms for 10 -30 persons. Nice place to arrange meeting or gathering with groups.

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Thank Mika G
Prague, Czech Republic
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I stumbled upon this place while visiting a friend. We were looking for a restaurant that serves reindeer and we were not disappointed as the cream of smoked reindeer they serve was really delicious. The main course, grilled filled of roe deer, was also amazing - the meat was unbelievably tender. The wine that was recommended to us was not... More 

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Thank Shuniik
Turku, Finland
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Had a nice dinner with friends. Service was good, and food above average. A little bit pricey, but it always is near Christmas. I've told their lunch is good.

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Thank Jouni S
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Brahen Kellari is expensive but nice. I would recommend this to those who are willing to pay some extra for atmosphere and great food.

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Thank Kooeekoo
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

They have really tasty and original menu. I recommend smoked raindeer soup. Their stakes are well prepared, good voice of wine available. Place is renovated a while ago with nice taste.

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Thank Dorota T
Turku, Finland
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have nothing good to say about this place. The interior is very dated, service was totally indifferent, and the food had almost no taste at all.

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Thank HeidiAnnika
PerBrahe, Omistaja at Brahen Kellari, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your valued comment about my restaurant some eight months ago . Unfortunately I can not give you any proper answer to you about food quality and service provided to you since time lap is too large from your visit to your feedback;( I assure to you that we do have excellent, but relaxed service and... More 

Turku, Finland
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Upgraded but still traditional restaurant with a pleasent twist, clean, modern cellar style with good food. Well done menu with classical and balanced dishes. Also winelist is well designed and includes quality wines globally.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $36
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Steakhouse, International, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puolalankatu 1, Turku 20100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southwest Finland  >  Turku
  • Phone Number: +358 2 2325400
Description
Brahen Kellari, the oldest cellar restaurant in the city, is situated in heart of the modern Turku. Friendly, relaxed athmosphere, an excellent blend of Finnish and International flavours as well as cheerful, homelike service welcome you always at the Brahen Kellari.

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