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“Not only for Elite”
Review of Restaurant Elite

Restaurant Elite
Ranked #47 of 1,673 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
Reviewed November 6, 2012

Very nice athmosphere with good service and excellent food within Finnish art. "Tauno Palon Sipulipihvi" is definitely one of my favourites, I can really recommend it.

Thank Kauko R
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

The Elite restaurant was for years home to painters who, unfortunately for them and fortunately for diners, sometimes couldn't make the rent and so paid for space with paintings. These paintings adorn the walls of the elegant dining room. Alas, one can't -- or shouldn't -- eat paintings. But fortunately the food is excellent, well suited to the lovely dining room. The restaurant is well known for their Baltic herring but the menu is large with a good range of fish and meat dishes. I had the Tartare of salmon, which was especially nice. A good selection of wine and professional service. This is a top-of-the-line place whose prices are moderate for the quality of the food, service, and decor. An excellent choice if you're looking for fine dining.

Thank remlesotla
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

This is an art deco style restaurant that used to cater for more artists than it does now. Today's artists can't afford the prices anymore but get to visit Elite when gallerists offer them some post- exhibition opening dinner - Elite is still somewhat popular for those. I was lucky enough to accompany an artist to one such dinner, and even though the party was 25 to 30 people strong, food was served quickly enough and it was very tasty Finnish fare, as usual. Most customers these days are middle-aged, relaxed bourgeois from the surrounding Töölö neighbourhood.

Thank MinnaK
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Reviewed July 6, 2012

Paintings of some of the best Finnish artists, who used to frequent this restaurant, make the place agreeable. Lots of air and space, excellent service. Good food, parts of the menu dating back to the good old days of the very famous customers!

Thank marja-liisa t
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Reviewed May 20, 2012

Old artist haunt with modern kitchen and good service

Thank devexit
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