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Ravintola Toolonranta

#156 of 1,140 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Taka-Töölö
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Helsinginkatu 56, Helsinki 00260, Finland
+358 9 61285700
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11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice riverside restaurant and (self described) meeting place near the national opera house. I need to return in a Summer evenings and sit outside on the terrace. I'm sure it will be fantastic. As it was, a winter visit with panorama glass windows was still fairly impressive. Food and wines were good, not great, but this was a large 90... More 

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Thank Antony J
Helsinki
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here for the blinibuffet. Unfortunately some of the blinis were burned (the table next to us also complained about it). The rest of the food was tasty but this meal was all about blinis... Since the restaurant is in a prominent place and looks quite classy, I was appalled by the service - it was like we were... More 

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Thank Norkku
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

It was busy Saturday with popular Christmas lunch. Still service was friendly and worked like a Swiss clock. Table reservation is highly recommended this time of year. Food itself was traditional but served with an innovative twist. Positive experience.

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Thank Scandinavian_Agent
Helsinki, Finland
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had a four course dinner after sunset overlooking Linnunlaulu and Töölönlahti. The views were really nice. Also the service was good although we had three different waitresses during the dinner. All of the courses were good, especially the sirloin steak was especially yummy.

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Thank SampoKoo
Turku, Finland
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144 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a nice restaurant in the park right in the center of Helsinki. The summer terrace is very nice. The food is very good, not fine dining, but casual dining with a touch and flavor. Can be truly recommended.

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Thank Ve8
Salo, Finland
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185 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is in special location at the board of Töölö bay in the park just 15 minutes by walk from central railway station. Brunssi is with great starter buffet and desert buffet. Three choices for main dish. Food was good. Service friendly and professional. Atmosphere was great. Remember to make reservation. O warmly recommend.

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Thank Mr_Pasi
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Restaurant located in very nice place in a park near lake closed to city center. Food was very tasty (portions are not big, but enough for one). Good service.

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Thank Arkady G
Faversham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Lovely food with good service. I enjoyed a salmon starter, beef for main and a beetroot cake with rosemary ice cream - all were very tasty. It was washed down with a Finnish lager and a couple of glasses of malbec. I was lucky enough to have a good view across the water from my seat. Highly recommended.

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Thank Hhihan
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We were there in a group of 19 people, we had pre ordered their food, the service was perfect, food was nice, dessert was okay. A little small portion comparing with food in the US.

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Thank Sara N
Trieste, Italy
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Our dinner in Toolonranta left me quite disappointed. The restaurant itself is soberly elegant, very comfortable chairs and lovely location on the lake. Unfortunately their service is not up to expectations, and the rather small portions don’t match with their high prices. My artichokes soup was delicious, but there was just 2 spoons of it. If you don’t choose from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:30
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Helsinginkatu 56, Helsinki 00260, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Taka-Töölö
  • Neighbourhood: Taka-Töölö
  • Phone Number: +358 9 61285700

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