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Restaurant Elite

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Kampinmalmi
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Hesperiankatu 22 | 00100, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 61285200
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11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 23:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 23:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My High school Apollo was only 200 meters away and we boys tried to visit this place even we were too young. Later on we were not too young and then became regular. This is a typical place where you meet old friends and today the friends are 50 years back, The best food is Tauno Palo steak, a steak... More 

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Thank Juhani H
Marcoussis
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132 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was there 2 weeks ago with 2 colleagues, a Monday evening at about 8 pm, and the place was close to empty - no more than 10 people, us included-. We began with a green salad, and we then had a different fish: perch, trout, and I took the pan-fried herrings with mashed potatoes. My colleagues were satisfied with... More 

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Thank JoelLeclair
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this review

Dear JoelLeclair, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this great review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant food and atmosphere. Monday evenings are often quieter than the other days of the week. Fortunately it didn't bother you. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We hope that we... More 

Finland
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We went for a business lunch for four people. The menu is in between being home-made and classic. This restaurant ensures that one gets something satisfying with whatever diet and budget limitation. One feels going out of the restaurant really feeling full, happy and a thought that the meal was worth it!

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Thank Malybaramu
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this review

Dear Malybaramu, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this excellent review! We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and the quality and taste of our food. We look forward to welcoming you back soon again! Best regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler More 

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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

One of the oldest restaurants in Helsinki. Service is professional, food traditional finnish and restaurant decor is amazing.

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Thank Jussi S
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this review

Dear Jussi S, Thank you for taking the time to share this great review. It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere in our restaurant. Hope to see you soon again! With kind regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler More 

helsinki
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131 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

If you want a stylish restaurant experience from 60s Helsinki, you'll love this place. Good polite service, quite short menu, all very tasteful and a bit old fashioned. The interior hasn't changed for decades and it's perfect just like this. In every city you need some restaurants that stay as they are. When they are good. And Elite is good.... More 

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Thank lindb
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this review

Dear lindb, Thank you for your visit in our restaurant and for this wonderful review. Really nice to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant atmosphere and food. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler More 

Salo, Finland
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185 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We had a family Independance day lunch in Elite. Eight adults and four small kids. Everyone enjoyed excellent food and friendly professional service. Special thanks to our waitrisse handling our active kids. I warmly recommend Elite.

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Thank Mr_Pasi
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this review

Dear Mr_Pasi, Thank you for visiting our restaurant. It is a pleasure to hear you enjoyed the food and service in our restaurant. We highly appreciate your taking the time and write this feedback. Looking forward seeing you again soon! With kind regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler More 

Sweden
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great food. Wonderful atmosphere. Excellent service! Noora is really sweet and professional. Wine list is limited but adequate.

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Thank H R
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this review

Dear H R, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this excellent review! We are glad that you enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere in our restaurant. I will tell greetings to Noora. Hopefully we will see again soon! Best regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Elite is clearly a restaurant with history and the character of the place is not to be under-rated. Some reviews commented on dated 1930's type fittings and a poor decor. I didn't find this to be the case at all. The restaurant is perfectly clean, tidy and has everything you would want from a restaurant proud of its past. The... More 

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Thank Richard B
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this review

Dear Richard B, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write this review. We are glad that you enjoyed the service and atmosphere in our restaurant. I apologize that the food did not meet your expectations. Hope to see you again! With kind regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler More 

Helsinki, Finland
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Elite is so famous that every Now and Then you need to check what happens There. This we did One saturday evening. The place was as before, old days style, white and clean tablecloths. The service was good. But alas, the food was not good at all. Scallops were creasy and overdone, risotto too salty. Still it was One of... More 

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Thank matti_matkamies
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this review

Dear matti_matkamies, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write this review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere and service of our restaurant. I am sorry that the food was not up to standard. I forwarded your feedback to the kitchen in order to find out what possibly went wrong then. Our website... More 

Vaasa, Finland
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160 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Strongly recomend this restaurant. Service is just super and food is just great and compeared to price, wow. One of the best places j ever have visited. Atmosphere is nice but nothing luxury just a great feeling. Do not be disturberd of the interior, the rest is just SUPER. This is one of my favorite restaurants.

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Thank Uffe38
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this review

Dear Uffe38, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this excellent feedback! We are really glad to hear that the service was smooth and you enjoyed our restaurant food. We appreciate your taking the time to write this review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon again! Best regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
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: Hesperiankatu 22 | 00100, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 61285200

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?