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Sea Horse

Kaptensgatan, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 9 628169
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (55 reviews)
“herring” (86 reviews)
“cabbage rolls” (18 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kaptensgatan, Helsinki 00140, Finland
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1 - 10 of 688 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice food, but unfortunately we were charged 2€ per coat (that is 10% of the food) when going out and getting the coats back. Of course without knowing it in advance nor really having any other choice than to give the coats when coming in....More

Thank Camille M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have a yen for old fashioned food from time to time. Food from when you didn't count the calories, just concentrated on enjoying the meal. If you are like-minded and happen to be in Helsinki, the Sea Horse is the place to eat. I...More

Thank KurtGGustafsson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this restaurant! The cabbage rolls and crispy fried Baltic herring were delicious. Neither the food nor the décor is particularly fancy, but the staff are welcoming and it has a comfortable atmosphere.

Thank TAabG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommend this restaurant by our hotel and weren't disappointed. Traditional and cosy- it was a great opportunity to sample local food. Don't be put off by the fact that you HAVE to use the coat check which is charged at €2 and non...More

Thank adonkor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My chicken fillets were good but my companions' dishes were disappointing. Crispy fried herrings turned out to be sixteen(16) sardine-sized fish with a woolly texture. We went on the recommendation of a local couple who were regulars so perhaps we were unlucky. service cheerful and...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Simple kitchen, with good value food and drink. No gastronomical surprises, not extravagant dishes, no drinks you haven't drunk before. Still worth a visit. A bang for the buck local establishment.

Thank Andras S
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, delicious food, fab service... a very lucky find. We had Beef Steak a la Seahorse and Baltic Fried Herring. Both portions huge. No space for dessert so we had cocktails to finish the meal instead! Would recommend and would definitely go back.

Thank DerwentValleyGirl
Reviewed 27 March 2017

If you're after a relaxed, no frills hearty meal in Helsinki, this will really hit the spot. Great meatballs and potatoes, we enjoyed the weinerschnitzel as well. We were told at the hotel that it is a very old restaurant with a big local following...More

Thank sennheiserz
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I am quite surprised that this place has been so many years as it is. Even Dizzy Gillespie has enjoyed the baltic herrings in this place and that was pritty long time ago. This a place where locals go and tourists find this attractive. My...More

Thank Juhani H
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Classic Finnish fare, pricey. Don't go for the cheapest item on the menu, try something that you have not had before if you are a Helsinki visitor. I liked the atmosphere, but it is not "nice" in a trivial sense of this word. The service...More

Thank Dmitri K
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Is it possible to make a reservation by email?
1 April 2016|
Response from Leijona44 | Reviewed this property |
HI, I just looked from website of Seahorse restaurant, and they don´t take reservations by e-mail. You have to call +358 9 628 169 if you want to make a table reservation. Enjoy your trip in Helsinki and in Seahorse! :)
Hello. Would like to know how many seats.
20 April 2017|
Response from Игорь Т | Reviewed this property |
Привет! Совсем недорого! Примерно: 35-40 евро с одного! Это с пивом местным!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaptensgatan, Helsinki 00140, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 628169
  • E-mail