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Etelaeesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 10 7663880
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salmon soup” (30 reviews)
“cake” (18 reviews)
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Etelaeesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The experience was below expectations. Not bad, but the food is overpriced, while service was friendly but awfully slow. The place is pretty though.

Thank Seasondtraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is pricey but worth it. The food was great. I had the summer set menu at 48€ and wine. The steak was perfect. Medium rare and melt in your mouth perfect. My husbands fish entree was apparently delicious. From the bread to the...More

Thank janenz55
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best features of this place are the central location and therefore the ample number of patrons at all times. Otherwise it's not special at all and it's getting a bit shabby.

Thank Hannu H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Best summer terrace in town. Very good price quality ratio. They serve also pure Finnish meals so I often take foreign friend visit this restaurant. Extremely beautiful also wintertime when park decorated with lights.

Thank 110erkkip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's cozy and chick place to eat or take a coffee. It's at the esplanade in Helsinki. I suggest Atlantic salmon with mushroom, it was really delicious and tasty 😋. As a starter duck breast salad👍. It's a place for fine and fusion dining but...More

Thank aglott
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the Esplanade near famous Havis Amanda statue. Convenient to tram lines...next to harbor.

Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had my first ever dinner in Restaurant Kappeli the other Friday. The decor is really beautiful. I was surprised to see that there is also a separate section for cafe; I haven't been aware of that. The staff was friendly. The food was heavenly...More

Thank niinan2
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is located at one end of the esplanade and despite clearly serving many tourists, it has very good food. The soup was good and the salmon was excellent. We sat in one of the round glass rooms with a view of the park...More

Thank Global_Photographer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had coffee here as we had only a short time visiting Helsinki. A lovely building and I especially liked the corner tables which could be closed off for aural privacy although the glass doors meant you were still part of the cafe. The...More

Thank carolineguernsey2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terribly welcomed after long wait by the "wait to be seated" sign but great experience from then on.

Thank Luis K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Etelaeesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7663880
  • E-mail