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Etelaeesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 10 7663880
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Etelaeesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you come to Helsinki and don't come here, you really miss a big deal. It's one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. Amazing view of harbor, really good quality food and best of all romantic live piano. This place will take...More

Thank amirk973
Reviewed yesterday

As with many of the better restaurants in Helsinki, Kappeli is incredibly busy, and you're best of booking in advance. For the spontaneous amongst us this can mean arriving and hoping they have a table. Fortunately the management told us it would be about 45...More

Thank Wolf-Archer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This historic restaurant has been open and changing hands since 1867 when it was designed by architect Axel Hampus Dahlstrom intended as a cafe or restaurant. It's hosted bakers, Shepards, milk stand, and restaurant. Currently it's an upscale restaurant with fine dining and big quality...More

Thank DoctorGCP
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this cafe twice during our brief day trip from Tallinn. We enjoyed the espresso drinks and delicious pastries in the morning and had a very nice early dinner later in the day. The service was professional and prompt even though they were quite...More

Thank Travel_Pin_Man
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When we passed by, it was beautiful sunny afternoon, my husband and I stayed outdoor bar for drinks in warm sunshine, it's wonderful summer afternoon in Helsinki. Karhu beer means bear in finnish. Then around 6pm it started to rain everyone moved to inside. The...More

Thank lian1983phuket
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is outstanding. The service is great. But most important the restaurant is beautiful. Go to the Kappeli website. I do not see how a trip to Helsinki could be complete without a dining experience at Kappeli

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This old fashioned serre at the esplanade has a pleasant atmosphere and serves excellent food for a moderate price. Service is friendly and fast.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was having a stroll around Helsinki before heading for the airport and stopped here for lunch. The restaurant is in a historic building on the Esplanade. While it was busy when I was there, the restaurant is light and airy and it has a...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant Kappeli is just next to the city market and sea side. It is actually right amidst the city park Esplanade. They are known for their famous local and classical Finnish dishes with over hundreds of years of experience. You will be in for a...More

Thank Sachin0408
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just dropped by after dinner and a walk through the city for a drink. We had some lovely Irish coffee´s and admired the building. It was especially nice to see the sun go down and the lights changing. A breath of fine old architecture...More

Thank TinaStoor
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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
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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
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