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Ravintola Wanha Lyhty

$$ - $$$, European
Kokkola, Finland
+358 6 8680188
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good22%
  • Average36%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“escalope” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Scandinavian, European
$$ - $$$
Kokkola, Finland
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Between citycenter and the old town you will find this ashtonishing cellar restaurant. Nice ambiance with friendly service. English spoken. Nice menucard with local fish dishes or excellent beef dishes. Vegetarion choices are available. Gorgeous desserts. Decent cocktails and wines. Worth a visit.

Thank willem th v
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect balanced vegetarian steak ever with mushrooms an fresh sauteed vegetables. Also chef's cheescake was delicious!

Thank Eurydike381
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you feel lonely go here and have a drink. You will find the best personel in the world, and talkative people too. Food is good and you feel like home.

Thank ZolloPaa
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We can copy a lot from our previous review for this new review. The interior was cosy and food quality was high but the service did not reach the same level. During our visit they had in their menu smoked reindeer as a flavor both...More

1  Thank kariheikki
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Food was okay, salmon and new potatoes. Dessert was good, cheesecake and strawberrysauce. I had a glass of chardonnay but it tasted like the bottle had been open for days.. Quite expensive glass of wine I almost couldn't drink. Others liked their red wine. Service...More

Thank Heta Ä
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Recommended. Very atmospheric cellar/basement milieau and great food! Restaurant staff also very friendly.

Thank MarkoJ
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This was our third visit within a year. We had a feeling that their menu had remained very similar during these visits. Actually it did not matter very much, since it was several months since our previous visit. The restaurant is situated in nice basement...More

Thank kariheikki
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Wanha Lyhty (Kellari) is a great place to eat. Restaurant is located in two levels. Wanha Lyhty on the street level and Kellari (Cellar) in the cellar. Recommend to go the cellar due to it's great atmosphere. Menu is quite small, but everything on it...More

Thank Kyde1982
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We ate here on our vacation. Location was near our hotel in downtown Kokkola. It is in a basement-like dark setting, which is an interesting mood. The restaurant seems a little on the older side but service and food were both good. We both had...More

Thank D6846LQjennifer
Reviewed 20 July 2013

It´s a small cosy restaurant in an old salt store in the basement, at streetlevel you can also enjoy your meal in a more publike/livingroom environment. They also have a good selection of beers. It´s in the center of Kokkola(founded in 1620) Finland. In the...More

Thank Johan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$37
Scandinavian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kokkola, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Central Ostrobothnia  >  Kokkola
  • Phone Number: +358 6 8680188
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