Helsinki
by Taru from Wowanders | tarutravels.com
24 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
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Löyly
Sauna / Steam Room
Helsinki, Finland
Huge restaurant with even bigger terrace by the sea. Also has sauna. Beautiful wooden building and thus a landmark on its own. Great on a sunny day. Food not recommended, go for drinks.
Baskeri & Basso
Bistro
Helsinki, Finland
Superb good in casual environment. Must book month in advance.
Café Carusel
Café
Helsinki, Finland
Seaside favourite with very good pizzas and plenty sandwiches and pastries. Incluse large sun terrace by the sea. Very popular.
Mo Café & Bazar
Moroccan Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Excellent Moroccan lunch and brunch buffet in Malmi. If you live nearby highly recommend.
Bronda
Modern European Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Drink lounge and huge modern Mediterranean restaurant focused on shared dishes. Otherwise great but service not good.
Wino
Modern European Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Excellent large tapas, focusing on finnish ingredients. Casual with focus on wines.
Werner
BBQ Joint
Helsinki, Finland
Finland meets Middle Eastern. Great flavours, friendly service. Excellent entrecote. Large place lacking a bit in atmosphere.
Café Strindberg
Café
Helsinki, Finland
Traditional Finnish restaurant with both good breakfast (downstairs) and lunch (upstairs). Serves traditional finnish food.
Shelter
Modern European Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Never fails! Also love the decor, you feel like in being in a cool bistro in NYC!
Restaurant Sunn
Scandinavian Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Positive surprise! Great sunday brunch, plenty of tasty food and good dessert and cheese too! Just wish the juice would be included in the price.
Woolshed Bar & Kitchen
Burger Joint
Helsinki, Finland
Great offers on some evenings on burgers (which are good) and main courses. good lunch too.
Memphis
American Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Good place for casual catch up but food is average.
Fig
A real hidden gem, will go again! The service was really friendly.
Tokyo 55
Sushi Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Love the sushi buffet lunch which also includes a super good dessert. Also very good for dining.
Ravintola Rivoli
Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Vert good lunch. Value for money. Italian style.
Soil Wine Room
Wine Bar
Helsinki, Finland
Casual place with great wines and good tapas. Especially loved the Albarino white wine and grilled octopus.
Skiffer
Pizza Place
Helsinki, Finland
Unique and tasty pizzas in trendy environment
Bulevardin kahvisalonki
Café
Helsinki, Finland
Nice cafe, typically plenty place to sit and talk in private. Not the cheapest.
Töölön Sävel
Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Very good lunch, tasty Finnish food. Also very good vegetarian option. Good salad buffet.
Trattoria Sogno
Italian Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Great lunch spot in Töölö. Value for money. Pizzas are good.
Sky Room
Roof Deck
Helsinki, Finland
Offers spectacular views across the city, along with great drinks.
Sandro
Moroccan Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Good middle eastern with beautiful views over the city. Great casual dinner or lunch buffet. Good for vegans. Recently seems that not as good as before....
Bar Cón
Tapas Restaurant
Finland
Good tapas with great views. Indoor and outdoor seating. Good "after work" deal for tapas and wine.
HOKU
Hawaiian Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Great asian / Hawaiian in the fifth floor. Lunch & dunner with views. Need to book for dinner. Long lines at times for lunch.
Haiku
Sushi Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Good value sushi buffet
Story
Modern European Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Excellent casual place with great views over Helsinki and good value food both for lunch and dinner. Menu includes some finnish classics (such as salmon soup), burgers, salads and eg octopus.
Restaurant Minos
Greek Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
My favourite greek restaurant in Helsinki. Gyros is always great. Has both indoor and outdoor seating.
Lie Mi
Vietnamese Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Excellent street food / casual Vietnamese. Great lunch spot.
Virgin Oil Co.
Italian Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Good (but not excellent) pizza and pasta, sunny terrace during summer.
Min Krog NJK
Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Great place for a brunch on a sunny Sunday
Fafa's
Falafel Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Great mediterranean fast food: pitas with different fillings. This is a chain so you find these places around town.
Ateljee Bar
Hotel Bar
Helsinki, Finland
Great views from the rooftop, expensive yet tasty drinks.
Roasberg
Café
Helsinki, Finland
Very good cafe with also salads and large tasty sandwiches.
Haru
Sushi Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Good sushi buffet with bit of some other foods as well. Popular for lunch.
Giwa
Korean Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Korean serving mostly bowls. Simple but good.
Ravintola Corso
Italian Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Italian with a twist. Large portions. Good for lunch and dinner. Sometimes too much salt in the food. Lovely courtyard terrace in the back. CLOSED.
Más Rooftop Bar
Cocktail Bar
Helsinki, Finland
Rooftop terrace in the 8th floor of the Scandic hotel. Nice views are the main reason to come here. Only drinks.
Gaijin
Asian Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Never fails. Especially last time had simply amazing service. Focuses on asian flavours and shared plates. Everything is good on the menu. Great cocktails. During summer also small terrace.
Hey Poke
Hawaiian Restaurant
Helsinki, Finland
Bowls for lunch! Casual small place on Korkeavuorenkatu but soon also open bigger restaurant in Citycenter.
Uspenskin katedraali
Church
Helsinki, Finland
Beautiful church especially in evening light
Esplanadin puisto
Park
Helsinki, Finland
Great park/green bulevard in city center. Great for people watching. Very popular on a sunny day.
Tuomiokirkko
Church
Helsinki, Finland
Beautiful and impressive church. The most known landmark of Helsinki.
Finlandia-talo
Helsinki, Finland
Designed by Alvarez Aalto, famous Finnish architect. Hosts huge conferences and events. By Töölönlahti Bay.
Kiasma
Art Museum
Helsinki, Finland
Very good museum of modern art, has sometimes good special exhibitions
Pornaistenniemi, lintutorni - bird watching tower
Scenic Lookout
Helsinki, Finland
Beautiful recreation / walking area by the sea. Great both during summer and winter.
Luonnontieteellinen museo
Museum
Helsinki, Finland
Museum of natural history. One of the coolest museums in Helsinki, both for kids and adults. You meet anything here from dinos to bears and hares.
Talvisodan muistomerkki
Monument / Landmark
Helsinki, Finland
Winter War Memorial: peak inside!
Suomen Kansallismuseo (Suomen Kansallismuseo (National Museum of Finland))
History Museum
Helsinki, Finland
National museum of Finland hosts both permanent and changing exhibitions.
Töölönlahden puisto
Park
Helsinki, Finland
One of the best walks in Helsinki is around Töölönlahti (Töölö bay) leaving from Finlandia hall. Beautiful any time of the year.
Pikkukosken uimaranta
Beach
Helsinki, Finland
Small beach on Vantaanjoki. Popular among nearby residents during summer.
Ateneum
Art Museum
Helsinki, Finland
Maybe the most prestigious museum in Helsinki, hosts beautiful art exhibitions in this really beautiful building.
Suomenlinna / Sveaborg (Suomenlinna)
Island
Helsinki, Finland
Island with an old fortress in front of Helsinki. Ferry leaves from Kauppatori. Popular for picnic. Also has restaurants. Must see in Helsinki on good weather.
Allas Sea Pool
Pool
Helsinki, Finland
Floating (heated) swimming pools in city center, also have saunas with beautiful views of the harbour. Stunning views from the roofdeck which is free to visit. Open all year round.