Top Restaurants in Helsinki
Restaurants Helsinki – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Helsinki. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!
Whether a sushi restaurant in Helsinki, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Helsinki are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Helsinki where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Helsinki with the x-factor!
The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Helsinki with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Helsinki where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!
But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Helsinki you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!
Style: French Cuisine Infused with Finnish Culinary Values
Demo restaurant is an intimate 45-seat diner that has earned a Michelin Star for serving homemade French cuisine in a relaxed and friendly environment. The restaurant’s name denotes highlighting of one’s talents – which particularly pertains to its two talented chef-owners Tommi (expert on new ideas and warm kitchen) and Teemu (expert on desserts and cold kitchen).
For light starters, try their homemade cheese with truffle and order pan fried cod and mussel rregola in lemongrass sauce for the main course. Seafood entrees go well with a glass of white wine, ending with velvety-smooth mocha soufflé with milk ice cream for dessert.
Demo Restaurant opens Tuesdays to Saturday from 4pm in the afternoon ‘til 11pm in the evening. Chef’s Menu served only on Saturdays.
Address: Uudenmaankatu 9-11, Helsinki, Finland
Area: Helsinki Centre
Phone: +358 09 2289 0840
Price: €62, €79, €92 for 4-, 5-, 6-course meal
Style: Local Produce Paired With World-class Cuisine
True to its literal translation, Luomo only uses fresh, organic and natural ingredients to make luscious, ingenious dishes that are sure worth the trip!
Located at the heart of downtown Helsinki, this small restaurant can only accommodate 46 people so getting a reservation in advance is highly recommended. Once seated, don’t miss out on some of their popular menu selection include foie burger, lobster and rose, Finnish organic veggies, and cep with chocolate for dessert. From local champagnes to international wines, guests will surely find a perfect complement to any dish of choice.
Visit Luomo from 6pm until 12am, Tuesday to Saturday and experience simplicity at its finest.
Address: Ironkatu 8, Helsinki, Finland
Area: Helsinki Centre
Phone: +358 09 135 7287
Price: €59, €79, €99 for 3-, 5-, 7-course meal
Style: Scandinavian Cuisine With Global Influence
Showcasing contemporary cuisine from fresh, seasonal ingredients in northern Europe, Olo is now earning its own reputation in being one of the most favourite places in Helsinki. The Michelin Starred restaurant offers delectable dishes that is sure to tickle if not satisfy everyone’s taste buds – wild duck with pumpkin and black currants, fried pike perch, or deer fillet in rosemary sauce which is a house specialty.
After indulging on these succulent, modern Nordic dishes, chill out and unwind in their wine room, bar, or seasonal patio – Olo makes sure there’s always a reason to stay!
Olo is open Monday to Friday from 11:30am to 1:30pm and Tuesday to Saturday from 5pm to 11pm.
Address: Kasarmikatu 44, Helsinki, Finland
Area: Helsinki Centre
Phone: +358 09 665 565
Price: €39, €48, €67 for 2-, 3-, 5-course meal
Style: Idyllic Adventurous Restaurant in Porvoo
Timbaali restaurant in the picturesque town of Porvoo, just 50 km from Helsinki, is a haven for escargot enthusiasts and adventurous eaters. The famous eatery has been around for more than 15 years.
The interiors are classical, very relaxing, and they even have a heated terrace and lovely courtyard ideal for blini lazy luncheons on warm days.
The menu of course features various snail dishes but their escargots aren’t the only reasons to visit. They have the famous Captain’s Buffet during summertime where there are plenty of fish offerings.
The Timbaali beef tratare and deep fried sweetbreads with miso-mayonnaise are also must try dishes. Their drink list comprised of many new world and European wines is sure to impress diners.
Timbaali restaurant is open daily from noon until 11pm (until 6pm only on Sundays).
Calling ahead for reservations is advised.