January 29, 2016
Treffi Pub & Bistro: Sunday brunch in Helsinki premium
The most popular restaurant of Eastern Helsinki is Treffi Pub & Bistro, which is located right next to Herttoniemi metro station. A few months ago I was having a try at the à la carte menu at Treffi and it turned out to be a delicious culinary experience. So this time I decided to have […]
May 15, 2015
3 reasons to visit restaurant Michel premium
You probably remember my earlier blog post about restaurant König. Now the restaurant has undergone a comprehensive renovation and has a fresh outlook. The wonderfully central location, the stunning facade, ruggedly beautiful statues, location of the kitchen and the staircase – they have remained the same, but otherwise you won’t recognize the place. The dark colors […]
What to do in Helsinki on Sundays? premium
Let’s start with collecting all your mates with you, put the trashiest Sunday look on, and free your mind for an awesome Sunday. Here are my tips for a mind-blowing and fun Helsinki Sunday a.k.a ”Funday”! I lived a year in Sydney, where Sundays used to be “the thing”. On Sundays, you can concentrate on […]
March 13, 2015
Top 5 Helsinki brunches premium
Brunch is amongst my favourite meals, simply because it’s usually held with great company and you’re allowed to eat for several hours and sip on some sparkling wine with no regrets whatsoever. Helsinki has some great options to offer, although they tend to be more on the pricier side, but always worth it! Here are […]
November 25, 2014
Let’s visit urban grandmother’s home – Famu & Bar! premium
As a former Töölö resident, I wanted to checkup on the latest addition to the neighborhood’s restaurant supply: Famu & Bar. The Töölö district is known for its artists, Salmiakkikioski and greenness, but I have been missing a good brunch in the area. Therefore, in secret, I was hoping that I now would find that – […]
May 2, 2014
3 reasons why not to miss Café Köket premium
I recently visited Café Köket, which just moved to the historical Balder House’s Hall next to the Senate Square. The café is easy to find as it’s located on one of Helsinki’s main shopping streets – Aleksanterinkatu. The café is open on working days at 7am-2pm, but I tried its brunch on a Saturday morning. […]
May 28, 2013
Enjoy Helsinki’s maritime appeal at Mestaritalli’s brunch! premium
Between two of Helsinki’s most beautiful sights, the Hietaranta beach and the Sibelius monument, lies one of Helsinki’s interesting maritime restaurants called Mestaritalli. On the verdant Merikannontie, which is one of Helsinki’s most popular outdoor recreation areas, you’ll find many cozy cafés (among others the legendary café Regatta), but also the tranquil restaurant Mestaritalli. Restaurant […]
May 3, 2013
Cultural café Köket reawakens the Esplanade Park for summer premium
Café Köket’s pop up café has reached the Esplanade Park again. The café that already last year delighted the Espa stage and along with that the whole Esplanade Park has got a welcome continuation! This time the pop up café stays on the stage until the 9th of May! See Espa stage’s summer program here. […]
April 17, 2013
Klaus K’s new LIVINGROOM concept and Fashion Brunches brighten up Helsinki’s spring premium
After a one-mong-long renovation in January design hotel Klaus K has offered Helsinki a completely new concept. Born through a co-creation project during summer 2012, the new LIVINGROOM is now opened to the public. Klaus K’s LIVINGROOM is not a new restaurant or bar – it’s an environment where hotel guests, not merely hotel customers, […]
April 2, 2013
Friends of tea, coffee and raw food are pampered at Johan & Nyström premium
Set in a marine surrounding just next to some of the main sights in town, the Uspenski Cathedral and the Bridge of Love, as well as high-class restaurants like Sipuli and Nokka, you’ll find roasting factory and tea merchant Johan&Nyström. Johan&Nyström is a Swedish small roasting factory that has two cafés and concept stores: one in […]
February 15, 2013
International Qulma allures with its soups, focaccias and mint pesto premium
In Kruununhaka, one of the city’s most interesting gastronomic pearls, lies breakfast and lunch restaurant Qulma. Fortunately the place has two entrances during the summer – that’s how popular this place is. One understands the popularity because this corner restaurant (the word kulma in Finnish means corner) with 54 customer seats is a personal part […]
July 10, 2012
Enjoy Helsinki’s beautiful archipelago at restaurant Alia! premium
Close by to the Helsinki city center, on scenic Mustikkamaa Island, lies restaurant Alia in a glorious villa. The name Alia stands for “the other place” and refers to the fact that it was the second restaurant of the Michelin star restaurateurs at Postres. Even Alia has received a Michelin guide honorable mention. The same […]
March 14, 2012
New restaurant Kiila offers an unforeseen viewing point in the pulsating center of the city! premium
The corner of Mannerheimintie and Kalevankatu has got a new fresh look! The new stylish restaurant Kiila Food & Bar that opened on the 2nd of March flaunts opposite of Stockmann’s department store and the famous sculpture of the Three Smiths. There have been restaurants before on the premises but the space has never before […]
February 23, 2012
Enjoy brunch at Café Piritta in the green heart of the city! premium
Do you already know where to have brunch this weekend? If not, here’s a hint for you! Café Piritta delights both with its location and program variety! The café, located next to the Tokoiranta shore, is accessible from four directions: Hakaniemi, Kallio, Kluuvi and Töölö. I would recommend visitors to approach the café either from […]