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Aschan Cafe Jugend

#161 of 1,142 Restaurants in Helsinki
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Pohjoisesplanadi 19, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 40 0244009
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09:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Tampere
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143 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a late morning coffee stop here, was very surprised to find this place, the outside is quite unassuming. The coffee was good and the lunch spread look good too. Will have to stop and try that next time.

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Thank ChRoux
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great sushi buffet (15€) and kind and excellent customer service. Particularly Daniela; she is always happy, always professional.

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Thank Katarina 32
Brisbane, Australia
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220 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This was an exciting little find in Helsinki. Stumbled across it but really enjoyed our coffee and cake. Very interesting architecture and obviously very popular with the locals for a cheap lunch smorgasbord. Very helpful staff and great food.

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Thank CaseyandSue
Eastern Finland, Finland
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Centrally located by the market place (and next to the tourist info) this stunning art deco cafe is well worth the visit. Excellent cakes and coffee and very friendly service.

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Thank Soleilsaree
Chessington, United Kingdom
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461 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This place doesn't give any clues from the outside to its fantastic interior. We only had a coffee and hot chocolate, both were very nice and the food looked good.

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Thank PotterMoose
Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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344 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

If you like cafeteria style restaurants with lots of sushi, this may be a good place to eat. Not knowing exactly how everything worked, I asked some of the staff and they were less than helpful. We opted for coffee and cake which was almost okay, not great and somewhat stale. Bottom line, go somewhere else!

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Thank Joel W
Oulu, Finland
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140 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Aschan Cafe Jugend is located near the market square, at the heart of the administrative centre of Helsinki city. Restaurant space is beautiful and suitable for families and even small kids. I ordered sushi lunch buffe (15 euros) which was tasty and fresh. I recommend!

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Thank Anssi P
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This cafe was full of locals including local police officers so a good sign for the visit unique interior looked a bit like a church really nice coffee freewifi and nice toilets

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Thank DaveR1947
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Been in Helsinki for 2days and this is our second visit. Brilliant architecture 1928 interior built inside a 19C shell. Good coffee reasonable priced beer ( a rarity in Finland). Had some Japanese ice cream for the first time. No musak so great atmosphere .

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Thank Toni B
Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I felt like some Sushi. The place is beautiful art Deco. Unfortunately they had run out of rice. We paid €15.00 and waited for 30 minutes. They could not keep up with the demand and the very limited selection kept running out. At 14:00 they closed the sushi section without even informing us. We will not return here. Not recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 19, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 40 0244009
Description
Cafeteria situated in old historical bank hall right next to helsinki city tourism office (entrance from the same door). Great atmosphere, and lovely food and drinks.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?