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Restaurant Karljohan

) #90 of 1,264 Restaurants in Helsinki ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, , Vegetarian Friendly
Yrjoenkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 6121121
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
“kidney” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Yrjoenkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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81 - 90 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 22 December 2012

I did not even know this restaurant existed when I went there for company dinner. The place is small but not cramped. The starters (what even they were, some fish) were very good, felt like fine dining with lot's of good experiences to taste buds....More

Thank diidu
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Very well located restaurant, right in the centre of Helsinki. They do a pretty good lunch. But the place feels a bit like a canteen - so I wouldn't come here for a romantic dinner, for example.

Thank teturtia
Reviewed 9 November 2012

Food was really good. One of the best dinners I have eaten. Restaurant is small and cozy. Don't have anything bad to say about this place.

Thank Perttu V
Reviewed 31 October 2012

It was a good restaurant, but I was expecting even more. The atmosphere and the service was quite good. Prices are normal for Helsinki but certainly not cheap. Me and my girlfriend paid near 100 EUR for full dinner. Tastes and quality were good ,...More

Thank Dimitris P
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Good Restaurant, avoid the meat, prefer the soups and the local dishes. They warm up the restaurant a lot, and at the same time they keep the airconditioned on... strange way to keep your carbonic print low.

Thank Matteo L
Reviewed 25 August 2012

Dinner here was a treat during our trip to Helsinki. We usually eat oriental or Italian food when in Finland as quality Finnish food is quite expensive but I wanted to try this place about which I'd heard good things. The food was great, very...More

1  Thank wanderingclaire
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Offers 3 set menus as well as a la carte - at 42-56 euro – meat, fish or gourmand. Excellent fish on the menu (arctic char - i.e. a sort of salmon) and service. Wine is pricey, as usual in Scandinavia, but well chosen. I...More

Thank IanAberdeen
Reviewed 31 July 2012

Karljohan is a centrally situated little restaurant with delicious lunch (the meatloaf is a must try!) and diner options. The service is great and is it an easy place to drop-by.

Thank Lasse L
Reviewed 27 July 2012

It was a Friday night that we had a late reservation to Karljohan. After reading praised comments and reviews I had high expectation. Which Karljohan did meet. I started with chanterelle soup with sherry foam. Delicious is the only word to describe it. Grilled reindeer...More

Thank Kirsti P
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Lovely starter, the toast with light prawn dill , hint of chilli. Pasta asmain, but very special with asparagus & chanterelles.

1  Thank Anne M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 37 - US$ 147
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yrjoenkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 6121121
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