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Restaurant Elite

) #58 of 1,208 Restaurants in Helsinki ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European, Gluten Free Options
Hesperiankatu 22 | 00100, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 61285200
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Scandinavian, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Hesperiankatu 22 | 00100, Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was nice to be able to eat outside with a full fledged table with linen and everything. We had crayfish salad with avocado mousse, chargrilled char and clafoutis as desert. Lots of locals visiting. Great service. Recommended!

Thank Atdevelopment
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended this restaurant as a great place to eat and they were absolutely right. We enjoyed first class food here with first class friendly service. The restaurant itself is lovely with a nice atmosphere. Apart from the excellent food and professionalism of the...More

Thank Jean H
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jean H, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this superb review. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant's food, service and atmosphere. We appreciate that you have taken the time to write this feedback. Welcome again next time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here with friends . Since we last were here years ago , the restaurant was not only as good as , but even better than before . Food proved to be excellent , wine list with superior selections , waiters were highly...More

Thank havardk2014
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear havardk2014, Thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this excellent review! It's really nice to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant's food, wine and service. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you visit in Helsinki! Best regards, Teemu Riipinen...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Pleasant afternoon to sit at the terrace, shadowed by the trees, and enjoying the local beer. I had salmon soup once again. It was good and even a small bowl was enough for me since it was served with plenty of excellent breads. Service was...More

Thank Tramp08
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Dear Tramp08, Thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this very good review! It is really nice to hear that you enjoyed our terrace, the salmon soup was tasty and the service was good. Welcome again next time when you come to Helsinki! With...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Elite has improved its quality of gluten-free bread, which was very necessary to accompany the succulent snails soaked in garlic and olive oil. Once again, every dish was artful, flavorful, and reasonably portioned. High quality, consistent food here, especially the seafood. I'll be back!More

Thank M B
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear M B, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this excellent review! We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and the quality and taste of our food. Welcome to the next time when you come to Helsinki! With kind regards,...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Very Nice and accurate service and kindness, relaxed atmosphere, with lots of large friendly family groups, nice table ( we were in a booth ). Fodd nicely cooked and presented. Very affordable for helsinki standards.

Thank david s
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear david s, thank you for taking the time to share this great review! Really nice to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant atmosphere, service and food. We look forward to welcoming you back soon again! Best regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

In Helsinki there are few really traditional restaurants whose regular customers has eaten there probably for decades. Elite is one of them and not without reason. Elite is like a big living room with unhurried, friendly service and simply excellent, comforting food made with respect...More

Thank Vuopalat
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear Vuopalat, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this excellent review! In our menu, there are always familiar and safe classics as well as the best flavors of the season. Lallukka Artist's home has been a major influence in the formation of our...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

I've been coming here off and on for years, but it had been awhile and I wasn't sure what to expect. But : I had a wonderful main course of succulent, fried perch on a bed of lemony mashed potatoes accompanied by a delicate mussel...More

Thank travel68Cologne
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Dear travel68Cologne, thank you for taking the time to share this good review. It's nice to read this detailed description of our food. Great that it had been delicious! We look forward to welcoming you back soon again! Best regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere. Celebrates its 85year heritage - complimented by its decor. Traditional Finish cuisine - slightly on the heavier / richer side of things. Good quality food. Caters well for gluten free. Very enjoyable experience.

Thank Terassa T
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Dear Terassa T, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this good review! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant atmosphere and food. Hope to see you soon again! With kind regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler

Reviewed 5 March 2017

My High school Apollo was only 200 meters away and we boys tried to visit this place even we were too young. Later on we were not too young and then became regular. This is a typical place where you meet old friends and today...More

Thank Juhani H
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Restaurant Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Dear Juhani H, Thank you for taking the time to share this review. It's nice to hear that you've been enjoying our restaurant over the years and the food has been good. We hope to see you soon again, for example, on our summer terrace....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hesperiankatu 22 | 00100, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 61285200
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