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Rahapajankatu 3, Helsinki 00160, Finland
+358 9 179560
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (15 reviews)
“blinis” (27 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, Russian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Rahapajankatu 3, Helsinki 00160, Finland
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Definitely the best Russian cuisine in the city. The food has a very rich combination of flavours, everything is close to authentic and tastes fantastic. The restaurant is fairly quiet, which i don't mind at all. Everything from the starters all the way to the...More

Thank TKauko
Reviewed 3 September 2017

When well elaborated, the Russian cuisine can well compete with the mediterranean cuisine, in particular the rich Zakuska table (brunch). We enjoyed it at the Bellevue regularly on Saturdays since some years. The restaurant has a warm atmosphere, the staff is kind and helpful. The...More

Thank KH-Hellmuth
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Everything we ordered was delicious. The wait staff was attentive and accommodating, the decor was tasteful, we enjoyed it all.

Thank JRAM1951
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was like walking through a door into the age of the czars, a quiet and discreet restaurant full of period atmosphere and attentive service. The food was excellent, and from blinies to Chicken Kiev a taste of traditional Russia. A very private experience.

Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Formal restaurant with excellent food and service, The cuisine is billed as Russian, but was quite modern and inventive with high quality locally sourced ingredients.

Thank trueblueinny
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch in this excellent Russian restaurant conveniently located within walking distance of the port. The restaurant is quiet decorated in Russian style with historical pictures and samovars. We each had the oven baked cabbage rolls which were outstanding. Grilled meat inside was delicious...More

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 11 June 2017

After a few weeks of New Nordic Cuisine i was ready for a change and Bellevue delivered. A neatly uniformed waiter delivered us blinis, chicken kiev and plenty of vodka.

Thank robtsuk
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The food was really good: can recommend bear, blinis and steak Novgorod (it was so soft that you could cut it with a spoon). I would have given 4/5 points, but: narrow vodka selection, weak espresso and service without smiles. There was only one wine...More

Thank ExpTravellerOulu
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Bellevue for a dinner with colleagues. The environment was warm and inviting. We had the Russian starter plate with about 10 specialty appetizers which were very tasty. Two of us had the stroganoff which was the best I ever had, and one...More

Thank JABellamy
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This place is probably the first Russian type among 3 - 4 other Russian type of restaurants in Helsinki. Today I would say that Bellevue is the best in town in this category. Ma favorite is their Stroganoff which is really good and not so...More

Thank Juhani H
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Per L
9 July 2017|
Response from Ravintola B | Property representative |
Hi! Our dress code is probably "casual/smart casual". We hope this could help you. Kind Regards, Päivi / Bellevue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 31
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rahapajankatu 3, Helsinki 00160, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 179560
Bellevue is the oldest Russian restaurant in Helsinki, founded in 1917 and has ever since been known for its good food and unique atmosphere. The old and valuable paintings, chairs and chandeliers take you back to the days of the Czar. The authentic Russian atmosphere is completed by classical Russian music in the background. Also the menu brings old Russian cuisine to you. The chefs are flexible and highly professional, so if one of your favorite classic Russian dishes is not on the menu, it is always worthwhile asking for it. There are also three private rooms in the restaurants.
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