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Elielinaukio 2, Helsinki, Finland
+358 10 7663650
11:00 - 00:00
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All hours
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To put it frankly, the Slavic kitchen is perhaps not my favourite kitchen of all, this restaurant was purely the choice of my friend. The food was adequate but not exceptional in any way whatsoever. Same goes for the service. The place was crowded and too dark (!). The location of the restaurant is quite good if you are taking... More 

Thank Eva_Krist
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi! Went here with co-workers on Saturday lunch. Ordered on recommendation the Vltava sausage platter which was dissapointing. For 20€ you get undone house sausage and three smaller sausages on tiny amount of chips. Can't recommend for taste or value.

Thank Muypepe
Salo, Finland
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here with good friends for dinner. Good selection in menu with reasonable prices. Food was tasty and if you like beer, they have good selection.

Thank Ilkka H
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Was only in Helsinki for 24 hrs and found this gem. Food was great, I had beef brisket and my partner had the sausage platter. Service was amazing and recommended both plates. Would definitely go back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kelowna, Canada
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Good brisket and potatoes- excellent sausages and chips- so so goulash and dumplings- not sure about chicken Brie. Beer was Great👍and wine. Atmosphere was quiet upstairs , with good service

Thank tlfraser
Helsinki, Finland
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Visited this restaurant many times in last years and latest yesterday. Service is very good and food, more than good. Like always, Vltava’s sausage platter was great! Wife ordered Czech-style mixed grill and she liked it a lot. And dessert! Warm chocolate cake straight from oven with vanilla ice cream and raspberry melba is outrage! Yes, we will visit soon... More 

Thank FinnHelsinki
Helsinki, Finland
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Especially the beer from Check Republic is very tasty. The food is also good and the athmosphere relaxing.

Thank stenfrejvikingi
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Right outside the train station puts this pub in a prime location but it wasn’t overly busy on a Thursday lunchtime. There’s both a restaurant area upstairs and the bar area on the ground floor but food is available in both sections. Menus available at the bar where you also order since there’s no table service in the bar area.... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Huge variety of beers both Finish and from abroad (Czech as well), very nice personel, great meals! Recommend!

Thank Michaela F
Granger, Indiana
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I was quite surprised to see a Czech bar in Helsinki and when I asked the bartender why, of all choices, a Czech bar, he said, "because they have the best beer!" I can't say I disagree with him, so I was happy to sit an enjoy a couple of drinks with friends. It's pretty dark inside, but there's plenty... More 

Thank AndreaSchlosser

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 37 - US$ 147
Bar, European, Czech, Central European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elielinaukio 2, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7663650

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