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Pieni Roobertinkatu 8, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 29 1800222
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chef's menu” (4 reviews)
“steak tartare” (2 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Pieni Roobertinkatu 8, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a silent or remote room from basement floor behind the toilets which seemed to be a great idea for our bigger group. Our waitress was super friendly. The dishes were quality ones, and the selection of wines was also spotless. If something, the...More

Thank Lemmy75
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This is the number one place in Helsinki. The whole service process was well performed in all aspects. This kind of places are needed in today’s Finland. I wish them success.

Thank Kimmo K
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I was in Helsinki for business and looking for a place to unwind and get good local food after my meetings. I came across this restaurant using an online search. I stopped by and found they were booked for the evening, but they promptly prepared...More

Thank atlga101
Reviewed 23 August 2018

My wife and I have now been twice to Vinkkeli and have not been disappointed. The restaurant is attractive and aims to provide good ingredients which are then cooked and excellent food produced without doubt it's Scandinavian food at its best. On both visits it...More

Thank 208Geordie
Reviewed 21 August 2018

ThIs upscale restaurant offers a small a la carte menu as well as a 4-course tasting menu (they are very flexible with substitutions, which we appreciated). The pricing of the food reflects the good quality, creativeness and attractive presentation, whereas the wine list seems pretentious...More

Thank Riitta K
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We were there last night with 4 friends. All of us ordered chef menu, which was ok but the main dish paella style was really disappointment, rice had too much of tomato sauce etc. Service was ok but didn’t match the level of restaurant. Helsinki...More

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great restaurant, show-casing dishes of lightness and sharpness and sweetness, all with remarkably intoxicating freshness of flavours. This is Scandinavian cuisine at its very best and the dining experience is enhanced by the attentive and charming staff and the relaxed atmosphere. Wonderful...More

Thank tessie1
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Our first visit to Vinkkeli proved to be worth the recommendations. The first impression entering the establishment is fine dining (with white table cloths and a lot of glass/silver ware on the table), which you could say it actually is, but in a relaxed atmosphere....More

Thank T-toe
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Smart restaurant with white table clothes and nice glass ware! We had the chef’s menu which was expensive but one of the best meals had for a long time. The staff were helpful and efficient and other diners were locals not tourists.

Thank joanhV2003ZP
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Visited this place for the first time 28th of July and I've never been as impressed with any restaurant as I was with this one. Everything was simply perfect. The friendly and professional personnel and the outstanding food made our stay extremely pleasant. We enjoyed...More

Thank Marja-Patricia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pieni Roobertinkatu 8, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 29 1800222
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