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Mannerheimintie 20, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 10 7664550
11:00 - 23:00
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I came for lunch and chose from the A la carte list the Reindeer and wild boar. I had great expectations but it could have been better. The waitress was very polite and sevice all in all very good. The interior could need some updating, so if you are looking for a stylish or romantic place for dinner it would... More 

Thank BestFoodAndWine
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When in Helsinki this is the place to eat the food is scrumious the location is on the edge of the city centre the staff friendly and proficient The restaurant was very busy but we were catered for within minutes of our arrival I would also recommend the lager like beer which is light on the pallet and very tasteful.... More 

Thank John M
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this review

Hello John M, thank you for visiting and reviewing us! I'm really glad to hear you had an enjoyable dinner in Kaarna. Happy customers make us happy too of, as we are doing our best to serve delicious food (accompanied by matching drinks) and great service every day. Hope to see you soon back in Finland and Kaarna! More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here as a group of 6 people spending about €50 each on a three course meal. Service was slow and decor did not feel unique and expensive enough to match their pricing. Waiter did not know how to pour beer from a bottle into a glass meaning I had a glass full of foam. Food was nicely presented and... More 

Thank Patrick N
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this review

Hello Patrick N, I'm sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your visit to Kaarna. Thank you for taking time and writing this review, feedback is always essential to us so we can improve our action. We certainly don't want our customers leave hungry, so we will take to consideration our portion sizes. Also we don't want the waiting... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this restaurant as we were just done with our shopping at forum. We wanted a quick bite before running back to our hotel and to the airport. It was truly a pleasant dinner on our last day in Helsinki. The waitress made sure we got the good seats by the window. It was nice just sitting and watching... More 

Thank IsabelSophie
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this review

Hi IsabelSophie, thank you so much for taking time and reviewing us. It is so great to hear that we could provide you an enjoyable experience with good food and service, to end your trip to Helsinki in a nice way. If you come back to Helsinki we hope to have you back to Kaarna to enjoy nice meal and... More 

Toulouse, France
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134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is really nice with a lot of good advices. The food is good. They also have very good beers and cocktails. It's pretty expensive but it's Finland.

Thank Lews31
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this review

Hello Lews31, we appreciate you taking time and writing a nice review of us. We are always happy to serve delicious food and drinks and give attentive service to our customers. If you come back to Helsinki, feel warmly welcome to visit Kaarna again! More 

Vaasa, Finland
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170 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

They have a nice bar with good sitting places and connection to Forum city shopping. They also have a nice restaurang and prices are not so expensive, good value for money

Thank Uffe38
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this review

Hi Uffe, Thank you for visiting and reviewing us. As you mentioned, we do have nice areas for either enjoying a nice dinner or having a drink. Hope to see you again in Kaarna! More 

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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Delicious reindeer meet in a very comfortable sitting in Kamppi complex in Helsinki. Enough quantity with different kinds of vegetables .

Thank Salma N
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this review

Hello Salma N, Reindeer is definitely one of our most popular delicacies, we are happy that you tried and enjoyed it! Thank you for your review and welcome back to try our other treats as well. More 

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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I have dined in this restaurant several times with local and foreign friends . . . I recommend, for an authentic Finnish cuisine, worth what you will pay for, to try the Snapas appetizer: Slow-cooked salmon marinated in Napue gin, gravlax mousse and crumbled sweet and sour rye bread OR Wild boar simmered in Helsinki Porter, red cabbage and apple... More 

Thank Malybaramu
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this review

Hello Malybaramu, thank you for your visits in Kaarna, and also for reviewing us. We are proud to offer Finnish delicacies to satisfy both Finnish and foreign customers. We warmly welcome you to visit again! More 

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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We found this restaurant by strolling through the mall and so glad we did! The staff were very friendly and the food was really good. Many of their dishes have meat but you can try reindeer which was delicious!

Thank sk8195
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Restaurant with a view to Mannerheimintie but there ends the good sides. The food is overly priced and the portions really small. They couldn't even make a proper tea. The service was nice but clearly not from the heart. The only good part was that a bottle of wine with member card was quite affordable.

Thank Amarill0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mannerheimintie 20, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7664550

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