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Cafe Vanille

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, European, Scandinavian
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Suomenlinna C 18 III, Helsinki 00190, Finland
+358 40 5561169
09:30 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 19:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best reward after walking around the Islands. Very good Kakao, and Chocolate cake. ! Blankets outside to stay warm and enjoy the moment.

Thank Alexis R
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very little, not too much sorts of coffee or sweets, still tasty and cousy place to have a break and snack

Thank Elena O
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here to rest my tired feet after exploring the island. Just a quick stop, but had coffee and a lovely rhubarb pie. Sat outside to enjoy the view of the huge church just across the way, Really cute cafe with lovely staff and excellent pie. Stop, rest your feet, and enjoy the island.

Thank Cheekychinchilla
Keuruu, Finland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sooo beautiful place. Good coffee and kind waitress. We visited this cafe was really great. Suomenlinna is nice.

Thank mnerad8
Billericay, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

One of the first cafe's one sees after disembarking the ferry to Suomenlinna, passing through the main arch and walking up a short hill, is Cafe Vanilla. It looks and feels like a domestic living room and therefore has very limited seating. But some of the pastries, cakes and cookies (biscuits for those east of the Atlantic Ocean) are homemade,... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Cute place with nice atmosphere. The butter eye buns tasted homemade, fresh and delicious! The terrace was a bit too vrowded with many tables but other than that no complaints. My companion gave his stamp of approval for the coffee also, 2nd cup included in price too!

Thank latelammas
Florence, Italy
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Romantic and quiet, it has a few things to offer for eating and drinking. But it has so much to offer for relaxation and atmosphere.

Thank Saverio P
Oslo, Norway
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Modest little cafe with a small selection of snacks and drinks in an old house and with a friendly staff. A very nice place to sit down and relax for a while when visiting the fantastic island of Suomenlinna. Strongly recommended.

Thank olsbjo
Oslo, Norway
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215 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Had a great snack here when visiting Suomenlinna. Cosy cafe with great seats outside on the balcony.

Thank Oggen
Manama, Bahrain
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656 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This Caffè is not far away from the church. Its menue is basic. They have Some sandwiches and pastries. We were lucky to have the last bowl of soup. It's too tight indoors, a few tables outdoors.

Thank drjsaleh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Scandinavian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suomenlinna C 18 III, Helsinki 00190, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 40 5561169

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