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Ravintola Toolonranta

#133 of 1,096 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Helsinginkatu 56, Helsinki 00260, Finland
+358 9 61285700
11:30 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 17:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had a four course dinner after sunset overlooking Linnunlaulu and Töölönlahti. The views were really nice. Also the service was good although we had three different waitresses during the dinner. All of the courses were good, especially the sirloin steak was especially yummy.

Thank SampoKoo
Turku, Finland
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145 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a nice restaurant in the park right in the center of Helsinki. The summer terrace is very nice. The food is very good, not fine dining, but casual dining with a touch and flavor. Can be truly recommended.

Thank Ve8
Salo, Finland
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171 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is in special location at the board of Töölö bay in the park just 15 minutes by walk from central railway station. Brunssi is with great starter buffet and desert buffet. Three choices for main dish. Food was good. Service friendly and professional. Atmosphere was great. Remember to make reservation. O warmly recommend.

Thank Mr_Pasi
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Restaurant located in very nice place in a park near lake closed to city center. Food was very tasty (portions are not big, but enough for one). Good service.

Thank Arkady G
Faversham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Lovely food with good service. I enjoyed a salmon starter, beef for main and a beetroot cake with rosemary ice cream - all were very tasty. It was washed down with a Finnish lager and a couple of glasses of malbec. I was lucky enough to have a good view across the water from my seat. Highly recommended.

Thank Hhihan
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We were there in a group of 19 people, we had pre ordered their food, the service was perfect, food was nice, dessert was okay. A little small portion comparing with food in the US.

Thank Sara N
Trieste, Italy
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Our dinner in Toolonranta left me quite disappointed. The restaurant itself is soberly elegant, very comfortable chairs and lovely location on the lake. Unfortunately their service is not up to expectations, and the rather small portions don’t match with their high prices. My artichokes soup was delicious, but there was just 2 spoons of it. If you don’t choose from... More 

Thank AbeTs
Chapel Hill
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152 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We stopped here while walking around downtown. It sits on a little hill overlooking the water and has a nice outdoors section with comfortable chairs and sofas if the weather is cooperating. The weather was great when we stopped by and their coffee was fresh and tasty. We tried a couple of danish pastries while we were there, they are... More 

Thank Pat D
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Participated in a late afternoon/ early evening gathering for 15 people in May. First some business, the some dining. The first part went well, the latter not so. Kitchen just was not up to its task. Portions were served late and were of mediocre quality. Wine and drinks were not served in synchronization with the food. Based on this experience,... More 

Thank timok918
Salo, Finland
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Whether was perfect in this nice location. We eat Chef's menu - mushroom soup and white fish combined with lovely Riesling. Food was awesome and attitude of staff really friendly. Strongly recommend this place.

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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
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Helsinginkatu 56, Helsinki 00260, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Taka-Töölö
  • Neighbourhood: Taka-Töölö
  • Phone Number: +358 9 61285700

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