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) #18 of 1,201 Restaurants in Helsinki $$ - $$$ European, , Gluten Free Options
Aleksanterinkatu 22 | Aleksanterinkatu 22, 00170, Helsinki, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 74255588
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Aleksanterinkatu 22 | Aleksanterinkatu 22, 00170, Helsinki, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really great restaurant overlooking the Cathedral in Helsinki. Food was lovely and our waiter, Walter, only heightened the experience. He was very friendly and knowledgeable but also kept serving us vodka on the end on skis and hoes!

Thank Abbprivate
Reviewed 5 days ago

Avoid Savotta by all means when in Helsinki. It is very touristy, impersonal, and the staff is overworked and impatient. I believe they serve too many tour groups. While the food was fine, the experience was lacking, despite nice views of the Helsinki Cathedral while...More

Thank Deeni_09
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant is right across from the cathedral on Senate square, so has a great view. Fun atmosphere and presentation. The food I thought good but fairly bland and small portions.

Thank Monte-Pa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to score an outside table overlooking the square and church on one of the most beautiful days of the summer. The food is upscale traditional Finnish, exactly what we wanted on our first night in Helsinki. The service was gracious and...More

Thank TheVitMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the most Finnish restaurant in the world! Waiter and waitress are wearing traditional Finnish clothes, and the furniture is also old-shaped. Waiter told us it the restaurant place used to be prison, very interesting. Food is OK, compared to the general atmosphere. Food...More

Thank Haojie_Ye
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its one of the only restaurants we could find that was open on a sunday,, so we took a chance. Looks nice inside and it has some amazing views to a cathedral (see pics)... although i think only some of the tables have this sort...More

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, nice setting and friendly staff, gorgeous view of Helsinki Cathedral and generally a wonderful (expensive) evening. Would definitely recommend!

Thank getmeonaplaaane
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had so much fun and got so happy and excellent service that even though you do not need give tips in Finland, we wanted to make the waiter as happy as possible too with a great tip. Everybody tasted different types of traditional Finnish...More

Thank 352kw10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for my husband's birthday and managed to get a great table over looking the Helsinki Cathedral. Food and drinks were reasonably price and we managed to try reindeer meat for the first time, so it was a really good authentic dining experience. The...More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice get-to-gether on July 6th, 2017. Nice atmosphere and excellent food. Never been here before but will return with friends. My Canadian friends went to Restaurant Savotta 3 times during their short visit to Helsinki. Yam-yam lamb meet!

Thank Raija L
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9 February 2017|
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Response from Joseph M | Reviewed this property |
Just opposite to Helsinki Cathedral...if you are looking from Cathedral central door... look towards your left...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 84
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aleksanterinkatu 22 | Aleksanterinkatu 22, 00170, Helsinki, Helsinki 00170, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 74255588
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