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Olo Ravintola

Certificate of Excellence
Contemporary, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Pohjoisesplanadi 5, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 10 3206250
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been in OlO restarunat couple of times to eat and all the time i found very good food at a competitive price. If you want to try a real finnish experience in a fine dining restaurant, OlO will be the best choice in Helsinki. The service, the location, the wine list and the menu, all togheter mixed for a... More 

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Southern Finland, Finland
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130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Every bite was a little bit of heaven. However, their price level is so high, you can't come here with your own pocket or you have to be very rich. Over 70 EUR for lunch for one person without any alcohol is absolutely too much. And the portions are so tiny...

Thank Heidi R
Toulouse, France
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90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Helsinki restaurant is fantastic. A surprise menu that changes according to the availability of foodstuffs and the humour of the chef, knowledgeable staff and ingredients that you wouldn't necessarily imagine all combine to make a gastronomic experience. When I was there we ate 15 courses and drank some fantastic wine. Wandering cod from Norway, reindeer and reindeer blood black... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Innovative Finnish kitchen and friendly service. The menu consisted of 15 small extremely delicious portions. Price for 4 without wine and tip about 615€.

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Espoo, Finland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the 17 piece tasting menu with wine and it was really worth the time and money. It takes about four hours but the food is really interesting and good.

Thank jpvirolainen
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We opted for 'the journey' which was an amazing meal of many courses. Each element was explained by the very friendly waiting staff. No idea how many courses we had as it just seemed to be continuous for the time we were there. Portion sizes were exactly right and everything was delicious. Possible to book ahead on their website and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perhaps not the best but definitly the most interesting dinner I ever had. Their "journey" menu is exciting all along and is a real journey to discover new tastes and exciting food. The wines (except one Malbec wine) were really excellent and well chosen for the dish.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We took two of our Helsinki based clients, at their recommendation, to this absolutely delightful restaurant. From the first greeting through to the final draining of our port this was a truly exceptional experience. We elected to take the "journey" and what a journey it was, excellently presented food with descriptions of each course from the extremely attentive staff. I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

An exquisite fine-dining experience, from the first greeting of staff through to the excellent food and service. Highly recommended.

Thank PeteC166a
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had prebooked a meal called the Journey. Very good and delicious, although perhaps the Journey a little long. Service excellent and friendly. The environment and decor very modern, clean and stylish. We had prestige wines which were fantastic and some non-Prestige which were not good at all, in our opinion. Thank you for a great New Years Eve.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 55 - USD 115
Contemporary, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 5, Helsinki 00170, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 10 3206250
Restaurant Olo treats you to a gastronomic journey filled with Nordic influence. It's all about the best ingredients and clear, modern flavors. Naturally wine plays an integral part in the dining experience. Our cellars are filled with interesting wines, including wines that are exclusively available at Olo. In our restaurant, you can feel the passion for work and food. Everyone in Olo shares that same feeling - love for food. That love and genuine warmth we want you also to feel as our guest. We have been awarded in Michelin Guide with one star since 2011. Welcome to enjoy!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?