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) #41 of 1,199 Restaurants in Helsinki $$ - $$$ European, , International
Pohjoisesplanadi 33, Helsinki 00100, Finland
09 6128 6900
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Scandinavian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pohjoisesplanadi 33, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always professional service. Nice window views of Esplanade and Park. Classic table service café. Tasty pastries, toasts, smørrebröd... Café also have salad buffet, restaurant serves food upstairs.

Thank AriHelsinki
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The cafe downstairs is one of the very few cafes in Finland where you still get table service. Very nice place with old time charm. Upstairs has a good restaurant offering traditional finnish cuisine.

Thank FinnishFlower
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with a friend recently in this lovely place. Managed to get a great window table overlooking the park. Service was professional and smooth. Lunch menu is fairly basic but served its purpose. Had a beef tartare to start which was satisfying. Nicely plated...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Restaurant Strindberg is located on the 2nd floor, above the well known cafeteria under the same name. The restaurant interior is different, like enjoying a meal in an elegant private home. The food was excellent, especially if you pick something from the "Classics" menu where...More

Thank jtr9
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Even though there were a lot of waiters around, we got ignored for a long time, until we finally hailed somebody ourselves. We had coffee and cake, which was good, but very expensive.

Thank baerdd
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The place deserves much better cuisine, it has excellent location and nice interior, it is great for drinks, the food looks nice but misses taste

Thank Pitchulina
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Bistro style, Comfortable seating and a wonderful relaxing atmosphere. Super service & excellent food. We had cold cuts and wine, followed by salads (salmon & caesar) delicious

Thank KateMcNicholas
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We enjoyed a Sunday early afternoon light brunch in the ground floor cafe. A more complete restaurant upstairs. Good champagne by the glass options, and not overly expensive. Smorsbrod and pastry items prevail and a stylish crowd is guaranteed

Thank David E
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We went to Strindberg twice - both times past the retro bar on the first floor. The first time was for a late lunch and what we noticed was that a good many elderly ladies were present. We took this as a good indication and...More

Thank ms483llm05
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My foreign guest loved the view to the Esplanade park and the interior of the restaurant. Service was very professional and friendly. I had a green salad to start with. The portion was generous and fresh and the dressing very tasty. Both my guest and...More

Thank IrisPoppy
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 33, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: 09 6128 6900
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