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Cafe Engel

Aleksanterinkatu 26, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 652776
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (26 reviews)
“cakes” (26 reviews)
“meatballs” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Aleksanterinkatu 26, Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Cafe Engel is in the middle of Helsinki downtown and design district. The have nice elegant atmosphere, tasty coffee, tea and set of breakfast packages. Naturally also cakes and snack all day long. Their breakfast sets are large enough and offer something for every one....More

Thank KAN48
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very, very friendly and they are speaking fluent English, but the prices on the menu are just repulsive. Also, the tables are very small and kinda old..

Thank olis-propolis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew cinnamon bun and strawberry jam would taste so heavenly? Sorry for finishing your entire jar though.

Thank Alvin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by at this cute café by the square and couldn’t help resist ordering some cakes and hot drinks. Hot chocolate was more than decent and the carrot cake glorious. The waitress was extremely kind and attentive to my particular need, as well as,...More

Thank chanakann2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came after lunch to have a coffee and a cake. They have a very nice selection os cakes and the coffee is very nice too. It's a cozy place with views of the Senate square. The staff were friendly. Recommended

Thank BryanLuna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed The Café Engel´s Breakfast which consist of: Fair trade coffee/tea, orange juice, bread roll, butter, cheese, ham, brie, boiled egg and fresh fruit for 14.50 € at the time of this writing. Nothing was left on either of our plates-...More

Thank MiteMsispe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious and unique local dishes in decent prices. The restaurant is overlooking a historic square.

Thank Starlight1977
Reviewed 8 October 2017

During my business trip we were hosted to this restaurant in a nice boardroom overlooking the square. 3 course meal, including local delicacies- we took beetroot+cheese as starter; beef and dessert - which was berry based.

Thank leonardm65
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice place for a cup of coffee and/or lunch; I recommend the meatballs. Overall the best part of Cafe Bistro is it's location overlooking the Helsinki Cathedral. Taking that into account the prices are very affordable also.

Thank Grega E
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The café is in one of the merchant houses given new fronts when Carl Ludwig Engel created the Senate Square in the 1820s. It's obviously a popular place for locals as well as weary tourists. The meat balls were very good, as also the beetroot...More

Thank Angela D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aleksanterinkatu 26, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 652776
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