Guidebook for Helsinki

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Guidebook for Helsinki

Food Scene

Here are our picks of local favorites in Kamppi and a few highlights outside Kamppi neighborhood.
If you like street food, the go to place is 6K where you find six different small restaurants.
6k-foodmarket
3 Urho Kekkosen katu
If you like street food, the go to place is 6K where you find six different small restaurants.
The best falafels in town. Fafas has several restaurants in Helsinki.
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Fafa's
21 Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu
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The best falafels in town. Fafas has several restaurants in Helsinki.
Wonderful smoothies and sandwiches.
Kippo
20 Mannerheimintie
Wonderful smoothies and sandwiches.
Café and vegetarian restaurant. Also breakfast.
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Cargo Coffee + Vegetarian food
8 Gräsvikskajen
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Café and vegetarian restaurant. Also breakfast.
Finnish food with a Lapland theme. High-end.
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Lappi Ravintola
22 Annankatu
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Finnish food with a Lapland theme. High-end.
An awesome place to have a cup of tea. And buy some more tea as souvenir.
The Ounce - Fredrikinkatu
55 Fredrikinkatu
An awesome place to have a cup of tea. And buy some more tea as souvenir.
Great for breakfast, coffee and lunch.
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Gran Delicato, Kalevankatu
34 Kalevankatu
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Great for breakfast, coffee and lunch.
Perhaps the best lunch buffet in town. You can select between the salad buffet and the warm food - or you can take both!
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Pompier Albertinkatu
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Perhaps the best lunch buffet in town. You can select between the salad buffet and the warm food - or you can take both!
This café with a traditional Finnish theme is an absolute gem.
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Regatta
8 Merikannontie
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This café with a traditional Finnish theme is an absolute gem.
A trendy place with modern Finnish cuisine. You can also enjoy the sea view and sauna here. Featured in the Time magazine as one of the greatest places in the world. http://time.com/collection/worlds-greatest-places-2018/5366670/loyly-helsinki-finland/
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Löyly
4 Ärtholmsstranden
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A trendy place with modern Finnish cuisine. You can also enjoy the sea view and sauna here. Featured in the Time magazine as one of the greatest places in the world. http://time.com/collection/worlds-greatest-places-2018/5366670/loyly-helsinki-finland/
A really great breakfast place. Try the weekend brunch.
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Deli Café Maya
3 Punavuorenkatu
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A really great breakfast place. Try the weekend brunch.
A popular burger place.
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NAUGHTY BRGR
13 Lönnrotinkatu
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A popular burger place.
Wolt is a food delivery app (and site: wolt dot fi). It contains tons of casual restaurants and you can order food to eat at the restaurant or as home delivery. For your first Wolt order, you get a discount of 5€ by using the code QCasG.
Wolt Enterprises Oy
2 a D Köydenpunojankatu
Wolt is a food delivery app (and site: wolt dot fi). It contains tons of casual restaurants and you can order food to eat at the restaurant or as home delivery. For your first Wolt order, you get a discount of 5€ by using the code QCasG.
Traditional Finnish food from the Karelia area. Their buffet is good value for sampling many dishes.
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Konstan Möljä
14 Sandviksgatan
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Traditional Finnish food from the Karelia area. Their buffet is good value for sampling many dishes.
Traditional Finnish dishes. Mid priced.
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Salve
11 Hietalahdenranta
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Traditional Finnish dishes. Mid priced.
One of the Michelin star restaurants. Book in advance.
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Olo
5 Pohjoisesplanadi
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One of the Michelin star restaurants. Book in advance.
This outdoor café has the best views in Helsinki. Only open during warm months.
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Sinisen Huvilan Kahvila
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This outdoor café has the best views in Helsinki. Only open during warm months.
A really nice restaurant for food, drinks and socializing. Serves tasty vegetarian food.
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Yes Yes Yes
1 Iso Roobertinkatu
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A really nice restaurant for food, drinks and socializing. Serves tasty vegetarian food.
Sandro offers great value whether you go for a brunch, a lunch or a dinner. Delicious Mediterranean food in a nice atmosphere. There are two other Sandro's in Kampinkeskus and Kallio.
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Sandro Eira
34 D Tehtaankatu
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Sandro offers great value whether you go for a brunch, a lunch or a dinner. Delicious Mediterranean food in a nice atmosphere. There are two other Sandro's in Kampinkeskus and Kallio.
Great food, great atmosphere in this hip place. Book in advance.
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The Cock
17 Fabiansgatan
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Great food, great atmosphere in this hip place. Book in advance.
This ecological restaurant serves food that would otherwise have been thrown away. The food comes from shops and producers, it is fresh and healthy, and the restaurant makes a wonder of turning it into delightful portions.
Hävikkiruokaravintola Loop
1 Lapinlahdenpolku
This ecological restaurant serves food that would otherwise have been thrown away. The food comes from shops and producers, it is fresh and healthy, and the restaurant makes a wonder of turning it into delightful portions.
Asian restaurant with a good Sushi buffet
LUCKIEFUN'S RESTAURANT
49 Fredrikinkatu
Asian restaurant with a good Sushi buffet
Really good Thai food with a Finnish twist. The place is often packed during lunch hours.
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Twisted Street Kitchen
58 Fredrikinkatu
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Really good Thai food with a Finnish twist. The place is often packed during lunch hours.
This kiosk is serving some interesting street food. The dishes are modern takes on traditional Finnish dishes. Although it is a kiosk, they use quality ingredients.
KEKRI Finnish street food
5 Lapinlahdenkatu
This kiosk is serving some interesting street food. The dishes are modern takes on traditional Finnish dishes. Although it is a kiosk, they use quality ingredients.
This and the adjacent Newroz 21 restaurant serve some of the most affordable dishes in Helsinki. Barbarossa is running a long time discount with every dish going for 5€. Recommended when traveling on a budget.
Barbarossa Pizza & Kebab
29 Yrjönkatu
This and the adjacent Newroz 21 restaurant serve some of the most affordable dishes in Helsinki. Barbarossa is running a long time discount with every dish going for 5€. Recommended when traveling on a budget.
Great burgers and craft beers. Also vegetarian and vegan options.
Bites Burgers Kamppi
3 Lapinlahdenkatu
Great burgers and craft beers. Also vegetarian and vegan options.
Kampin Pippuri has a great all you can eat buffet
Kampin Pippuri
4 Runebergsgatan
Kampin Pippuri has a great all you can eat buffet

Drinks & Nightlife

If you like craft beers, here you will find a great selection
Leijuva Lahna
14 Eerikinkatu
If you like craft beers, here you will find a great selection
Go to the 14th floor of the Torni hotel for the best views of the city.
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Ateljee Bar
26 Yrjönkatu
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Go to the 14th floor of the Torni hotel for the best views of the city.
Navy themed rum bar.
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Navy Jerry's
2 Hietaniemenkatu
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Navy themed rum bar.
Hip concert venue with a program of local & international bands, plus a bar & restaurant.
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Kuudes linja
13 B Hämeentie
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Hip concert venue with a program of local & international bands, plus a bar & restaurant.
The sky room on top of Clarion Hotel, the highest hotel in Helsinki, offers spectacular views that you can enjoy over a drink.
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Clarion Hotel Helsinki
2 Tyynenmerenkatu
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The sky room on top of Clarion Hotel, the highest hotel in Helsinki, offers spectacular views that you can enjoy over a drink.
A local brewery that offers a good selection of beers, ciders and other drinks.
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Ravintola Teerenpeli
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A local brewery that offers a good selection of beers, ciders and other drinks.
This place is famous for being selected the easiest pick-up place in the world. Ever since the gender ration has been male skewed.
Milliklubi
12 Kaivokatu
This place is famous for being selected the easiest pick-up place in the world. Ever since the gender ration has been male skewed.
This place is only open during the warm months. They have a selection of bars and restaurants and it is a great party place.
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Hernesaaren Ranta
16 Hernesaarenranta
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This place is only open during the warm months. They have a selection of bars and restaurants and it is a great party place.
One of the most popular nightclubs in town.
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Apollo Live Club
16 Mannerheimintie
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One of the most popular nightclubs in town.
A popular night club with nice views over the city.
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Maxine
1 Urho Kekkosen katu
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A popular night club with nice views over the city.
One of the best whiskey and craft beer bars in town.
Olutravintola Pikkulintu Ruttopuisto
11 Lönnrotinkatu
One of the best whiskey and craft beer bars in town.
New bar by the Finnish Kaurismäki director brothers. This replaces the iconic Corona and Moskova bars that were forced to relocate from Eerikinkatu due to a building renovation.
Buenos Aires Cafe / Bar
24 Eerikinkatu
New bar by the Finnish Kaurismäki director brothers. This replaces the iconic Corona and Moskova bars that were forced to relocate from Eerikinkatu due to a building renovation.

Sightseeing

A fortress island in front of Helsinki. A UNESCO world heritage site. A normal Helsinki public transit ticket is valid on the ferry that leaves from the market square. There is no entrance fee to the island.
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Sveaborg
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A fortress island in front of Helsinki. A UNESCO world heritage site. A normal Helsinki public transit ticket is valid on the ferry that leaves from the market square. There is no entrance fee to the island.
Stroll around this district to get feel of the hipster vibe.
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Rödbergen
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Stroll around this district to get feel of the hipster vibe.
Bourgeois neighborhood.
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Ulrikasborg
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Bourgeois neighborhood.
Seurasaari makes for a good stroll. On the island there is a museum with traditional Finnish buildings from rural times.
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Fölisön
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Seurasaari makes for a good stroll. On the island there is a museum with traditional Finnish buildings from rural times.
Stadium for the 1952 Olympics. For a fee it is possible to enter the Stadium tower.
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Helsingfors Olympiastadion
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Stadium for the 1952 Olympics. For a fee it is possible to enter the Stadium tower.

Parks & Nature

A bay in the center of Helsinki with some magnificent villas. Popular place for jogging.
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Toloviken
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A bay in the center of Helsinki with some magnificent villas. Popular place for jogging.
A very popular beach during sunny summer days.
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Hietaranta Beach
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A very popular beach during sunny summer days.

Essentials

Small grocery store across the street. Open until late, some of the days until 5 am.
K-market Freda
40 Fredrikinkatu
Small grocery store across the street. Open until late, some of the days until 5 am.
Grocery store with large selection. Open everyday until 10 pm.
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K-Supermarket Kamppi
63 Fredrikinkatu
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Grocery store with large selection. Open everyday until 10 pm.
Pharmacy that is open 24/7.
Yliopiston Apteekki
5 Mannerheimintie
Pharmacy that is open 24/7.

Entertainment & Activities

Allas sea pool is a year round outdoor pool with both warm and cold pools. There are also indoor pools.
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Allas Sea Pool
2a Skatuddskajen
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Allas sea pool is a year round outdoor pool with both warm and cold pools. There are also indoor pools.
Orion specializes on artsy movies. If Hollywood movies are not your thing, here you might find something that suits your taste.
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Orion
15 Eriksgatan
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Orion specializes on artsy movies. If Hollywood movies are not your thing, here you might find something that suits your taste.
Sompasauna is community sauna that you can visit any time of the day and it is totally free. This is not a choice for everyone as it is a mixed sauna with no running water. But it is a really cool place where you can feel the Finnish sauna enthusiasm. Google some videos of the place.
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Sompasauna
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Sompasauna is community sauna that you can visit any time of the day and it is totally free. This is not a choice for everyone as it is a mixed sauna with no running water. But it is a really cool place where you can feel the Finnish sauna enthusiasm. Google some videos of the place.
The largest movie theater in Helsinki.
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Tennispalatsi
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The largest movie theater in Helsinki.
On top of the Kampinkeskus mall you find this bowling and billiard place.
Kamppi Bowling Centre & Biljard Bar
1 Urho Kekkosen katu
On top of the Kampinkeskus mall you find this bowling and billiard place.
You can do multiple and activities at this sport and recreation center. Wall climbing, gym, laser gunfight, escape rooms, you name it.
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Salmisaaren Liikuntakeskuksen Kauppiasyhdistys ry
3 Energiakatu
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You can do multiple and activities at this sport and recreation center. Wall climbing, gym, laser gunfight, escape rooms, you name it.

Shopping

The go to place for electronics, but they also offer plenty of other things. You can also go the top of the roof to get a good view of Helsinki and see the old Mig jet fighter that has been put there as an attraction.
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Verkkokauppa.com
11 Tyynenmerenkatu
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The go to place for electronics, but they also offer plenty of other things. You can also go the top of the roof to get a good view of Helsinki and see the old Mig jet fighter that has been put there as an attraction.
Stockmann is the #1 premium mall in Helsinki. Go there for anything.
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Stockmann Helsingin keskusta
52 Aleksanterinkatu
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Stockmann is the #1 premium mall in Helsinki. Go there for anything.
The main mall in Kamppi. In addition to shopping there are many good restaurants in this mall. Curio: Europe's second largest underground bus depot is in this mall
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Kamppi Center
1 Urho Kekkosen katu
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The main mall in Kamppi. In addition to shopping there are many good restaurants in this mall. Curio: Europe's second largest underground bus depot is in this mall