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Restaurant Karljohan

Yrjoenkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 6121121
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Yrjoenkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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11 - 20 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I'm glad the restaurant is open again. Had very nice lunch (risotto with asparagus) and even nicer wine. Friendly staff to chat with.

Thank elinast2016
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Our dinner with asparagus risotto and a bottle of Jansz made our day perfect. Everything was just simply good!

Thank Rina P
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A bit hidden location, space for, say 24 quests, the style is traditional as well as the list: no pulled oats, bulgur or that kind of bull...t. A warm welcome, a couble of menu choises, meat, fish, veg. We were four, ending to four starters,...More

Thank HaraldDiver
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I had a dinner for two at the classic restaurant Karljohan. The place has been around for a long time and was recently renovated with a more modern look. It's a popular lunch restaurant and was only half full in the evening of our visit....More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Karl Johan has excellent lunch and dinner menu. Some Finnish and international classic food with high standards. Family owned and run for 30 years already. Restaurant just had the renovation and it is looking very nice too.

Thank ammietti
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We popped in for lunch on Saturday. The menu was somewhat limited and quite different to the weekday buffet they offer. The service was great and I ordered the minced elk with mashed potatoe, which was tasty. It came with beetroot, which I loved was...More

Thank Kevinfrancis65
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Very well located, newly renovated. Great restaurant with excellent food and fantastic customer service. I highly recommend it.

Thank XMOS69
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The interior of Karljohan promises sophistication and elegance - and the food does not disappoint. It boasts classic dishes, cooked perfectly. My main was a pike fillet and was absolutely delicious. Perhaps the only thing that didn't blow us away was the chocolate fondant for...More

Thank Ais135
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This restaurant is very happily situated. Its style is Scandinavian and I'd say smart casual, not too fine dining. Lunch and dinner have been great, and I love their Austrian white wines.

Thank elinast2016
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful 3 course set menu here. Turned up without a booking on a Monday night requesting a large table, catching the staff by surprise but they were very helpful and we enjoyed a lovely evening. The three course set menu was great value...More

Thank Tiztraveller
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$147
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yrjoenkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 6121121
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