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La Torrefazione

Aleksanterinkatu 50 B, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 42890648
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
07:30 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Aleksanterinkatu 50 B, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a casual yet cosy place for lunch and dinner. The risottos are usually pretty good. That said, if you are really hungry their portions are not the best but I personally appreciate their lunch menu as I do not stuff myself

Thank Hagar08540
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on a Saturday morning and had one of the two set dishes for breakfast (brunch) for 22€. We got 1 bagel with avocado, bacon and egg spread on the lower side. The top could be used for the cream cheese and the...More

Thank Mattese
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had lunch here a (beetroot risotto with goat's cheese). The service was good as the waitress kindly reserved a small table while I queued at the till to order lunch. The risotto was good quality but the portion was really far too small (served on...More

Thank AHDAD10
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The breakfast menu is the reason I come here. The place is in the center of the city, the breakfast prices are reasonable and it's pretty calm in the 2nd floor even though there's a busy street outside. My omelette was nice and good size...More

Thank Vanhitvonder
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Finally tasty coffee. The sweet stuff was not convincing but the coffee was. A good hiding place from the usual rain...

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast and coffee. Nice people and very kind. Croissants and fruit. The place is on the first floor. Great visit.

Thank Pablo V
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The coffee is not really up with the best speciality coffee shops in Helsinki, or indeed other capitals. It is, however, of very good quality. What is nice, however, is that its location means that it is enough off the beaten track to mean that...More

Thank Qwertyr
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast on Friday morning. The restaurant is tiny, which makes it a bit slow also.Thus, we had to queue some minutes to place our order at the counter. We had a croissant breakfast and a bagel breakfast. Croissant was dry of which we...More

Thank Mika P
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Went for late lunch, @15:00, and had lovely ciabatta. The salmon filling was superbly complemented with fennel, a great combination. Flat white coffee just as you'd expect. I go here quite regularly since the coffee is better and cheaper than Starbucks...

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Espresso is here always perfectly prepared by professional baristas. Freshly roasted coffee. Also tasty lunch. Little bit slow service and the place is so popular that it is usually hard to find table. Nice street views from the second floor.

Thank AriHelsinki
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:30
Monday
07:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 20:00
Thursday
07:30 - 20:00
Friday
07:30 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aleksanterinkatu 50 B, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 42890648
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Description
La Torrefazione is a third wave coffee shop; by knowing our supply chain we can guarantee the quality and taste of our coffees. All of our baristas have taken a barista exam, they both know how to make coffee but also the story behind each of our coffees. To us, a great cup of coffee is a piece of art and all the steps on the beans way to the cup are important. We serve breakfast, lunch, salads and sandwiches. Our popular brunch is served during the weekend.
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