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Belge bar&bistro

) #330 of 1,208 Restaurants in Helsinki $$ - $$$ , , European
Kluuvikatu 5, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 10 7663590
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good39%
  • Average28%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“belgium beer” (6 reviews)
“snails” (8 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Belgian, Bar, European, Central European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Kluuvikatu 5, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, it is inspired by Belgium but not at all Belgian. Food (mussels and fries) was realy salty. There were several Belgian beers available.

Thank dechamps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of our best meals in Helsinki! Our family really enjoyed our dinner here, from the TinTin menus to the dessert. The menu had selections that everyone was happy with. My partner is a vegetarian and very much enjoyed the the vegetable baguette....More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very nice beer and at the suggestion of the barmaid tried the club sandwich which was delicious. Would have like a slightly wider selection of Belgian beer on tap, but you can't have everything. Great spot for a casual drink

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing and the staff were very nice. A strong suggestion would be Belges traditional french fries, they were amazing! Just like in Belgium! I would definetley return!

Thank Tuuli M
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Still here, wonderful steak, one of those rare occasions when the steak does actually melt in your mouth. I had the Henry IV fillet (medium -1, which is medium rare here) and my sweetheart had a waffle - which must have been good as I...More

Thank JD_Cestrian
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wandering the streets looking for a place to have lunch, we stumbled across Belge. A nice bar downstairs but upstairs is where the magic begins. Here you will find another bar and and a cosy area with bookcases to the ceiling. Hundreds of books line...More

Thank geniegal
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

A really cosy place. Upstairs the bistro is decorated with old books giving it a library feeling. The menu is in old Tintin comics. The food was really good and tasty, but the service was beyond slow. Nice belgian cuisine and beer, but as it...More

Thank 412lenew
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here with our friends. Service was slow. Food was average when it arrived arter several requests. Not willing to go again.

Thank FinnHelsinki
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a genuinely impressive restaurant. Looked at from the road, itself a side street, it looks just like a standard, if popular, bar. But head up stairs, and you will find a splendid large dining room. The best tables are all around the side,...More

Thank andrewjameswarren
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Dining area in upstairs, typically quite a busy on Saturdays. Huge selection of different beers. Great value for money.

Thank 110erkkip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$53
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kluuvikatu 5, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7663590
Description
Belge bar&bistro is an easy-going , two-storey Belgian bar and restaurant in the corner of Kluuvikatu and Aleksanterinkatu. Belgians love good food and drinks, in quality and also in quantity, and so do we! We offer our customers the better things in life.
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