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) #47 of 1,198 Restaurants in Helsinki $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
Hietalahdenranta 5 C, Helsinki 00180, Finland
+358 10 7664280
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hietalahdenranta 5 C, Helsinki 00180, Finland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant was full wich is always a good sign. They told us that we ll have to wait at the bar, but managed to find us a table in 5 min. The service was very good. The food was excellent, we had raindeer and...More

Thank Vlad Tudor I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended Salve by our nearby hotel. Very informal place and food is very good but fairly simple. It's a nice, local restaurant. The service was excellent.

Thank Ross S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

They moved to this new location and managed to keep the old great feeling. Food is good and reasonable priced. Worth visiting.

Thank Jyrki M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Nothing fancy but pleasant, with generous portions of typical Finnish fare. The salad bar is more than adequate. I had the herring: a pile of grilled 6" fish, very fresh, on top of a heap of mashed potatoes with a glob of butter. I liked...More

1  Thank KU65
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Salve is a nice typical finnish restaurant with old style flavour and manners.. all the waiters are very gentle (quite common in Finland) and the food is delicious. You can have both seafood and meat and a free buffet allow you to decide how your...More

Thank Lorenzo G
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We are very happy that we found Salve. Visited Helsinki 17 to 24th of April. Looking for a place to eat, condition was that our daughter ear and 7 month will eat with us. Kids menu, free salads and friendly staff - our daughter was...More

Thank Vitaliy S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Salve has been around for decades, and in Helsinki weak restaurants don't last for long. This town is expensive, so food needs to be on point for people to pay for it. Salves menu is filled with your traditional Finnish home-style food and "sailor pub"...More

Thank vaniljaz
Reviewed 21 April 2017

décor like a chain.. bit naff.. service merely adequate...way overpriced,cos in trendy harbour area and little else in vicinity.. food ok.. reindeer was oversooked, pork schnitzel was a bit greasy, stodgy..mostly for tourists.. travel and get better.

Thank Escort1600
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Won't make it a nice dinner. First time the food were cold and... secind time nice hot And cremated... The wine were nice but tgat again were made in Frace. Had 10x the Exprience yesterday at a similar place a few 100 m away.

Thank Nielsen-MLN
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Salve is classically known for it's Mashed potatoes and fried crispy herrings. It is a feast to the senses that it is a must to go there once in a while to have this diish. Today I had the chance to visit it in its'...More

Thank Malybaramu
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Nearby Attractions
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Vojin B
Anyone know e-mail of this restaurant? It is rather difficult to make a reservation if you don't speak Finnish
27 May 2016|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hietalahdenranta 5 C, Helsinki 00180, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7664280
  • E-mail
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