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
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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.
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
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
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
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.
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