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Bar, European, Pub, Czech, Central European
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Elielinaukio 2, Helsinki, Finland
+358 10 7663650
11:00 - 04:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my four friends decided to go eating lunch in Vltava last Thursday, 26.1.2017 at 2 o'clock pm. There were plenty of free tables in the restaurant, but 5 persons was a big proglem. They were unable to give us a table to eat. If there had been only four of us, it would have succeeded. Can you understand!... More 

1 Thank hilkka s
Oulu, Finland
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139 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vltava is at the real core of Helsinki city, immediately beside the railway station. Airport buses depart behind the house. They serve beer and drinks at the first floor, and tasty and fatty Czech style food at upper floors. Beer selection is good but it is good nowadays also elsewhere. Vltava could invest more on this. If you like salty... More 

Thank Anssi P
St. Petersburg, Russia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Planned trip to Helsinki 2 month ago, i contact with restaurant manager trying to find out how can i reserve a table on New Years eve. Manager wrote what they don’t take any reservation on weekends and public holidays but they pretty sure they can offer me a table to New Years eve. Nope. Yes, it's New Year eve and... More 

Thank mmkl2005
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Right outside the main rail station, my only disappointment is that I only found it in the way to the airport to fly home. Really good selection of beers, both Finnish, Belgian and even British. Typical Helsinki prices so not cheap, but a great bar to visit.

1 Thank John W
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

To put it frankly, the Slavic kitchen is perhaps not my favourite kitchen of all, this restaurant was purely the choice of my friend. The food was adequate but not exceptional in any way whatsoever. Same goes for the service. The place was crowded and too dark (!). The location of the restaurant is quite good if you are taking... More 

1 Thank Eveaurora
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Hi! Went here with co-workers on Saturday lunch. Ordered on recommendation the Vltava sausage platter which was dissapointing. For 20€ you get undone house sausage and three smaller sausages on tiny amount of chips. Can't recommend for taste or value.

Thank Muypepe
Salo, Finland
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here with good friends for dinner. Good selection in menu with reasonable prices. Food was tasty and if you like beer, they have good selection.

Thank Ilkka H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Was only in Helsinki for 24 hrs and found this gem. Food was great, I had beef brisket and my partner had the sausage platter. Service was amazing and recommended both plates. Would definitely go back!

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Kelowna, Canada
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Good brisket and potatoes- excellent sausages and chips- so so goulash and dumplings- not sure about chicken Brie. Beer was Great👍and wine. Atmosphere was quiet upstairs , with good service

Thank tlfraser
Helsinki, Finland
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Visited this restaurant many times in last years and latest yesterday. Service is very good and food, more than good. Like always, Vltava’s sausage platter was great! Wife ordered Czech-style mixed grill and she liked it a lot. And dessert! Warm chocolate cake straight from oven with vanilla ice cream and raspberry melba is outrage! Yes, we will visit soon... More 

Thank FinnHelsinki

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$147
Bar, European, Pub, Czech, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elielinaukio 2, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7663650

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?