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Etelaeesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 10 7663880
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Etelaeesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is high end. Most people in this restaurant are dressed very nicely. You can tell it is the place were locals go to celebrate special occasions. The prices are high, but the quality is very good. I had the mushroom soup appetizer and...More

Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We often go there with friends to have a coffee and cake. It is a cozy cafe to meet friends and the interior is very beautiful. It is not a cafe you go for its cake or coffee, they have all the normal stuff that...More

Thank Ati_Jav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here to have dinner with 2 kids. After settling down for about 15 mins and there were no one came to serve us until I had to raise my hand sky high and voiced out to a lady that I would like to...More

4  Thank Marky H
HOKElantoRavintolat, Johtaja at Kappeli, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank You for your feedback. I'm truly sorry that your visit was unpleasant. We very rarely get this kind of feedback from our customers and we'll take actions to keep it that way. Hopefully there is a possibility to see You as our customer in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is definitely a must-see in Helsinki. The place is likely to be full all the time, so be prepared to wait.

Thank Timo K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 courses, 2 gin and tonics and a bottle of red for 180 Euros. Not great value - but that's Finland. The service was excellent, but we both thought that the food was quite rich. My steak was very nicely cooked, but my partners veggie...More

Thank Dave_from_the_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of 13 people, the food was great and the service was really great!!! Many in the group had the raindeer and everybody would recommend it! One said "I have had raindeer many times and this is the best one I have...More

1  Thank Hafdís P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kappeli, "The Chappel", is an old wooden building which I presume is a part of the old original Esplanad park. In a way the place takes you back a hundred years which is nice. Food, however, is modern and simple Finnish cuisine, quality and taste...More

1  Thank harrila
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a tasty mushroom soup with bread at this restaurant. They provided a choice of local breads, with recommendations to try one of the very dark breads. The recommendation was a very good one. The staff were very helpful, the service was fast and...More

Thank Jsyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the summertime this old restaurant is really worth of visit. You can get there long/short drinks, coffee with buns as well meals. Specially in sunny days, if you have a table in the terrace, you could get eye food also from the boulevard walkers;)

Thank SandT_25ytg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location with live music on evenings and old atmospheric building. Food is ok, drinks expensive, people watching great. The service.. well Nordic. It's self-service in the cafeteria and on the terasse. Please be also aware that only the "grill menu" is available and orderable...More

Thank Sanna H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Etelaeesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7663880
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