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#1,014 of 1,209 Restaurants in Helsinki}
$$ - $$$, Seafood, European
Liuskasaari, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 9 58409603
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible8%
16 Jul 2017
“Amazing seaside view and good food”
8 Jun 2017
“Horrifically slow service”
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Scandinavian, Seafood, European, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Liuskasaari, Helsinki 00140, Finland
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Restaurant Boathouse on the island of Liuskasaari has good, fresh and local food served with one of the greatest seaside views of the Helsinki archipelago. We visited on a rainy day so there wasn't too many others visiting, but be sure to make a reservation...More

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had high hopes for this island jaunt as we were excited to showcase a typical Helsinki island restaurant to several foreign business guests. Our party of 14 arrived at 6pm and, to make a long story quite short, it was 8:15pm before we received...More

Thank Gecko74
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Service fast even if the restaurant was quote crowded. Waitress friendly but what does it help when the main course sirloin steak is that tough one needs ten minutes to chew a small piece (my teeths are OK). Pankakes tasted old, presume they were taken...More

1  Thank Jerry059
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We went as a team for a team social evening to celebrate the crayfish and get to know each other better. The food , pace of meal and overall atmosphere were excellent . We were blessed with a calm September evening so the sunset over...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Location is just grate if its warm and not windy (July-August). Food is on the average level. Service is very polity but on the average level. This is the place where you should have crayfish party

Thank Arska-FI
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Ate here with a group of about 12 people. After a short boat trip (2 mins) from the harbor, you arrive at this rocky island. The boat house has a bit classic interior, because of the pillars. Swedish style. Splendid view over the sea and...More

Thank Quartermass
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

You can bring dogs inside, service is excellent, and food delicius! Place is most likely the best in Helsinki, with sea side terrace right down the shore.

Thank Virpi H
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We were almost cancel our reservation due to wait for the boat to take us to the island, the one we were suppose to take left ahead of time and the second was delayed - and it was not a warm evening. But that the...More

Thank Myzu
Reviewed 2 June 2015

HSS Boathouse is situated just a short (and charming) boat ride from the harbor, but feels like it would be much further away from the city. The house is in itself very summery-elegant and offers a great view to the wide-open sea. The food was...More

Thank LotteFr
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We went their Lazy Sunday shrimp and ice cream buffee. Nice salads and huge bowls of shrimps (both smoked and plain) but no potatos or anything warm at all. Weird. Only for kids they had something warm. Nice selection of ice creams and toppings. Nice...More

Thank Mother63
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Restaurant Details

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Scandinavian, Seafood, European, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Liuskasaari, Helsinki 00140, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 58409603
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Restaurant HSS Boathouse offers seasonal treats with flavours from the New World. Located in the island of Liuskasaari, in the coast of Helsinki, Boathouse is a place where it is always easy and fun to come and enjoy tasty a la carte meals with your friends. The restaurant has room to hold any functions from business meetings and summer weddings to delightfully traditional crayfish parties in Helsinki's archipelago.
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