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Restaurant Vausti

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Kotkankatu 7, Kotka 48100, Finland (Formerly Reataurant Vausti)
+358 10 8323502
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Good option for dinner if you are visiting Kotka. The prices are quite expensive but the quality of the food is really good

Thank Pablo N
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This restaurant has very good service and provides a menu that is not as in other places. Room is very nice, calming athmosphere and with nice colours and decorated with taste. Food was partly a bit too salty, but when telling that to the staff they immediately went to give a notice to the chef.

Thank Päivi A
Lithia Springs, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful dinner great choices. The service was on point. Try the surprise menus for sure. Situated right off the Kotka walking mall. Convenient to all the shops, and a beautiful walking park.

Thank Jamie W
Helsinki, Finland
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and good different menu. We drive by motorbike from Helsinki to Kotka. Even when this place is a bit better they welcome us with our bike clothes. Service was friendly and waiters were really nice. Menu was fresh. Ate burger with horse meat and my hubby fish and potatos. Not the cheapest place but worth of every euro

Thank Marja M
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice food and great service! We were very happy with the evening we had (do take the desserts!) and recommend Vausti to all visiting Kotka.

Thank Anni K
Kotka, Finland
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I have dined in this restaurant several times, and never been disappointed. It is unrivalled in Kotka; you need to go to Porvoo or Helsinki to find food made with similar commitment, but in those cities the price is higher. The food and service are excellent as is the price-quality ratio. The restaurant aims to use local ingredients. All wines... More 

Thank Tarmo A
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Absolutely the best food in Kotka! The hamburger was one of the best ones i've had in a long time and the starters that we had (Shrimp salad, salmon with new potatoes and the chefs menu) were all amazing. I would recommend this place to everybody. The only minus comes from the service, it was tuesday and they were a... More 

Thank Sanni365
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I went here on recommendation of a work colleague from Kotka, and wasn't disappointed. It was very quiet, only two other tables, so service was attentive - though not intrusive. I decided to have the spring asparagus for starter and the fresh catch for main. Both were delicious and perfectly prepared. I had the recommended wine pairing with my meal,... More 

Thank MumsyJes
Kotka, Finland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Best place in Kotka to have a dinner with family and guests. Tasty food from local producers, very good wines with friendly service! Really nice place to visit!

Thank Sari344
Kotka, Finland
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Been there couple of times with our foreign guests and always felt really welcome..excellent menu, local products of course

Thank Nyrik17

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kotkankatu 7, Kotka 48100, Finland (Formerly Reataurant Vausti)
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Kymenlaakso  >  Kotka
  • Phone Number: +358 10 8323502
Vausti is located in Kotka Concert House that is the heart of Kotka’s cultural life: home of Kymi Sinfonietta Symphony Orchestra and venue for versatile shows and concerts. Restaurant Vausti serves traditional local dishes with interesting tastes brought from foreign countries as well.Our menu is composed with great consideration to serve all our guests. We think the best ingredients are produced close. Whenever it is possible we use food from Finland and rather from Kymi area. Our beverage list offers traditional and surprising options from the very beginning to the great final.

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