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Cuisine of Helsinki for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Night Light The national cuisine is a kind of "fusion" of Eastern and Western traditions. Local culinary masterpieces will never leave any gourmet indifferent. Various vegetable stews and casseroles are considered popular dishes of home-cooking. When it comes to desserts, the locals prefer baking. Seafood is also very popular here, and many recipes of fish dishes strike with their originality and simplicity.
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Salmon is one of the most popular dishes, which is offered to guests in any restaurant dedicated to Finnish cuisine. The dish is usually served with aromatic sauces and fresh vegetables. You can also find some Lappish dishes in the list of meals representing the national cuisine. Here venison remains a confident leader. This is one of major specialties, which can be tried only in elite restaurants. Finnish bread, which is baked for centuries according to a special recipe, deserves a special praise. Seeds, bran and sweet raisins are essential ingredients that are often added to it. Pulla vanilla muffins are the favorite dessert of local residents and tourists. Fruit and berry desserts also do not lose their popularity. Finnish chefs prepare wonderful puddings and shakes made of northern berries, so refusing to try these dishes is simply impossible.
In addition to restaurants specializing in national cuisine, there are really many diverse culinary destinations in the city. Chez Dominique restaurant was opened in 1998. It specializes in French cuisine. Among specialties of this restaurant are beef steaks and small pancakes with caviar. Resisting the aroma of the meals served here is simply impossible. Apart from national cuisine delicacies, Lappi restaurant is the best place to enjoy home cooking. It serves amazingly delicious cheese, roasted meat of northern deer, and fried whitefish is considered the specialty of the restaurant. Pannonia is the only restaurant in the city dedicated to Hungarian cuisine. Here guests can enjoy homemade pickles, meatballs with cabbage and lots of other interesting dishes, the best addition to which will be wine from the Pannonia’s own cellar. Copyright
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Where to go for dinner in Helsinki: recommended cafe and restaurants

Baker’s Bar & Restaurant
Where: Mannerheimintie 12, Helsinki;
Restaurant Lehtovaara
Where: Mechelininkatu 39, Helsinki; Telephone: +358(0)9 440 833;
The Rivoli restaurants
Where: Albertinkatu 38, Helsinki; Telephone: +358 (0)9 643 455;
NJK Restaurant
Where: Valkosaari, Helsinki; Telephone: +358 (0)9 6128 6500;
Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Helsinki
♥   Restaurant 'Farang' Helsinki. Type - South East Asian. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ateljé Finne' Helsingfors / Helsinki. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Lyon' HELSINKI. Type - French. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Passio' Helsingfors. Type - Modern cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gaijin' Helsinski. Type - Asian. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Yume' Helsinki. Type - Asian. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bronda' Helsinki. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Muru' Helsinki. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Savoy' Helsinki. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ragu' Helsinki. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Helsinki and surroundings

Unique sights around Helsinki


From the series “Most extraordinary thermaes, baths and saunas in the world”
Besides the sauna itself, there is a rest area with sleeping places on the bus, as well as a small kitchen. In a matter of months, the sauna bus has gained incredible popularity. Nowadys, travellers have an opportunity to book it to any country in Europe. The sauna is open all year round and is great for long trips. Its carefully planned environment allows you to get acquainted with beautiful national traditions of Finland. … Read further

Baltic Herring Festival

From the series “Most enchanting and vibrant festivals”
The Market Square becomes the centre of events during the fair. It transforms into a lovely set of counters and pavilions. Helsinki’s Herring Festival is not only about tasting and trading herrings, there is also plenty of entertainment. Every day locals and visitors enjoy delicious treats, the market is packed with herring prepared in a variety of ways. Every trading kiosk offers its guests exclusive treats the secrets of preparation of which are kept in secret. … Read further
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Helsinki

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Helsinki (Finland) on Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Helsinki restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Helsinki, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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