From cafés to neighbourhood restaurants, from lunch places to luxury
Our restaurant portfolio offers individual luxury brands, international cuisine, Scandinavian favourites, steakhouses and restaurants for the whole family.
The best-known brands in this category include Palace, Savoy, Stefan’s Steakhouse, Löyly, Elite, Sandro and Yes Yes Yes.
Learn more about our entire range of restaurants here!
“An unpretentious, Helsinki-style restaurant that serves simple and hearty food.“
ESPA loves simple and well-made food. Every dish on the menu could easily be found in our home kitchens as well. You can eat in whatever order you prefer, alone or sharing. The ingredients and drinks are hand-picked by our staff – including the music!
The exotic, tasty and authentic Lebanese restaurant Farouge brought Mediterranean cuisine to Helsinki as early as 1995. Shared meze-meals and spicy foods created the institution immediately in Helsinki.
The atmosphere in Farouge is warm, cheerful and surprising. Food is passionately prepared for you and your family.
Sikke’s is like a friend's living room. That friend who always prepares you good food. You may get meatballs in Naples style or fried, crispy fish or even rabbit stew in French or Italian style.
In Sikke’s you’ll find the seasonal delicacies which are prepared like Sikke and Pipsa want them. But always delicious!
Holiday Bar is a buzzing restaurant, bar & terrace by Richard McCormick & Ville Relander in Katajanokka. A former warehouse next to the presidential palace turned into a Helsinki hotspot. Holiday Bar serves approachable seafood, modern veggie dishes, super fresh drinks, soft ice and the sunniest terrace in town.
Yes Yes Yes
Yes Yes Yes is as much a bar as a restaurant, brimming with great energy, created for all food lovers. Restaurant's speciality is a piping hot tandoori oven in the open kitchen and the focus on bar dining (and drinking). Located in a former McDonald's, serving food that happens to be vegetarian. Yes Yes Yes is a brainchild and longtime dream of restaurateurs Richard McCormick, Ville Relander and Alex Nieminen.
In the atmosphere of Töölönranta’s bright dining hall and cosy fireplace bar, you can enjoy modern Scandinavian cuisine influenced by continental Europe. It has extensive views of Hesperia Park and Töölönlahti bay that change with the seasons. The restaurant is also open for Sunday brunch.
The Cock is a reliable all-day eatery, neighbourhood bar with DJs at weekends and extraordinary event space where everyone feels welcome, even if they're in town just for the night. The Cock offers modern brasserie-style menus in a bustling atmosphere. The Cock was the first restaurant opened together by restaurateur duo Richard McCormick & Ville Relander, located at Kasarmitori square.
The range of restaurants at Tampere Hall suits many needs: stylish evening functions, elegant cocktail parties, tasty lunches for meetings and congresses, delicious snacks for concert intermissions and food and drink for exhibitions and fairs. Tampere Hall combines great service, taste, visuality and a feeling of space. Locally sourced and organic food with international flavours are available.
Warm-hearted and inviting, Tuhto is located in Tampere Hall, always serving locally-sourced and organic delicacies conjured up from fresh ingredients. In its laid-back, home-like atmosphere, you can enjoy coffee, lunch or dinner, meetings or perhaps a first date.
At Restaurant Särkänlinna located in a historic island fortress, you can enjoy an unforgettable wedding by the sea, crayfish parties or other summer occasions, while watching the passing boats from the old loopholes in the fortress. The delicious food there is prepared based on Franco-Finnish traditions, but with a Russian influence.
The ambience of the café, restaurant, Library Bar and cabinet of Strindberg, located on Pohjoisesplanadi in Helsinki, transforms to adjust to the different atmospheres of the day, always combining ever-popular Nordic classics with the latest international flavours and styles.
Built in an old redbrick harbour warehouse, Sipuli is an exceptionally diverse restaurant complex. Cabinets with a maritime ambience, Bankettisali (banquet hall), Kanavasali (channel hall) and Talvipuutarha (winter garden) suitable for large events can easily be adapted for both corporate and private functions. Menus that melt in the mouth have been planned for every occasion, be it a normal day or something to celebrate.
Espoo • Helsinki • Tampere
Situated in Helsinki, Espoo and Tampere, Sandro conjures up platefuls of rich lunches and unforgettable brunches. Comfortable and down-to-earth, warm and intimate, stylish and cosy – choose what you like for any dining experience from Sandro’s range of cuisine.
The elegant Salutorget by Helsinki’s Kauppatori square creates seafood flavours and plenty of fresh, succulent dishes made from the best seasonal ingredients. All this with a modern and refreshing Scandinavian approach. The beating heart of the restaurant is the wonderful art-nouveau banking hall built in the old merchants’ house, whose lively atmosphere will keep you enchanted all day long.
Restaurant Pörssi is a refined catering service, which can organise both festive banquets for hundreds of people and smaller events. The impressive stone-castle Art deco-style facility can accommodate up to 800 people. Its central location, top-quality cuisine and refined style make the restaurant a unique event venue.
Savoy has been open for more than 80 years now. On the eighth floor of the restaurant you find a glazed terrace that can be used throughout the year, a dining hall and a summer champagne and garden terrace where unforgettable and bold culinary experiences are served. Looking over Helsinki rooftops you can be at one with the stream of timelessness, while tasting local delicacies and organic food by chef Kari Aihinen.
Restaurant Nokka serves delicious culinary experiences by the sea at Katajanokka. Ably run by head chef Ari Ruoho, Nokka is the only restaurant in Finland with personal, first-hand knowledge of the production methods and conditions used by its VIPs – Very Important Producers. At this gastronomic flagship specialised in local food, you can enjoy a plate of fresh elk and deer.
Restaurant NJK combines maritime, Nordic food traditions with modern gastronomy, to be enjoyed in wonderful, historic facilities dating back to the 1900s. The spacious, high-ceilinged central hall is surrounded by a bright veranda, from whose large windows you can admire the wonderful sunset and the silhouette of Helsinki.
Restaurant Palace is also known as the pinnacle of legendary Finnish gastronomy. The 17-course dinner with wine created by chef Eero Vottonen is a unique experience. The renovated building at Eteläranta 10 built to receive visitors to the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games represents modernism and is often described as the calling card for the Finnish design industry.
At Pajazzo Trattoria, you can enjoy authentic Italian pizzas and other delights any day of the week. At this restaurant situated in a light well connecting the buildings of the Fennia complex, people are always on the terrace, come rain or shine.
Established in 1915, Kulosaaren Casino is known for its great food and unique atmosphere. A fantastic view of the Gulf of Finland opens up from the heart of the restaurant. This unique restaurant and the Sun Marine summer restaurant with its grassy terraces provide a setting for unforgettable parties and occasions.
Restaurant Katajanokan Kasino offers diverse services for meetings and parties in stylish and historic facilities. The restaurant’s gastronomic experiences are conjured up from traditional Finnish food with modern influences.
Over 100 years old, the traditional Pörssiklubi has been modernised and its operations enlivened. It now offers its members, who number almost 1,800, the opportunity to meet at the club and to enjoy good food, company and entertainment. The restaurant is known for the high quality of its service and food.
The restaurant of artists, Elite is brimming with cultural history at Töölö in Helsinki. Elite is a rare example of a Finnish restaurant favoured by cultural and artistic circles – it has been a stage of life and a living room for artists since 1932. In this real-life theatre, actors, musicians, writers and dancers have all spent time, as well as artists whose works now adorn the restaurant’s walls.
The urban events centre, Bank, and its elegant 1950s bank setting, are ideal for successful meetings, dazzling parties and delicious lunches. A speciality is the Meeting Point on the second floor, which houses 14 separate multifunction rooms that can be joined together and easily adapted for the needs of different meetings and events.
Pyynikin Brewhouse, which opened in Tampere in 2017, is a modern combination of a brewhouse and a bistro. The selection covers all the products of the brewhouse, and the menu is of course the perfect match for all this.
Ruka • Helsinki • Jyväskylä • Levi • Oulu • Tampere • Vaasa
The much-vaunted steak restaurant of Stefan Richter, familiar from the America’s Top Chef TV show. The menu is characterised by steaks made from only the best ingredients, accompanied by side dishes and sauces that melt in the mouth. The perfect cuisine is crowned by a carefully selected wine list. The restaurant’s décor is relaxed, the service expert, and the restaurant can be enjoyed right after the working day or as the venue for a wedding reception or similar functions. Quality down to the last drop of sauce.
Legend of Epilä. A cosy atmosphere and food that goes straight to the heart. A wonderful place to stop off after the working day and an oasis of entertainment in the evening.
Café and meeting point. This well-known chain of cafés operating on the franchising principle relies on high-quality, freshly-made products, superb professional expertise in coffee and comfortable facilities.
This atmospheric restaurant run by Ville Haapasalo serving authentic Georgian cuisine is situated on Rikhardinkatu in Helsinki and on Frenckellin aukio square in Tampere.
A down-to-earth and relaxed restaurant. The amusing specialities on the menu make eating a memorable experience. Its large selection of drinks will delight your taste buds, with food or without. Everyday romance behind one door in the heart of Tammela.
Ruka • Tampere
An à la carte menu suitable for those with big appetites, and a popular home cooked lunch are guaranteed for the staunch clientèle at Villisika in Tampere. Customer-friendly service, a central location and menu suitably spiced with humour will fill your stomach and put you in a good mood. A Villisika restaurant also opened at Ruka for the 2017 winter season, much to the delight of skiers.
Colorado Bar & Grill
Ruka • Helsinki • Levi • Pyhä
Colorado Bar & Grill serves delicious American flavours and atmosphere in the style of a Native American chief. A rock ambience, pleasant service and generous portions prepared in the Colorado kitchen guarantee a down-to-earth restaurant experience.
The ‘little brother’ of the Colorado Bar & Grill concept, Colorado Express opened its doors in December 2017 at the foot of the Express lift at Vuosselinportti in Ruka. The slope restaurant serves hungry skiers with genuine American burgers, wings, ribs and other finger food at a holiday-maker-friendly price. Come and be served by a Native American chief!
Restaurant von Nottbeck
Situated in Näsinpuisto park in Tampere, von Nottbeck serves elegant flavours. On the menu of this restaurant and café operating in a historic palace are refined delicacies for every occasion and situation. The wonderful facilities make it possible to hold atmospheric parties, corporate and private functions and meetings. Come and see us!
Salud’s Latino-Spanish cuisine, relaxed atmosphere and smooth service are known far beyond Finland. Salud is like an Andalusian town in small scale, with large parties dining at long tables, families gathering in their booths, and couples enjoying time together. People come to the tapas bar to taste the delicious house wine or sangria, accompanied by tapas snacks.
This lakeside restaurant situated in an idyllic harbour setting in Ruovesi serves delicious food for both big and small appetites, in the evening and at lunchtime. In addition to tasty fare, it also offers performers, live music and karaoke.
Masu Asian Bistro
Masu Asian Bistro is a relaxed Asian restaurant in Tampere. Masu offers modern, but relaxed Asian flavours adapted to Finnish tastes.
From sushi to TarTar. Satay chicken to Beef steak, Hirata bun to Scallop… the Menu has something for everyone.
Kuopio • Lempäälä
Daddy’s Diner restaurants situated in shopping centres are like Route 66 travelling through the United States. The menu has traditional burgers and tasty sandwiches for those wanting a break from shopping.
Coyote Bar & Grill, Ideapark
A bar and food restaurant featuring a menu with something for everyone. Amidst the bustling shopping centre life, Coyote provides a moment to take a breather with tasty American delicacies.
Guru’s Kitchen & Bar
Based on Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, Guru’s Kitchen & Bar will take you on a true culinary journey! As its name suggests, the restaurant offers not only food but also an evening programme.
Café & pizzeria Ankkuri
Situated at Mustalahti in Tampere, Café & Pizzeria Ankkuri serves its summer customers with Ståhlberg café products of high quality and pizzas that have won the national championships.
A warm-hearted restaurant that serves the delights of Italian cuisine for the whole family. Great service, a tasty menu and an idyllic ambience guarantee a successful pizza experience.
This slope restaurant, which reopened at Christmas 2014 after complete renovation, offers a relaxed and high-quality place to take a break for those rushing about in the fells. With the sun shining and pleasant music playing, the whole family are welcome to enjoy delicious food and drink and a diverse programme of entertainment.
Hangon Portti is the southernmost restaurant in Finland, situated on the islet of Smultrongrundet. Fully renovated in summer 2013, the restaurant offers a stunning panoramic view of the Archipelago Sea and an elegant setting for meals and drinks on summer evenings.