When Vogue.com asked us our favorite places to grab a bite in Helsinki, we simply couldn’t stop at just a few options. After many deliberations, here are some of the many incredible places that make this city one of the most vibrant place to visit in Europe!
Hungry In Helsinki Top 10 – Spring 2017 In Alphabetical Order
Bar Favela is a colorful bar, and all the furniture is from flea markets. Their beef sandwich is so far the best we have tasted in Finland.
“BasBas is a rather young restaurant that merges trendy creative dishes with bohemian atmosphere and vintage design. The place is open four days a week, and reservations should be made ahead. They also just opened a wine bar downstairs.
Cafe Cardemumma is located in the area of Kallio and has a nice variety of Finnish classics. Lovely ladies bake everything in their kitchen and create a feeling of home. They have a fantastic meringue whipped cream cake with Finnish berries.
“Café Ekberg is a traditional café, established in 1852 and known for its classic breakfast and wonderful pastries. It’s located in the center in beautiful Bulevardi Street.
Cafe Engel is in an old building with a facade designed by architect Carl Ludvig Engel. The location is quite amazing, just in front of Senate Square.”
The best fast food in Finland is found at Fafa’s, which does burgers and vegetarian favorites such as falafel and hummus.
Farang is located in the beautiful area of Töölö. It’s an Asian-Finnish fusion restaurant with great food and nice interior design. prepare for a few hours dining experience and remember to reserve ahead of time!
Löyly is the new must-see place that mixes restaurant, bar, and sauna. It has a huge wooden deck with a beautiful sea view. The food is bistro style and is best enjoyed on the terrace with a spectacular architecture, view, and sauna. The ultimate time to visit is late spring and in the summer.
Muru is located in the heart of Helsinki. The menu changes all the time, according to seasons and mood. You will be asked what you don’t like, and the chef will use his imagination and creativity to serve you best.
Mat is a brunch and lunch place owned by a Swedish lady who’s putting her heart into it. The fresh bread, bakery, and desserts are heavenly.
Find out More on the vogue.Com article featuring the places to see in Helsinki! Also on Nyt in Finnish & in Voice.fi
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