Bar hopping – Black Door, Tommyknocker & Hop Stop

Helsinki has lots of options for bar hopping in the city center. Today on Discover Helsinki we feature three bars in the city centre within close range of each other, each with a different twist. Black Door Welcome to the beer lovers’ living room! Opened in 1992, Black Door emulates traditional British pub culture and […]

Dining Out in Helsinki

If you are dining out in Helsinki, be prepared to fall in love with the versatility and pureness of Finnish cuisine. Although it is a small city, Helsinki offers a wide range of restaurants catering to every taste. Helsinki’s best restaurants offer high-quality food in stylish settings, many of which are located either in the […]

Let’s Eat, Helsinki! – Restaurant Skörd

Discover Helsinki visited one of the Helsinki’s newest additions to the wild food restaurant scene, Restaurant Skörd. Opened in September 2019, Restaurant Skörd is bringing a fresh take to the Finnish restaurant scene, having challenged themselves to create completely local Finnish food. And by that we mean that every single ingredient used is from Finland […]

Let’s Eat, Helsinki! Capperi Pizza

Capperi’s newest branch opens today (October 17, 2019) at the Mall of Tripla in Pasila, Helsinki. Table reservations can be made online here. For discounts at Capperi and other restaurants and cafes in Helsinki, get the Discover Helsinki app. It’s free and no registration is required! Capperi Restaurant specialises in Neopolitan pizza, one of the […]

Let’s Eat, Helsinki! – Pastor Drink & Dine

Helsinki’s robust restaurant scene has its share of Nordic kitchens, but there are several which diverge from that very trendy road. Pastor Drink & Dine stands out in this category by bringing a completely different flavour profile to the scene. While you can find several restaurants who serve non-European fare in Helsinki, Pastor is the […]

Naughty BRGR

Download the Discover Helsinki app and get 20% off all burgers on the Naughty Brgr menu. The app is free and no registration is required! Naughty BRGR, the mischievous innovator of the Finnish premium burger scene, is the brainchild of Akseli Herlevi, Finland’s first Top Chef winner. A burger perfectionist, Akseli spent over a decade […]

Let’s Eat, Helsinki! – Design Restaurant Eevert

For table reservations at Design Restaurant Eevert, click here. For discounts at Eevert and other restaurants and cafes in Helsinki, get the Discover Helsinki app. It’s free and no registration is required! Design Restaurant Eevert is a combination of classic Finnish design and quintessentially Finnish food at its best.  Located on Ratakatu in the artsy […]

Beer and More Beer

Finland used to have basically one beer. All the breweries used to make the same type of lager with almost no alternatives. Now, luckily, the trend has changed and Finns have a growing interest in beer in its many varieties. There are several new beer-serving bars with a large selection of craft beers.   Bier Bier (Erottajankatu 13) aims to make beer-tasting […]

Let’s Eat, Helsinki! – Restaurant KarlJohan

Heads up, foodies! If you’ve been searching for traditional Finnish food in the capital but coming up short, then we have a tip for you. Restaurant KarlJohan is a hidden gem that is known mostly by locals, with a menu that contains several hard-to-find Finnish classics. The street-level restaurant is on Yrjönkatu, between the Forum […]

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