Eat & Drink

Useful to know about Helsinki's restaurants

Mealtimes in Finland are generally as follows: breakfast 7–10, lunch hours 11–14, dinner 16–19 and supper from 19 to midnight. Meals are available outside these hours too.

At lunchtime several restaurants offer an affordable meal of the day options ranging from 8.80 € to 9.70 €.

Service charge is included in the bill. You can of course leave a tip if you feel satisfied with the service and the meal.

It is advisable to reserve a table for most popular restaurants, especially during weekend evenings. Although we have gathered information here, please check the restaurants own website for the most up-to-date information. Website address is most often mentioned in the text. You can search here for a restaurant of your choice by the type of restaurant. Also read the restaurant-related articles below for our top picks! Carry your mobile device with you as you go and see the restaurants and cafés near you by searching for places with the district filter. Bon appétit!