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Helsinki Restaurants

Saaristo

  • Luoto (Klippan)
  • Kaivopuisto
  • Scandinavian

Updated 01/07/2013

Fodor's Review

Sitting at the mouth of Helsinki's south harbor, Saaristo sits on Klippan island. There's hardly a seat in the whole restaurant that doesn't offer a stunning view: from the Empire-era buildings to the north, to the massive sea fortress of Suomenlinna to the south, with yachts and cruise ships floating by. Seafood is a speciality, but the lightly smoked duck breast starter with pear and liquorice compote is divine, as is the seared moose with apple-celery puree. A selection

of Scandinavian cheeses is a great way to finish your meal, perhaps with a glass of schnapps. The ferry to the island leaves from Olympia terminal, near Kaivapuisto.

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Restaurant Information

Address:

Luoto (Klippan), Helsinki, 00140, Finland

Phone:

09-7425–5590

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Oct.–Apr. No lunch Sat. No dinner Sun.

Updated 01/07/2013

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