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Saaristo

Saaristo 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.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Luoto (Klippan), Kaivopuisto, Helsinki, 00140
  • Phone: 09/7425–5590
  • Website:
  • Location: Helsinki

    Restaurant Details

  • Closed Oct.–Apr. No lunch Sat. No dinner Sun.
Updated: 01-07-2013

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