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Faro Channelside Bar & Restaurant

) #422 of 1,202 Restaurants in Helsinki ££ - £££ European,
Kellosaarenranta 2, Helsinki 00180, Finland
+358 10 4249830
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“entrecote” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 23:00All hours
European, Scandinavian
££ - £££
Kellosaarenranta 2, Helsinki 00180, Finland
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is really nice by one of the channels in Helsinki. The menu is limited, which is often a good sign, and so it was here. Service was excellent and attentive, the waitress came to check whether we liked the dishes after the first...More

Thank LPekkala
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Good lunch restaurant with nice terrace and perfect seaviews. Salad buffet and soup, á la carte lunch, dinner á la carte. Weekend brunch. Usually very good. Nice interior, black and grey design. Service could be better.

Thank AriHelsinki
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Went to Sunday "brunch" at 1:30pm. Cost of about 25 Euros represents good value. The price included a glass of sparkling wine each. The buffet was in 3 parts, cold, hot and desserts. A good selection of the usual Baltic cold fare was nicely presented...More

Thank Aladdin1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The restaurant is nicely located by the water and we sat outside on a sunny weekday. The fish on the lunch menu was totally tasteless and overcooked. The restaurant was very busy and the service did not keep up.

Thank piamaria_halttunen
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this Scandinavian restaurant in the river. As you would expect, the prices are higher than normal as of the location. The menu is limited, but that can be a blessing sometimes - especially as this has a good selection. I had the roasted chicken,...More

Thank Aaronjlm
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this place for dinner and all six of us agreed it was probably the worst restaurant experience in our lives. The location is beautiful and the menu choices, while reasonably minimal, are nevertheless adequate to meet most needs. However, the good part stop right...More

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Been a number of times before and had a very good brunch. Expensive but good. Booked on website for brunch at 1530 arrived on time to be told brunch finished at 1500 and resturant shut at 1600. Annoyed and angry. Finnish web site mentions times...More

Thank hardfatharry
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Went for late luch after the buffet rush hour, only four other customers in the restaurant at that time. Orders were taken swiftly and the drinks and food were brought to table quite efficiently. Large portions, very tasty, no complaints. However the service stopped there....More

Thank Tomppa H
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Faro Channelside Restaurant on. family break. We had fish and blinis. There were no menu for children but everything on the list was able to be split. Service was excellent and food was spot on. Recommended for relaxed evening and good with children as...More

1  Thank Jukka G
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Overall: 4 Comments: overlooking the canals by Ruoholahti, slightly outside the center, great food and nice atmosphere, service was ok too. Reservation: - Location: 4 Menu: 3-4 Knowledge: 3-4 Originality: 3 Presentation: 4 Taste: 4 Wines/beers: 4 Atmosphere: 4 Service: 3 Timing: 3-4 Cleanliness: 4...More

Thank Haarud
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$51
European, Scandinavian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kellosaarenranta 2, Helsinki 00180, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 10 4249830
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