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Kalevankatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
16:00 - 01:00
Open now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The milieu and the food - more than excellent! The service was extremely lousy! Nothing worked as it should have done. Unacceptable comments, forgetting our side orders, finally taking a far too looooong time to receive our note! Pity, I really would love to recommend this restaurant that started in 1920's but NO

Thank H R
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129 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A busy Thursday evening. We were a group of four. Very good service excellent food. Especially sweetbread. Shall go again.

Thank Joni N
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Together with my colleagues we had dinner in this restaurant. We had reindeer as the main course. This was absolutely fabulous! As aperitive we had a KosmosPolitan. Try this, a little strong but fits in this country. If you stay in Helsinki, try to book this restaurant, you will be surprised.

Thank Bert O
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely service. Good food. I had the Weiner schnitzel. Big portion accompanied by the best tasting mashed potatoes. My husband had the fish which was equally good. Mushroom soup starter was excellent as was my lobster bisque. Service was subtle but attentive. Never intrusive. Interior was old but that adds to the charm of a place that has so much... More 

Thank Taylordiva
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love food. I love all things around food. Friends, wine, time and memories. I had recently another dinner at Kosmos. Its a special place. Full of atmosphere.., and most of the time full of people. Cant imagine a better ambiance. It was 3 of us, and we all took different things.... delicious and beautiful plates. I could have stayed... More 

Thank GoZanzibar
London, United Kingdom
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390 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taken here by clients and the choice was good. Service was warm, friendly and attentive throughout and the menu was very 'Finnish' with lots of mackerel and reindeer. The wine list was expensive but there were some good options. Clearly very popular as the place was packed and it was a Monday evening. A good experience

Thank Peter T
Helsinki, Finland
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is THE restaurant if you want to be an intellectual in Helsinki. At least it used to be, when we used to have intellectuals. Food is classic, great and you can sense the feeling of older , personal waiters and clients.

Thank Piippo
Helsinki, Finland
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188 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited (and reviewed) Kosmos in 2015 for a dinner occasion. Then the food was quite good and the price was irrelevant. Now I was invited for lunch, so did not pay myself but still reacted to the lunch price which is about three times an ordinary lunch price in Helsinki. Which means that it was not full for lunch,... More 

Thank jippu
Helsinki, Finland
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256 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Kosmos is one of the few old restaurants left in Helsinki with a genuine ambience of old days. We visited on saturday for dinner. I had the herring salad for starters and the main course of grilled char and butter fried roach balls. Very good food that is focusing on fresh domestic ingredients. If you are into seafood this is... More 

Thank Henrik M
Helsinki, Finland
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Right in the middle of Helsinki this restaurant is a real classic. Portions have been sama for decades, for a good reason, too. And the atmosphere.....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalevankatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?