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Ekberg

££ - £££Cafe, European,
Bulevardi 9, Helsinki 00120, Finland
+358 9 6811860
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“cakes” (41 reviews)
“pastry” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
Bulevardi 9, Helsinki 00120, Finland
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We entered, no one came to us, we sat down at a table. There were two people front-of-house, and after much dramatic waving we managed to get one lady over to our table. She said that sadly she didn't take orders, and that we'd have...More

Thank Wallyde84
Management response:Responded 29 August 2016

Dear Wallyde84, We sincerely thank you for the valuable comments you've shared with other readers and contributors on TripAdvisor. With regret, we have further noticed that we have not been able to meet your expectations, which we deeply apologize. Kind regards, Arja Ahovuori Hospitality Manager

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely afternoon tea, great cakes, great service, lovely decor, great ambience. Just enjoy! Near to lots of good sights, so an easy stop off.More

Thank paulm2101
Management response:Responded 29 August 2016

Dear paulm2101, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review. On behalf of the entire Ekberg team, I would like to pass our appreciation for your warm comments about your experience with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Go for buffet and relax while enjoying great Finn food, close to everything great coffee great sandwich great buffet and fantastic serviceMore

1  Thank billkapp
Management response:Responded 29 July 2016

Dear billkapp, I was extremely happy to read that your visit was so enjoyable with us that it prompted you to write this very kind and praising review on TripAdvisor public forum. It makes us feel proud and it is especially rewarding to read that...More

Reviewed 20 July 2016

This cafe is just off the main tourist area / train station, and just a few minutes walk from many main hotels. The breakfast buffet is really quite good, with fresh baked breads, meats, cheeses, pastries, porridge, juices, and coffee. It was really a great...More

Thank Chris S
Management response:Responded 21 July 2016

Dear Chris S, Thank you very much for choosing Ekberg for your breakfast in the heart of Helsinki and for sharing your experience with TripAdvisor readers. We hope to welcome you back to Ekberg and Helsinki in a not too distant future. Best regards The...More

Reviewed 23 June 2016

Not only an institution but also a fantastic value for money, if you are looking for a great lunch place. A small but delicious salad buffet, a tasty soup, a mouth-watering dessert & coffee - all for 9,50€ per person... We could not believe it...More

Thank AustrianInParis2014
Management response:Responded 21 July 2016

Dear Guest, Dear AustrianInParis2014 Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review. On behalf of the entire Ekberg team, I would like to pass our appreciation for your warm comments about your experience with us. We hope that you will consider...More

Reviewed 22 May 2016

If you are an early bird like me, why not have your breakfast here. The price is not too high, and the cafe will be full only around 9 am. But having your breakfast earlier pays off: the place is peaceful and calm. And the...More

Thank suomituristi2015
Management response:Responded 21 July 2016

Dear suomituristi2015 We sincerely thank you for the positive comments you have shared with other readers and contributors on TripAdvisor. We all hope to have the pleasure to welcoming you back to Ekberg in a not too distant future. Kind regards The Management

Reviewed 24 April 2016

We were looking forward to have a nice cup of coffee with something sweet. It was a quite silent early evening wednesday. Went inside, sign informed that "be seated, orders are collected from tables". So, went to have a seat. There were two waitreses and...More

2  Thank Aki L
Management response:Responded 2 August 2016

Dear Aki L, I was very sorry to read of your experience at Ekberg, but thank you very much for your feedback: we constantly strive to improve our service, and your feedback is vital in helping us to achieve this. With regard to the quality...More

Reviewed 19 April 2016

Yesterday at 09:30 I had perhaps the WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE in Helsinki. Well it wasn't the worst service, it was NO SERVICE. I arrived at the café for a meeting over coffee. The sign posted at the counter says "We take orders from the tables"...More

4  Thank milexz_11
Management response:Responded 2 August 2016

Dear milexz_11, We appreciate you having taken the time to post your observations, as it is only through feedback of our customers that we can continuously review and improve our services offered. In our commitment to provide you with the best quality in all aspects...More

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Upon my first and unintended trip to Helsinki, I decided to check this café out for breakfast and I got my first European continental breakfast. It's a very nice café and next-door to it is this bakery with some amazing looking pastries. It's popular with...More

1  Thank Rafiq J
Management response:Responded 30 July 2016

Dear Rafiq J, I appreciate you taking the time to share such a lovely summary of your visit at Ekberg. We all look forward to welcoming you back, whenever your travel plans allow. With all good wishes, Arja Ahovuori Hospitality Manager

Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Absolute must for brunch. Good value, €20-30, eat as much as you like. Filling, good range of choices, snacks and drinks.More

1  Thank Ferhat C
Management response:Responded 30 July 2016

Dear Ferhat C, Thank you for choosing to visit Ekberg. I am delighted you enjoyed our brunch, and have shared your kind comments with the entire team who look forward to welcoming you back whenever you are next visiting Helsinki. Best regards, Arja Ahovuori Hospitality...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 19:00
Thursday
07:30 - 19:00
Friday
07:30 - 19:00
Saturday
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevardi 9, Helsinki 00120, Finland (Formerly Cafe Ekberg)
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 6811860
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Description
Ekberg is a Finnish artisan bakery and pâtisserie operating its own production since 1852. Quality, expertise and passion are the fundamental cornerstones of Ekberg’s activity. Fresh bread and buns are baked six days a week in our bakery on the welcoming street of Bulevardi, in the heart of Helsinki. Our product range follows today’s trends and varies according to the seasons. Our pâtisserie makes delicious cakes and pastries while our kitchen serves enjoyable food. Ekberg’s selection includes traditional delicacies, such as excellent French macaroons and Champagne corks, as well as new, seasonally varying products. We look forward to seeing you soon, you are warmly welcome to Ekberg!
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