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Boathouse

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European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Contemporary
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Liuskasaari, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 9 58409603
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12:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Helsinki
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Service fast even if the restaurant was quote crowded. Waitress friendly but what does it help when the main course sirloin steak is that tough one needs ten minutes to chew a small piece (my teeths are OK). Pankakes tasted old, presume they were taken from the freezer.

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1 Thank Jerry059
Wallingford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We went as a team for a team social evening to celebrate the crayfish and get to know each other better. The food , pace of meal and overall atmosphere were excellent . We were blessed with a calm September evening so the sunset over the sea was equally memorable. The exit via short boat ride and taxis called for... More 

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Thank Nick S
Helsinki, Finland
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107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Location is just grate if its warm and not windy (July-August). Food is on the average level. Service is very polity but on the average level. This is the place where you should have crayfish party

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Thank Arska-FI
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Ate here with a group of about 12 people. After a short boat trip (2 mins) from the harbor, you arrive at this rocky island. The boat house has a bit classic interior, because of the pillars. Swedish style. Splendid view over the sea and Helsinki. During the dinner, the sun went down (clear skies). Every couple of minutes a... More 

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Thank Quartermass
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

You can bring dogs inside, service is excellent, and food delicius! Place is most likely the best in Helsinki, with sea side terrace right down the shore.

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Thank Virpi H
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

We were almost cancel our reservation due to wait for the boat to take us to the island, the one we were suppose to take left ahead of time and the second was delayed - and it was not a warm evening. But that the only thing we did not like. The young man who drove the boat was very... More 

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Thank Myzu
Helsinki, Finland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

HSS Boathouse is situated just a short (and charming) boat ride from the harbor, but feels like it would be much further away from the city. The house is in itself very summery-elegant and offers a great view to the wide-open sea. The food was very good and perfectly designed for a summer restaurant. Last but not least, the personnel... More 

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Thank LotteFr
Helsinki, Finland
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97 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

We went their Lazy Sunday shrimp and ice cream buffee. Nice salads and huge bowls of shrimps (both smoked and plain) but no potatos or anything warm at all. Weird. Only for kids they had something warm. Nice selection of ice creams and toppings. Nice location, nice tables (especally near the entrance to terrace) and fab view to the sea... More 

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Thank Mother63
Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

During our visit last Saturday, the hot day made this place a green house. We asked twice for a jar of cold water and it never arrived (5 people working and the restaurant was almost empty). Also, once we saw the menu.. NO FISH AT ALL and the dishes were over priced, e.g. a crab hot-dog 20 euros!. We did... More 

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Helsinki
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

The location is great with nice sea views and only short boat ride from a jetty. That´s about it. There were just not enough waitresses. We had to get our menus by ourselves, wrong dishes were served, main course was served even though we hadn´t finished appetizers, appetizer plates were never collected, we had to ask our wine several times... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$206
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Liuskasaari, Helsinki 00140, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 58409603
Description
Restaurant HSS Boathouse offers seasonal treats with flavours from the New World. Located in the island of Liuskasaari, in the coast of Helsinki, Boathouse is a place where it is always easy and fun to come and enjoy tasty a la carte meals with your friends. The restaurant has room to hold any functions from business meetings and summer weddings to delightfully traditional crayfish parties in Helsinki's archipelago.

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