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Vesilinna Restaurant

££ - £££
European, Scandinavian
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Ihantolantie 5, Jyvaskyla 40720, Finland
+358 10 4393000
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Lahti, Finland
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Vesilinna is the place for you to enjoy both the magnificient views of the city and good food. We had lunch which was very good and very good value for the price. There was salad buffet and a soup to start with and the main course was served to you. It was tasty and had the season's specialities in it.... More 

Thank HanneleH
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Excellent meat with vegetables in sauce, served beautifully arranged, prices are average and the ambience wonderful.

Thank logi58
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere and view used to make it a place to go to lunch for the 1st of May celebration in Jyväskylä. The quality of the restaurant has unfortunately gone down during recent years. For the price you would expect more. Not too many choices and the two main courses were both disappointing: otherwise tasty hamburgers were really dry and... More 

Thank Piiikku
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

The view is excellent and the restaurant is worth a visit just for that. My starter dish was good but the steak really dry - could have cooked better myself. Food is not worth the money but if you have some extra cash to throw around you might find this an OK place to visit just for the view.

Thank Teemu M
Helsinki, Finland
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Lovely food in the nice atmosphere. I don't know who is the chef but food was just tasty. I ate shellfish for lunch, excellent. My friends took pasta and soup, they were also tasty. Nice atmosphere and you can see all over the Jyväskylä. Don't forget to climb up to the Observation Tower after your meal.

Thank tarjak2014
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

As a couple we enjoyed exclusive use of the restaurant on a quiet Monday night. I don't know why it is not more popular as it was a lovely restaurant with beautiful views and good food. Steak was excellent. To add to the evening you can go up to the observation level and enjoy far reaching views if the town... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

If youre looking something more, tehän choose Vesilinna. This is one of the best restaurants in town. Good service and great food. Also good views.

1 Thank Cashenko
Helsinki, Finland
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137 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

View from restaurant terrace is awesome and that makes place worth a visit. However - there are some issues. Personnel seems quite fresh. It took quite a long time to get drinks for four people ordered (as complex as wine, beer and cider). First of all - they didn't know which labels they had, neither than where those were located.... More 

1 Thank PetriKoo
Atlanta, Georgia
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96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

Its about the whole package. 4 stars because you get a great view over the city and lake. Steak was overcooked by a large margin but still tasted good in the end (fortunately) and the sides were great. I guess I felt forgiving that day. Service: Slow, but I've come to realize this is how Finnish restaurants operate. Worth an... More 

Thank John_Gaudy
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2012

View from tis restaurant is great over the Jyväskylä city but this time I was disappointed that restaurant has decided to offer only "Christmas buffee" but no a´la carte. I took the most important customers for dinner but this surprise was not welcomed. They even not mentioned that in their web sites. Starter buffee quality was only barely average. I... More 

Thank Ville M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$64
European, Scandinavian
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ihantolantie 5, Jyvaskyla 40720, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Central Finland  >  Jyvaskyla
  • Phone Number: +358 10 4393000
Forget your everyday problems and stress and come to enjoy good cuisine, fantastic wines in a beautiful panoramic dining room above the town of Jyväskylä.

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