Taste of Helsinki is a culinary festival, which takes you on a journey through the gourmet flavours of the city. We are proud to present some of the best Finnish restaurants and chefs, who will be preparing a sumptuous feast, just for you.

What does Helsinki taste like?

– 10 amazing restaurants –

– 36 dishes to choose from –

Create your own Taste of Helsinki

The main idea behind the menu is seasons, fresh ingredients and the match with the wines

Bröd punavuori is an urban skandinavian kitchen based restaurant.
Pure Scandinavian tastes will blend with the international flavours of urban Helsinki.

Emo offers European tastes in a relaxed atmosphere without forgetting the season. Welcome!

Combination of modern and traditional Japanese techniques, using fresh local ingredients for Hoshito’s original dishes.

A Well-needed fresh breeze from Turku.
Kaskis offers a reasonably priced superb meal in a relaxed atmosphere!

Matti Jämsen who achieved Finland’s best result in Bocuse d’Or wants to offer amazing food and parts of his victorious meat dish for everyone to taste

The Pastor experience draws its´ inspiration from the fresh and flavourful Peruvian Nikkei cuisine

Ragu portraits the combination of our inspiration from clean and innovative Scandinavian kitchen and our passion for Italian culinary heritage.

In Sinne we offer high quality and immediate service, Nordic food from the best ingredients and artisanal wines in a modern bistro setting

Smakbyn brings Åland to Helsinki! Enjoy our food made of local ingredients and a lot of love.

All food and drinks served at Taste of Helsinki are purchased with Markka. You can exchange Euro for Markka at our Taste of Helsinki Bank or from our roaming exchange staff.


Besides enjoying fabulous food, you can also visit several features of the event, which include:


Electrolux Chef’s Secrets
Chef’s Secrets offers visitors a unique opportunity to cook alongside members of the Finnish Culinary team in our very own cookery school.

Electrolux Taste Theatre
This is where the capital’s culinary greats take to the stage and share their secrets, show off their skills and dish up some top tips with exciting demonstrations.


Kukko bar

Get the taste of summer’s most refreshing drinks at Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehtaan’s Kukko Bar and indulge in our new malts! You are very welcome to taste our new delicious beers such as unfiltered Kukko Vehnä and Kievari Ameriikan Ale as well as other beverages that give you a summery taste experience.


André Clouet Champagne Bar

Bubbles, anyone?
This unique experience is made of a great atmosphere, food and our heavenly champagnes. We also serve rare champagnes and oysters. Welcome!


Taste Wine Pavilion
Taste presents a new wine feature.

A select group of wine importers present a premium selection from their portfolios, while The Sommelier’s Association of Finland, present a different list of wines each day, from smaller importers and producers… all matched with the restaurant dishes.


Taste of Helsinki is open for lunch and dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and brunch on Sunday. You buy a ticket for the session that you would like to attend.

Markka Ticket (incl. 25mk) 37€ *
Tasting-Package 67€ *
Entrance (at door only) 17€
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* Prices do not include Tiketti booking fee, from €2.50, or credit card fees

Opening times

thu 11.6 fri 12.6 sat 13.6 sun 14.6


Taste of Helsinki is located in the Kansalaistorin puisto in Helsinki city centre. Access to the park is behind Musiikkitalo, which is a short walk from both the main train station and the bus station.


Barry & Mira MacNamara
+358 (0) 45 887 3220

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