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.

From 15th to 18th June, Kansalaistorin Puisto will be transformed into a foodie heaven, for 4 days of eating, drinking and fun.

10 great restaurants
40 delicious dishes to choose from

This is the ultimate Helsinki dining experience!

Smoked beetroot with crispy rye and goat cheese créme (v) -5mk

Organic grilled pork with asparagus and farrotto -6mk

Apple sorbet, roasted white chocolate and salted caramel -6mk

Signature dish

Organic beef tartar, watercress crème and nuts -10mk

MEAT- charred onion filled with chicken liver cream, wheat and crispy chicken skin -6mk

PLANT- roasted buckwheat bread with sorrel flavoured potato salad, grated wild sorrel butter and wild herbs  (v) -6mk

WILD- parfait flavoured with spruce shoot vinegar, sunflower seeds, lactic acid and spruce shoot caramel -5mk

Signature dish

Raw dry aged beef with mustard flavoured kale, lovage and smoked bonemarrow fat -10mk

Organic corn grits, cold smoked carrot, cranberry muesli and dark sauerkraut sauce (v) -5mk

Bream Wallenberg, new potatoes from Rymättylä, bouillabaisse mayonnaise and pea shoot sauce -6mk

White chocolate cremeux, malt crumble, birch sap foam and sorrel ice cream -6mk

Signature dish

Beef tartar, celery-cucumber salad, brioche and mustard hollandaise -8mk

HERRING TARTAR marinated flat onion / apple / sour cream / rye bread -6mk

“TRIIBU” CHEESECAKE berries -6mk


Signature dish

“SPRAT & CHIPS” smoked crisp / salted cucumber / wild garlic mayonnaise / french fries -12mk

Gaspacho sorbet and little bit of vege (v) -5mk

Asparagus Soup and Iberico Tempura -6mk

Sausages ‘n’ Potatoes, Lamb Sausages, Black Pudding and New Potatoes -6mk

Signature dish

Passio Kiss -7mk

ENSALADA CON TOMATO Y ALCACHOFA- Marinated artichoke hearts, heirloom tomatoes, ponzu sauce -6mk

BISTEK TATAKI CON SHIITAKE- Black Angus beef, shimeji mushrooms, pickled shiitake mushrooms, red jalapeño, soy mayonnaise -6mk

TRES LECHES- Vanilla cake, milk sorbet, dulce de leche, lemon meringue -5mk

Signature dish

PULPO CON CAUSA Y HUEVAS DE TRUCHA- Grilled octopus, potato terrine, cold-smoked salmon roe -8mk

Black currant seasoned Baltic herrings Escabeche, potato pearls and dill crème -6mk

Mousse of grilled goat’s cheese, rosemary and honey almonds and romesco sauce (v) -6mk

Lime and basil posset, white chocolate crystals and strawberry and lemon balm sherbet -5mk

Signature dish

Vorschmack à la Savoy -7mk

FOREST MUSHROOMS- Emmer wheat porridge with forest mushrooms, cream of Brazil nuts & sprouts with mushroom vinaigrette (v) -6mk

LAMB- 24h braised organic lamb belly, pickled chanterelle & smoked yogurt -6mk

RHUBARB- Marinated rhubarb, elderflower sherbet & roasted white chocolate -5mk

Signature dish

WHITE FISH- Sugar salted white fish & white fish roe, new potatoes cooked in brown butter & pickled apple -8mk

Octopus with parsley garlic mayonnaise and smoked potato -6mk

Toca’s vitello tonnato -6mk

Lemon, white chocolate, camomile -5mk

Signature dish

White, red, green

Ravioli filled with cheese, basil sauce and tomato powder (v) -8mk

Rye with Jalotofu and Violet (v) -6mk

Fish terrine with yoghurt and Wild herbs of the season -6mk

Beesting blini, Resin cream and Fermented buckwheat honey -5mk

Signature dish

Captain Grillheart and His magic herbs -9mk

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

Discover the latest smoothie trends in our new Electrolux Smoothie Academy and also make one with your own twist.

Bubbles, anyone?

This unique experience is made of a great atmosphere, food and our heavenly Champagnes. Welcome to the André Clouet Champagne Bar!

House of Beer

The oldest brewery in the Nordics, Sinebrychoff, provides the tasty beers and fresh ciders that match perfectly with the Taste of Helsinki menus.

The Taste Wine Pavilion, features 5-wine exhibitors, all of whom will be presenting a selection of quality wines matched with the restaurant dishes. Be sure to ask for a recommendation!

Wine exhibitors:

Juoman Paikka
Arvid Nordquist
Tampereen Viinitukku

Our new Taste Spirits Pavilion brings together 4-Finnish craft distilleries, presenting a unique insight into the world of Finnish spirits.

Spirit exhibitors:

Helsinki Distilling Co.
Kyrö Distillery Company
Lignell & Piispanen
Ägräs Distillery

Don’t forget to visit our Exhibitors, where you will be able to buy from an amazing selection of coffee, chocolates, desserts, gelatto and other delicacies.

Taste Exhibitors:
GoodLife Coffee


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

Entrance ticket + 25 Markkaa From 34€ *
Tasting reservation From 33€
Entrance ticket at door (does not include markka) From 14€
Buy tickets

Tasting reservation does not include entry to the festival

Entrance tickets purchased in advance, or at door, include 2€ glass rental fee

Opening times

thu 15.6 fri 16.6 sat 17.6 sun 18.6


Note! Restaurants close at 22.00, bars open until 23.00


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.


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