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 14th to 17th June, Töölönlahden Puisto will be transformed into a foodie heaven, for 4 days of eating, drinking and fun.

9 great restaurants
36 delicious dishes to choose from

This is the ultimate Helsinki dining experience!

Chapter – a cocktail bar and fine dining restaurant. Wrapping local produce in flavours from all over the world, whilst minimising their carbon footprint.

Celeriac & elderflower (v) 5€
Lappish potato, beef heart & egg yolk 6€
Rowan leaf & rhubarb 6€
Cod & greens 10€

Esperanto– contemporary hedonism in fine tune with nature; combining the best of Scandinavian terroir and Japanese fiction.

The Kushiyaki Experience
Leek/ cultured cream/ horseradish (v) 5€
Bluemussels/ blackgarlic/ potato 6€
Chickenskins/ Nordic”fivespice”/ honey 6€
Pullet egg/ blackened hollandaise/ buckwheat/ bbq leaves (v) 11€

Fabrik is inspired by Italian and French food culture. We want to create a delicious, casual and easily approachable dining experience for everyone who wants to enjoy great food and good company!

Traditional French paté, pickles and sourdough bread 6€
Truffle Suppli al telefono (v) 5€
Profiterole with coconut and raspberry 6€
Anjou Pigeon breast with petit pos 13€

The “backpocket” of the highly awarded restaurant Olo serves Nordic a la carte with a hint of Asian.

Yuzu marinated whitefish, horseradish and crispy rice 6€
Beef tataki, sesame and smoked mayonnaise 6€
Kaffir lime and spruce 5€
Deep fried cauliflower, pickled seaweed and miso flavored butter-white wine sauce (v) 8€

Restaurant Latva is synonymous with timeless bold flavours tastes. Carefully selecting the best seasonal raw materials with genuine care and know-how.
Taste. Origin. Passion.

Potato and seaweed foam, grilled leeks, ramson, sourcream and crispy grains (v) 5€
Organic Charolais beef from bosgård, smoked egg buttercream, and Ahlberg farm’s mustard greens 6€
Charred birch bark cream parfait, spelt, rhubarb and honey 6€
Benella whitefish ceviche, sweet potato, basil and marigold flower, aji amarillo chili “leche de tigre” 9€

Nolla is the first real zero-waste restaurant in Finland, where we also concentrate on the best, local and organic produce.

cured organic lardo and onion relish
green romesco, summer herbs and sorrel vinaigrette
beer spent grain, crispy strawberry meringue and vinegar caramel
roasted new potatoes and last year’s meadowsweet butter sauce

Ragu: comes from the verb ragoûter which means to restore one ́s appetite or to generally add interest.

Roasted Jerusalem artichoke with green apple, smoked rainbow trout roe & sour dough waffle
Organic spring lamb sausage with tomato fregola, spring cabbage & Averna-mustard
Wild strawberry ice cream with malt granola, salted caramel & sorrel
Roasted quail legs with crispy polenta, pickled rhubarb & tarragon aioli

Sky is located at the pinnacle of Lapland’s culinary scene. It is the home of chef Tero Mäntykangas’ creativity, whose roots are deeply embedded in the authenticity of the local nature.

Turnip from Sodankylä, spruce ”pesto” and mushrooms (v) 6€
Arctic char, king crab and birch 6€
Chocolate, cep caramel and lingonberry from Arctic Circle 5€
Over cooked reindeer from Salla, beetroot stock with pine, butter-almond muesli and celery 8€

Wino is a restaurant and natural wine bar in the center of Kallio. Our unique wine selection and high-quality bistro fare go hand in hand with a relaxed atmosphere.

Beef tartare, hollandaise mayonnaise and carrot crisps 6€
Smoked Plaice rillette, rye crackers and pickled cucumber 5€
Rhubarb and chocolate 6€
Seasonal vegetables, smoked potato foam and lovage beurre blanc (v) 8€

All food and drinks served at Taste of Helsinki are purchased with a Taste payment card.

Tickets purchased in advance include a card with a 25€ credit, which can be collected from the box-office at the event.

Cards can be topped-up using the Taste of Helsinki mobile application, or at the event from the bank or our roaming staff.

It is not possible to refund unused credit at the event. However, refunds can be requested through the Taste of Helsinki mobile application, within 1-week after the event. A fee of 2€ is charged to process a refund.


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.

Sign up for this free cooking experience as soon as you arrive to the event, as the classes are very popular.

Champagne at its best!

A bottle or glass of bubbles is at its best when shared with friends. Welcome to the Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar to discover a unique range of Champagnes, each with its own history and personality.

Beer & Beer

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

Solera Finland will bring two distinctive workshops to this year’s event:

Stoli Cocktail Factory, and
Whiskey – The art of blending

… alongside two separate bar concepts, one for cocktails with Stoli® and a relaxed living room for enjoying a selection of the finest whiskeys from Scotland.

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:

Arvid Nordquist
Tampereen Viinitukku

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:
Lilla Café
Pralina Chocolates
Local Artisans


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

Entrance ticket + 25€ Taste payment card From 37.50€
Tasting package 69€
Entrance ticket at door (entrance only) From 16€
Tickets on sale 20.4.

Age limit: Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Under 12 enter for free. Tasting sessions strictly 18+

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

Tasting package also includes 25€ Taste payment card and tasting

Opening times

Thu 14.6 Fri 15.6 Sat 16.6 Sun 17.6

Note! Restaurants close at 22.00, bars open until 22.30


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


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