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€€ - €€€European, , Vegetarian Friendly
Pohjoisesplanadi 17, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 61285850
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Pohjoisesplanadi 17, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a stout on the patio on a sunny day. The beer was good but overpriced. Am glad we didn;t try the food.

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We both had the hamburger, it was quite average. The fries had to be ordered on the side. I found that strange, being used to getting fries with my hamburgers.

Thank Jon_Ju1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We where 8 persons at I must admit that half of us did have difficulties to find something on the menu, it’s a very limited one. I mean very Also the beer selection was poor. A dark beer was actually a blonde one... Anyway, Waffel...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A short menu but full of great things. If you are lucky you will have Sophie as your waitress-her enthusiasm is wonderful and great care to serve you well also excellent sommelier-Oli. Amazing vegan desert-after beef tartare!😁

Thank LondonCarla69
Reviewed 17 August 2018

It seemed that just about every restaurant I visited in Helsinki had at least a couple of vegetarian options. This one had two, one of which was vegan. I don't know if it was that the waiter was new or that he didn't care but...More

Thank Jay F
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

What a joy to be given a choice of vegetarian dishes and actually to want them all 😀 High quality food, served by friendly staff.

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We stopped at Roster for a short break on a hot Saturday afternoon, sitting outside in its small terrace. It is in a nice location, the service was friendly and it was relaxing. However, the drinks were expensive even by Finnish standards, 8 Euros for...More

Thank fatbear2000
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Roster was a nice surprise. Lovely venue, great DJ, friendly service and food was above average as well.

Thank Diverstroms
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I suggest that you take, if possible the chefs menu - you just might be suprised by something you wouldn´t normally order. Food is good but as in many such, portions are modest. Best to be enjoyed with good company, few drinks and without hurry...More

Thank Mehilainen
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Spending a transit magic hours at Helsinki’s Etelaranta square, a few photos of the fountain, then walk into this bar & restaurant, service was very good, price is fair too, a bottle of Cava around €50, the window seats are the best

Thank williamhtam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 17, Helsinki 00170, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 61285850
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