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) #7 of 42 Coffee & Tea in Helsinki #161 of 1,266 Places to Eat in Helsinki €€ - €€€ Cafe
Ehrenstroemintie 3 A, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 45 1196631
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Ehrenstroemintie 3 A, Helsinki 00140, Finland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Mattolaituri in English means a platform to wash carpets. I proudly state that I have always been among the first males there as you see.

Thank ukkelo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right, it is located in one of the most beautiful places by the sea but 10 euros (9€90...) for 12cl (yes, 12 centilitres = equivalent to more than 60€ per 0.75 l bottle) of white wine and without service to table that's a bit exaggerated....More

Thank Jorge60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bar with great views to the sea. The name "Mattolaituri" comes from a three little pontoons near by the restaurant where people wash their carpets with sea water. Note that this is not the cheapest place to have drinks.

Thank FinTraveller85
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Mattolaituri is open in the summer time and it is very trendy a place to be showed. Good bar nice atmosphere.

Thank PieroSilvani
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Take a moment and enjoy tasteful small meals and a glass of wine by the seaside. There are also coffee and different pastries not forgetting champagne! Mattolaituri is at its best when the weather is sunny.

Thank 535hillea
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

One of the fewer outdoor places in Helsinki that has managed to position them selves as champagne/wine outlets. If you want to escape the beer and "lonkero" drinking crowds then this is the place for you. Situated right by the sea Mattolaituri has a spectacular...More

Thank Bibo E
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We just stumbled upon this place during our city walk, and decided to get stay for a while. The views is obviously amazing on a sunny day, they played nice, chill music and you could order everything from champaign to cake. The price level is...More

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Too bad there's not more of these places around the seaside. Summertime there can be some simple barbeque and similar dishes; now in Easter it was really not the season so it was just a basic cafe menu (there's only outdoor seating). What's available is...More

Thank peki321
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Visited on a warm and sunny May day in the middle of the week. Just had coffee and a glass of bubbly. Self service, staff indifferent. I got a feeling that this might be a bit overrated...maybe unfair after just one visit, but... The view...More

Thank Eveaurora
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

You will be stunned with the view, location.. It is sensational to be sitting down facing the open sea.. The view is absolutely stunning.. Especially when it is sunny YOU HAVE TO GO Food was good and fresh .. Service is great .. One of...More

Thank KarimEletre
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Linda W
25 May 2016|
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Response from Pirjo A | Reviewed this property |
Usually they start at 11 am and be there until late evening depending on the weather
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ehrenstroemintie 3 A, Helsinki 00140, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 45 1196631
Terrace open in 2011 and located by the sea in Kaivopuisto Park. Coffee or champagne with beautiful views.
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