We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews



Lebanese, Cafe, European, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

0.6 km from Temppeliaukio Church
Improve this listing
Reviews (44)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Traveller rating
See what travellers are saying:
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed 24 October 2019 via mobile

Very tasty authentic Lebanese dishes are cooked by a lovely Lebanese couple who will serve you as if you are their family. You truly feel the love in the food. It is quite affordable and has two locations, one in forum (Yrjönkatu 27) and one...near Kamppi (Urho Kekkosen katu 4). The Forum location is more spacious and modern. For 10,50 I had a great plate of lemon chicken with potatoes, a side salad from a salad bar, delicious roasted bread with zaatar, and a coffee. Left feeling full and satisfied :DMore

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

You’ll leave with your stomach happy and you youself with a smile. Piece of out-of-Finland-far- from-Helsinki-athmospere in the middle of Helsinki =D

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We went here for lunch and was met by the nicest lady ever. She treated us - and every one else - as royalty in the small and cozy restaurant. We had a very nice lunch, and before we left we had a little chat...with the owner. It seems like a very local place with a lot of local customers.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Great meals, excellent taste, brilliant owners, wonderful service, never goes wrong with your choice.

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Compared to Finnish restaurants this place was nice. We ate here twice. First time stroganoff&mushed potatoes and Shawarma and second time pasta and tomato soup. The stroganoff and shawarma are highly recommend and that’s what got us to come back, but to be honest the...second time wasn’t as good. The chicken pasta was nothing special and the tomato soup either. But they had a nice salad bar that is included in the lunch and they have good options there. I do recommend a meat based meal here! They were very friendly and the service was fast and good.More

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We had a late lunch here, after sight-seeing on a brief visit to Helsinki: it was really wonderful. We were welcomed warmly by the owner. The salad bar had a big variety of salads, with fresh bread, a main meal and coffee, all for about...€10 each. The creamy salmon soup, the beef and salad wraps and the pasta with goats cheese and spinach were all delicious. Such a friendly place, we were so glad that we found it (it's so small that we had almost walked right past)More

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Maggie and Tony are so nice. They greet you with big smile and open heart and make you feel so welcome. The food is excellent and you really must try both the Moussaka, the lamb or chicken Shwarma or the famous lemon chicken. Soups are...good to. A must in Helsinki.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The owners are Lebanese and it feels like home food. They also receive lunch vouchers and the prices are quite low. Visit and you won't regret.

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

What more can I say. The chicken Sharma is amazing and they serve the best coffee I've had in a while. Service with a smile too. Couldn't recommend it enough.

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My first lunch and I went there. People are friendly and lovely and the food is very good!!! I will go again the next time

Date of visit: August 2017
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Scandic Simonkentta
2,613 reviews
.11 km away
Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti
272 reviews
.18 km away
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Helsinki
1,932 reviews
.22 km away
Forenom Aparthotel Helsinki City
67 reviews
.30 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
362 reviews
.08 km away
Fisken pa Disken
208 reviews
.08 km away
45 reviews
.04 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Kamppi Chapel of Silence
2,896 reviews
.18 km away
Kamppi Shopping Centre
289 reviews
.07 km away
HAM - Helsinki Art Museum
175 reviews
.20 km away
Tennis Palace (Tennispalatsi)
49 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
17 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from olis-propolis | Reviewed this property |
Actually I googled after posting my previous answer. Their hours are 8am- 4pm daily with exceptions for national holidays. Just Google the name of the place and you'll see it.
Munazza Z
29 March 2018|
Response from 722philc |
what are the hours of operation???
16 July 2017|
Response from Eleanor_Alice | Reviewed this property |
Sure! At least from the salad bar. You will be able get something! Maggie and Tony are flexible. Depends on the day I'd guess. When are you going? They are on holidays until the end of July!!
Google Translation
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Cafe' Rouge

Yes, Cafe' Rouge offers takeaway services.

Yes, Cafe' Rouge offers delivery services.

Cafe' Rouge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5