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Pompier Espa

€€ - €€€European, Soups,
Etelaeesplanadi 8, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 9 663300
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Etelaeesplanadi 8, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 course set menu, every dish delicious. Good service, ambiance, what could be better ? I would come here every week but it’s a 3 hour flight from where I live

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is literally 500 yards from our hotel so decided to give it a try. What a great find. My pike perch was absolutely delicious whilst hubby’s steak was done to perfection. His duck fat chips were also very moreish as well. Of coz...More

Thank Monkey168
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sour to make a reservation as they fill up fast on weekends. The staff is lovely and they have a nice selection of wines. We went there twice during our trip. Do try the pike. It is lovely. The restaurant is located on the...More

Thank DrJudithC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I need lunch, Pompier is always perfect. Lunchtime is 11-14. If you come at 11 the restaurant is usually full after 10 minutes, but they have fast service and office workers' lunchtime is short. Salad buffet with soup of the day is excellent and...More

Thank AriHelsinki
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely dinner here. All the dishes were delicious. We had trout and salmon for appetizers and duck for main. All nicely cooked with varied delicious ingredients mixed together. Cozy place and great service. Offered gluten and milk free options that were...More

Thank Alina D
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nice, small restaurant directly at the South Esplanadi downtown Helsinki W didn't have a reservation but could still get a nice table, Really friendly and professional service, great food and very satisfying overall experience.

Thank Petri R
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant,friendly staff! Delicious food in reasonable prices. Not a lot of choises but everything we ate was amazing.

Thank AmiadS
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We were lucky to get nice table without reservation beforehand during busy Christmas time. Delight high level dinner, view to beautiful Esplanade park. Probably one of the best value for money dinner or lunch in the center of Helsinki. Warm inviting atmosphere, great professinal service,...More

Thank JohanKankaanpaa
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I have had the opportunity to travel to Helsinki twice over the last two years, and each time I dined at Pompier more than once. It's that good. This last trip, I had three meals there and each one was perfection. The restaurant is lovely...More

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Very pleased to have found this place. The taster menu was very good value & complimenting wine excellent. Service was spot on as well. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Natalie C
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16 February 2018|
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Response from Lavarcham | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - we drank wine so I'm afraid I can't help with your question. It was good food though. Hope you enjoy your trip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$69
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Etelaeesplanadi 8, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 663300
  • E-mail
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