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Elite

) #103 of 1,198 Restaurants in Helsinki €€ - €€€ European, , Gluten Free Options
Etelainen Hesperiankatu 22, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358961285200
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Etelainen Hesperiankatu 22, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you're out with your business partners it is smart to play safe concerning the venue. Elite never lets you down! There is only quiet background music that doesn't disturb discussing. You can always rely on quality both concerning service and served food. This is...More

Thank Jukka B
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jukka B, thank you for visiting our restaurant. We appreciate that you used your time to write this excellent review. It's really nice to hear that you've enjoyed our restaurant's atmosphere, food and service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon again! Best...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Mainly for local people living in the quarter. Be careful with the drinks, the sommelier has a short experience. Otherwise just good to see, but once is enough.More

Thank matkustajaM45
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear matkustajaM45, thank you for visiting our restaurant and using your time to write this review. I understood that you had problems with the wines. I'm sorry that your waiter could not choose the right wine for you. We pay attention to this in the...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant is perfect choice to enjoy excellent dinner, menu or a la carte. We were treated with the upmost respect from the moment we entered to the restaurant. We started with sparkling wine to allow a little moment to get to know the menu...More

Thank Juhani H
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Dear Juhani H, thank you for visiting our restaurant. Really glad to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant dishes, and the service was smooth. We appreciate that you used your time and wrote this excellent review. Hopefully we will see again soon! Kind regards, Teemu...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017

The origin of Elite is back to 1932 and it is told Marshall Mannerheim. military leader, regent and president of Finland used to eat there. History or Myth the true is that the place is great. Decoration is simple but elegant, preserving most of Art...More

Thank QuietBrazilian
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Dear QuietBrazilian, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this excellent review. Detailed review like this is always a pleasure to read. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant dishes, as well as the stories behind them. We appreciate that you have taken...More

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Elite has that old world charm, which takes you back to the times gone by. Visited here a few times. The food is of simple standard and of good quality, but overpriced and overrated. Service can be at times somewhat stiff, but always professional.

Thank Marcus M
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Dear Marcus M, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write this review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant atmosphere. We hope that we can welcome you back to the restaurant again! Best regards, Teemu Riipinen Butler

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Food is a key here it is well known among citizens of Helsinki as it used to be "the" place for actress all the way from 30s. Bac then actress wanted honest food with decent price and restaurant have managed to keep this going thru...More

Thank Miika R
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Dear Miika R, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this great feedback. Nice to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant's atmosphere. It is a matter of honor for us that we have been able to preserve an authentic atmosphere. The restaurant's artist-clients come...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Gluten-free friendly! (Wonderful gluten free bread) Very nice food and atmosphere. Good prices for the level of service.More

Thank Shirley F
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Dear Shirley F, thank you for visiting our restaurant. We appreciate your taking the time to write this positive feedback. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant food, service and atmosphere. We are pleased that we can offer good food, which is also gluten-free....More

Reviewed 24 July 2016

Untouched 1930s interiors. Also the service is impeccable and the food good and traditional. It is not a luxury restaurant, but a nice place to eat like a finn and savor the old world interiors. The building apartments are still only rented to artists and...More

Thank Therese-Cecilia
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Dear Therese-Cecilia, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for this excellent review! Really nice to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant atmosphere. Many artists from different fields have spent the evenings in our restaurant over the decades. The most famous of them may have...More

Reviewed 21 July 2016

One of the few restaurants in Helsinki that has more than a bit of them ol' times - without cobwebs (also in a psychological meaning). Not as pricey as name might suggest, but not your first choice if travelling on a shoestring budget, either. My...More

Thank Heikki s
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Dear Heikki s, Thank you for visiting our restaurant. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere and food in our restaurant. We would like to thank you for taking your time and writing such a positive review. Hopefully we will see again...More

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Remember when restaurants had head butlers, white table cloths, and someone to take your coat as you arrive? Restaurants that were closed out of view, its own little world, rather than in plain view for all passers by to the street? Take a step back...More

Thank Kintus P
TeemuRiipinen, Hovimestari at Elite, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2016

Dear Kintus P, Thank you for your recent visit and for taking the time to share your detailed review. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere at our restaurant. We hope to see you again in the future!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Etelainen Hesperiankatu 22, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358961285200
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