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Kenkavero

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European, Scandinavian, Cafe
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Pursialankatu 6, Mikkeli 50100, Finland
+358 44 0162270
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

1: The lunch menu was fantastic today. A bit expensive but worth every penny. 2: Location is perfect. Very close to the main road #5, but not too close that it would bother. 3: Historical surroundings and furniture. 4: Friendly service. 5: There's also a shop to get the souvenirs.

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Thank Kimmo K
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386 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Overall: 4 Comments: slightly outside the center, ready and available coming with a car from Helsinki and looking for a nice place for a Pitstop. There are some interesting 'attractions' on the same location such as gift shops and St.clause's summer workshop. There are also many plants on the premises for those interested. The cafe close to the waterfront has... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Restaurant is in old wooden historical building. Local food and season menu. There is also a shopping center where you can find nice local things.

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Thank PjotrFinland
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Munich, Germany
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Cute typical buildings, nice cafè and restaurant with 0km food, shop with typical ecological products and Santa Claus' summer-home. Recommended to have a look!

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Thank Luci_Onvacation
Mikkeli, Finland
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Very good and tasty food with historical atmosphere. This restaurant is very well valuated and worth seeing when i visiting in Mikkeli.

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Thank pertti50
Imatra
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101 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Three times I've visited here. The last two were pretty useless, the place hasn´t renewed, and the service has not improved. Commercialism has spoiled the mood.

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Thank AnneLari
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Kenkävero is really beautiful place and we felt very welcome when we arrived there for late lunch with kids. Buffet price for kids was very reasonable, 1€ per year. They grow some of their food in their own garden and food tasted good, also kids liked it a lot. Garden was a bit disappointment, it had grown out. Probably our... More 

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Thank Minna K
Sipoo, Finland
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Historic milieau is nice, but that's about it. Stopped in for a lunch at the restaurant. Paid 16 euros for a pulled pork hamburger and coleslaw. The food is just not worth the money and falls flat on taste. Considering that this restaurant is tied to one finnish Master Chef referee I would have expected the dish to have actually... More 

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Bahrain
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

We visit here every time we're in Mikkeli. Great shops, beautiful, historic buildings and really good restaurant ! We have had several family gatherings in the restaurant; it's always a pleasure. Truly recommended ! :)

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Thank JMKOO
Southern Finland, Finland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

Nice environment but restaurant was big disappointment. We eat buffet lunch. There was only beef, not f.e. Fish. Poor selection and some food were finished before lunch time finished (4 PM). Very expensive. Not recommended.

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Thank Sari_from_Finland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Cafe
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pursialankatu 6, Mikkeli 50100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Savonia  >  Mikkeli
  • Phone Number: +358 44 0162270
Description
Finnish design The wide selection of goods on sale at the Kenkävero shop consists of Finnish arts and crafts and luxury food products suitable as souvenirs or gifts. The Kenkävero shop is open all year round. In summer there are more shops in the storehouses and garden. Kenkävero is open daily all year round Mon-Fri 10-18, Sat 10-16, Sun 10-18. The Kenkävero specimen garden Five-hundred species of plant are to be found in the organic Kenkävero garden: some 200 species of herbs and medicinal plants fruit bushes useful annuals ornamental perennials The garden has a biological toilet and a compost area for organic waste. In summer the garden has a shop selling perennial seedlings and other garden requisites, jams and other edible souvenirs to take home.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?