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Ateneum Bistro

$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
Kaivokatu 2-4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 17226231
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good60%
  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
“Popular and elegantly stylish cafe bar”
2 days ago
“Convenient Choice in the Museum and Inexpensive”
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Cafe, Scandinavian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kaivokatu 2-4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in groundfloor and next to entrance to Ateneum museum. Good selection of cakes, simple bistro style menu. Situated near train station. Good and practical meeting point.

Thank SakiJR
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent several hours in the museum and this was a convenient place to grab lunch. You order from the counter and it is a slow process. We each got the spinach and feta quiche with the finnish butter roll which were very good. The...More

1  Thank Trek-Always
SoupsterFamily, PR-johtaja at Ateneum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi, thank you for visiting and leaving a review! :) Nice to hear you enjoyed your visit, have a lovely autumn!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn’t to the Ateneum Museum this time, but I visited their bookshop and when I was there I decided to have lunch at their restaurant, Ateneum Bistro, which has tasty buffet lunch to moderate prices. Friendly staff.More

Thank leffex
SoupsterFamily, PR-johtaja at Ateneum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, nice to hear you visited the restaurant on a whim and enjoyed our lunch! We also serve dinner from our à la carte menu during the evenings and this week we started our afternoon tea! It's served for two people and has sweet and...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

After visiting the Gallery we thought about having a lunch break and went to the Ateneum Bistro. The Mango Cheesecake I ordered was very delicious. They also had a lot of glutenfree and lactosefree options which were also good labeled.

Thank Marianne I
SoupsterFamily, PR-johtaja at Ateneum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi Marianne, nice to hear you had a lovely coffee moment at the bistro! :) Thank you for leaving a review and have a nice autumn!

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This the perfect lunch spot in the center of Helsinki. Even if you don't visit the museum. € 10,50 for a complete buffet lunch, coffee included.

Thank Ronald B
SoupsterFamily, PR-johtaja at Ateneum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi Ronald, cheers for the review and nice that you visited us!

Reviewed 28 May 2017

After pounding the galleries for more than two hours our feet needed a rest and we needed a "tea and a bun". This Bistro is really nice, excellent cake, friendly service PLUS bottomless ups of coffee and free iced water.

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 28 March 2017

At the lunchtime buffet type table! Coffee/tea/drinks and bakery products also available. Beutiful place to visit eventhough you wouldn't go to see art collections. The best entrance from Ateneuminkuja.

Thank Maari100
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Dirty disheson the tables, difficult to find a spot to sit on. Too little staff. Quite expensive, but quality ok.

Thank Hyasintti
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A spot of tea and a piece of cake, with the gift shop temptations nearby ... the little bistro was busy but not crowded and there was an art installation overhead to enjoy as well.

Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Had a good coffee, cake, food and fruits here. Fast and friendly service as a bonus. Lunches Are very good as well.

Thank Shampanja
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaivokatu 2-4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 17226231
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