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Meritullinkatu 6, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 670849
18:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 18:00 - 22:30
Sat 16:00 - 20:00
20:30 - 22:30
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Helsinki, Finland
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99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have enjoyed Kuurna for years, twice or three times we had our company's christmas dinner there. Once the old folks arranged 70 birthday dinner there. I think that says it all? Very good food for descend price. We had the tartar as a starter and reindeer for main. By the way it has The best pepper steak in town.

Thank Andyplusfamily
Madrid, Spain
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109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Beforehand the menu didn't look exactly interesting, but afterwards, what a great evening! Charming place, smooth service, excellent food, and the portions were just perfect size. Location is a bit hidden, not likely to randomly walk by. Doesn't make any difference though. Top recommendation. I see this place sold out for nice office pre-Christmas parties.

Thank 1LKKA
Helsinki, Finland
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Kuurna is tucked away in a residential area near Helsinki centre. The place can be described as "shabby chic". It is small (reservations necessary) and intimate, somewhat noisy but warm and welcoming. The concept is simple: Three entrees, three main dishes and three desserts to choose from. Basically Fish-meat-veggie. We had vendace roe (the orange caviar from a small herringrelated... More 

Thank Robin E
Hella, Iceland
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Little charmy Restaurant in Helsinki. Good Food, meat and fish at reasonable prices. A wide range of wines. You have to make Reservation.

Thank Christian W
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The ambience is excellent . A small but very well cooked and presented menu. I visited it twice during a short stay as the food was so well cooked . I can recommend it without hesitation.

Thank Carlo R
Helsinki, Finland
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145 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Kuurna has been my favourite for years in the centre of Helsinki. This time it was better then ever. Three-course menu was brilliant, portions fresh and genuine, unpretentious. The interior is also warm and welcoming, not one of those generic white-on-white restaurants.

Thank OtsoKa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

First things first........reasonably priced for Finland 100€ for 2X3course meals and a glass of a wine. I agree with last reviewer starters better than mains. Herrings delicate and soft served with fried black currant leaves pickled cucumber and currants. Lamb slightly over cooked but lots of flavour. Fish lovely and fresh but not very distinctive. Dessert berries with a failed... More 

Thank Toni B
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Our expectations were high based on reviews. We ordered 4 different dishes. The starters were tasty and good, Kivipiiras being completely new to me. The main dishes were terrible on comparison. Lamb was cooked until gray, and the whitefish, while perfectly cooked, didn't taste much over the buttery vegetables underneath. The service was cold and even rude, he didn't even... More 

Thank Asdafar
Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We had our anniversary dinner here and it was just perfect for it. Small, intimate place with excellent food. View isn't anything to write home about.

Thank Matti V
Helsinki, Finland
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I had spotted this cozy restaurant long time ago, but always postponed to go there, Big mistake! They have a 2 or 3 courses menu. You have to choose from 3 starters, 3 main dishes and 3 deserts. My wife had as starter ox heart, which was amazing! They also have some daily specials, if you want to upgrade your... More 

Thank DuarteLisboa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$146
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 20:00
20:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meritullinkatu 6, Helsinki 00170, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 670849

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?