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Wellamo

#252 of 1,139 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Vironniemi
Scandinavian, European
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Vyoekatu 9, Helsinki 00160, Finland
+358 9 663139
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife went there for dinner. Before that we went to 2 other typically Finnish restaurant and were very satisfied. But unfortunately this one was really horrible. I had a lamb filet with minttu sauce (some kind of local white alcool) and garlic potatoes. And my wife took some fried Baltic herring with smashed potatoes and vegetables. Both... More 

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Thank Fabio P
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Nearly three years since last time, snowstorm that time and snow this time also, Helsinki in February is rather cool and white. To start with cucumber, smetana and honye, perfect - and with Marskens snapsch to even better, main course pelmener with lamb filling and lamb filé with marinated garlic - and a bottle of pinot noir from Chile -... More 

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Thank Christer C
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were only in Helsinki for one night on route home so wanted to find a restaurant fairly close to our hotel. Wellamo is a little way from the main tourist area,it seemed more residential. We had a great meal sampling the lamb, the pelmeni and herring. The food was excellent but the lamb dishes were at best lukewarm even... More 

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Thank Rocacidi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

A bit off the typical tourist tracks in Helsinki but worth the detour if you are looking for authentic flavours and atmosphere. Reasonably priced as well and with good service.

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Thank Jari A
London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Secluded little nice place, friendly staff, classic and traditional home cooked food. Reasonable prices. To try: vorschmack! Delicious desserts! And before or after lunch/ dinner you can walk around the island! Super cute!

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Thank Jari R
Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Old fashioned interiors, candles, paintings and few tables outside, this small restaurant is located in the beautiful Katajanokka district. A place like this is a rarity in Finland and throws you back in the old Helsinki. Also, I liked the food (home-made kitchen style) and the portions are quite large. Negative aspect: sometimes they have a rude service.

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Thank Paola G
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Very nice small unique restaurant in the ecpensive helsinki. We ate 2 soup of fish awesome, one slamon and one beef main course . One dessert. Water and 2 glasses of wine for 80 euro . 40 each. Very noce atmosphere small place with lots of drawings. Must go.

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Thank ale b
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

I've tested liver meals in five different restaurants during the last two weeks and Wellamo was the absolute rock bottom of all five. I visit the restaurant 3 to 5 times a year, because I like the atmosphere and until now the food has been pretty good. But not this time. The service was arrogant and food simply poor. All... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Tiny old Restaurant with a small menue. Food was decent, service friendly and fast. Whine was excellent. Good overall-exerience, just a little too much stuff lying around, especially above the entrance door. Was that the old box of a kitchen mixer? ! That's not as "styley" as owners might think.

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Thank 729stefant
Kerava, Finland
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

It was a great pleasure to visit Wellamo. This kind of restaurants are really for me. It's Wellamos 40th anniversary. You can feel good old times without beeing old-fashioned. The most important is the food. Very tasty and simple portions were reasonably prised. The wine list is guite short but has quality.The interior is very cosy and the service attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Scandinavian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 20:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vyoekatu 9, Helsinki 00160, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 663139

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