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) #121 of 1,199 Restaurants in Helsinki $$ - $$$ , European,
Elielinaukio 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 10 7663650
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“goulash” (3 reviews)
“beef brisket” (3 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub, Czech, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Elielinaukio 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

From the outside it looks like a bat, but upstairs they have a good restaurant section. Good examples of Czech cuisine for people who have visited Prague. Maybe they should add Koleno (pork leg) to the menu. Excellent house beer. Overall very satisfied with this...More

Thank Kamen D
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Me and my four friends decided to go eating lunch in Vltava last Thursday, 26.1.2017 at 2 o'clock pm. There were plenty of free tables in the restaurant, but 5 persons was a big proglem. They were unable to give us a table to eat....More

1  Thank hilkka s
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Vltava is at the real core of Helsinki city, immediately beside the railway station. Airport buses depart behind the house. They serve beer and drinks at the first floor, and tasty and fatty Czech style food at upper floors. Beer selection is good but it...More

1  Thank Anssi P
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Planned trip to Helsinki 2 month ago, i contact with restaurant manager trying to find out how can i reserve a table on New Years eve. Manager wrote what they don’t take any reservation on weekends and public holidays but they pretty sure they can...More

Thank mmkl2005
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Right outside the main rail station, my only disappointment is that I only found it in the way to the airport to fly home. Really good selection of beers, both Finnish, Belgian and even British. Typical Helsinki prices so not cheap, but a great bar...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

To put it frankly, the Slavic kitchen is perhaps not my favourite kitchen of all, this restaurant was purely the choice of my friend. The food was adequate but not exceptional in any way whatsoever. Same goes for the service. The place was crowded and...More

1  Thank Eveaurora
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Hi! Went here with co-workers on Saturday lunch. Ordered on recommendation the Vltava sausage platter which was dissapointing. For 20€ you get undone house sausage and three smaller sausages on tiny amount of chips. Can't recommend for taste or value.

Thank Muypepe
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here with good friends for dinner. Good selection in menu with reasonable prices. Food was tasty and if you like beer, they have good selection.

Thank Ilkka H
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Was only in Helsinki for 24 hrs and found this gem. Food was great, I had beef brisket and my partner had the sausage platter. Service was amazing and recommended both plates. Would definitely go back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Good brisket and potatoes- excellent sausages and chips- so so goulash and dumplings- not sure about chicken Brie. Beer was Great👍and wine. Atmosphere was quiet upstairs , with good service

Thank tlfraser
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$147
Bar, European, Pub, Czech, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elielinaukio 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7663650
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