Cafe Ursula, 3 Ehrenströmintie, Helsinki, 00140 +358 9 652 817 At the tip of Kaivopuis aivopuisto park, by the seaside, Café Ursula is one of the best-known and best-loved places in Helsinki. It has a very pleasant, peaceful view out to the sea and the archipelago, including Suomenlinna. Owned by six non-profit organisations. Daily 9am—10pm.
The Ateljee Bar's Rooftop Terrace, 14th floor, Sokos Hotel Tourni, 26 Yrjönkatu, 00100 Helsinki. +358 20 1234 604. Offers unbeatable views over central Helsinki. More precisely, the very best view of Helsinki can be experinced from the Atelje Bar's women's restroom. The view from the men's isn't bad either! Mon to Thu 2pm—1am. Fri 2pm—2am. Sat 12 Noon—2am. Sun 2pm—12 Midnight. Rooftop cocktails. The Ateliers great selling point is that you can sip a cocktail and look over Helsinki and watch the sun going down. If it is a bit chilly, the bar supplies cosy direct electric heating. Triple glazing has been added to its long side windows. Some stairs involved. email
Loiste Restaurant and Roof Terrace, 10th floor, Vaakuna Hotel, 2 Asema Aukio, Helsinki 00100. Gourmet dining at Loiste so more than a breathtaking view of Helsinki. Mon to Thurs 11.30am-12 Midnight. Fri 11.30am-1am. Sat 2pm-12 Midnight. Radisson Blu. email . MAP
Ravintola Loiste, Kaivokatu 3, 00100 Helsinki, Finland +358 9 43376315 Views. incomparable views of Helsinki. For the summer season, they open the 150-place panoramic terrace, from where there are magnificent views of the station.
Ranta (Beach) Terrace, Radisson Blu Hotel Espoo, 2 Otaranta, Espoo FI 02150. +358 20 1234 705 The terrace at this restaurant in Espoo offers a sweeping view of the Gulf of Finland, providing the ideal place to enjoy a meal during warm months.
Restaurant Kaisaniemi, 6 Kaisaniementie, Helsinki 00100. +358 9 63 2223. Located in the Kaisaniemi Park. The lunch buffet is served on weekdays from 11am until 3pm. Lunch on weekdays (inside and outside) 11am—3pm. The Terrace is open Mon to Fri 11am—9pm. Sat 12am—9pm. Sun 12 Noon—8pm (if weather permits). On request the main restaurant and the cabinets are available also at other hours. email
Palace Gourmet, 10th Floor, Palace Hotel, 10 Eteläranta, Helsinki, Finland 00130. +358 9 1345 6715. A first class gourmet restaurant in Helsinki where you can get a taste of the 50's feel and enjoy the breathtaking view of South Harbor and Helsinki City Centre. A most beautiful sea view of Helsinki. Mon to Fri 11.30am—2.30pm. 6pm—11pm. Other times by appointment. email
Katto Roof Bar
Palace Katto Roof Bar, Palacen Katto, 11th floor, 10 Etelaranta, Helsinki 00130. +358 9 1345 6715. Mon to Fri 11am—12 Midnight. Sat 2pm—12 Midnight. A cosy bar which is open throughout the year. During the summer you can enjoy a lunch or a drink at the outdoor terrace while admiring the stunning seascape high over the rooftops. Summertime: Mon to Fri 11.30am—12 Midnight. Sat 3pm—12 Midnight. Sun closed. Winter, Spring and Autumn: Mon to Fri 5 pm—12 Midnight.
Ravintola Savu, Tjärholmsnäset, Helsingfors, Finland 00170. +358 9 7425 5574 Outdoor terrace 150 (80 seats covered with a tent).Restaurant Saari, Sirpalesaari Island, Helsinki 00150. +358 9 7425 5566 Finest sea views in Helsinki. Restaurant Saari is located on the island Sirpalesaari just a stone's throw from the centre of Helsinki. Saari provides the best Finnish delicacies of the season from land and sea as well as stunning views and genuine maritime atmosphere.
Saaristo Ravintola, Klippan Island, Helsinki, Finland 00140. +358 9 7425 5590 You can see the Empire-Helsinki skyline in the North and the ingenious walls and bastions of King Gustav style Suomenlinna to the South.
Ravintola Pyysaari, 3 Henrik Borgstrominpolku, Helsinki, Finland 00840. +358 9 698 0287 Magnificent seaside cafe-restaurant with a large terrace.
Kulosaareu Casino Ravintola
Ravintola Sipuli, 7 Kanavaranta, 00160 Helsinki, Finland. +358 9 6128 5500 In summer time on the terrace enjoy the sun by the sea.
Mestaritalli Ravintola, Merikannontie 2, Töölö, 00260 Helsinki, Finland. +358 9 733 5770 Located right at the beach.
Villa Elfvik Ravintola, Elfviksvägen 4, 02600 Esbo. +358 9 8165 4400
Aiko Oy Ravintola
Marine jakobshamin oy Ravintola. Jakobramsjö Enjoy the cuisine on the terrace while admiring the beautiful marina scenery. The restaurant is fully licensed.
Näsinneula Revolving Restaurant, Näsinneula Tower, Särkänniemi Adventure Park, Särkänniemi, Tampere 33230. at the top of Näsinneula +358 3 284 8234. At the top of Näsinneula on the shores of Lake Näsijärvi, some 170 km north of Helsinki. Spectacular views. Mon to Sun 11am—11.30pm.
Rooftop Restaurants and Bars