Restaurants

Cafe in Kallio

Rupla

Virtually everything, aside from the occasional fish dish, is vegetarian or vegan at this red-brick cafe, which has its own Helsinki-roasted coffee blends. Weekday lunch buffets and weekend brunch include dishes suc…
Barbecue in Kallio

B-Smokery

B-Smokery pays homage to the Teurastamo former slaughterhouse with meats smoked in its Texan smoker using apple wood, and cooked in its stainless-steel open kitchen amid exposed brick and concrete post-industrial su…
Food Hall in Kallio

Teurastamo

The former abattoir area between Sörnäinen and Kalasatama metro stations is an in place these days, with a range of locally sourcing eateries opening up in the casual post-industrial precinct. Choose from snacks inc…
Bistro in Kallio

Kuja

An upbeat young team helms this hip little bistro across from the waterfront. Burgers are a highlight, with choices including pulled pork (with noodles and chilli sauce), salmon (with pickled cucumber and slaw) and …
Gastropub in Kallio

Flying Dutch

Built in 1897 in the Netherlands, this timber boat makes a great stop for a craft beer or cider up on deck or dockside tables, but it's an even better bet for food, from salmon soup and skagen (prawn-topped toast) t…
Market in Kallio

Hakaniemen Kauppahalli

This traditional-style Finnish food market hall sits right by the Hakaniemi metro station. With over 50 stalls, there's a great range of produce and a cafe, with textile outlets upstairs. An outdoor market sets up o…
Vegetarian in Kallio

Silvoplee

At this large, light-filled cafe with blond wood counters, brightly painted pillars and tiled floors, vegetarian food (including vegan options) is sold by weight. Around 80% of ingredients are locally sourced, and a…