West of Helsinki restaurants

Top Choice Scandinavian in Naantali

Uusi Kilta

Naantali's best restaurant has a sun-drenched terrace overlooking the pier and a superb, seafood-oriented menu. The selection changes seasonally, but you're likely to find Kilta's creamy fish soup (with pike-perch a…
Seafood in Hanko

Hangon Portti

You’ll need to take a two-minute ferry journey from the East Harbour pier to this little whitewashed, wicker-furnished cottage, perched on a rugged granite island. Sailor's meatballs (with mashed potatoes and lingon…
Finnish in Fiskars

Restaurant Kuparipaja

The terrace overhanging the river at the old copper forge is a mesmerising setting for a foray into Finnish gastronomy. Starters such as organic beef tartare (from a local cattle farm) are followed by mains like pik…
Scandinavian in Hanko


At the eatery-clad East Harbour, Origo distinguishes itself with geothermal heating, local, organic ingredients and a seasonal gourmet menu. Braised pork cheek cooked overnight is a treat, as is the salmon soup with…
Cafe in Raseborg

Café Gamla Stan

Tables here sit amid a shady apple orchard where guests can enjoy fresh juices and home-baked goodness (quiches, pies, cakes and other sweet treats). There's also seating in the cosy cottage. There are regular conce…
Seafood in Raseborg

Ravintola Albatros

Sea views stream through the Albatross' huge windows to its cool, calm interior. The terrace is equally inviting, though the wind may blow you down from the 2nd floor. Seafood is the speciality, including salmon sou…
Seafood in Hanko


Makasiini's decor of rough timber, snow-white napkins and flickering candles is complemented by simple cooking that allows the high-quality regional ingredients to shine. The menu changes weekly, but there's always …
Seafood in Hanko

På Kroken

With its own smokehouse and boat-fresh lobster and shellfish, På Kroken's yacht-shaped buffet teems with choices. If the restaurant's beyond your budget, the adjoining cafe serves cheaper dishes, including fabulous …
Cafe in Hanko

Alan’s Café

Set in an old wooden villa, Alan's has house-baked treats to eat in the cosy interior or in the courtyard, shaded by a huge tree. Afterwards, browse the attached craft shop.
International in Raseborg

Bossa Nova Beach Club

A spacious wooden terrace steps down towards the water here, so you can watch the boats and jet-skiers while you’re waiting for cartwheel-sized pizzas, grilled tuna, pan-seared whitefish or a tomahawk steak. It's 1.…