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Elite is a traditional restaurant located on the edge of Hesperian Park in Töölö, where they prepare dishes with passion and skill accumulated over decades. There are many great attractions nearby the restaurant, such as the Urho Kekkonen Memorial, Töölö bay, and the National Museum of Finland.


Artist restaurant in Töölö

Each major city has its own artist restaurants. In Helsinki, that place is Elite – a common living room for artists since 1932. Elite is a rare example of a Finnish restaurant widely favoured by the country’s cultural and artistic circles. Representatives of music, word art, performing arts, cinema, and fine arts, as well as their admirers, have enjoyed the spotlight of Elite over the years. It has become a favourite among actors, musicians, authors, and dancers, as well as artists whose work now decorates the walls.

The charming dining room and the traditional bar are always inviting, and the verdant terrace is an unrivalled spot for both groups and individuals during summer.


Finnish food with a twist

Elite's menu is traditionally Finnish but still draws on twists from all over the world. The seasons bring their own addition to both the menu and the evening. Their restaurant exudes 40s nostalgia with its white tablecloths, floor lamp lighting and other unique aspects.

The classic from the menu is Tauno Palo's steak, which is popular year after year. They often make the dishes spectacularly under the eyes of the customers. In the atmospheric bar, it is nice to linger for a moment and relax. In the summer, guests love to enjoy good drinks and food on the lush terrace.


Opening hours

Monday 15.00 – 21.00

Tuesday 15.00 – 21.00

Wednesday 13.00 – 23.00

Thursday 15.00 – 23.00

Friday 15.00 – 23.00

Saturday 15.00 – 23.00

Sunday 13.00 – 21.00


Book your reservation today and ensure your visit to the beautiful, artistic restaurant, Elite.


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