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Ekberg is a Finnish artisan bakery and pâtisserie operating its own production since 1852. Quality, expertise and passion are the fundamental cornerstones of Ekberg’s activity. Fresh bread and buns are baked six days a week in our bakery on the welcoming street of Bulevardi, in the heart of Helsinki. Our product range follows today’s trends and varies according to the seasons. Our pâtisserie makes delicious cakes and pastries while our kitchen serves enjoyable food. Ekberg’s selection includes traditional delicacies, such as excellent French macaroons and Champagne corks, as well as new, seasonally varying products. We look forward to seeing you soon, you are warmly welcome to Ekberg!
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, European, Scandinavian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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All reviews brunch cakes pastry napoleon cake mille feuille bread quiche salad shrimp table service oldest cafe breakfast buffet was very good an institution lovely cafe self service great coffee take away
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We pre-booked a table for our last morning in Helsinki and were not disappointed. The staff were lovely, and the fresh breads were amazing. A great buffet!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Lisa S
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lisa S, Thank you for visiting Ekberg. We are absolutely delighted to hear you enjoyed our food and service. We hope you to have the pleasure to welcome you back soon again! Best Regards, Inari

Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

My mum and I stopped there for lunch. She had the buffet and the apple dessert. I had the shrimp sandwich and the passion fruit pistachio cheesecake. The toast was really yummy and the pistachio is amazing. The cafe is really cozy, there was a...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Shoosh3
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

Dear Shoosh3, Thank you for visiting Ekberg and for taking the time to write about your experience. It is absolutely wonderful to hear you enjoyed our food. However, we truly regret to hear that our service did not meet your expectations. Our lunch is very...More

Reviewed October 26, 2019 via mobile

Ekberg is a very traditional and classic cafe in the heart of Helsinki.Good service and logical prices

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 16dimitrisd
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

dear 16dimitrisd, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your visit and our service. Best Regards, Inari

Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

The oldest cafe in Finland, it was very busy at lunch. Most of the locals seemed to have gone for the buffet. I opted for the rösti. Not very crispy and bit disappointed, even I can make a better one. Then opted for the Napoleon...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank globetrottergirl07
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

Dear globetrottergirl07, Thank you for your visit at Ekberg and for your review. Customer feedback is very important for us, and we appreciate you took the time to write to us. We have reviewed the recipe of our rösti, and it is now very crispy....More

Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

Oldest cafe in town and quite busy specially on lunch time. However, the staff will make sure everybody will be accommodated. We had salmon soup and grilled salmon sandwich, both are very good and tasty. Don't forget to try their Ekberg coffee ☕👌

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Jhenajdjana
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2019

Dear Jhenajdjana, Thank you for visiting Ekberg. What a great pleasure to read you enjoyed our food and service! We wish you a wonderful autumn season and hope to welcome you to Ekberg soon again. Best Regards, Inari

Reviewed September 21, 2019 via mobile

At the end of a nice afternoon walking around and touring the centre, Ekberg is the perfect place to have a good coffee and some fabulous cake. It's the oldest place in the city and the service is old fashioned good. Thank you for a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank patpmanzwolle
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2019

Dear patpmanzwolle, Thank you for your kind review, it is pleasure to read your comments. We hope to welcome you soon again back to Ekberg. With our best regards, Inari

Reviewed September 2, 2019

The service was way too slow. cafeteria was almost empty and it took 30min before we got any attention from the waiters.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Sarianna S
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2019

Dear Sarianna, Thank you for your visit at Ekberg. Thank you for your feedback, it is very important for us. We regret our service was too slow, but we hope you enjoyed our products and they worth the visit. Best Regards, Inari

Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

We loved this famous cafe! We stumbled upon it and when we saw how inviting it was decided to stop for lunch. Service could not have been more friendly. We were immediately seated at a lovely table. My husband chose the daily buffet, which was...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank TravelingLily2014
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2019

Dear TravelingLily2014, Thank you for your visit at Ekberg. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your visit, our food, service and the historical decor. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back at Ekberg! Best Regards, Inari

Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

Ekberg usef to be a fix star, the place to go for a flair of old times, luxury and delicious cakes and deserts. It is not all gone, but almost... I have been here from time to time for 50 years, and unfortunately it is...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Martin-nitraM
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Dear Martin-nitraM, Thank you for visiting us over 50 years! It is wonderful to see our valued customers to come back again again over the years. We regret to hear, that you have not experienced the premium service and quality products that we want to...More

Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

introduced from a website about this classic bakery cafe, they uses ticketing system to serve customer too. prices wise not too expensive. taste were good but flavor differs depends on tastebud. the cinnamon bun was rustic not too sweet. need to dine in to further...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank donoshinkun
Inakettu, Myyntipäällikkö at Ekberg, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Dear donoshinkun, Thank you for visiting Ekberg and for writing a review. Our bakery shop uses ticketing system, however, our Traditional Café next door has service to the table with à la carte menu, breakfast and lunch buffet, brunch service on weekends. We look forward...More

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They have lots of cakes!
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