Ravintola Bellevue

Ravintola Bellevue is the oldest still operating restaurant in Finland and Europe and possibly also the world’s oldest Russian restaurant operating outside of Russia. Bellevue was founded in May 1917 according to ‘Helsingin Sanomat’ articles that can be found in the state library. Back then, it was unusual for restaurants to have a name as such with the exception of the likes of Kappeli and Seurahuone. Research into the history of the restaurant resulted in finding an advertisement stating the opening of a new café on Uudenmaankatu from may 1917.

Rahapajankatu 3
Helsinki 00160 FI
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