Finnish Restaurant Savotta

Real Finnish food and authentic atmosphere

The Restaurant Savotta takes its guests directly from Senate Square to a nostalgic view of Finland from past decades. Both the authentic interior and the dishes, served in original style, have been inspired by the Finnish forests and thousands of lakes, with a dash of Finnish “sisu” and logging traditions. The restaurant pays homage to the thousands of lumberjacks and log floaters, the matrons and foremen at the logging sites, as well as the mill owners.

The old china designed by the world-renowned Arabia, the hundred-year-old floorboards, the old chairs and tables and many old artifacts have been brought from all over Finland. Each of them tells its own story from past decades and takes you back in time to the logging camps of the old days.

Tasty and hearty Finnish food

Savotta’s kitchen cherishes the Finnish food tradition. We use only Finnish ingredients from the pristine forests and lakes and from carefully selected small suppliers. The menu includes e.g. lake fish, game and berries, as well as traditional Finnish dishes with home-made touch perfected in the course of generations. In Savotta you can taste traditional Finnish delicacies e.g. Karelian casserole, lamb in a wooden särä-dish and vendace pasty. Savotta also serves a good selection of Finnish beers including Lammin Sahti, which is strong traditional home-brewed Finnish beer.

Savotta’s à la carte is available in several languages including English, Swedish, Russian, German and Japanese, you may download the list as pdf-file from this link.

Pikkusavotta – Savotta’s tiny sister restaurant by the corner

Pikkusavotta is located on the Sofiankatu street just 80 metres from Savotta. Restaurant can be reserved for private groups of 10-20 persons.

Welcome to the logging camps of Savotta and PikkuSavotta – we are at your service everyday of the year!


Aleksanterinkatu 22
Helsinki 00101 FI
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