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The Best French Restaurants in Helsinki

If you're longing for Parisian bistro atmosphere, give these spots a try.

Updated on Nov 29, 2023 | World of Mouth team

Helsinki, located amidst sea and forests, has learned to embrace both French cuisine and bistro culture, which it blends together with local ingredients such as wild fish, game and foraged goods. In this guide, we explore the crème de la crème of Helsinki's dining scene, highlighting the best French restaurants in the city. From the trendy and laid back atmosphere at Baskeri & Basso, to the excellent salade niçoise at Café Savoy, and the almost Parisian bistro vibes of Le Coucou Vert, each restaurant offers its own take on French cuisine and culture. All picks in this article are based on recommendations from World of Mouth experts such as Ina Niiniketo, Toni Toivanen, and Mika Ihamuotila. So if you're craving a taste of France amidst the dark Finnish winter, try one of these restaurants and discover the best French food in Helsinki.

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