Ilves

Urho Kekkosen katu 4–6
00100 Helsinki
BOOK A TABLE
/ (09) 774 67425

Mon–Thu 11–22 | kitchen open until 22
Fri 11–00 | kitchen open until 24
Sat 17–00 | kitchen open until 24

Restaurant Ilves

Restaurant Ilves, established in 1932, is a 60 seat easygoing à la carte restaurant in the center of Helsinki. Since the 1970 opening of legendary live music venue Tavastia Club, its next door neighbour, Ilves, has become a favourite hang-out for musicians and music lovers alike.

Lunch

G = Gluten-free L = Lactose-free

Mon-thu 11–15, Fri 11–16

All lunch options include a fresh salad table, soup and bread.
Salad 9,50€, salad and soup of the day 10,50€.
Take-away option is available.

Monday, 14.10.

Chicken with creamy pepper sauce 13
Mushroom pasta 12
Golden beetroot soup 10,5

Mon-thu 11–15, Fri 11–16

All lunch options include a fresh salad table, soup and bread.
Salad 9,50€, salad and soup of the day 10,50€.
Take-away option is available.

Tuesday, 15.10.

Pike wallenberg and mashed potatoes with dijon 13
Risotto with black salsify 12
Vegetarian borsch soup 10,5

Mon-thu 11–15, Fri 11–16

All lunch options include a fresh salad table, soup and bread.
Salad 9,50€, salad and soup of the day 10,50€.
Take-away option is available.

Wednesday, 16.10.

Beef with stroganoff sauce 13
Curry with tofu and basmati rice 12
Fish soup 10,5

Mon-thu 11–15, Fri 11–16

All lunch options include a fresh salad table, soup and bread.
Salad 9,50€, salad and soup of the day 10,50€.
Take-away option is available.

Thursday, 17.10.

Salmon and potatoes 13
Spinach crepes 12
Creamy nettle soup 10,5

Mon-thu 11–15, Fri 11–16

All lunch options include a fresh salad table, soup and bread.
Salad 9,50€, salad and soup of the day 10,50€.
Take-away option is available.

Friday, 18.10.

Slowly cooked lamb and gratined potatoes 13
Pulled pea tortilla 12
Traditional pea soup 10,5 + pancake with jam 1€

À la carte

Starters

  • Boletus soup 10 € (D,L,G,V)

    creamy mushroom soup

  • Golden beetroot carpaccio 12 € (G)

    beetroot & goat cheese mousse & cherry tomatoes

  • Sous vide salmon 12 € (G,L)

    42°C beetroot salmon with bouillabaisse sauce

  • Reindeer tongue 12 € (G,L)

    domestic reindeer with mango chutney

  • Steak tartare 12 € (G,L)

    made from finnish beef tenderloin with black salsify on the side

Mains

  • Bell pepper and ajvar 19 € (D,G,L,V)

    “Ratatouille” made from domestic vegetables

  • Cod with crab sauce 22 € (G,L)

    lemon polenta and lentil & soy bean bake

  • Duck with cinnamon sauce 23 € (G,L)

    potato & black salsify cake and roast onion mousse

  • Rack of lamb with red wine sauce 23 € (G,L)

    Hasselbacka potatoes and bell pepper puree

Desserts

  • Three times chocolate 10 € (L)

    white chocolate cake, dark chocolate ice cream and roasted white chocolate

  • Napoleon vs. Pavlova 9 € (L)

    mille feuille tuiles, lemon & saffron cream and meringue

  • Apple frangipane 9 € (L)

    almond cake, garden apples and vanilla sauce

  • Ice cream 5 € (Vegan option available)

Wines

Wines

Champagnes

  • 78 €

    Champagne Autréau Brut Premier Cru

    Champagne Autréau, Brut Premier Cru, Champagne AOC, Ranska

Sparkling wines

  • 50 € / Bottle

    Corte Manzini Fior Di Lambrusco Rosé

    Corte Manzini, Fior di Lambrusco Rosé, Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro DOC, Italia
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Filipa Pato Rose

    Portugal
  • 7.7 € / 12 cl
    48 € / Bottle

    Mazel Tov Prosecco

    Vinicola Winepunk, Mazel Tov, IGT Veneto Bianco, Italia
  • 55 €

    Meyer Fonné Cremant

    France
  • 55 € / Bottle

    Sorelle Bronca Modi Prosecco

    Sorelle Bronca, Modi Prosecco, DOCG Prosecco, Italia
  • 7.7 € / 12 cl
    48 € / Bottle

    Vall Dolina Cava Brut Nature Reserva

    Celler Masia Can Tutusaus, Vall Dolina Brut Nature Reserva, DO Cava, Espanja

White wines

  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Aphros Ten Vinho Verde Loureiro

    Aphros Wine, Ten Vinho Verde, DOC Vinho Verde, Portugal
  • 7 € / 12 cl
    43 € / Bottle

    Caruso & Minini Cusora Chardonnay

    Sicily
  • 9 € / 12 cl
    55 € / Bottle

    Contrà Soarda Veneto Bianco Soarda Vespaiola

    Contrà Soarda, Veneto Bianco, Breganze Vespaiolo DOC, Italy
  • 10 € / 12 cl
    65 € / Bottle

    Erik Texier Mâcon Chardonnay

    Erik Texier, Mâcon Chardonnay , AOC Mâcon, France
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Filipa Pato Bical & Arinto

    Portugal
  • 7.5 € / 12 cl
    47 € / Bottle

    First Drop Full Fat White

    First Drop, Full Fat White, South Australia
  • 7.2 € / 12 cl
    60 € / Bottle

    Friedrich Becker Landwein Riesling

    Friedrich Becker, Landwein Riesling, Pfalz, Germany
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Gipsy Wines Monkey Syndicate Riesling

    Gipsy Wines, Monkey Syndicate Riesling, Mosel, Germany
  • 7 € / 12 cl
    43 € / Bottle

    Loimer Lois Grüner Veltliner

    Fred Loimer, Lois Grüner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria
  • 7.2 € / 12 cl
    45 € / Bottle

    Masia Can Tutusaus Bivac

    Masia Can Tutusaus, Bivac, DO Penedés, Spain
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Simonis Pinot Blanc

    Domaine Étienne Simonis, Pinot Blanc, Alsace, France
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Wild Wein Feinherb Riesling

    Karl Schaefer, Riesling Feinherb, Pfalz, Germany

Red wines

  • 9 € / 12 cl
    56 € / Bottle

    7 Fuentes

    Tenerife
  • 10 € / 12 cl
    62 € / Bottle

    Agricola I Fabbri Olinto Chianti Classico

    Agricola I Fabbri, Olinto, Chianti Classico DOCG, Italy
  • 8.5 € / 12 cl
    53 € / Bottle

    Arendsig Cabernet Sauvignon

    Arendsig, Cabernet Sauvignon Blok A9, Robertson, South Africa
  • 7 € / 12 cl
    42 € / Bottle

    Árido Malbec

    Árido Wines, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
  • 14 € / 12 cl
    85 € / Bottle

    Aurelio Settimo Barolo

    Italy
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Caruso & Minini Nero D’avola

    Cantina Offida, Nero d'Avola, DOC Sicily
  • 7.5 € / 12 cl
    47 € / Bottle

    First Drop Full Fat Red

    First Drop, Full Fat Red, South Australia
  • 10 € / 12 cl
    62 € / Bottle

    Franck Massard Humilitat

    Franck Massard, Humilitat, DOQ Priorat, Spain
  • 9 € / 12 cl
    55 € / Bottle

    Friedrich Becker Doppelstück Spätburgunder Pinot Noir

    Friedrich Becker, Doppelstück Pinot Noir, Pfalz, Germany
  • 9 € / 12 cl
    55 € / Bottle

    Heinrich Pinot Noir

    Austria
  • 7.5 € / 12 cl
    47 € / Bottle

    Mirko Sella & Viinitie Pegasus

    Italy
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Raúl Pérez La Clave

    Spain
  • 9 € / 12 cl
    55 € / Bottle

    San Cassiano Superiore Ripasso

    San Cassiano, Superiore Ripasso, DOC Valpolicella, Italy
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Vistalba Corte C

    Finca & Bodega Vistalba, Vistalba Corte C, Mendoza, Argentina

Dessert wines

  • 8.4 € / 8 cl

    Carl Loewen Maximin Herrenberg Auslese

    Carl Loewen, Maximin Herrenberg Auslese, Mosel, Germany
  • 10 € / 8 cl

    Gutierrez Colosia Jerez Oloroso Sangre Y Trabajadero

    Spain
  • 10 € / 8 cl

    Poças Júnior Lbv 2010

    Portugal
  • 25 € / Bottle

    Saracco Moscato d’Asti

    Paolo Saracco, Mascato d'Asti, Piemonte, Italy

Grappas

  • 8.5 € / 4 cl

    Grappa Di Dolcetto

    Marolo, Piemonte, Italy
  • 8.5 € / 4 cl

    Grappa Di Moscato

    Marolo, Piemonte, Italy
  • 8.5 € / 4 cl

    Marolo Grappa Di Barolo

    Marolo, Piemonte, Italy

News

  • 11.9.2019
    New A la Carte
  • 22.8.2019
    Welcome to Ilves!

News

  • 16.10.
    New A la Carte

    Summer if officially gone, now its time for fall season and tastes!

    Welcome to enjoy the autumn vibes with us, for dinner or a drink.

    We have also added few new wines to our wine menu!

  • 16.10.
    Welcome to Ilves!

    Hi there! We are a small restaurant in Kamppi. Psst Restaurant Ilves has been its place from year 1932!

    Next door you’ll find famous Tavastia club. Thats an awesome landmark.

    We love Finnish four seasons. Our menu is changing with each season, we want our food fresh, local and handmade.

    You are most welcomed to visit us!

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