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€.
Hamburger of the week 14€, served every day. Available also gluten free.
Take-away option is available.

Monday, 24.2.

Creamy scampi and fennel pasta 13€
Garlic risotto with roast kale 12€
Root vegetable soup 10,50€
House burger 14€

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€.
Hamburger of the week 14€, served every day. Available also gluten free.
Take-away option is available.

Tuesday, 25.2.

Salmon and caesar salad 13€
Crispy fried gnocchi with spinach sauce and roast pine nuts 12€
Beetroot soup 10,50€
House burger 14€

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€.
Hamburger of the week 14€, served every day. Available also gluten free.
Take-away option is available.

Wednesday, 26.2.

Lamb kebabs, honey-glazed root veg and tzatziki 13€
Stuffed pita bread with falafel 13€
Asparagus soup 10,50€
House burger 14€

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€.
Hamburger of the week 14€, served every day. Available also gluten free.
Take-away option is available.

Thursday, 27.2.

Chicken saltimbocca and herb risotto 13€
Zucchini piccata and ratatouille 12€
Fish soup 10,50€
House burger 14€

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€.
Hamburger of the week 14€, served every day. Available also gluten free.
Take-away option is available.

Friday, 28.2.

Fish of the day with beurre blanc, duchesse potatoes 14€
Mushroom ravioli with cream sauce 12€
Traditional sausage soup 10,50€
House burger 14€

À la carte

Starters

  • Lamb tartare 12 € (L,G)

    Beef sirloin, salted yolk and lemon yoghurt

  • Chioggia Beet Carpaccio 9 € (available G)

    Goat cheese creme and rye crumble

  • Smørrebrøds 1 pc / 9 € (available G)

    Skagen: shrimps and mayonnaise
    Cold smoked beef, herb-dijon mayonnaise and rucola
    Roasted beetroot, goat cheese and rucola

Mains

  • Salmon Soup small 10 €, bigger 15 € (L,G)

    Rye bread and butter

  • Spinach and Truffle Risotto small 12 €, bigger 18 € (L,G (available vegan)

    Fresh Spinach and parmesan

  • Pike Perch 23 € (L,G)

    Potato cake, cabbage and vegetables, horseradish- sour cream sauce

  • Beef Tenderloin 25 € (L,G)

    100g beef steak and beef ragù, celery puree and dark sage sauce

  • Savoy Cabbage Rolls 20 € (D,G,V)

    Savoy cabbage filled with quinoa and vegetables, cauliflower-kibbeh croquettes, lingonberry foam and smoked yoghurt

Desserts

  • Pannacotta 9 € (L,G)

    Chocolate crunch and sorbet

  • Almond Cake 9 € (L,G)

    Honeycreme, comb honey and dryed cherries

  • Cheeses 10 €

    Fig jam, nuts and crackers

  • Sorbet 5 € (D,G,V)

Burgers

  • Black Angus Burger 18 €

    180g burger patty, herb-dijon mayo, local cheddar, onion and bacon jam and fresh salad with country style fries

  • Veggie Burger 18 €

    House made veggie patty, crispy kale, local cheddar, tzatziki mayo and salad with country style fries

Wines

Wines

Champagnes

  • 78 €

    Champagne Autréau Brut Premier Cru

    Champagne Autréau, Brut Premier Cru, Champagne AOC, Ranska

Sparkling wines

  • 10 € / 12 cl
    55 € / Bottle

    Filipa Pato Rose

    Portugal
  • 7 € / 12 cl
    40 € / Bottle

    Mazel Tov Prosecco

    Vinicola Winepunk, Mazel Tov, IGT Veneto Bianco, Italia
  • 7.5 € / 12 cl
    45 € / Bottle

    Vall Dolina Cava Brut Nature Reserva

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

White wines

  • 7.5 € / 12 cl
    48 € / Bottle

    Caruso & Minini Cusora Chardonnay

    Sicily
  • 10 € / 12 cl
    60 € / Bottle

    Contrà Soarda Veneto Bianco Soarda Vespaiola

    Contrà Soarda, Veneto Bianco, Breganze Vespaiolo DOC, Italy
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Filipa Pato Bical & Arinto

    Portugal
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Gipsy Wines Monkey Syndicate Riesling

    Gipsy Wines, Monkey Syndicate Riesling, Mosel, Germany
  • 7 € / 12 cl
    42 € / Bottle

    Loimer Lois Grüner Veltliner

    Fred Loimer, Lois Grüner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria

Red wines

  • 10 € / 12 cl
    60 € / Bottle

    Agricola I Fabbri Olinto Chianti Classico

    Agricola I Fabbri, Olinto, Chianti Classico DOCG, Italy
  • 7 € / 12 cl
    42 € / Bottle

    Árido Malbec

    Árido Wines, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
  • 15 € / 12 cl
    90 € / Bottle

    Aurelio Settimo Barolo

    Italy
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Caruso & Minini Nero D’avola

    Cantina Offida, Nero d'Avola, DOC Sicily
  • 11 € / 12 cl
    68 € / Bottle

    Franck Massard Humilitat

    Franck Massard, Humilitat, DOQ Priorat, Spain
  • 10 € / 12 cl
    60 € / Bottle

    Friedrich Becker Doppelstück Spätburgunder Pinot Noir

    Friedrich Becker, Doppelstück Pinot Noir, Pfalz, Germany
  • 7.5 € / 12 cl
    45 € / Bottle

    Mirko Sella & Viinitie Pegasus

    Italy
  • 8 € / 12 cl
    50 € / Bottle

    Raúl Pérez La Clave

    Spain
  • 10 € / 12 cl
    60 € / Bottle

    San Cassiano Superiore Ripasso

    San Cassiano, Superiore Ripasso, DOC Valpolicella, Italy

Dessert wines

  • 8 € / 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
  • 7 € / 8cl
    25 € / Bottle 0,375

    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

  • 19.2.2020
    New Menu!
  • 3.12.2019
    Opening hours for end of the year
  • 11.9.2019
    New A la Carte
  • 22.8.2019
    Welcome to Ilves!

News

  • 25.2.
    New Menu!

    Our new A la Carte is now available!

    Reserve your seats https://www.ravintolailves.fi/#varaa

     

    See you soon <3

  • 25.2.
    Opening hours for end of the year

    Lunch is on christmas holiday 21.12.-7.1.

    Restaurant is closed 21.12.-26.12., 1.1., 6.1. ja 7.1.

    Daily opening hours:

    27.12.17-00

    28.12.17-00

    30.12. 17-22

    31.12. 17-00

    2.1. 17-22

    3.1. 17-00

    4.1. 17-00

    8.1. lunch and restaurant is back on track!

  • 25.2.
    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!

  • 25.2.
    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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