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, 9.12.

Risotto with shrimps 13
Spinach crepes and cranberry jam 12
Sweet potato soup with coconut 10,50

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, 10.12.

Roasted salmon with caesar salad 13
Mozzarella gratined cauliflower and vegetables 12
Sausage soup 10,50

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, 11.12.

Black Angus hamburger 14
Lasagne 13
Fried gnocchies, spinach and nuts 12

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, 12.12.

Meatballs and spagetti 13
Vegetable rissoles, ratatouille and goat cheese 12
Fish soup 10,50

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, 13.12.

Shrimps, wok and vegetables, coconut sauce 13
Veggie sandwich with mozzarella 12
Vegetarian borsch soup 10,50

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, 16.12.

Flank steak, rootvegetables and whiskey butter 14
Fried halloumi, avocado and tomatosalsa 12
Mushroom soup, with a hint of sherry 10,50

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, 17.12.

Salmon, cauliflower puree and broccoli 13
Polenta with parmesan, roasted artichokes and plum chutney 12
Leek-potato soup 10,50

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, 18.12.

Fried liver steak, potatoes and cranberry sauce 13
Pasta with tomato and feta cheese 12
Salmon soup 10,50

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, 19.12.

Fried vendices and mashed potatoes 13
Risotto with black salsify 12
Cauliflower soup 10,50

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, 20.12.

Turkey and clove spiced sauce 13
Risotto with almonds and fried kale 12
Carrot soup with coconut 10,50

À la carte

Starters

  • Jerusalem Artichoke soup small 9 €, big 15 € (L,G (vegan version also available))

    Bread and butter

  • Roast Eggplant and Pumpkin small 10 €, big 17 € (D,G,Veg)

    Pea hummus, beetroot, pumpkin oil, peanut mayonnaise

  • Scallops and Cauliflower 12 € (L,G)

    Cauliflower purée, dill oil, crispy kale

  • Beef Carpaccio 11 € (L,G)

    Domestic prime beef, Dijon cream, pickled vegetables

Mains

  • Spinach and Truffle Risotto small 12 €, big 18 € (L,G)

    Fresh Spinach, Vegetable croquette

  • Arctic Char 23 € (L,G)

    Fennel and root veg purée, Jerusalem artichoke and apple salad, beurre blanc

  • Marbled Beef Steak 24 € (L,G)

    Domestic prime beef, potato croquette, root vegetables, tarragon sauce

Desserts

  • Pear in the Snow 8 € (L,G)
  • Snowball 10 € (L,G)

    Chocolate, coconut, hite chocolate mousse and cloudberry

  • Cheeses 12 € (L)

    Fig jam and crackers

Burgers

  • Veggie Burger 18 €

    Our own veggie burger, tzatziki mayo, domestic goat cheddar, crispy carrot chips, country style potatoes

  • Elk Burger 18 €

    Lingonberry mayo, blue cheese, fried onions, marinated fennel, country style potatoes

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

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

News

  • 15.12.
    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!

  • 15.12.
    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!

  • 15.12.
    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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