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Restaurant Bastion Bistro – Food, events and meetings in the heart of Suomenlinna.

Restaurant in Suomenlinna


Welcome to taste our new menu

We kept our old classics and customer favourites but we have also created two new burgers and a lot of new main dishes for you.


Bastion Bistro – Food, events and meetings in the heart of Suomenlinna

We are located only a short walk from the island's main ferry pier, in a unique former infantry barracks built in 1892. Housed within is our elegant restaurant serving delicious bistro fare. We also offer a variety spaces to book for events: a banquet room for parties, two meeting rooms (for 12 persons each) and a traditional Finnish sauna (for 8 persons). Our terrace garden area offers a unique sea view towards the Helsinki skyline, and is fully covered from the elements.


Restaurant Bastion Bistro offers tasty bistro dishes

Bastion Bistro is open throughout the year. Our menu focuses on uncomplicated but tasty bistro dishes: a combination of French tradition with Finnish ingredients. Pizza and burgers are also available. The restaurant is wheelchair-accessible and features a childcare room. Well-behaved pets are warmly welcome!

We also offer catering for all types of events. You can book Bastion Catering's services by contacting the Bastion Bistro restaurant.

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Opening hours


TUE–SAT   12.00–18.00

Our kitchen closes 30 minutes before the restaurant's closing time. Please bear this in mind when planning your food order. 

On weekdays we are happy to extend our opening hours by reservation for groups and private events. To make a reservation, please contact our Sales Team at

Sunday opening hours are applied on public holidays.

Bastion Bistro - valoisa juhlatila Suomenlinnassa

Make a table reservation

Please note, if you want to make a reservation in less than 24 hours, please contact the restaurant by phone: +358 40 179 9890. Thank you for your co-operation.


You may also reserve a table by email: or Food&Events Sales service: +358 20 762 4865 (open mon–fri 8.30–16.00).

Bastion Bistro juhlatila Suomenlinnassa.

Restaurant Bastion Bistro

Suomenlinna C8

00190 Helsinki

Tel. +358 40 179 9890


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Bastion Bistro opening hours


TUE–SAT  12.00–18.00

Our kitchen closes 30 minutes before the restaurant's closing time

Privacy policy (in Finnish)


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