A restaurant in Kallio, which respects the time-honoured Helsinki restaurant culture

Restaurant Oiva is a traditional restaurant in Kallio that respects its Helsinki roots while taking a modern approach. Oiva now serves meals now later in the day, with à la carte options available from Tuesdays to Fridays between 3 pm and 9.30 pm and on Saturdays from noon to 9.30 pm.

Book a table for an evening meal

Table reservationscan be made online, by phone or by email. We take bookings for the same day by phone only. Oiva, a traditional Helsinki restaurant, welcomes you to Kallio!

NIBBLES

DEEP-FRIED CAULIFLOWER (G, D, V) 6 €

FRENCH FRIES & DIP (G, D, V) 5 €

SWEET POTATO FRIES & DIP (G, D, V)  5,50 €

CHEESE SELECTION 8 €

Three types of cheese with fig jam and crackers


COLD CUTS AND CHEESE FOR TWO 15 €
Jätkäsaari cheese, chorizo, Russian salami, dry-cured ham, wedges of pickled cucumber, marinated olives and crackers


SOUPS


CHANTERELLE SOUP (L) 10 €

Rich chanterelle soup and sweet rye bread. Also available as a 'V' version


SALMON SOUP (G, L) 15 €

Rich chanterelle soup and sweet rye bread.
Available with creamy or clear stock.


BREAD AND BURGERS

We recommend a side dish with this.


CROQUE OIVA (L) 10,50 €

An Oiva classic dish with country-style ham, Jätkäsaari cheese by Helsinki Meijeriliike, béchamel sauce and fried egg over easy L


VEGGIE CROQUE OIVA (L) 10,50 €

Vegetarian version of the classic warm sandwich, includingJätkäsaari cheese by Helsinki Meijeriliike, fried kale, spinach and onion, Oiva mustard and béchamel sauce, and a fried egg over easy. Also available as a 'V' version


OIVA'S BURGER (L) 13 €

Brioche bun with 200 grams of beef,  accompanied by Jukola cheddar, Grandma's pickled cucumber, iceberg lettuce and Oiva mustard.
Also available as 'G' version


BEYOND MEAT BURGER (V) 13,50 €

Brioche bun with a Beyond Meat® burger patty,  vegan cheese, chili mayo, iceberg lettuce, tomato and  Grandma's pickled cucumber. Also available as 'G' version


MEAT

We recommend a side dish with this.


SAUSAGE PLATTER (G, L) 12,50 €

Bratwursts, Harju's elk & lovage sausage,  sauerkraut stewed with sour cream, and pickled cucumber


OIVA'S ONION STEAK (G, L) 20 €

180 g of beef sirloin, caramelised onion stewed in 1* Jaloviina and cream with green beans in butter


LAMB SHANK (G, D) 20 €

Lamb shank braised in broth overnight, served with a reduction of red wine and game stock


FISH

FISH AND CHIPS (G, D) 16 €

Cod fried with batter, French fries and cucumber mayo


FRIED PIKE-PERCH (G, L) 20 €

With beurre blanc and green beans in butter
We recommend a side dish with this.



SIDES

FRENCH FRIES & DIP (G, D) 5 €


SWEET POTATO FRIES 5,50 €

& DIP (G, D, V)


GARLIC POTATOES  (G, D, V)  5 €


ROAST VEGETABLES (G, D, V) 5 €


KALE SLAW (G, D, V) 4,50 €


GREEN SALAD AND HERB OIL  (G, D, V)  4,50 €



DESSERTS


FRENCH TOAST (L) 7,50 €

Maple syrup and vanilla ice cream (L) 


MARIANNE CHOCOLATE BROWNIE (G, D, V) AND VANILLA ICE CREAM (G, L, available as 'V' version)  7,50 €


CHEESES 8 €
Three cheeses with fig jam and crackers 

ICE CREAM AND BERRY MELBA 6 €
Vanilla ice cream (G, L)

Strawberry ice cream (G, L) 

Vegan vanilla ice cream (G, M, V) 

Vegan chocolate ice cream (G, M, V)




CHRISTMAS PARTY MENUS



MENU ON ONE PLATE

(minimum group size: 10 persons)


STARTERS (CHOOSE ONE)

Salmon tartar, fennel preserve and sweet rye bread (G, L)
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Marinated carrot, fennel preserve and sweet rye bread (G, D, V)



MAIN COURSE ALTERNATIVES (CHOOSE ONE)

Pike-perch Walewska à la Oiva (G, L)
· Pike-perch fillet and shrimps, white wine and butter sauce and fried chanterelles

or

Beef tournedos
· Fried chanterelles, Béarnaise sauce and red wine sauce

or

Vegetable wellington (V)
· Forest mushroom and root vegetables in a dough,
white wine sauce and friend chanterelles

SIDE DISHES FOR ALL:
Roasted rosemary potatoes (G, D, V)
Grilled vegetables (G, D, V)

DESSERT
Warm apple pie (L) and vanilla ice cream (G, L)
Gluten-free and vegan options also available

44,00 € per person



MENU ON TWO PLATES


STARTER
Chanterelle soup (L, available also V) and sweet rye

MAIN COURSES (CHOOSE ONE)
Fried pike-perch (G, L)
· Pike-perch filled, beurre blanc sauce and green beans fried in butter

or

Veal shank (G, D)
· Veal shank marinated overnight, with red wine and game sauce

or

Portobello steak (G, D, V)
· Cap of portobello mushroom filled with butternut squash and spinach, roasted seeds and fried green beans

SIDE DISH FOR ALL
Roasted herb potatoes (G, L, also available as 'V' version)

DESSERT
Marianne chocolate brownie (G, D, V), vanilla ice cream (G, L, also available as 'V' version)

38,50 € / per person



BURGER MENU ON A PLATE:


Oivan Burger
· With brioche bun, 200 g beef patty, Jukola cheddar, Grandma's cucumber, Oiva mustard, ketchup and salad
or


Oivan Beyond Beat Burger (V, also available as 'G' version)
· Brioche bun with Beyond Meat® patty, vegan cheese, chili mayo, iceberg lettuce, tomato and Grandma's cucumber.

SIDE DISH FOR ALL:
French fries (G, D, V), sweet potato fries (G, D, V) with green salad and herb oil

DESSERT:
Marianne chocolate brownie (G, D, V), vanilla ice cream (G, L, also available as 'V' version)

29,50 € per person


CHRISTMAS BUFFET (minimum group size: 30)


Oiva's Christmas bread (D, V) butter and spreads
(gluten-free bread also available)
Gravlax (G, D) and fennel preserve (G, D, V)
Mustard herring and garlic Baltic herring (G, D)
Country pâté and Cumberland sauce (G, L)
Christmas ham (G, D) and Oiva mustard (G, D, V)
Marinated carrot (G, D, V)
Green salad and raspberry vinaigrette (G, D, V)
Goat's cheese and beetroot salad, caramelised walnuts (G, L)
Forest mushroom salad (G, L) (also available as 'V' version)
***
Turkey breast and creamy cognac sauce (G, L) (similar alternative for vegans)
Red cabbage stewed in port (G, D, V)
Roasted sweet potato and warm Finnish squeaky cheese (G, L) (similar alternative for vegans)
Chives potatoes (G, L)
(similar alternative for vegans)
***
Yule log with cherry preserve (G, L)
(similar alternative for vegans)


38,50 € / hlö



BUFFET (minimum group size 25)

Oiva bread (D, V) and spread (G, L) (gluten-free bread available)
Green salad and raspberry vinaigrette (G, D, V)
Goat's cheese and beetroot salad, caramelised walnuts (G, L)
Cherry tomato and basic salad (G, D, V)
Marinated fresh champignons and olives (G, D, V)
***
Chicken breast fillet, dark rosemary sauce
Grilled vegetables (G, D, V)
Roasted potatoes (G, D, V)
***
Warm apple pie and vanilla cream (L)
(gluten-free and vegan version available)


30,50 € / per person

G = Gluten-free
L = Lactose-free
LL = Low-lactose
D = Dairy-free
V = Dairy-free

Drinking recommendations:


Mulled wines:
Non-alcoholic mulled wine €5.00
Red milled wine €8.60

Sparkling wines:
Sgajo
Prosecco Extra Dry Organic Vegan, Italia 39,60 €
or
Fleurs de Prairie Sparkling
Rosé, Ranska 35,50 €

White wines:
Klosterneuburg Riesling 47,70 €
Austria, dry, peach, apricot, perfume-like, clear structure, tasty
or
Deakin Estate Viognier 35,70 €
Australia, dry, fresh, fruity, citrus fruit-like, dry apricot, herbal

Red wine:
Nero Marone Primitivo Sangiovese 37,80 €
Italy, full-bodied, dark berries, jam-like, spice, vanilla
or
Argentina, extremely full-bodied, rich in tannin, blackcurrant, plum, tobacco, oak


Allergies or special diets? Ask our staff for more details.
G = Gluten-free
L = Lactose-free
LL = Low-lactose
D = Dairy-free
V = Vegan




RESTAURANT OIVA À LA CARTE


CAULIFLOWER WINGS with DIP (G, D, V) 6 €


CHEESE PLATTER with FIG JAM 8 €

3 types of cheese, crackers


COLD CUTS FOR TWO 15 €

Jätkäsaari cheese, chorizo, Russian salami, dry-cured ham, wedges of pickled cucumber, marinated olives, crackers 


CHANTERELLE SOUP (L) 10 €

With sweet rye breaD (vegan option available)


SALMON SOUP (G, L) 15 €

With sweet rye bread (also available without milk)


OIVA's BURGER 13  €

Brioche bun with 200 grams of beef, with Jukola Cheddar, lettuce, tomato andpickled cucumber


BEYOND MEAT BURGER 13,50 €

Brioche bun with a beyond meat burger patty, vegan cheese, chili mayo, lettuce, tomato and
pickled cucumber


CROQUE OIVA 10,50 €
Country style ham, Jätkäsaari cheese by Helsinki Meijeriliike, fried egg over easy, house mustard and bechamel sauce on house bread 

VEGGIE CROQUE OIVA (L) 10,50 €

Spinach, kale and onions, Jätkäsaari cheese by
Helsinki Meijeriliike, fried egg over easy, house mustard and béchamel sauce on house bread. Vegan option available. 


SAUSAGE PLATTER (G, L) 12 €

Bratwursts, Harju's elk & lovage sausage, sauerkraut stewed with Russian sour cream


LAMB SHANK (G, D) 20 €
Lamb shank braised in broth overnight, served with a reduction of red wine and game stock


OIVA'S ONION STEAK (G, L) 20 €
180 g of beef sirloin, caramelized onion stewed in 1* Jaloviina and cream, with green beans in butter


FRIED PIKE-PERCH (G, L) 20 €

With beurre blanc and green beans in butter


FISH AND CHIPS (G, D) 16 €

Cod fried with batter, french fries and cucumber mayo


SIDES:


FRENCH FRIES & DIP (G, D, V) 5 €

SWEET POTATO FRIES & DIP (G, D, V) 5,50 €

GARLIC POTATOES (G, D, V) 5 €

ROAST VEGETABLES (G, D, V) 5 €

 roasted carrots, parsnip and rutabaga

SIDE SALAD with OIL & HERBS (G, D, V) 4,50 €

KALE SLAW  (G, D, V) 4,50 €


DIPS 1,50 €
GARLIC MAYO (G, D, V)
CUCUMBER MAYO (G, D, V)
CHILI MAYO (G, D, V)
CLASSIC MAYO (G, D, V)
BELL PEPPER SRIRACHA (G, D, V)
OIVA'S HOUSE MUSTARD (G, D, V)



DESSERTS:

CRISPY MINT CHOCOLATE BROWNIE (G, D, V)

with VANILLA ICE CREAM 7,50 €

(G, L, vegan version
also available)

FRENCH TOAST (L) 7,50 €

with strawberry jam and whipped cream

ICE CREAM with BERRY MELBA 6 €

(G, L, vegan version also available)
Vanilla Ice Cream (G, L)
Strawberry Ice Cream (G, L)
Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream (G, D, V)
Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream (G, D, V)




WINE LIST


Sparkling wine & champagne

Perlage, Sgajo Prosecco 6,50 / 39,60 €
Extra Dry Organic Vegan,Glera, Italy, Veneto,dry,

René Barbier Brut Reserva Cava 38,90 €
Spanish, Penedès, dry,

Fleurs de Prairie Sparkling Rosé  6,30 / 35,50 €
French, very dry

Champagne Chanoine Reserve Rivee 10 / 69 €


Lanson Black Label Brut 79 €


White wines and rosé

Klosterneuburg Grüner Veltliner 7,20 / 45 €
Austria, dry

Klosterneuburg Riesling 7,80 / 47,70 €
Austria, dry

Paradies Riesling Feinherb 6 / 35,80 €
Germany, Nahe, medium-dry,

Deakin Estate Viognier 6,20 / 35,70 €
Australia, Victoria state, dry,

Coragem Chardonnay 7,80/ 47,70 €
Portugali, Vinho Regional Lisboa, dry

Arthur Metz Pinot Noir Rose 7,70 € / 44,50 €
France, Alsace,


Red wines

Leonardo Chianti Riserva 7,70 / 44,50 €
Sangiovese , Merlot, Italy, Tuscany


Navarro Correas Reserva 8,50 / 49,90 €
Argentiina, Mendoza, very full-bodied

Franschhoek Cellar Stone Bridge 6,70/39,60€ 

Pinotage, South Africa

Nero Marone 6,70 / 37,80 €
Primitivo, Sangiovese, Nero di Troia, Italy, full-bodied

Coragem Tourica Nacional 7,80 / 47,70 €
Portugali, Vinho Regional Lisboa, full-bodied, rich in tannins,