For the safety of our customers and staff, we pay special attention to hygiene. Please help us by visiting only if you're feeling healthy, wash your hands, and keep others at a safe distance.

A warm welcome, we've been waiting for you!


Ateneum Bistro is a cozy café-restaurant inside the Art Museum. With us you can enjoy traditional café products, lunch, as well as a variety of refreshments and wines. We also serve Afternoon tea.


The bistro hosts a variety of events, such as live talks and club evenings featuring interesting artists. Most of the events are open to everyone. More information about the events and admission tickets can be found on the Ateneum Art Museum's website.


We serve museum visitors and external customers according to the museum's opening hours.

Eat with us or take away!


Our lunch buffet is available every Tuesday-Friday 11am-2pm.

Soup and salad buffet 9,5 €
Warm food and salad buffet 10,9 €
Full buffet 12,5 €
(soup, warm food and salad buffet)
Plated dish 12,5 €
(includes salad buffet)

Coffee/tea 1€ with lunch


On weekends we serve creamy salmon soup as our plated dish for 14,9€

You will find a variety of cakes and savory items in our display case. We also make smoothies and juices from fresh fruit to order. You can always get specialty coffees from freshly ground beans from us, as well as a wide selection of teas.

Opening hours:

Monday closed

Tuesday 10am-6pm

Wednesday  10am-8pm

Thursday  10am-8pm

Friday  10am-6pm

Saturday  10am- 5pm

Sunday  10am- 5pm



TUE-FRI 11am-2pm

Our opening hours are regulated according to the museums opening hours.

Exceptional opening hours 2020:



Thu 22.10 closed


Sun 6.12. Independence day 10-17

Wed 23.12. Christmas eve eve 10-17
Thu 24.12. Christmas eve closed
Fri 25.12. Christmas day closed
Sat 26.12. Boxing day 10-17

Thu 31.12. New years eve 10-17

Check exceptional opening hours: www.ateneum.fi/exceptional-opening-hours

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Ateneum Bistro
Kaivokatu 2
00100 Helsinki
+35840 5638430

Visit the Ateneum Art Museum website www.ateneum.fi​

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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea is served for a minimum of 2 people but more people are possible. The price total is 36€ for two.

The serving includes 4 savoury and 4 sweet bites, and 2 different teas from our wide selection.

We serve afternoon tea for advance bookings on weekdays starting 2 pm until 1 hour prior to closing, and on weekends 11 am to 4 pm.

Unfortunately at the moment we can't serve afternoon tea as a suitable for vegans or multi-allergics. When booking, please inform us of any possible dietary requirements.


When booking through Quandoo, you can mention in the additional information section that the booking is for Afternoon tea. 

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