Café-restaurant Ateneum Bistro – classics with a twist

Afternoon Tea Ateneum Bistrossa. Kuva: Ateneum Bistro

Ateneum Bistro offers classic Finnish bistro cuisine with a modern twist.


Ateneum Bistro serves a quality lunch from Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 to 14:00: salad, soup and rustic food in buffet style, as well as special lunch dishes. The lunch menu for each day is available on the restaurant’s webpage. Café-type food is also served.


The à la carte menu is available from Tuesday to Friday starting at 14:00, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. The kitchen closes one hour before closing time.


Take a breather at Café Ateneum during your exhibition visit! Café Ateneum is located on the third floor of the museum for the duration of the exhibitions from 15 November 2019 to 26 January 2020, serving savoury and sweet snacks, including Helene pastries. The café is fully licensed.

While the exhibitions are on, the café will be open from 11:00 until the museum closes. The café is designed in cooperation with the Antiikkiliike Risto Muuri antique shop and the Järvenpään Kukkatalo florist shop.

Note! Due to the location of the café, admission is only for those who have bought a museum ticket. The café accepts reservations for parties of up to 20 people. Reservations:, tel. +358 40 563 8430


The restaurant has the same opening hours as the museum. Check out the exceptional opening hours.

You can make reservations online at

Contact: tel. +358 40 563 8430, email


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