Banu Cafe

Länsisatamankatu 24 A, Helsinki 00220
$ Persian Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room

Banu cafe is a Persian fusion cozy coffee shop located in Jätkäsaari, with a nice view of the sea canal and a big terrace, offering Persian and International, traditional, Vegetarian, and Vegan food and pastries. Our products are all homemade, we use the best raw materials and ingredients to create a good value for our customers. If you are looking for a place to try Traditional tasty food and pastries which made all Vegan, Banu cafe is the best choice!

Reservations

Business Info

  • Address: Länsisatamankatu 24 A, Helsinki 00220
  • Cross Street: Jätkäsaarenkuja
  • Cuisine: International | Persian |
  • Cost: | Very Inexpensive
  • Category: Coffee Shop
  • Star Rating:
  • Reservations: Available
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Meals Served: Brunch |
  • Parking: Public Lot |
  • Payment Options: VISA | MasterCard | Cash | Debit |
  • Corkage Fee: N/A
  • Phone: 403733390
  • Features: Sunday Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout Available, Healthy Options, Free Wi-Fi, Lake View,
  • Occasion: Vegetarian,

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Business Hours

Reservations Available
Monday
Closed - Restaurant
Tuesday
Lunch - Restaurant 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday
Lunch - Restaurant 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday
Lunch - Restaurant 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday
Lunch - Restaurant 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday
Brunch - Restaurant 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday
Brunch - Restaurant 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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Customer Reviews & Ratings

4.86 out of 5 stars based on 479 votes

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Apr 14, 2024
Joonas P.
Totally worth of money! Buffet brunch + non alcoholic sparkling wine + special coffee with only 25€ is great offer in Helsinki

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Apr 09, 2024
Heini L.
Great food with reasonable price.

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Mar 26, 2024
Seppo S.
Loved every bite and sip! ♡

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Mar 08, 2024
Daiva S.
Stunning place. Always happy to come and enjoy lovely food! Thank you very much!

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Mar 03, 2024
Maziar M.
Wonderful

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 18, 2023
Aino P.
Such a lovely place! Totally worth of money. I recommend you to book a table as it was busy. See you next time! <3

Overall: 10/10
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Sep 26, 2023
Ronja L.
This is my favourite brunch ever!

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Sep 05, 2023
Melissa R.
Such a perfect brunch!

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Aug 23, 2023
Tiam V.
Very good food and lovely staff. Also the cafe was very cozy. Only thing I would like to see is more delicious iranian food!

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Feb 21, 2023
Metka H.
Amazing!

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Jan 16, 2023
Meri K.
Banu cafe and the brunch there is an excellent vegan option even for regular meat-eaters. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is cosy. I highly recommend

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 20, 2022
Katrina R.
Helsinki is full of great vegan buffets. But Banu is the best vegan buffet in Helsinki. The food is a little more varied than most and incredibly tasty. It is also great value. For €25, you get a lovely selection of buffet mains, glass of warm gloggi, beautiful salads, delicious dips, yummy cakes and a special warm drink of your choice. Thank you for a lovely visit. Katrina

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 04, 2022
Annukka S.
Simply the best! A rich selection of delicious vegan food in the warmest, most welcoming atmosphere.

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 15, 2022
Victoria L.
Absolutely gorgeous place with stunning vegan food and cakes. Can't recommend it enough!

Overall: 10/10
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Value: 8/10
Jul 06, 2022
Ariane R.
Cosy café with nice view on the sea when on the terrace. Friendly staff and delicious vegan food.

Overall: 10/10
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May 22, 2022
Egemen S.
Everything was really good! Helsinki needs more places like Banu Cafe.

Overall: 10/10
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Apr 12, 2022
Louison B.
Absolutely delicious brunch with a lot of different food, several beverages were included (juice, tea, coffee, sparkling wine, special drink)

Overall: 10/10
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Apr 03, 2022
Salla K.
Wonderful food, and a great variety! Best vegan brunch I’ve had in Helsinki. Friendly service as well, lovely couple!

Overall: 10/10
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Mar 01, 2022
Birgitte H.
Amazing!! Best brunch I have ever had!

Overall: 10/10
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Mar 01, 2022
Iina S.
What a lovely place, friendly owners and delicious food. Warmly recommended!

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 31, 2022
Pauliina P.
As a vegan I would like more concistency on the namings of the dishes, we were told everything except for one dish on the brunch was vegan which was great but we didn't realize why some of the dishes said they were vegan and some didn't - did we maybe understand something wrong? Anyways just a tiny little thing - otherwise the food was amazing and handmade which we really appreciated, the brunch included a special coffee and was definitely the best value there is for a brunch, will come again! :)

Overall: 10/10
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Jan 18, 2022
Elina V.
The food and customer service was really good. The place is cosy and nicely decorated. You get grate value for the price. Thank you!

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Jan 10, 2022
Karin M.
Lovely cafe with excellent food. High recommendation!

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 16, 2021
Tuuli M.
Absolutely fantastic food and service, great value for money!

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Sep 14, 2021
Konstantin B.
Awesome place with delicious food and cozy vibe!

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Aug 03, 2021
Mikael B.
Banu was excellent. Excellent staff/owners, and excellent vegan food, even for a person who is a typical meat eater.

Overall: 10/10
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Jul 12, 2021
Estanislao P.
We went for a Saturday brunch. The place is a small and cute, they have a buffet with Persian food, fruits, cakes and great coffee. It is run by the owners, who are very polite and friendly, and provide excellent service. Thanks!

Overall: 10/10
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May 17, 2021
Marja A.
We had a lovely Persian style vegan brunch on Saturday. The place itself was very cozy, not too big, but had a very nice atmosphere. The owners of the place/staff were very friendly and helpful. They explained well what is included to brunch and how does it work, such as mentioned that special coffees or teas are also included to the price. The food was delicious and its presentation was beautiful and very colorful. Maybe only name tags of different dished could have been placed a bit more accurately. Otherwise everything was just perfect and it was absolutely a great value for a money. We will definitely visit Banu Café again!

Overall: 10/10
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May 11, 2021
Jose A.
Fantastic. Their vegan pistaccio cake was amazing! Great cozy place for vegan brunch.

Overall: 10/10
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Feb 08, 2021
Hanna O.
Excellent food, friendly service and cosy atmosphere

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 21, 2020
Krystyna W.
We loved the food, it was excellent and there was so much choice available! We liked the combination of many unique cooked dishes with fresh salads. The cafe is nicely decorated and cozy. Great service.

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 09, 2020
Niina P.
We pretty much loved everything, food was great, service excellent, overall we just enjoyed the brunch very much and we smiled throughout the whole rest of the day because of it.

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 12, 2020
Samuli L.
Truly exceptional.

Overall: 10/10
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Sep 23, 2020
Alisa K.
Cozy atmosphere, nice music, delicious vegan food

Overall: 10/10
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Jul 20, 2020
Satu K.
Very good food. I am so happy finally test it!

Overall: 9/10
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Jan 07, 2024
Tino N.
Only negative thing was that the place is quite small and it was packed full the whole time so it was a bit crowded and sometimes it was hard to hear the person next to me.

Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambience: 8/10
Value: 9/10
Dec 04, 2023
Karoliina K.
Extremely delicious persian food with a great value for price. The place is easy to find and service very friendly. Some small enhancements to the decoration and nice tableware and this would be 10/10. Will definitely come back again soon

Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
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Sep 04, 2023
Sanni R.
Lovely place! Food was really good and we experienced some delicious new flavours, however as we went for a brunch I felt like there could have been more breakfast-kind lighter options as well. It was more lunch style in my opinion. Very kind and attentive staff, but we had to wait a bit when we entered even though we had a reservation, staff was just too busy to welcome us. Price-quality ++, I would love to go again!

Overall: 9/10
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Dec 18, 2022
Anna A.
Very nice first experience in Banu Cafe. Tasty food and lovely stuff.

Overall: 9/10
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Oct 24, 2022
Sophia L.
Lovely place, wide selection of well marked foods. Delicious cakes as dessert! A cute place for a weekend brunch.

Overall: 9/10
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Jul 13, 2022
Kirsi S.
Delicious food, charming atmosphere, lovely service absolutely worth of visiting.

Overall: 9/10
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Service: 10/10
Ambience: 8/10
Value: 9/10
Apr 18, 2022
Helka K.
Ihanaa, maukasta ja monipuolista ruokaa! Henkilökunta todella mukava. Plussana se, että espressopohjainen kahvi kuului brunssin hintaan. Tila paikkana ahdas.

Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 7/10
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Jul 06, 2020
Anna H.
Food was great!

Overall: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 7/10
Value: 8/10
Sep 27, 2023
Elina Maria Y.
Banu cafe on muuttanut uusiin isompiin tiloihin. Vanha paikka oli paljon nykyistä viihtyisämpi ja tunnelmallisempi, ja kesällä oli ihana syödä terassilla merinäköalalla. Uusi tila on vilkkaan tien vieressä ja ratikan kova ääni kantautui koko ajan sisälle kun ovi oli auki. Lisäksi tilan akustiikka oli sellainen, että se oli meluisa ja vieressä olevien ihmisten puhe kuulosti lähinnä huudolta. Myös ruoka oli ennen parempaa, itsetehtyä. Nyt tarjolla oli paljon valmisruokaa, kuten nugetteja ja falafeliä.