Tel. 09 270 90 976
Carelia is the place where I go to celebrate – and if there’s nothing specific to celebrate, you can always celebrate coming or recent birthdays, political agreements, bonuses that will some day be paid and many more things… Located just opposite the Opera in the premises of a former pharmacy, Carelia is
Set Menus range from 30 to 41 €, a la carte main dishes from 16 to 24 €. The food is traditional bistro cuisine, with a Finnish touch. Thus, the menu features dishes like cream of chanterelle soup (8,50 €) or mixed steak tartar as starters, fried veal liver with blackcurrant sauce (18,50€) or sirloin of beef for main course, and apple crème brulée as dessert (8€). Fish people should try the fish of the day, which is always good.
Carelia also has an impressive wine list, and they organize wine tasting events in their wine cellar downstairs. I have visited Carelia probably 20 times over the last years, and never had to leave disappointed. If your schedule doesn’t allow to reserve in advance, you might be lucky to get a table during the opera performance (usually 19:00-22:00).Visited: many, many times