Student meals

NB! Due to the coronavirus, student cafeterias are closed in spring of 2020.

UniCafe has arranged for a food van that distributes student lunches. Check out the instructions, routes and time tables here:

By showing your Finnish student card, you will get a discount at student cafeterias. If you don’t have a student card, you can show your certificate of attendance. A student lunch usually costs around €2.70.

Campus restaurants at the University

The opening and lunch hours at the cafeterias are as follows. Weekly menus can be found by clicking the restaurants name.

Cafeteria at the Academy of Fine Arts:

The student restaurant at the Academy of Fine Arts(Elimäenkatu 25 A) offers lunch Mon-Fri 11:00-13:00. The lunch lists are not available online.

Cafeterias at Sibelius Academy:

M-building: Restel/Music Centre Restaurant

  • open Mon-Fri 11.00 am-3.00 pm
  • lunch served Mon-Fri 11.00 am-3.00 pm

N-building: Restaurant Tempo (in Finnish)

  • open Mon-Fri 8:30-16:00, closed Sat-Sun
  • Lunch from the buffet Mon-Fri 11:00-13:30, student lunch available 11:00-15:00

R-building: Café Feeniks

  • open Mon-Fri 9:00-20:00, closed Sat-Sun

Cafeteria at Theatre Academy

TeaK: Amica Teak

  • open Mon-Thu 8:30-17:00, Fri 8:30-16:00
  • lunch Mon-Thu 11:00-17:00, Fri 11:00-16:00

Other student restaurants

You can also eat in the student cafeterias of other universities for €2.50-2.70. Student cafeteria UniCafe has many restaurants all over Helsinki, the nearest one in the city centre. They have good websites in English,
Also, several Fazer Amica restaurants provide student lunches. Amica restaurant locations and menus can be found here.
In addition, you can find a student lunch at Hämäläis-Osakunta Nation Bar, which is located next to Tavastia on Urho Kekkonen street.

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