A lovely  restaurant at Helsinki CityCenter Salomonkatu 1, next to Narinkkatori and Amos Rex. Get ready for relaxed backyard athmosphere and a terrace at the center of the city.
You are warmly welcome to enjoy Backyard Pick’s sparkling athmosphere, and fresh drinks!

Backyard Pick Á la Carte
Weekdays 15-22  Saturdays 12-22

Backyard Pick’s evenings are made of fresh platters, treats from the grill, pizza and much more!

Enjoy it all in a homey backyard spirit!



Elderflower-prosecco 8,50€
-Finnish blueberries, 2cl gin & thyme branches


Soft cheese and cold smoked reindeer soup 12,50€
-butter and dark bread
Creamy salmonspaghetti 14,50€
-parmesan chips and lemon rocket

One for starters, many to share

Classic (VL) 8,20€
Warm flamebread with bacon, red onion and cheese

Salmon (VL) 8,50€
Warm flamebread with warm smoked salmon, dill, arugula and cheese

Kasari (M+VS) 7,50€/13,5€
Juicy tigerprawns in garlic and chili, aioli and garlic bread

Nachos plate (VL+G) 10€
Chicken kebab with tomato sauce, broad beans,mango-honey melon salsa, jalopenos, cheddarsauce and Sriracha

Olives (M+VE+VS) 4€
Garlic bread with sundried tomatoes


Butterfly plate (L+G+VS) 12 € / person
Milano, manchego-cheese, marinated olives, chorizo sausage, lime patatas bravas and sriracha dip.

The Sun (M+G+VE+VS) 10 € / person
The house beetroot falafel, sweet chili-pineapple, marinated olives,
antipasto vegetables, countrypotatoes and aioli.

Hedgehog (VL+G+VS) 12 € / person
Scampi skewer, artichoke, grilled goat cheese, salad mix with sunflower seeds, vine leaf roll, patatas bravas and tzatziki.

Birdie 13,50 € / person
Chicken Two-ways, sweet potato tahini stick, salad mix with sunflower seeds, vine leaf roll,
sundried tomato, countrypotatoes, tzatziki- and Sriracha dip.

Early Birdie klo 14-16, 10,50€/person
Platter of the day with special price from 2pm till 4pm


The house caesar (L+VS+Sis. kalaa) with Bacon 6€/11€
with Tiger prawn or with Grilled chicken fillet 9€/16,50€

Country style salad (M+G) 15€
Salad mix, baby-spinach, cucumber, half dried cherry tomato, marinated red onion, sweet
potato, honeyroasted sunflower seed, herb oil

Backyard salad (M) 15€
Lentil and kale salad, baby spinach, cucumber, half dried cherry tomato, sweet pepper, olives,
snow peas, roasted onion, Sriracha sauce, HOT!

Choose main ingredient:
Grilled chicken(M+G)
Marinated scampi (M+G)
Grilled goat cheese (VL+G)

Pizza Rustic

Mozzarella, tomato, baby spinach, green pesto 13,50€
Salami-Milano, cherry tomatoes, basil oil and arugula 14,20€
Chicken-kebab, jalopeno, roasted sweet pepper and Sriracha mayonnaise, HOT! 14,20€
Chicken, feta cheese, marinated red onion, tzatziki sauce and arugula 14,80€
Serrano ham, mozzarella, baby-spinach, pomegranate-balsamico 14,80€
Cold smoked salmon, onion, dill and skagen paste 15,50€


Fire Birdie (L+G+VS) HOT! 18,50€
Chicken breast rolled in bacon, and stuffed with chili and cream cheese, with garlic dipper

Scampi and avocado pasta with dried cherry tomatoes (L+VS) 16,50€
Rummo spaghetti, grated lemon and parmesan cheese.

Fried rainbow trout and tartar-sauce (L+G) 21,50€
Country style potatoes, lentil and kale fry-up.

Backyard Black & White beef tenderloin noisettes (VL+G+VS) 23,50€
Plank potatoes and grilled tomatoes

Backyard’s chili-cheeseburger (L+VS) 19€
Brioche bun, patty 100% beef, crispy bacon, pickles, marinated red onion and chili mix, cheddar
cheese, Sriracha sauce and dipperpotatoes.

Crispy chicken and bacon burger (L+VS) 17,50€
Brioche bun, crispy bacon, pickles, marinated red onion, cheddar cheese,
tzatziki sauce and dipper potatoes.

Backyard vegetable patty burger (L+VS) 14€
Brioche bun, crispy lettuce, pickles, beef tomato, cheddar cheese,
tzatziki sauce and dipper potatoes.

Beef chili meatballs, dark seasoning sauce (M+G+VS) 12,50€
country style potatoes, honey melon and mango salsa, aioli

The house beetroot falafel, dark seasoning sauce (M+G+VE+VS) 12,50€
country style potatoes, honey melon and mango salsa, aioli


Fresh lime and strawberry pannacotta (L+G) 6,00€

Raspberry cheesecake 5,50€

Sweet platter warm mud cake, vanilla ice cream and cream puffs (VL+G) 7,50€

Ice cream ball of your selection (L+G)
3,5 €/ball, 2 ball 6€, three balls 7,5 €
Flavours: vanilla, chocolate or strawberry
Sauces: caramel, liquorice or chocolate

Backyard Pick lunch 10,40€
Weekdays 10:30 – 15:00

Charming buffetlunch includes three warm options, salad table and a dessert.

At least one warm vegan option every day!

Monday 26.8.2019

Fried salmon pieces with asparagus bearnaise sauce (VL+G)
early potatoes with sea salt (M+G+VE)
Kebab and vegetables fry-up in tomato sauce (M+G+VS+100% beef)
cucumber raita (L+G) and rice (M+G+VE)
Mushroom and pesto pasta with cherry tomatoes (M+VS+VE)
Roasted root vegetables with pumpkin seeds and tofu (M+G+VE)
Banana pancakes (L) berry jam (M+G) and vanilla mousse (L+G)

Tuesday 27.8.2019

Backyard’s beef meatballs in red wine sauce (M+G+VS) roasted potatoes (M+G)
Juicy chicken risotto with thyme (L+G) parmesan (L+G)
Veggie Gyros and vegetables filled sweet peppers (M+VS) basil sour cream (L+G)
Melanzane alla parmesan (L+G)
Three cheese pizza (VL)
Backyard’s ice cream bar (VL) and coffee/ tea

Wednesday 28.8.2019

Tender chicken fillets in fruity curry sauce (M+G+VS) rice with red onion (M+G+VE)
Traditional frankfurter stroganoff (L+VS) potato puree (L+G)
Homemade carrot pancakes (L) lingonberry mash (M+G)
Vegan vegetable fry-up with cashew nuts (M+G+VE+incl. nuts)
Salami and jalapeno pizza (VL)
Oven baked apples with cinnamon (M+G+VE) and vanilla sauce (VL+G)

Thursday 29.8.2019

Traditional pea soup (M+G)
Reindeer saute with bacon (M+G) lingonberry mash (M+G+VE) potato puree (L+G)
Pork noisette in creamy dijon mustard sauce (L+G)
Mediterranean vegetable fry-up (M+G+VE)
Carrot coins with green beans bed (M+G+VE) lime mayonnaise (M+G+VE)
Pan cake (L) the house strawberry jam (M+G) vanilla mousse (L+G) and coffee/ tea

Friday 30.8.2019

Red Fish fillets in chili and butter sauce (L+G) and potato puree (M+G+VE)
Pork ribs in orange and chipotle sauce (M+G+VS) parmesan french fries (M+G+VE)
Tomato salsa (M+G+VS+VE) jalapeno (M+G+VE) aioli (M+G+VS)
Vegetable enchilada with cheese (VL+VS)
Lime and chili roasted fresh vegetables (M+G+VS+VE)
Apple pudding (M+G+VE) cinnamon mousse (L+G) coffee/ tea


Hanging out with friends, backyard athmosphere and fresh drinks from the right ingredients.

See you at the bar!

From the tap

Easy Jack Ipa 4,5% 0,5L 7,50€
Veltins Pils 4,8% 0,5L 7,50€
Fullers London Pride 4,7% 0,5L 7,5€
Ayinger Braüweisse wheat beer 5,1% 0,5L 8,5€
Suomenlinnan Seth Lager 4,7% 0,5L 7,50€
Magners Irish Apple Cider 4,5% 0,5L 7,50€

Bottled BEER

Helsinki Porter 5,5% 0,33L 8€
Laitilan Kukko IPA 4,7% 7€ gluten free
KARHU IV 5,3% 7€
SOL 4,5% 7€

Bottled cider and Long Drinks

Magners Pear cider 0,33L 4,5% 7€
Magners Berry cider 0,33L 4% 7€
Original Long Drink 5,5% 0,33L 6,50€
Granberry Long Drink 5,5% 0,33L 6,50€

Alcohol free

Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite 0,25L 2,30€
Italian Soda: Mango, Raspberry or Lime 0,5L 2,50€
Belvoir: Organic Eldenflower or Ginger 0,25L 5€
Tomarchio: Blood orange or Green Mandarine 0,275L 3,30€
Sparkling water 0,5l 2€
Crisp Lager 0,33L 0% 5€
Bundaberg Ginger Beer 0,33L 0% 5€

Raspberry-margarita 0% 6€
Pineapple Mojito 0% 6€

Coffee / Tea 2,50€
Latte Macchiato 4,50€
Cappuchino 4€
Americano 3,50€
Espresso 3€
Double espresso 4€
Chai Latte 4,50€

Red Wine

Solanera Cabernet Sauvignon (Chile)
5€ / 12cl & 25€ / bottle

Beronia Crianza, (DOC Rioja, Spain)
6€ / 12cl & 28€ / bottle

Kleine Rust (South Africa)
6,50€ / 12cl & 33€ / bottle

Marque de Murrieta Reserva
53€ / bottle

White wine

Solanera Savignon Blanc (Chile)
5€ / 12cl & 25€ / bottle

Beronia Verdejo, (DO Rueda, Espanja)
6€ / 12cl & 28€ / bottle

Cantina di Custoza Bianco Veronese
(Veneto, Italy)
6€ / 12cl & 30€ / bottle

Kleine Rust (South Africa)
6,50€ / 12cl & 33€ / bottle

Willm Riesling (France)
8€ / 12cl & 36€ / bottle

Chablis 2016 (Bourgogne)
50€ / bottle

Sparkling Wine

Dom Potier Cava Brut
5€ / 12cl & 30€ / bottle

Vilarnau Rose Delicat
32€ / bottle

Vilarnau Piccolo
20cl 8€


Gin & Tonic Strawberry 9€
Backyard Mojito 8,50€
Blue Elderflower 8,50€
Piña Colada 8,50€
Watermelon margarita 8,50€
Aperol Spritz 9€
CoCo Mojito by Wilson Coffee 9,00€
(vegan option also available)
Irish Coffee 8,50€
Mint Cacao 8,50€ (vegan option also available)
Jaloviina-Chailatte 8,50€ (vegan option also available)

Address and opening times

Salomonkatu 1
00100 Helsinki

Mo-Fri 10:00-22:00 (the kitchen closes at 21:30)
Sat 12:00-22:00 (the kitchen closes at 21:30)


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