Studio Kipsari is now open in Otaniemi, Otakaari 7!

TOKYO is delighted to announce the opening of a new cafe & restaurant, a spin-off of beloved vegetarian/vegan restaurant, Kipsari, finally in Otaniemi at Otakaari 7! Studio Kipsari, as it is called, have opened it’s doors on Monday, 22.1, inhabiting the cafeteria space at Otakaari 7B first floor.

Marjo Katainen, who manages the day-to-day operations at Kipsari’s main location, is eagerly driving the new restaurant buildout at Aalto Studios. “I’m happy from bottom of my heart that we will be opening Kipsari in Otaniemi now,” Katainen says.

The new restaurant will feature cafe refreshments as well as a soup, sandwich and salad lunch for students and staff, featuring the celebrated tastes from the flagship Arabia location. “We love to serve healthy food and some Kipsari classics,” says Katainen, “to everyone who likes to support student-owned restaurants and wants to eat healthy plant-based food.”

Join us at Otakaari 7 and help welcome Studio Kipsari to Otaniemi!


The Arabia Kipsari will operate until the big move to Väre building in Otaniemi, during summer 2018. The Kipsari’s new location in Väre will be near the ARTS workshops (as usual, the basement floor).