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Umeshu

Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 15, Helsinki, Finland (Taka-Töölö)
09 4543670
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Ranked #116 of 937 restaurants in Helsinki
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Takeout
Neighborhood: Taka-Töölö
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Dining options: Takeout
Neighborhood: Taka-Töölö
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77% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Finland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have visited Umeshu twice during the last two months. Sushi is excellent, beautiful and delicious. I dried the scallops too and they just melted in my mouth - strongly recommended. Umeshu is my new favorite for sushi in Helsinki.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Good value for money particularly during lunch. Reliable quality one of the best sushi restaurants in Helsinki.

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Having eaten here about 100 times, I must say that the quality and freshness of the japanese food in Umeshu is always of high standard. Sushi sets are excellent value, but try also some of the izakaya style dishes. Their cold soba noodles dish with a poached egg on top is wonderful! Very polite service and you can watch the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Excellent taste, excellent service, great great value! absolutely love it! The Umeshu at Runeberginkatu serves best sushi outside Japan, at least my stay in Osaka, Tokyo and Kyoto.

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Amsterdam
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The food is pretty good here, however the service is SLOW. Also the omakase menu is mostly unavailable, and also consists of too much food. Please take the cold, mealy sake off the menu, even if it is authentic, it is terrible!

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This delightful Japanese restaurant has two locations a couple of hundred metres apart. We visited the Runeberginkatu location which is only open in the evenings. Both locations are very popular so booking is recommended, the staff speak perfect English. This is a great mix of Sushi bar and Izakaya (Japanese bistro) We selected from many parts of the menu; the... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This is The Place that got me to like Japanese food. First with their ever so delicious sushi's, later with the rest of the Japanese kitchen I have always found not that tasty. Here it is all different. They are rather ambitious with their food. Everything they bring to your table is astonishingly fresh. They have an unbelievable understanding of... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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90 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I have been a regular customer at Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 15 where the restaurant has its first place but it is always rather crowded and when my wife and I visited them the other evening we were politely asked to visit their other place down the road at Runeberginkatu 59. Both places are intimate, meaning small. The Runenerginkatu place is small... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Visited this restaurant with my daughter. Puzzled feeling and mixed feed-back. Food is fresh and good. Tasty. But the service... wow. So poor, slow and impolite. And there were not many clients at 17:00. Been here before 3-4 times and service was poor every time. I thought that maybe the waitress had a bad day. Now I am sure it... More

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Vantaa, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Did not find complaints about food, even if I'm not specialist in Japanese food. However service was pretty amateur. we discussed with waiter in which order the food makes sense, but got the food in different order. Not big deal. We also got different food than ordered, discovered that bit too late. Got compensation the food on bit lower price... More

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