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Himshikhar

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Siltasaarenkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
09 - 562 6995
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Today
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best curry we've had outside India

We had never eaten Nepalese food before, so have no direct comparison, but the food was truly excellent. The restaurant did not look anything special from the outside, but we took a chance. The menu had plenty of choice and we were delighted by our curries (fish and chicken) that were both tasty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
604MartinB
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Markyate, United Kingdom
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Markyate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had never eaten Nepalese food before, so have no direct comparison, but the food was truly excellent. The restaurant did not look anything special from the outside, but we took a chance. The menu had plenty of choice and we were delighted by our curries (fish and chicken) that were both tasty and came in nicely sized portions including... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We bought a Groupon deal for 20 € that included a tasting menu for 2. The normal price of the menu was around 40 €, I think. We ordered chicken and vegetarian dishes, and unfortunately the food was a big disappointment. The food was bland and tasteless. The service was OK. According to this experience, I wouldn't recommend this place... More 

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London
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75 reviews 75 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

I was staying at the Hilton Strand and was recommended this restaurant by the hotel concierge. The restaurant is directly behind the hotel. Small, simply decorated, modest, great service and absolutely superb food. It was also not so expensive. I have never had Nepalese food but am now hooked. I would recommend it without any reservation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food in Himshikhar has always been good and affordable. The location of the restaurant is not so nice and the interior of the restaurant is quite dark, but it doesn't really matter.

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Finland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Himshikhar is a solid Nepalese restaurant with a great menu and good service. I eat here often. A good place to come with the whole family, also.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Go upstairs for better surroundings. Staff friendly and speak good English as Nepalese Gherkhas were part of British army. Thalis dishes well presented and very filling. Chicken dish was more distinctively tasty than lamb dish. All ingredients were fresh, well cooked and not drowned in spices! Service very quick and food hot to the table.

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Helsinki, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I work in an office nearby, and Himshikar is a favourite place for lunch among our staff. The dishes are usually great value, also the sides like the naan bread are well prepared, and we always get a friendly welcome. It's in a very busy street, so it doesn't look that inviting from the outside, but it's worth looking in!... More 

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Brimscombe
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This place looks a bit grim from the outside, but if you go upstairs it is OK. Service is friendly. Food is OK, not exceptional, but good value - if you order a curry you get all the trimmings with it including naan, rice, daal and raita. So don't order any extras!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

The place doesn't look like much from the outside, but we quickly forgot that. Friendly staff, good food and great value!

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China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Had a very good meal at Himshikhar this evening. Was looking for somewhere simple and reasonably priced as travelling alone on business. The restaurant itself is not fancy in terms of decor but clean and the welcome and service through the meal were good. Meal came with rice, naan and papadum included and was plenty. Just over 20 euro for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Siltasaarenkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: 09 - 562 6995

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 22
  • Cuisine: Nepali
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?