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Gaijin

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Japanese, Asian, Korean
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Bulevardi 6, Helsinki 00120, Finland
09 698 0101
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Koppabayashi 👍

This place is very good if ur looking for awesome food, they are very creative with the food and you have to go here because of all the amazing new tastes 😎

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Espoo, Finland
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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Espoo, Finland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This place is very good if ur looking for awesome food, they are very creative with the food and you have to go here because of all the amazing new tastes 😎

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Lund, Sweden
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went here on a hunch with a friend for a three course Sunday dinner. I've been to Farang before so I thought I could except the same thing, I was wrong. Gaijin offered an excellent menu for a crazy good price. I even asked to substitute the main course since I'm vegetarian and they were very helpful and attentive. I... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Reserved this for a dinner with my boyfriend's parents to celebrate his mum's birthday on their first visit to Finland. We had the Gaijin taster menu and it was just divine. Every dish was delicious. My favourite was the first course - the mussels. The cocktails were also amazing, as was the service. Perhaps it could be a bit too... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

very inventive food and drinks menu. excellent dim-sum. good options for vegatarians/vegans (vegetarian multi-course set menu available on request). nice atmosphere.

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This restaurant is focused on north asian food but a fusion with others,food is great,service probably one of the best I found in Helsinki and interiors quite pleasants and comfy. If we compare Helsinki prices is not expensive at all,probably in Norway we can spend for a similar menu 30/40% higher price for the same items. WORTH A TRY!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This place appears to be very popular in Helsinki. If, however, you come from broader horizons, stay away. It is noisy. You have 20 cm between your table and the neighbour. The 66 euro per head tasting menue serves 4 micro-portions at an unbelievable pace before you get the first "real"dish. Elsewhere these mini-bites would be handled under the label... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Suffering from jet lag often isn't the best time to try a new restaurant but Gaijin delivered on the two things we really needed - something to excite the tastebuds delivered reasonably fast. The style of cooking here is north Asian - pulling flavours from China, Korea and Japan and combining them with such quintessentially French elements as foie gras... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Let me start by saying that I have quite a few food restrictions and sometimes finding a place to eat is rather hard. I had looked the menu beforehand and though I had found a few dishes that I could eat, but as we were ordering it turned out I can't eat them. Actually it turned out there's nothing on... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Gaijin tasting menu is great. If you also take the wine package you are set. Not the cheapest place to eat but it is worth the experience. The pork buns became my instant favourite. The only drawback is that the tables are very close to each other, so no privacy.

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The food was good, but the drinks.. they where absolutely amazing! Very cool atmosphere and good service! We had an enjoyable evening! Prices are fair all considered. Recomended!

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Additional Information about Gaijin

Address: Bulevardi 6, Helsinki 00120, Finland
Phone Number: 09 698 0101
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Korean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bulevardi 6, Helsinki 00120, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: 09 698 0101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Korean
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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