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Ravintola Basecamp

Yliopistonkatu 5, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Ranked #359 of 958 Restaurants in Helsinki
Price range: $10 - $32
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Nepali
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Came here for dinner and it was pretty good. All the meals were as you would expect, perhaps a bit Finned down in taste but still good. Generous portions, it is finnish prices so still expensive compared to the real thing! Service was quick and easy.

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Helsinki, Finland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

BaseCamp is a Nepalese restaurant nearby the University head building in the very center of Helsinki. The restaurant is very tidy, restful place with very friendly waiters. The food I had was tasty, but not exceptional. Anyway, a good experience.

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Helsinki, Finland
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151 reviews 151 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We had dinner here and found out that the food very typical nepalese that you can get at many restaurants in Helsinki. Nothing special that stood out. Basic nepalese cuisine. The tandoori chicken I had wasn´t properly done, a bit raw inside.

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Sodankyla, Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

The lunch offering of Base Camp is varying, very quickly served and large enough portions. We sampled all surrounding indian/nepalese and found Basecamp to be among the good ones, for lunch. I have not tried the evening menu, so no comments on that. I will certainly use their lunch offerings again.

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Budapest, Hungary
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81 reviews 81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Tried this place in Helsinki because we enjoy the cuisine and wanted something different. The food was fine and came to the table hot (which was a big plus on a chilly night). The dining room is cozy, but our tablecloth was dirty. The service was fine and the waiter made several good recommendations. We ordered a lamb and a... More

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Helsinki, Finland
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I agree with pradipd25 that this restaurant is overrated. My husband and I decided to give it a try, because the reviews here look great, but unfortunately it was a let down. I will focus on reviewing food quality only, so here it is: - I don't know what the name of the complimentary snack is, but it is way... More

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New York
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716 reviews 716 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
482 helpful votes 482 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Yes, this is yet another of the generic Indian restaurants that proliferate around Europe masquerading as offering Indian cuisine, when all that they can offer is overcooked, over spiced, over salted food that has very little resemblance to the wonderful Indian cuisine. Of course, they get away with it, because for the most part they cater to the gullible Western... More

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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111 reviews 111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We had samosas as appetizers and lamb dishes for the main course. I loved how the main course had rice, nan, dahl and raita. I usually have to order these separate. So it is ideal for those that are unfamiliar with Nepalese food (or Indian), they get a sample of the main staples that should be eaten together. We also... More

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Lempaala, Finland
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200 reviews 200 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I've had lunch here two times with a couple of friends who frequent it during their working days. Each time I've had a decent and affordable, even cheap, meal with sides. They serve a variety of lunch options, always one for vegetarians and often suitable for vegans. I can't say that I have been as impressed as many people in... More

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El Jadida, Morocco
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422 reviews 422 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I have to have at least one meal from the subcontinent when I'm in Europe so I chose this place. Attentive service the moment I walked in - and they realised that I was English somehow. So, Nepalese cuisine. I didn't want to stray too far out of my comfort zone, so I tried the Nepalese potato aloo. When I... More

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