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Kalevankatu 17, Helsinki 00100, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
+358 40 17 111 17
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Ranked #22 of 1,016 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $58 - $110
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Scandinavian
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: At A21 Dining it's all about flavors and experience. Our passion for Cocktails has driven us further in our quest for that flavor pairing where bar and kitchen meet. Every dish here has an accompanying cocktail to take your dinner to another level. Come and experience Dining of the Mind.
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English first
New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

The expectations were not met at all. Very warm in the restaurant and busy like a lunch bar. Might suit better as afterski than dining out and expecting a quite calm place to discuss and enjoy a evening. Food and drinks became hard to enjoy. I do hope a quick fix of aircon and some adjustments around the people flow.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My girlfriend and I were looking for a nice romantic restaurant in Helsinki, that would combine local cuisine with nice wines, with a Finnish touch. We found A21 more than perfect; they took us on a "walk through the forest". The experience was even greater because the waiters took the time to sit with us to tell us a story... More 

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Helsinki
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Perfect for a drink before or after dinner. Or whenever... The drinklist is impressing and the service with your bartender coming to your table to take the order is just great!

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Helsinki, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The menu was OK'ish (some courses were not to my liking) but I felt like the drinks to go with the food did not stand up

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Helsinki, Finland
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26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A21 offers a trip to forest combined with specially made cocktails matching the food. The place has only two menus for 5 and 7 courses (or "walks"). The food is fine dining with style, lot of interesting techniques and tastes with very lovely plating. The place is relatively small so reservation is a good idea for bigger groups. There's also... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I've dined here once before a couple of years ago and the experience with the journey menu and cocktail pairing was unforgettable. When living abroad in a place that is a "mecca" for restaurant and hotel lovers, I am very hard to please whenever I come back home to Finland. However, when I now came home for a short vacation... More 

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La Canada Flintridge, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We love innovative cooking and top notch cocktails. Here we got both. Not cheap but way more than what we expected - and actually worth it. Last week for the "summer" menu. A bit hokey at first with the meal being explained by the server with a photo of the sea. But once you get beyond the "unique" approach of... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a fancy restaurant that has specialized to offer a journey menu that changes according to the season. The menu is constructed mainly on the local season goods with some unexpected twists. The journey menu that we had was the spring menu. It was very delicious and the offered taste experiences were sometimes very surprising. We also chose to... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was our best dining in Finnland :) great food and the best service ever! Party of 8 people with one 1.year old girl. We where in a private room and our server was so nice and so professional and so good with the baby. We had the A Journey to the Finnist Archipelago with cocktails! The food was amazing... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great food. nice stories and unique combination of coctails with each course. We were here with our daughter and they had even non-alcoholic versions of coctails ready. If you are looking a fine dining experience with a different touch, try this. The cocktails beat the wines clearly in general, but as for the meat as a main course, red wine... More 

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Additional Information about A21 Dining

Address: Kalevankatu 17, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Phone Number: +358 40 17 111 17
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 58 - 110
Cuisine: Scandinavian

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