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G.W. Sundmans

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ETELARANTA 16, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 9 6128 5400
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A place to go to when celebrating something special with your loved ones.

Such a shame this is not open everyday anymore. Luckily one can still visit this during special holidays like Mother's day. The food is great and so is the interior. Not a modern place, but more like a piece of classic history with antique furniture pieces. The house used to belong to a wealthy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Leija01
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Helsinki
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Helsinki
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Such a shame this is not open everyday anymore. Luckily one can still visit this during special holidays like Mother's day. The food is great and so is the interior. Not a modern place, but more like a piece of classic history with antique furniture pieces. The house used to belong to a wealthy fisherman and it has kept some... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This used be one of the top noche places in Helsinki. Unfortunately the quality of the food has come down during the last years. The place is well located close to the market place with a nice view over the harbour.

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

G.W. Sundmans is supposed to be one of the best restaurants in Helsinki. Expectations were high therefore, we have to admit. The food was not that convincing, the restaurant almost empty. It's pricey and the service is rather slow. May be, that it used to be one of the best restaurants in Helsinki, some years ago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I visited G.W Sundmans after a few years pause. I have to say it was a pleasant reunion, service was as good as I remembered. I was there with my two Swedish colleagues and we had the 120 days to Bocuse special menu with recommended wines. The flavors and taste of the dishes like Scallop and Pike as well Celery... More 

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Nederland, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a classic restaurant, on the second floor of a building fronting the harbor. Four of us dined on a Saturday evening. There were a number of empty tables. Service was exceedingly formal, even fastidious. The food was creatively prepared and presented. We were offered numerous tasting gifts from the chef. A la carte prices were very expensive. Considerable... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The food was excellent, to be sure, but was a bit over-the-top for style and attractive presentation. Service was pretentious and prices were high, although one could argue fair for dishes so exquisitely attended in every detail.

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Brackley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The restaurant is "wrapped up" in the Hotel Haven although it also has its own entrance. The dining area shows the history of the building and while this is obviously for fine dining it's not stuffy and is very comfortable. We chose the 3 course meal, rather than 6 or 9 with matched wines. This was just right in terms... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Had dinner at the restaurant with a business colleague and thoroughly enjoyed the great variety of excellent dishes offered as part of their signature menu. It was a wonderful and memorable experience. The restaurant is in an old building by the harbor and the interior reflects the atmosphere well. High ceilings, multiple rooms and old furniture for decoration. Nice place... More 

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Helsinki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

G.W. Sundmans is located in the older part of the city centre of Helsinki. The house is built in early 19th century. The restaurants is divided in 5 different rooms of different sizes. We were seated in a room with only 4 other tables. This ensured we could have a peaceful dinner. One of the rooms was occupied by a... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I have to say the atmosphere and the restaurant was really nice, when you walked into the restaurant it felt like you came in to a place which had been around for a while, in a good way. The table we got had quite OK view out against the church (don't know what its name) and to the water. The... More 

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Address: ETELARANTA 16, Helsinki 00130, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 6128 5400
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Cuisine: International

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  • Address: ETELARANTA 16, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 6128 5400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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