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Spis

Kasarmikatu 26, Helsinki 00130 , Finland
+358 (0) 45 305 1211
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Ranked #25 of 958 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Scandinavian
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Tasty food, fresh ingredients and cosy service. Wine prices are decent.
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We were a party of three and had the six course dinner with wine pairings. I really liked that we could have a 'taste' of the suggested wines rather than a half of full glass. Foods was excellent, pairings were very well matched and the service and ambiance were perfect. We ate there our first night and suggested this restaurant... More

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Espoo, Finland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I was there for having Business dinner. The whole menu with wines & Coffee/avec was 180€. The food was just OK. I see that there is a Markets for this kind cuisine, but for me (as a finnish) this is the same food, that i make at home, but smaller portions and nice Outlook. The price was way toi high... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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175 reviews 175 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
352 helpful votes 352 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We enjoyed an excellent six-course degustation with matching wines. We booked online and were invited to advise of any food allergies/dislikes. As others have commented it is a small and cosy place, and might not be an ideal place to be on a hot summers evening (presuming that Helsinki does have those occasionally). The waiter/floor manager Jani was friendly and... More

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Lahti
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We had dinner and were asked whether we want to have four of six courses. So decision was made without reading any menu only allergies were asked and of of course meat, fish or vegetarian menu. six courses included other dishes as well. I can not say that everything was ecxellent beause some of the dishes were but some not.... More

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Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

highly unusual, fresh, beautifully cooked gourmet food served by polite efficient staff. Not expensive for the quality of food.

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Odintsovo, Russia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Small, cosy and friendly is the place itself, and unbelievable variety of super unusual tastes coming in a form of a multitude of dishes is the food offering, plus wine options always guaranteed to match the rest - a place you must visit if you're looking for emotions and inspirations! High cuisine as comfortable as you would love.

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Just a few minutes away from the city center, a small, brick walled restaurant with a classical, simple and beautiful interior decoration. Tasting menus of 4 or 6 dishes with extras as compliments from the chef in between are served. For each food a wine recommendation is presented and nice way to enjoy this is to have just a small... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We had the tasting menu in this small restaurant. The harmony in between the food and wines ways excellent. The service was friendly. Food was good, but not exceptionally good.

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Helsinki, Finland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Small cozy Nordic restaurant serving fresh Finnish food. Several healthy snacks before dinner. Let restaurant choose wines to pair with food. Silver toffee ice-cream for dessert was nice surprise. See review at reijosfood.com

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Helsinki
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

They really know how to host customers. The service and food were super good. Before to go I thought it would have been the classical "gourmet" restaurant instead the host bring to us several different type of wines for each different meals. If you are tired of the classical service and food , just go there :-).

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