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Kasarmikatu 26, Helsinki 00130 , Finland
+358 (0) 45 305 1211
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Ranked #32 of 990 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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Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

In general, the food is ok but could be much more tasty. The portions are small, innovative and beautiful but something is missing. Service is good and the proposed wine package suits the tasting menu well. However, the prices are too high for the quality. The restaurant is very small, only about 20 seats. They have two evening services, at... More

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I had the 6 course vegetarian meal here and it was outstanding. A "New Nordic" presentation of Finnish food. Don't come here expecting large portion, some of them are downright tiny. But after the dinner I was content. They specialize in using locally sourced produce so come winter time you'll see a lot of what available, this mean carrots, potatoes... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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140 reviews 140 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I visited this restaurant without knowing anything about it. That was a mistake. On other hand, even if I had checked it on Tripadvisor no bells had been ringing as it is rated quite high. However, I will not visit it a second time as the food in my opinion was tasteless (6 courses dinner), price sky high and the... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We had a vegetarian tasting menu here - the food was simple but perfectly executed, resulting in a beautifully balanced dining experience. Note, the wine will bump up the price considerably! Very friendly staff and service.

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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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90 reviews 90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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186 reviews 186 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
372 helpful votes 372 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Moscow, 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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Additional Information about Spis

Address: Kasarmikatu 26, Helsinki 00130 , Finland
Phone Number: +358 (0) 45 305 1211
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
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
Cuisine: Scandinavian

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