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Spis

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Kasarmikatu 26, Helsinki 00130 , Finland
+358 (0) 45 305 1211
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Tasty food, fresh ingredients and cosy service. Wine prices are decent.

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Fantastic finish food

At Spis they serve a four course surprise menu (either vegetarian or fish and meet). We had the fish and meet menu which was fantastic. They serve fresh and local products and everything was well combined. We had scallops, chicken, a pineapple wheat sorbet and a great dessert. The combination of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Berlin
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

At Spis they serve a four course surprise menu (either vegetarian or fish and meet). We had the fish and meet menu which was fantastic. They serve fresh and local products and everything was well combined. We had scallops, chicken, a pineapple wheat sorbet and a great dessert. The combination of products were quite unusual and really delicious. The place... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We are vegetarians looking for that one good dinner we could have in Helsinki when transiting. I think we found the correct place. One of the reviews does say it's like visiting friends and it really was. The service was extraordinary, the guy Markus treated us to some good food and service. The place has seating for only 16-18 people... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Me and my boyfriend ate last night in Restaurant Spis in Helsinki. It was our special occassion dinner and we were prepared to pay a bit more. We had pre-ordered a dinner of 6 courses, which cost 77 euros per person. The wine package of six wines was 40 euros. In reality the menu contained 12 courses :D there was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Its not often that food puts a smile on your face and makes you laugh (in a good way) but Spis managed to do that with effortless ease and you could see it on the faces of the other diners. I won't say why as it will ruin the surprises! Very cool and relaxed with sophisticated fresh and original cooking.... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

If you are looking for romantic evening forget about this place! There are no tablecloths, no candles, no champagne or wine glasses (champagne and beer are served in the same type of glasses), no cocktails at all. We had 4 course dinner and we were done in one hour! We came at 6 p.m. and were told that only shorter... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Spis served us with simplicity with great taste! Strong recommedation for dinner place. Flavours which you will regognice, but with nice twist.

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Centerville, Pa
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

SPIS, a small, 18-seat, dare-I-say boutique restaurant,is minimal on decor but oh so over-the-top when it comes to a dining experience where the food gets the spotlight. Located on Kasarmikatu 26 in Hesinki, SPIS prepares small plates that are both visual works of art and culinary masterpieces using fresh Nordic ingredients. From my seat I was able to glimpse two... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

There are just a few tables. The dishes are very well prepared. The wine list is very complete. Do not go without a reservation.

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Kirkkonummi, Finland
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I had a business dinner here and we had the short four course menu, which turned out to be seven with the extras. The food is very simple Scandinavian and the tastes are fresh. I liked the fish soup made of burbot and root vegetables served between the main courses. The waitress was attentive and good in explaining the items... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Restaurant is small, atmosphire is homely and relaxed, like visitng friends. In food, but you can taste pure raw materials. They use lot root vegetables and mostly tastes are delicate.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Scandinavian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

Description

Tasty food, fresh ingredients and cosy service. Wine prices are decent.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?