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Demo

Uudenmaankatu 9-11, Helsinki 00120, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
09-2289 0840
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Ranked #22 of 882 restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

I had dinner with my friend and everything was perfect. I'm a vegetarian but everything wen't smoothly and we both got amazing courses, six in total. The staff was super nice and very professional with the wines etc. One of the best dinners I've ever had. And the place was really cozy and nice, perfect for a relaxing dinner and... More

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Finland
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

A lovely restaurant experience is about more than just food and while Demo´s food - that you barely have any say in - is delicious, the way they treat their clients is off-putting. When you arrive first as part of a party of six you are waved to a table. When the others arrive and politely ask what they will... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Went for a dinner, booked the table beforehand. Had 5 courses menu, 2 cavas and a bottle of wine -the price was 260 euro. Quite expensive, but well worth it - we very very happy with everything. I can recommend, and definately going back some day

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Earth
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We had 6 courses together with one complimentary from the chef. All of them were amazing, lots of fine ingredients you would have never tasted otherwise. I liked most the main course and the main desert. I especially liked the way they decorated and presented the food. It was with taste and very original. Great place, never had such an... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Had the most perfect candlelight dinner with my wife at Demo. Waiters were very nice, they knewed what they brought to the table and wine recommandations were perfect with the food. Food was amazing! Just truly amazing! We had the 4 course dinner with wines. Expensive, but once in a lifetime dining experience. Highly recommended and worth of their Michelin... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

What an amazing experience ... Yes it's pricey, yes there is no menu (you purchase a menu - 4,5,6, or 7 courses) and yes you will most likely need to book in advance, but its all worth it. The combination of foods, tastes and flavours were unparalleled, I have never eaten in an establishment quite like this. If you do... More

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Pirkkala, Finland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This excellent restaurant did a 2week summer "tour" in Tampere 2013 and it was a real pleasure to enjoy about great menu and wine selections, especially it's been a while since I visited the restaurant in Helsinki with business partners from Canada and US. The service and food was in exceptional level, wines matched perfectly. A visit to remember and... More

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Epsom, UK
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93 reviews 93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Visited Demo on business trip to Helsinki. There is no menu here, you simply select the number of courses that you want with optional wine pairings. We chose 4 courses without wine, but ordered wine separately (also no wine list). The waiter asks what type of wine you like and chooses for you - I normally like Chardonnay, but was... More

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Sydney
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I visited this restaurant based on recommendation on tripadvisor.com. The menu is decided by the chef but is very creative, the service is excellent and the presentation is beautiful. This is what we had: Amuse Bouche - roast spring potato, herring caviar, malt bread crumble 1st Course - Summer Vegetable Soup with pickled vegetable 2nd Course - Low temperature salmon,scallop... More

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california
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Demo is a tiny restaurant that packs a lot of punch into its offering. There is one set menu, which differs each night. Each dish was beautifully prepared and presented, and the wine selections matched the food perfectly. Our most memorable meal in Helsinki.

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