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Saslik

#112 of 1,072 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Russian
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Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 9 7425 5500
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 60
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  • 68
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
service topclass

About once in a year when visiting Helsinki, we want to spend one evening at this restaurant. The service was this time very good, not always so attentive, but this time very smooth indeed. The menu had new items, of which I chose the dessert, creme brulee and sorbet (fabulous). There was no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Munich, Germany
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  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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Helsinki
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Saslik restaurant serves Russian cuisine classics in the spirit of the Tsarist era. The menu is versatile. Have you ever tasted bear meat? In Saslik it is possible year round. And what about the Russian champagne and caviar? In menu you will find more delicious options. Restaurant atmosphere makes you feel like sitting in old-time Saint Petersburg restaurant. The atmosphere... More 

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Munich, Germany
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115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

About once in a year when visiting Helsinki, we want to spend one evening at this restaurant. The service was this time very good, not always so attentive, but this time very smooth indeed. The menu had new items, of which I chose the dessert, creme brulee and sorbet (fabulous). There was no music this evening (tuesday), but during other... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Personal restaurant with tasty food - also caters okay for vegetarians. The decor is comfy, a bit like Russian style. The service is professional. If you want to make a booking you may call ahead and ask if they have live music that night - it really adds up nicely to the dinner experience. I recommend.

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Parker
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Decided to try bear and this is one of the few restaurants in town that offered it. We started with flavored vodka - orange and pepper. Both were subtlety flavored and good. Then had the borscht which was outstanding. Made like my grandparents -- lots of beets and some meat. It also came with sour cream. Then had the whitefish... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We ordered the meal they have offered since the restaurant opened years ago. which I dont regret. very tasty, and plenty of it. Cosy rooms for eating - super for both large and small parties.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Loved the decor, the live music and the food. Borsh was nice and blini was big. Main course was well presented with plenty of explanations and sides. The only thing the fillet mignon I've ordered was not so warm and maybe a bit on the expensive side. Would be back? Maybe

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Fontainebleau, France
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Very special atmosphere, The food is mostly very good. Fun to have live music , Very good restaurant both for groups and individuals

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Helsinki
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181 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is pretty unique concept. An Russian restaurant only with cabinets. If you look at the pictures here you can get pretty good impression what to expect. Main taste is sour as it is with Russian kitchen. If you like it, you like this place! Music performance was a nice surprise!

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London, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

If you are from England or the US then there are some great places to eat in Helsinki that are different from the Norm, however Saslik is different again. A Russian restaurant with bags of character and atmosphere. The Starters are great, the Mixed starter gives you a good selection but try the Blinis which are really good. The main... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

You can't await for something better. If you want to eat excellent food and enjoy, this is the right place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 7425 5500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 111
  • Cuisine: Russian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic

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