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Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 9 7425 5500
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Fantastic setting!

Had a nice dinner here, ate the chicken Kiev. Food was good, and a lot, really a lot! The top thing though was the ambience and interior of the restaurant. Russian music, old tapestry, lamps and paintings, it felt like stepping into old tsar Russia, just that is worth visit for.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Linkoping, Sweden
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Business meetings
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Linkoping, Sweden
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a nice dinner here, ate the chicken Kiev. Food was good, and a lot, really a lot! The top thing though was the ambience and interior of the restaurant. Russian music, old tapestry, lamps and paintings, it felt like stepping into old tsar Russia, just that is worth visit for.

Thank peho_lkpg
São Paulo, Brasil
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75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great decoration, great food, well served and excellent taste. There is life music and you have to eat the blinis. If you have money, try the bear!

Thank GabrielaBiaSP
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the private dining room the Bank. Appetizers were very good and plenty of it. The dinner menu was on the short side but food was prepared to liking Waitress was efficient and she knew her stuff

Thank Ron M
Helsinki, Finland
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127 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I truly enjoy the classic Russian decoration and the dishes. Especially, I love their Blinis and oven Ice Cream. Traditionally one should also enjoy different flavored Vodka options that the restaurant has. Overall, I think this is a great restaurant. During busier evening times like in weekends, they may even have live Folk singers.

Thank Tom S
Western Cape, South Africa
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

One Monday in September three of us were in the mood for trying some authentic Russian food. Of the restaurants offering such treats only Saslik was open on Mondays.As we entered we were immediately taken by the truly stunning de'cor. Authentic with the grandeur of old Russia. The background music took us further into the Russian feel. The menu seemed... More 

Thank 812marina
Kauniainen, Finland
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110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Restaurant Saslik is a traditional Russian restaurant in Helsinki with a long history. The restaurant is inside very old fashioned and demonstrates the history of the restaurant well. Saslik has been one of my favorite restaurants, while I want to eat well and have large portions +Polite staff - Unfortunately, 6 of 10 blinis as a starters were burned. This... More 

Thank Mielikki68
Rohnert Park, California
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We had only one night in the beautiful town of Helsinki, so we knew we wanted to choose something special for dinner. A friend had recommended we try this place, so we took the trolley from our downtown hotel and walked in about 6:30pm to an empty restaurant. We hesitated, but figured we were just on the early side for... More 

Thank beachfam_rp
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I like the tradional aspect of this reaturant, and it works with the traditional Russian food. The borscht is light and flavorful, not a heavy appetite killer. And the caviar and other fish eggs - wow! Those blinis are huge. The grilled meat dishes are fabulous, and Evan' Sword is marginally better than the marinated grilled Russian beef. The Baked... More 

Thank Billy_G_TA
Siesta Key, Florida
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237 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Saslik is a Helsinki institution and I have been there 3 -4 times over the years. The food is good and so is the service, but it all seems so dated. I think a minor refreshment of the décor and maybe the menu would serve this place well. The last time we were there there were only 10-15 people total... More 

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Haemeenlinna, Finland
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

They make you feel special. They make you feel home. They make you feel welcome. The food is tasty. The drinks are tasty. And there is enough of both of them. Celebrate someones birthday. Have a meeting with lunch/dinner. Go out for good dinner. I recommend a visit in restaurant Saslik from the bottom of my heart!

Thank Leena T

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 106
  • Cuisine: Russian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings


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