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Nokka

Kanavaranta 7, Helsinki 00160, Finland (Vironniemi)
+358-9-687 7330
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Ranked #60 of 950 restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $36 - $146
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Vironniemi
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83% Recommend
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London
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed our dinner and thanks to the Nokka team. Third time I have visited in Helsinki and I love the location the food and the wine list. Granted it is expensive but dining on a trip is always about experiencing something authentic and well prepared. That sums up our dinner. Not sure I would eat it every night but... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

On the quay just behind the Russian cathedral we came across Nokka - and liked everything about it. The interior, the outside seating and the food. And a very kind and helpful staff. All at reasonable prices - what more can you ask for?

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

On our first day in Helsinki we were looking for a good restaurant. The majority closed their kitchens at 9.30pm but Nokka was still open. We had a lovely table outside at the water front. The service was a little chaotic but the food quality made up for this. What a lovely food with great basic ingredients and beautifull seasoning.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

I had the best meal I'd had at Nokka. The food and service were perfect. I chose one of the set Helsinki Menus but without the wine package. The waiter kindly advised me which Finnish beers would go with the courses. I really appreciated the infirmation he gave me on the provenance of the different foods and beers. I was... More

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Naantali, Finland
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454 reviews 454 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Good location,short walk from Kauppatori(main Market Square) and right next to sea front. Stylish decor and friendly service. But all that comes with a price and this time BIG price. Although Helsinki is quite expensive city, it was hard to understand that normal coffee was 5.30€ and tea 5.20€!

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Espoo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

I have to start with the wines. We selected a wine package for Helsinki menu. First wines were Riesling from New Zealand and Rioja wine made from Mazuelo grape. Those wines were quite Ok. For cheese, selected wine was from Czech Republic white wine made of Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir. Interesting in this wine was that it was made... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This restaurant is really good and no so expensive. I eat there we my boyfriend. We both took the menu with four meal and the advice wines. Everything was excellent.

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

For the price of 30 euro, one should get a warm plate and hot food. Waitress tried her best, but as the food was put back to the owen it dried out. Got free coffee and tea as compensation.

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We ate on a calm evening, the timing of the dishes was good (6 course dinner). The main course was filling (elk). One of the wines was a Finnish berry based wine which was a unique experience as well. Satisfying experience, great staff knowledge and relaxing atmosphere. Also the kitchen is visible which is a nice aspect.

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Espoo
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Nokka has been our favourite restaurant in Helsinki for a long time...... But not any longer. We liked the food, modern interpretation of Finnish cuisine, and the impeccable service. Now the menu seems to lack innovation and does not stand out, it is good, but nothing above average for a restaurant of this price. But what real disappoints is the... More

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