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Blanko

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Aurakatu 1, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 (0)2 233 3966
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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    Very good
  • 24
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Expensive but worth it

Blanko is a very well located restaurant in Turku. Right next to the market square. It is a rather expensive place but the food is delicious and after a certain hour the place turns into a very fancy bar with customers from 20 to late 40s years old. The bar is adapted for a night out with your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Guillaume P
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Blanko is a very well located restaurant in Turku. Right next to the market square. It is a rather expensive place but the food is delicious and after a certain hour the place turns into a very fancy bar with customers from 20 to late 40s years old. The bar is adapted for a night out with your friend and... More 

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Turku, Finland
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Valentines days lunch in Blanko, no reservation, but the table arrenged quickly, even the restaurant was pretty full. Compact and various menu, my choice was liver with carlic potatoes, and it was exellent. Service very friendly, relaxed, lots of staff, who really looked enjoying their work. I absolutely will come back, I've heard a lot of possitive commets about the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We visited Blanko soon after the turn of the year with another family after a long traveling day. We were four adults and three youngsters. Service was very friendly, smooth and timely. We got a handy round table in a peaceful corner where it was easy to chat. Food was tasty (though not exceptional) and of good value. The surroundings... More 

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Berlin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

we visited Blanko last time several years ago when it was new and trendy and thought that it would be a bit outdated today, but the food (I had lamb) was actually very good and atmosphere was ok too!

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Tallinn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Guys at the local sauna recommended this place and I did not disappoint. Service was super fast and the meal I ordered is a legend in Turku. Lamb pasta. Tiny chunks of lamb that were so delicious.

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Berlin, Germany
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33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

You can spend a wild party night there, have a very good dinner or tasty lunch - or massive brunch (popular among locals too). One place to go in Turku, Try Blankon Lammaspasta - the best lamb pasta on earth.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Blanko has an excellent situation with a great terass in the summer. The food is good and always of good quality.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Went there for lunch on Saturday. The place is nice and even somewhat elegant. The food was a bit tasteless and bland. The hummus was not tangy and the wheat risotto lacked saltiness and bite. It was accompanied with a smallish piece of salmon. Service is nice but slow. Techno music in the background...

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Blanko used to be the trendiest bar in town, but still going strong. Location is excellent by the river Aura. Food is ok, they do offer some creative options in the menu. Good DJ's during weekends, if you like hipster music.

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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The food was good but nothing extraordinary. The waitresses could have been attentive and polite, but they acted kind of in a hurry and one of them openly rude. Maybe it's part of this popular restaurant's charm? Didn't work for me, though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Aurakatu 1, Turku 20100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Turku
  • Phone Number: +358 (0)2 233 3966

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 36
  • Cuisine: Fusion

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