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Brahen Kellari

Puolalankatu 1, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 2 232 5400
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Ranked #30 of 188 restaurants in Turku
Price range: $16 - $37
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Scandinavian, International, Grill
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Private Dining
Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Private Dining
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TURKU
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This restaurant in the center of Turku and they have redecorated this place recently so now the place is rather cozy. The food is good but the prices are very high even for an Finnish restaurant. I ate a steak and it was good but costed almost 40 euros and in other places you can eat starter, main course and... More

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Turku, Finland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

We had booked a table in advance, but when we arrived to the restaurant at the time reserved, the table had been given away. The personel had written the reservation in the reservation book at the wrong time, and as they do not gove written reservation confirmations, the customer is in a poir position in these cases. Poor service when... More

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PerBrahe, Owner at Brahen Kellari, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your comment on April 30th,2014! You had reservation for 5 persons at 6 pm for dinner. This reservations was made by phone and we do repeat for all callers at the end of every call everything that has been agreed. Should person who makes the reservation want to be confirmed by email as well, we... More

Espoo, Finland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The place is cozy (despite the meaningless references to Italy on the walls, being the food not particularly Italian) and it has a good selection of food and beverages. I found the food to be OK, yet the ratio quantity-quality was barely ok, especially given the price. However, I find it hard to believe that it's possible to find anything... More

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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Roasted reindeer meat was excellent ; tender, juicy, fresh taste. Also tried a dessert made of cloudberry, and a coffee with a certain almond liquor, most impressive. Spacious nice restaurant , excellent service and staff.

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Vantaa, Finland
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We have a lunch break at Turku and ee found this nice cellar-restaurant. Food was good at "normal-price". Atmosphere was great.

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Turku
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I have visited Brahen Kellari now 2 times in a few months. The food has been excellent (starter main, dessert). Prices are not the cheapest but on a good level for the superb food. The place itself is also cousy, an old cellar but renewed with class. I recommend!

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Rungsted, Denmark
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

The place looks not at all like what it actually is from the outside. Good food - good service... I would clearly recommend the place for anyone around.

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Elsloo, The Netherlands
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The steak was precisely the way I wanted it. Side dishes were also tasteful as was the wine. The cellar adds to the atmosphere and makes the evening a succes. All in all a place to return to.....and I did...

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Vaasa, Finland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Great restaurant in the very centre of Turku. Nice friendly service and quiet atmosphere. And the best meal (fish) I have had in a long time! I strongly recommend.

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Turku, Finland
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We had family dinner at 5 pm on a Saturday night. The restaurant was completely empty when we entered, but it was a warm summer afternoon (=people prefer outdoors), so probably the place gets busier come Winter. We were very satisfied with our food. Escargot as a starter were delicious, my & daughter's salmon and my husbands steak were excellent.... More

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