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Chef & Sommelier

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Huvilakatu 28, Helsinki 00150, Finland
+358 400 959440
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is small and simple. It's situated in a residential block and it could be more or less a friends flat on hte first floor. The emphasis here is on food and a personal, friendly, service. One Michelin star, but no snobbism at all. Modern food, using organic, often local, ingredients. Some of the food was almost "too much"... More 

Thank Peter T
Helsinki, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's organic, it's tasteful. If you want Finnish tastes, get yourself there. The place is tiny but the taste is big. Simple, Finnish, natural, different. Friendly atmosphere, chefs also serve dishes. A hidden secret in Helsinki gastronomy scene.

Thank jussi223
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in Huvilakatu famous of its architecture this restaurant is an experience. Friendly atmosphere and service. Good choice of wines and really innovative menu based on Finnish materials. The chef visited our table and personally told us about his ideas and the origins of different ingredients. An experience worth to visit when in Helsinki.

Thank lochte
Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, excellent service, excellent atmosphere. We had the 9 course degustation, which really turned into 12 courses by the time you have a little amuse bouche at the start, a palate cleanser and bread etc. Seriously stunning, fresh food.

Thank Karis B
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

everything was perfect, the desert wine was amazing. everything was perfect. definitely worth trying

Thank SHIZI1984
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Food revelation! After 3 years of juggling to make it there and perhaps with some high expectations our experience was simply brilliant. Finely albeit casually catering to mood, taste, guests and fantastically show casing seasonal Finnish ingredients taken to another level in a tucked away small studio in residential south Helsinki. We (2pax) wished we could have had more variety... More 

Thank la71275
Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We went a few months ago for my girlfriend's birthday, and it was the most enjoyable restaurant experience I've had in Helsinki. The food was outstanding from start to finish but what really set it apart from other fine dining restaurants was how friendly the staff were. The head chef came out and spoke to us for around 20 minutes... More 

Thank Wallyde84
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

My partner and I booked dinner this past Saturday night at Chef & Sommelier well in advance because we had heard such great things about it as we researched the Helsinki food scene. It was the first culinary experience of our 4 day trip and it really set the bar. The food was stunning and showed extreme reverence for all... More 

Thank Laura T
London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

What a fabulous Restaurant. Although small it hit all the spots. The chef owner is amazing and is passionate about his food. The food is locally purchased and every menu choice was really special. All the staff were great and our family had a brilliant evening The

1 Thank Martin D
London, United Kingdom
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339 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

This was my favourite restaurant of the visit to Helsinki. It's a tiny place, only two waiters so be prepared to take it easy and not rush through dinner. The menu is short and you can choose what you like as starters or mains. Delicious food, well cooked and some interesting surprises. We were brought a branch of juniper with... More 

Thank Ian R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huvilakatu 28, Helsinki 00150, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 400 959440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?