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“Excellent service, good food - expensive!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Musta Lammas

Musta Lammas
Ranked #4 of 84 Restaurants in Kuopio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $37 - $148
Cuisines: European, Scandinavian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Helsinki, Finland
Level Contributor
90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Excellent service, good food - expensive!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

This was my first time in Musta Lammas restaurant. I had heard and read a lot about the place and my expectations were high. Everybody in our group had the the chef´s menu (60€).Amuse-bouche was very good, a tiny piece of pike-perch with delicate garnish. Pumpkin soup with goat cheese was excellent. The house breads are great, especially the malt bread. I had chosen scallop with pork and soy for my next course. It was OK, but somehow the flavors clashed a bit. Other´s had duck liver with beetroot. Duck liver was mousse- like, runny. Not good at all. The main course was Lamb prepared in two ways with cauliflower and dill. What is this with pureed cauliflower- seems to be really hip everywhere. Boring! The braised lamb was tender and good, but the other piece of lamb had no taste to it all. Big disappointment. Same goes with the desert; seabuckthorn is a very bitter berry and hard to chew and swallow. Most of the people prefer it prepared in some way. It was not good with the chocolate, that´s what our group thought. There was malt in the amuse-bouche and also in the desert. That was great. Malt had an interesting taste. We also got a complimentary mandarin sorbet at some point to clean our taste buds. Very good and it worked well.

We also had the "wine baggage" (38€/ person) to go along the chef´s menu. I liked the wines and I thought they were picked out skillfully.

I will definitely visit this restaurant again, but maybe next time choose things from the à la carte.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Hamburg, Germany
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Service, Food and athmosphere on a high level”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2013

We went there with 4 People to enjoy finnish cooking. Nothing to complain about. Meat was right the way it should be. Wine was very good as well.
Got help with the menue and the right recommendations.
We would definitely go there again.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank morelinodue
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Finland
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195 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

This restaurant served always excellent food. Service is very good and Musta Lammas (Black Sheep) has a great atmosphere.

Visited December 2012
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Thank TravelManiaxxx
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Kuopio
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Local businessman”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013

Excellent menu and atmosphere, good service. The have good wines and excellent quality of dishes. Price is a bit hight, but that respond to the quality of food.

Visited November 2012
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Kuopio, Finland
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103 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Exceeded expectations certainly!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2012

We celebrated my wife's birthday by choosing this restaurant for a place to have dinner. We haven't been dined here before, but certainly will do that in the future. Excellent place to celebrate a special occasion. the atmosphere in the old storage vault is unique, service was friendly and effective and food was delicious as expected. We had the chef's menu which was a really good choice.

Definitely worth a visit!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Tiltman
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