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“Flabbergasted!!!”
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A21 Dining
Price range: $58 - $110
Cuisines: Scandinavian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
Description: The concept of A21 Dining is to play and pair ingredients and flavours together. We draw our inspiration from the Nordic nature and culture and transfer them into narrative flavour journeys. Since its launch in October 2010 A21 Dining has concentrated on developing modern approach to cocktail food pairing. Honouring the pure and clean natural ingredients both on a plate and in a glass. The menu is designed to be a flavour journey into Finnish nature through food and drinks. We get our inspiration from pictures, the beautiful and versatile seasons in Finland and paintings. Based on these, we have carefully crafted a seven course pairing menu that changes seasonally.
Reviewed September 11, 2012

This was the best restaurant experience I ever had in Finland and easily in the top 5 over all (in the world.) You must not miss this mind and palate blowing culinary "walk in the forest". Served best with the long menu with cocktails, your darling and plenty of time to enjoy the evening.

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1  Thank Graphipster
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Reviewed September 11, 2012

The food was ok nothing special. The waiter was rude and question a wish to change the main course, which as expected was not good due to the choice of fish.

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Thank Erppa
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

I had an unbelievable meal at A21 Dining and was amazed at the flavour combinations that i experienced. Either the food or drinks by themselves would have made this a stand-out place to eat/drink, but combined together makes this a must-visit restaurant. Our menu took us through various Finnish regions with fantastic explanations around each item that was served and each course exceeded expectations. The decor is lovely, the service was some of the best i have ever had (great balance between friendly and professional) and i would recommend this restaurant to anyone. If you are in Helsinki go there for dinner, you'll have one of the dining experiences of your life.

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2  Thank SRHolt
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Reviewed April 21, 2012

If you think the A21 cocktail lounge is good, think twice and go to the A21 dining across the street, there's a 3, 5 or 8 course menu and you can pair that with cocktails made specially to enhance the food. Portions are small, but after a 5 course meal you feel that there's a reason for it! Every time they bring a plate + drink, they will explain the journey of the dish, because the menu has a theme, and you will dine accordingly. Best meal ever in Helsinki!

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2  Thank FlaviaGois
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Reviewed February 26, 2012

This cocktail-bar turned fine-dining restaurant is brilliant, if pricey. The menu tells a story of Finnish nature and is accompanied with a brilliant&quirky set of cocktails specially designed to uplift the different courses. Technically flawlessly executed, world-class haute cuisine. Seems to be popular with business people. Intimate atmosphere, although if crowded can get a little noisy. Very attentive and detail-oriented service.

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Thank random_adventurer
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