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“Good but expensive”
Review of Ask

Ask
Ranked #36 of 1,628 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed February 22, 2014

This newish fine dining restaurant has very good food, as should be expected from the reputation of the chef. Very positive thing is selection of non-alcoholic drinks, some of which were very good. The place is small and nice, during cold winter days the table by the window may get a bit cold. The service was very good and knowledgable. The only minus comes from that the fact that some of the service was only in English. It should not be a big problem for anyone reading this, as it wasn't for us, but in general is not very good for a Finnish restaurant. Some of the incredients were very interesting (like rooster skin or sorrel[sorbet]) but were made to taske really good,. The only reason I did not rate the restauraunt as "Excellent" is that even though the food was very good, the largest menu at the time we visited the place offered only couple of "this is really really really good" experiences.

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Reviewed January 19, 2014

Finnish gourmet food at its finest.
Enjoy experimental food which brings the best quality organice Finnish produce to your plate.

Finish your meal with a coffee. The process will most likely be something you've never seen.

Go for the lunch menu - good value and you avoid the crowds.

Thank NicoleTravelBug
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

Excellent Finnish food and a passionate staff that really love their job and definitely know their wines.

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Thank muflone
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

Excellent food and service. The full eight course menu is recommended as the portions are on the small side, you can have excellent wines for every course, but this wine menu you can order as half portions if you do not want to drink that much. Local and organic ingredients mainly.

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Thank angrybird40
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

I was recommended this restaurant by my neighbor on plane from Oslo to Helsinki. We try to call the restaurant Thursday evening for booking a table, but the phone was busy so I went to the restaurant the day after. One of the owner could tell me that they was fully booked for rest of the year, it's only 8-10 tables in the restaurant, but he put me on and reserve list. Later, Friday afternoon, they call me and finally, we got a table six o'clock on Saturday. Due to this short notice, we had a 4 course due to other plans later this evening. Really, it was at least 6 courses and every single course tasted wounder full, but next time, I think we will go for 8 courses and spend most of the evening in this restaurant. .

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Thank yngvara
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