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“Demo Does Tampere visit (summer 2013)”
Review of Demo

Demo
Ranked #80 of 1,638 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $77 - $127
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
Description: Restaurant Demo's is a Michelin Star that offers a fine dining tasting menu's from 4 - 7 course. Restaurant Demo aims to achieve an ever evolving set menu will reinvigorate your taste buds for Scandinavian cuisine. This pushes and and gives to our chefs an opportunity to really express themselves to there full. Just like our chefs, our sommeliers work hard to perfectly match the wine with each course as well as building one of the best wine cellars in Finland.
Reviewed September 1, 2013

This excellent restaurant did a 2week summer "tour" in Tampere 2013 and it was a real pleasure to enjoy about great menu and wine selections, especially it's been a while since I visited the restaurant in Helsinki with business partners from Canada and US. The service and food was in exceptional level, wines matched perfectly. A visit to remember and especially my wife liked the goose cheese with liquorioce, a very special dish!
It was good to see that the persons working in the same industry can also share their kitchen with other restaurants during the summer time for these kind of Pop-Up restaurant visits (thank you Ravinteli Bertha, Tampere).

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Thank Shampanja
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

Visited Demo on business trip to Helsinki. There is no menu here, you simply select the number of courses that you want with optional wine pairings. We chose 4 courses without wine, but ordered wine separately (also no wine list).
The waiter asks what type of wine you like and chooses for you - I normally like Chardonnay, but was presented with an excellent White Burgundy which I would never have chosen from the list.
All 4 courses were fantastic, as was the bread. I was full at the end, however my dining partners thought that portions were too small.
This was my first Helsinki dining experience so wasn't sure about prices, but by UK standards this is very expensive - 240EUR for 3 people with just a total of 3 glasses of wine.
This is an excellent, creative restaurant, but be aware of the likely costs before you start. Make sure you book as its not large and was full on a Wednesday evening.

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Thank NkkLndn
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

I visited this restaurant based on recommendation on tripadvisor.com. The menu is decided by the chef but is very creative, the service is excellent and the presentation is beautiful. This is what we had:
Amuse Bouche - roast spring potato, herring caviar, malt bread crumble
1st Course - Summer Vegetable Soup with pickled vegetable
2nd Course - Low temperature salmon,scallop confit, dill mayo
3rd Course - Roast Lamb shoulder, red wine sauce, tabbouleh
4th course - Rhubarb and almond cake,vanilla ice cream
The only slight draw back is the expensive wine list (wine starting from Euro 180 for an average type of wine whereas in Australia, we could get a good bottle in most decent restaurants starting from US$100 or Euro 70. Perhaps if one is not a big drinker, it is better to order beer or dry apple cider instead.

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Thank JackMSydney
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

Demo is a tiny restaurant that packs a lot of punch into its offering. There is one set menu, which differs each night. Each dish was beautifully prepared and presented, and the wine selections matched the food perfectly. Our most memorable meal in Helsinki.

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Thank montCalifornia
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

I believe Demo in Helsinki is one of the hidden gems in the food world. Very nice intimate setting with lovely staff . The portions may look small but trust me you will leave there full and extremely satisfied .

Every single dish is just too good . Definitely one of my favorite places to eat ever !!!

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