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“Quick and Cheap Food that Helsinki Youth Loves”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of New Bamboo Center

New Bamboo Center
Ranked #153 of 1,470 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Quick and Cheap Food that Helsinki Youth Loves”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2012

This place is very popular among university students and young professionals in Helsinki, and for good reasons too. The food is averagely tasty, quickly served and affordable. There's only about 20 seats and the atmosphere is very unique. Last time I was there, water was dripping from a crack in the ceiling and the head waitress (and half owner) was singing a chinese song rather loudly! It's a great place to be if you're on a tight budget but still refuse to have a burger.

Visited January 2012
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  • English first
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  • German first
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  • Norwegian first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Helsinki
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“For tofu lovers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2012

Excellent selection of veggie dishes for those wanting to have something nice, quick and reasonably priced.

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Helsinki, Finland
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284 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“A bit of Asia in Helsinki”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2012

I like this canteen style restaurant. In Finland, they're absolutely resistant to place you in a table with total strangers but here you will be happily advised to sit among them. The vegan options are a plenty and the service and feeling of the place very happy, down to earth and cosy. The food is very good too. In the menu there are some malesian curries as well. I recommend strongly curry tofu - weakly spiced, if you don't eat hot peppers every day, medium spiced for most chilliheads and strongly spiced, if you want to put youself to a test :). A great place to meet for a lunch or a dinner with friends, but on the other hand, the food & athmo are so good that i decided to eat my 30th birthday lunch here as well. :) They don't serve any alcohol here.

  • Visited November 2011
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Helsinki
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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“Good place for a quick Malesian curry with value.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2012

The rest of the menu is bulkk Chinese. The service has an amusingly Asian flavor to it. Not for romantic dinners. And you will end up smelling like the food somenbody ate on the next table.

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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Go For The Malay Curries”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2011

This was my second time here and I can say it is busy and not the overly classy but the malay curry is excellent as is the house made hot sauce. These are the reasons I went here. If you like this kind of stuff then this is the place for you.

  • Visited December 2011
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