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Vironkatu 8, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 40 5818100
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 13:00
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Vantaa, Suomi
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best fine dining restaurant in Helsinki according to the White guide. Also has one Michelin star. In our opinion Ask offers excellent food and a wide range of interesting wines and champagnes, but still could have more intense tastes. Around the world there are many restaurants michelin lists which are way beyond many restaurants in Helsinki.

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Thank tomi126
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. Best restaurant in Helsinki (and I've been to several ones). Very well balanced menu.

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Espoo, Finland
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282 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was My third time in this restaurant! They are specialized to Organic fine dining and special wines from very small wineyards. We are the full menu with Sommellier wines. Food was good and wines were great. Overall experience was Good and I will go the again (very likely). Only question is, that What is the value comparing to similar... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The 8-course dinner turned out to be 14 times experiece with kitchen greetings. Innovative presentation and well thought serving made all courses a story of their own. The choice is easy with one menu and matching wines. Friendly service and good team work. Reserve min 3 hrs and also reserve table beforehand.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Simply outstanding food. The reindeer tartar dish with hazelnut shavings was one of the most amazing things I've ever tasted. I've eaten at loads of Michelin starred places all over Europe and this was definitely better than most. Service was impeccable as well. Can't recommend it enough!

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Thank BenParisi
Helsinki, Finland
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We went for a dinner with friends. Our exceptations were high but they were totally surpassed! The set menu was amazing - from smoked pidgeon surprise pre starter to sugared beetroots as last sweet bit - the changing tastes and textures can not be described with anything else than superb! The chefs bring out the food themselves and with polite... More 

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Thank Kati S
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We came here for lunch having been referred by the team at another restaurant in the area. We had the drinks course too - a lot of thought has gone into the pairing - truly brilliant. Food was excellent - especially the cheese course - and staff super sweet. Very highly recommended - intimate little restaurant.

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Thank Debbie T
San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The service was excellent; the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The space was cute and felt very local. I liked that the beverage pairing option was not all wine, but a mix of wine, beer, cider, and other options. The food was nicely presented and the usual portion size for a tasting menu of this size. It was also a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Booked 3 months in advance and arrived with high expectations. Restaurant seats 22 people. Menu is the mystery of understatement - looks like 7 courses and turns out to be 15. Service is perfect. Food is exceptional. Experience sublime. Best restaurant in the world? Masterclass. Thank you.

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The service was excellent and elegant; the staff was all very nice and knowledge. The space is cute and felt very local. That said, the food was very plain and exceptionally bland. As someone who very frequently tries Michelin Star restaurants all around the world, this was perhaps one of the plainest and simplest and least interesting tasting food I've... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vironkatu 8, Helsinki 00170, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 40 5818100

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