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Pikkalankatu 5, Helsinki 00700, Finland
+358 50 5958400
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  • Very good58%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
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Nepalese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pikkalankatu 5, Helsinki 00700, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After trying several(=all) Nepalese restaurants in Helsinki I can only say that this one IS the best.

Thank Kubinage
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good food, excellent service, and a bit suburb looking place. Probably one of the best Nepalese restaurants in Helsinki. Suitable location nearby the Malmi railway station. Worth a visit.

Thank PaavoFrost
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We are regural visitors at Makalu. My absolute favorite foods at Makalu are vegetarian the foods with cheese- I recommend those! Friendly staff. Thank you!

Thank TaeYe0n
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, nice and pleasant atmosphere, very polite staff. Good location close to the Malmi railway. Prices are suitable and the winelist is good. Tried resently Chile's redwine, which was excellent, very tasty.

Thank 621sarip
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Although this suburb restaurant doesn't look that inviting from outside, the food is on par with the Nepalese restaurant in Central Helsinki. Pricing is a little bit more inexpensive than in the central. Easy place to visit with toddlers and the service is friendly. It's...More

Thank trm42
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Both lunch and a la carte are really tasty, and the service is invariably friendly. Lunch has a vegetarian option each day.

Thank Laura U
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Always lovely food and very friendly service. Excellent quality and reasonable prices. Have never been disappointed. Very popular during lunch hours.

Thank Elli_josefiina
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place is really a hidden gem. Located in the not-so-fancy suburb of Malmi one wouldn't expect to find the best Nepalese restaurant in the whole city. Only Himalaya in Kaartinkaupunki can compete with Makalu. I had minced lamb meat balls in a fantastic spicy...More

Thank Kai J
Reviewed 7 August 2016

If you want tasty nepalese food for good price, visit this restaurant and you will not leave hungry. Two persons can enjoy meals with soft drinks for 30 euros total, which is fairly cheap. Don't bother with starters unless you are extremely hungry, because the...More

Thank Tommi H
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Malmin paras ruokaravintola. Erittäin kohtuullinen hintataso. Lounaalla usein niin täyttä ettei löydy kuin yksi vapaa pöytä mutta annokset tulevat keittiöstä aina muutamassa minuutissa. Käyty useasti jo parin-kolmen vuoden ajan ja joka kerta laatu yhtä hyvä. Best place for lunch and dinner in Malmi. Price level...More

Thank Miika P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pikkalankatu 5, Helsinki 00700, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 50 5958400
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