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Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 9 74255500
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Tallinn, Estonia
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I celebrated my birthday in this nice czar-era restaurant. The food is from the Russian czar era, here you can eat like a real Russian nobleman. It is quite pricey, but well worth the price. Service is good, food is great and the interior is fantastic. I had reserved a private room for my birthday party, so it was particularly... More 

Thank Robin L
Helsinki, Finland
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Saslik is the best place in town. The moment you enter you are in a different world. I take every visitor I get there and its always a success. The atmosphere is great. Everybody is happy and dinner is entertained by live music. The food is very hearty and the portions are huge. I usually eat Ivan's sword. The restaurant... More 

Thank Seaser3000
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My starter was 'Blini with three types of roe'. Excellent! Top marks. Slightly pricey. For my main I had the 'Wild mushroom stroganoff'. Very tasty. Close to top marks. For dessert we had the 'Baked Alaska à la Catherine the Great' (prepared for two or more persons). A slight disappointment there. It looked impressive but the structure and taste of... More 

Thank Eveaurora
Trophy Club, Texas
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79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for more than 20 years when visiting Finland. I had a chance to spend my 30 year celebration with my wife during our Helsinki visit and we were lucky to get a nice private "booth" that enabled us to really relax and enjoy Russian delicacies. The service was unbelievable and there was no... More 

Thank DrSalonen
Espoo, Finland
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71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food just doesn't let you down. Big, delicious portions. Doesn't really matter what you choose from the menu, I haven't yet been disatified. This is very popular, so it is always very cowded. Not much space, which on the other hand makes the atmosphere.

Thank yoto1
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Well, I must say that I was expecting bit more as I knew the reputation of this restaurant. Food was ok but didn't make me feel satisfied totally, something was missing? The service and staff was very friendly and the atmosphere is unique. Anyway, food did not play the main role if I may say so. So I think it's... More 

Thank Esko H
Zurich, Switzerland
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204 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

great setting, most friendly atmosphere and Russian must have. additionally, the place offers private rooms for more intimate diners. absolutely fun.

Thank Budapest4Lausanne
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Delightful experience. The decor is very tsar-period russian, ambiance is perfect. Portions are very generous and very delicious. We ordered the "appetizer sampler" for 2 people, and it was perfect for the 5 of us. The Ivan's Sword of meat was cooked perfectly.

Thank Jeff M
Helsinki, Finland
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Ive visited this restaurant, when i miss russian food made with heart and it never fails. Authentic atmosphere, good food. Service is sometimes a bit slow (waited for dessert 35 minutes..) so order enough vodka at start.

Thank TittaV
Level Contributor
59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This restaurant has one of the most interesting decors I've ever seen. There are several different dining rooms, each with a different theme. The food is great but it's the atmosphere that really warrants a five star rating. For a classy, fun dinner out, Saslik is tops.

Thank RobinLocksley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 107
European, Russian, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 74255500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?