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“Great food, service and ambience”
Review of Farang

Farang
Ranked #18 of 1,554 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 33 - USD 266
Cuisines: Asian
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
Description: tel +358 9 4544 212
Reviewed 9 July 2017

we were introduced to this restaurant by a friend who is local. It is frequently booked out, but we were lucky to get a table for 4. From the start the waiters knew their stuff and were excellent in recommending appropriate dishes. The menu focusses on Asian food and the tasting menu we had, was one of the best Asian selections I have tasted. the recommended wine selection was also excellent and decanted at the table. the waiter was sensational with just a wee bit of cheekiness that was endearing. We were very impressed with the whole package. Believe they are opening an outlet in sydney Australia.

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Thank Barry M
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Better than fine dining in Bkk. Better than fine dining in Ho Chi Minh. There may be superb restaurants around the world which are serving excellent asian food, but Farang is something special. Great location, awesome staff and the food is just amazing. Try tasting menu with vines or just take some portions from the list. You won't be dissapointed even you are from some part of asia. 5/5

Thank Jussi S
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Again and again fantastic food and great smooth service.
I have visited restaurants all over the world and this is my favorite and among the best 5. I would give this restaurant 5+ stars if possible..
All different portions are well balanced, the whole signature menu is really greatly build and one can eat all 8 portions and feel great after. Thank you again.

Thank Hele-Hannele A
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

It is a dark restaurant, the food serving is "celebrated" with a drama, each course is commented like an event, the course itself is eaten up in a shorter time than the explanation itself. You must like this type of food serving. I did not. it interrupted our conversations in a group of seven constantly. Food serving should not be in the center of attention, the guests should be

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Thank Nuria I
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We took the Namdaeng tasting menu with wines.
First two courses were amazing. Other courses after that were good but not great -
nothing too special or new. It was a pretty average experience overall.

Some of the foods were taken away very quickly without asking if we were finished.

We ate everything from the same plates and cutlery we were given when we got to the table - it made me wonder if they were saving on dishes.

Also all of the food was served very quickly one after the other. Somewhat awkward when the table next to us was asked if they wanted a break two times during the meal and before dessert break they were offered to have drinks. Waiters asked us only once before dessert if we wanted to have a break and we were left waiting in our table for 20 minutes sipping water. Even coffee wasn't offered during the dessert.
The first dessert wasn't in my taste but my boyfriend really liked that one. We both really enjoyed the second dessert "mekong river".

The overall feeling of the place felt a bit hurried. Some tables were taken care of better than others.

We had 7 different waiters which also made the experience somewhat scattered. We were asked only once how the evening was going  - after the first course. At the end of the evening we were asked if we wanted a taxi but nothing about the food or evening.

Thank Heidi P
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