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Fransmanni

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Itaranta, Kuopio, Finland
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Fransmanni is a chain you can find in many cities in Finland. If you'd like some classy French cuisine, in a calm ambiance this one's for you. We (3) had a Bouillabaise(!), grilled salmon, chicken casserole(!), onion soup and chanterelle soup. All was very tasty. The decor felt a bit dated though, especially the chairs (one could feel the wood... More 

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Thank Nico T
Savonlinna, Finland
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Tasty lunch buffet, friendly staff. Restaurant also serves breakfast for Hotel Puijonsarvi. Location about 300m from city center.

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Thank samikkonen
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Really friendly and great value restaurant in the centre of Kuopio. Broad menu with lots to offer, well cooked food and good atmosphere.

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Kuopio, Finland
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

We have been at this restaurant before and loved it. Good menu, good service, good atmosphere. Families with kids are welcomed here, there's a small playground where small kids would play while waiting for the meal to be cooked. Friendly staff will bring them pencils to spend some time drawing on the menu for kids. Snails with cheese and garlic... More 

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Thank Aleksandr I
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Took snails in the beginning. They were ok, but a little bit too much fat. Enjoyed very much the ecological white wine which was the house wine at the same time. The Main dishes and the "hamburger" of Fransmanni was excellent as well as the service given by a young blond waitress.

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Thank Susanne N
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

I was surprised about how good beef they served at this chain-based restaurant. Menu could be a bit wider. I could recommend this place.

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Thank Antti E
Hanko, Finland
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

Excellent food and friendly and attentive staff. I would say this is mid-price and good value for money.

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Lohja
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145 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

Restaurant Fransmanni is a Sokos hotel restaurant, basically all the Fransmannis (read Frenchman) have the same menus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi. Good food that does not surprise you in good or bad.

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Thank OTlohja
Tuusula, Finland
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

Waitresses was very friendly and I like when they speak finnish in local way. Food was also very tasteful.

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Thank Petri M
Laukaa
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

I have never seen such a lousy service. It took over half an hour before we had the drinks. And about one and half hour before we got the food. And the food beverage after we had eaten. Unforgettable. Never again.

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Thank Mikko T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Itaranta, Kuopio, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Northern Savonia  >  Kuopio

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