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Ask

) #31 of 1,200 Restaurants in Helsinki $$$$ European, , International
Vironkatu 8, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 40 5818100
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Scandinavian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Vironkatu 8, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were pleased that this excellent restaurant was located in a residential neighborhood, and it certainly seemed that locals outnumbered us tourists. The service was warm and friendly. The wine selection a perfect match to the food. And the star of the show were plate...More

Thank Sonjee
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Unfortunately it seems that this charming restaurant has lost its course. Our visit last week was perhaps our worst fine dining experience. We had an eight course tasting menu plus some extras. Unfortunately most of courses were rather tasteless. First one with chanterelles was promising...More

Thank Exu
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Not much more than a lot of mushroom juice. The employees were AMAZINGLY nice, so I feel bad for saying this. But this place is no michelin star restaurant. Maybe I'm spoiled because I live in New York City and I go to Michelin star...More

2  Thank Anita G
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The combination of sincere respect for the ingredients itself combined with the unique but light touch on all combinations securing a nice freshness throughout. Also, the sommelier did an excellent job with the wine selection - paying attention to both details on menu and personal...More

Thank Jannecke D
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We managed to get a table on the day. The food was fabulous. 8 courses with some extras thrown in. The flavors were fresh and subtle. Each course was beautifully presented and explanations were provided by the staff. Well worth the money.

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Best pike perch I've ever had. Solid 1 star quality, half the price of Olo but same level of cooking. Very good!

Thank Mikko T
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I've been to restaurant Ask five times, and it always has been a great gourmand experience. The service is kind, polite and really warm. The chefs come to the table to present the dished and they always tell stories behind the chosen ingredients, eg. where...More

Thank Triple86
Reviewed 26 July 2016

we had birthday celebration dinner in Ask (4 adults + 1 teen) and we loved it! Organic food from nearby places with excellent presentation. Dinner lasted 3,5 hours - so, do reserve enough time! Service was excellent. We loved that this restaurant is really concentrated...More

Thank marsuthemursu
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We had a very pleasant experience with the chef's menu and suggested wines in Ask. The shared wine menu really enhanced the culinary experience to excellent :)

Thank annakosonen
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Celebrated my boyfriends birthday. The service was exceptional and very kind. The food and menu was well thought out and every set up was a piece of art work! The whole dining can be compared to a masterpiece symphony with an exciting beginning, accelerating mid...More

Thank HanhHoang
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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