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Kynsilaukka Garlic - CLOSED

Fredrikinkatu 22, Helsinki 00120, Finland
+358 9 651939
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
1 May 2015
“Very cozy”
28 Jan 2015
“Thank you for the past years”
Restaurant Hours Closed
International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Fredrikinkatu 22, Helsinki 00120, Finland
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

we love this place .. the interior is fantastic .. rustic and cozy .. service and food is great ..i always take the same dish from this restaurant.. but all the menu looks great

Thank JosephSp
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I´m possibly the last one to review Kynsilaukka, since they are closing the restaurant at the end of January 2015 after 28 years. We made our first visit soon after they had opened in 1987 and visited for the last time at the end of...More

1  Thank kariheikki
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

They put garlic in everything..... Raw garlic, cooked garlic..... even garlic beer..... garlic soup, garlic sausage, garlic seafood..... I simply love it!!!!!

Thank Kaki C
Reviewed 5 January 2015

this is my favourite restaurant when ever I visit in Helsinki, I think my first visit was over 15 years ago and it never lets me down. Busy even in Tue nite , glad we booked in. Garlic schnapps lovely and smooth to start. The...More

1  Thank Liisalema
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Looking for an open restaurant (not in a hotel) in Helsinki on x-mas eve is a challenge; even Asian restaurants seem to follow the rule that everybody celebrates at home, it seemed. This place is open 365 days a year and we were very happy...More

Thank chocolat61
Reviewed 4 November 2014

If you love everything garlic, as we do, this place is for you. Set in convenient part of Helsinki, not too far from the city centre, but convenient for parking. Nice atmosphere; friendly staff; and comfortable seating. The menu is all about garlic; from beer...More

Thank Vikingbymarriage
Reviewed 30 September 2014

After more than 25 years in business, this cozy place has a loyal clientele. No trends here, just basic if heavy northern dishes, heavy on what else, garlic. The salmon potato soup is outstanding. The daily menu of two courses is value for the money....More

Thank YpsilantiFoodie
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Together with another couple, we dined at this specialty - garlic - restaurant as part of the so-called "dine around" program offered by our tour operator. Even though the restaurant is quite small, we were pleasantly surprised by its elegance. It has kind of a...More

Thank WongAK
Reviewed 29 July 2014

I read many good reviews about this place before we went for dinner so my expectations were quite high. Immediately when they served bread to table we noticed that bread was many days old and really hard to bite. Also all food was previously frozen,...More

Thank Pohjanmaan_Patu
Reviewed 7 July 2014

My first visit and enjoyed it. The fish cakes were delicious and the mashed potatoes really homemade. The dessert 'Today's sorbet' was a jewel. The cuckoo-clock kept on - although not the most crowded evening - the easy and friendly waiters had time for a...More

Thank K0kki
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fredrikinkatu 22, Helsinki 00120, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 651939
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