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Empire Plaza

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Kampinmalmi
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Urho Kekkosen katu 1, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 3280328
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Stockholm, Sweden
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is usually a good chinese place with a large and delicious menu. Summertime boasts a very good outdoors area. Stopped by tonight for a pre-movie dinner, was shown to a table and then abandoned. No service. Not a waiter in sight. Restaurant not even half-filled. I did what I sometimes do on such occasions, stood up took my coat... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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124 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Between walking tours of the city, we found ourselves in the Kamppi shopping center and saw this restaurant's placard for an all you can eat Chinese lunch buffet. This turned out to be a good choice for us. Because it was a well-stocked buffet, with a European style salad bar, it was easy to set our own pace and be... More 

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Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal here on one rainy night in Helsinki. There is an excellent choice on the menu and the service is excellent. Our meal came out in no time at all but the restaurant was only half full to be fair. The meal was full of flavour and well presented. I would visit here again.

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Thank Ian O
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stumbled across this place and had a quick drink on a lunch time and went back the next night. Good food; LARGE portions too.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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447 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This evening I ate at this restaurant. I sat inside and it was nicely decorated. I had a seafood casserole, which had lots of vegetables and seafood. It had good flavor, but was not spicy. Service was good. Overall it was a good experience,

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Thank Jim_atl
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

First time in this restaurant , very busy lunch time, but they take also orders from Ala carte. Good quality portions, and enough quality ,--according to this price level in Helsinki. Waitress is half Chinese and half Finnish, deco is little bit old but quite stylish. Cantonese style food is main in the menu, no sushi available.

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Thank kajhdven123345
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Used to be a reasonable one some years ago but now I found totally d different. It took nearly one hour to get first dish. We finished a bottle of wine before first dish was served. Their soy source tasted like some kind of dark chemical solution than natural soy source. We ordered 5 dishes but tasted all the same.... More 

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Thank Jack L
Helsinki, Finland
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Big portions of good food. Presented nicely with flowers. Service good, also in English. A bit more fancy that other Chinese restaurants in the area. (One tip: share one portion if you don't want to get too full.)

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Thank 477sarip
Kuopio, Finland
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102 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

we had all you can eat lunch for 9.6 euro. the food is okay, though there are some spicy food, so if you cannot handle spicy food you better be careful. the curry was adjusted. the sweet and sour dishes are okay. it is strange for me at first to eat salad with Chinese food, but it is okay.

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Thank Stef_Yang
Helsinki, Finland
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

one of the restaurants i go often . excellent service , good prices and portion are big. i always get the same starters and main course but sure everything looks great

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$74
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Urho Kekkosen katu 1, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 3280328

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