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Vironkatu 8, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 40 5818100
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18:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 13:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit since we live on the other side of the world, otherwise we would have come more often. The restaurant is too small for there to be one large table of what appeared to be American conferees, mixed in with all the other diners, who were couples like us trying to have an enjoyable evening meal.... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my wife had a dinner at restaurant Ask to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The dinner was a nice experience. The menu was based on locally produced food and the dishes were of high quality, also visually. I remember especially the dish with elk tartar and hazelnut, seasoned with hay smoke, that was an unforgettable taste combination! The bewerages... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awful experience, tasteless food,pretentious silly restaurant and when food was untouched just removed it with no remark and had to be reminded that they should - I was allowed another beetroot when. I asked for it so maybe that's why it's called Ask.......don't bother....:(

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Thank r p
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our dining experience. The food was inventive, tasty, and complemented by the wine list. Service was great, we felt like VIP guests! Would visit again for sure!

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Thank vyv66
Turku, Finland
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This restaurant promises things that I strongly approve of, organic, local products and ingredients from finnish nature. I also appreciate food that's prepared carefully paying attention to detail and therefore expectations were running high beforehand. Everything this we got; dishes were nice to look at, they were designed with skill and imagination and they were finished with flowers and plants... More 

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Thank Satu M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Lot's of special dishes. Too special for me (mush room dust) but still worth trying once. Prefer Passio over Ask.

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Horsens, Denmark
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285 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 after plate of incredible food, artistically laid out and calmly presented, without the drama that... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 and the second with crayfish actually very good but after that only disappointments after another.... More 

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Thank Exu
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

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 restaurants on a regular basis. But this place was ridiculous. Everything tasted unremarkable. And the... More 

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 preferences as well as adding some nice details on the wines. The service was impeccable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, International, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?