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Vironkatu 8, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 40 5818100
18:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 13:00
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 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
Helsinki, Finland
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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 the vegetables are from. I highly appreciate the fact that Ask uses organic ingredients and... More 

Thank Triple86
Espoo, Finland
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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 in organic - even towels in WC were made of organic fabric. But this is... More 

Thank marsuthemursu
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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
Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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 and joyful ending! Exciting with ingredients from the very Finnish nature and local production. Loved... More 

Thank HanhHoang
London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The restaurant Ask was full on the Saturday night we arrived, quite a nice atmosphere. It was a tasting menu which we are not lovers of, we went ahead but we decided not to go for the wine tasting for each course. We ordered a bottle of Vecchio instead, which was out of stock so we went with a Sancerre.... More 

Veikkola, Finland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I made a dinner reservation for three persons through the restaurants website. I recieved confirmations by both email and textmessages, including warnings of charges for noshow. We visited the restaurant on a Tuesday, and there were only a few other guests when we came. The restaurant is small and cosy, the service was fast, efficient and friendly. The dinner was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We had an evening meal here, the quality of food and standard of service can't be faulted. It's a set menu of 8 dishes, plus a few extras. Quantity of each dish is tiny but tasty. 89 euro each plus drinks, so over 200euro so not cheap. The format did not suit us so we wouldn't rush back, but if... More 

Thank 944
Espoo, Finland
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Had very nice dinner - full meny with drinks (wine and cider) - with friend and it was an pleasent experience. You could see, taste and feel the proudness and professionalism of owners and chefs for their very nice restaurant and cuisine. Many different and special falvours and perfect match with a drink, mainly wine that you do not find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Scandinavian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:00
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?