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Asian, Nepalese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 2 August 2022

We eat here regularly - the food is delicious, the portions good sized and the service is always friendly. Chicken Karachi is my favourite.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 23 December 2020 via mobile

Delicious food. Had the lunch menu and was very impressed by taste, size of plate and naan bread and service. Good vfm and highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 29 July 2020

Visited this place with a friend who invited us for lunch. The food was delicious and tasty. The portions were sumptuous, I could hardly finish my meal. The masala chai was cherry on the cake. Friendly and fast service and very good lunch prices (9...EUR/meal). I would come back to try from their daily changing lunch menu. I also highly recommend.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 7 December 2019 via mobile

Really delicious food. Located near Malmi railway station and Malmi shopping centre. Best Nepalese food I’ve eaten in Helsinki.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

I eat Nepalese food quite often and Makalu is the best I’ve experienced in Helsinki. Always friendly service and great food.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

I had a really excellent lunch at Makalu today! Food was really tasty. The service was also very friendly, fast and good. Based on my visit I consider Makalu as a very high quality Nepalese restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Excellent food, amazing staff. Nice location in the center of Malmi. Prices are okay. We have never left the restaurant hungry. Very clean restaurant and pleasant atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

First time here, not last. Food whit good price. Spicy and tasteful food. Naan bread is exellent. Friendly personel and nice athmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite Nepalese resteurant in Helsinki. It is located in the Malmi suburb, close to the Malmi commuter train station. I recommend especially the Fish chili (pike perch in hot sauce) and Special chicken karai (tandoor grilled chicken and paneer cheese in a...milder sauce). Our kids enjoy Butter chicken or Chicken curry.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has the best Nepalese food, you can't find any better from Finland. And also their prices are really affordable so it's good place for families too.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

After trying several(=all) Nepalese restaurants in Helsinki I can only say that this one IS the best.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good food, excellent service, and a bit suburb looking place. Probably one of the best Nepalese restaurants in Helsinki. Suitable location nearby the Malmi railway station. Worth a visit.

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We are regural visitors at Makalu. My absolute favorite foods at Makalu are vegetarian the foods with cheese- I recommend those! Friendly staff. Thank you!

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, nice and pleasant atmosphere, very polite staff. Good location close to the Malmi railway. Prices are suitable and the winelist is good. Tried resently Chile's redwine, which was excellent, very tasty.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Although this suburb restaurant doesn't look that inviting from outside, the food is on par with the Nepalese restaurant in Central Helsinki. Pricing is a little bit more inexpensive than in the central. Easy place to visit with toddlers and the service is friendly. It's...also near Malmi train station so it's easy to access to everybody travelling via the north track (P, I, N, K trains).More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Makalu is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4