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Restaurant Pastis

₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, European,
Pieni Roobertinkatu 2 | 00130 Helsinki, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 300 472336
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“veal tartar” (4 reviews)
“snails” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Pieni Roobertinkatu 2 | 00130 Helsinki, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Pastis is a favourite to come back to - for the good food, the laid-back atmosphere, for a bit of France in Helsinki. This time we had escargots in a roquefort gratin (perfect), hare braised in whitewine (very tasty) and duck with rosemary (also perfect)....More

Thank Robin E
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hi Robin, So nice to hear that you enjoyed food and laid-back atmosphere in our restaurant. I am so sorry to hear that the service didn´t go perfectly on your table. Still we are so happy to hear that you don´t have any hard feelings...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This little restaurant is one of my all time restaurants in Helsinki! Their wines, menu and service are always top notch. If you like French food, this is the place to go. Their escargots are amazing, they know how to prepare a decent steak and...More

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PastisHelsinki, Owner at Restaurant Pastis, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi, I´m so happy while reading this. You have found the heart of Pastis. See you soon again!

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Very cosy, small french cuisine restaurant, veal entrecote with truffel french fries and matched redwine, restaurant baked bread, super good!More

Thank Tapio A
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tapio, So nice to hear that you had a great dinner in our restaurant. And it is also so nice to that liked our bead. it is made in our house sour dough. Our sour dough is actually as old as restaurant Pastis, so...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Food was great, service was ok, atmosphere great, wine list not to impressive. Price performance is not totally in balance but accepted. Would I visit again yes, this was one of the better experiences

Thank Niels A
Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

Hi, thank You for your feedback. Happy to hear that You had a tasty evening. Our new winelist is under construction and we will have more special treats in the near future. Hopefully we will see You again soon. Kind regards, Restaurant Pastis

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Announcing itself as "A little piece of France in Helsinki" it really was like that. Our waiter was polite and probably French, too (he did not say goodbye when we left :)). The restaurant is relatively small, but elegant and cosy at the same time....More

Thank Snelle1
Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

So nice to hear that you had a nice evening in our restaurant. Hopefully we see you again soon! Best regards Restaurant Pastis

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Nice French bistro atmosphere and music added value to the experience. Awesome food! Very memorable service by a forty-something waiter, thirty-something waitress left more to expect from the service.

Thank Lotta W
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

So nice to hear that you had a nice experience and the food was great. We hope to see you soon again! Restaurant Pastis

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

First of all, I would like to mention the staff here. They are nice, knowing and they have humour. Five stars. The restaurant is very nice (something between fine dining and bistro). The food tastes good but is a bit predictable. (We had flounder, snails,...More

Thank Kai J
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much that you visited in our restaurant and we are so happy to hear that you had wonderfully time. Hopefully we see you again! Restaurant Pastis

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We randomly went into the Pastis, only to discover amazing food and excellent service. Strongly recommended.

Thank Jonathan R
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

So nice to hear that you had lovely time in our restaurant. Hope to see you soon again! Restaurant Pastis

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Located next to the old Helsinki police station, this is a pretty much standard French restaurant. The frogs' legs was pretty good.

Thank NAsokan
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food ( a little salty) There is a difference between Crémant and Blanquette De Limoux ! But It would be very nice to have at Least one french speaking person there . As a french I have found decent wines ( undecent prices but...More

Thank jmtarga
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Vahur R
27 June 2016|
Response from Mikko V | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vahur, just call them at +358 300 472 336 or you can book a table from the bottom of the page.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 47 - US$ 71
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pieni Roobertinkatu 2 | 00130 Helsinki, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 300 472336
  • E-mail
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