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Himalaya

#252 of 1,094 Restaurants in Helsinki
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Ratakatu 1 b, Helsinki 00120, Finland
+358 9 647551
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12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is well located and clean. We came about 15 minutes before the 11-15 lunch menus to be closed. Never the less we got good food with a fast service. Generally I did not notice big difference in the food compared to the Herttoniemi’s Nepalese restaurant. I ate chicken with mild taste and collogue had some hot with two... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Booked a table over the phone a week in advance. The lady on the phone didn't speak very good Finnish and I had to repeat everything I said. As we arrived, the waiter wasn't aware of the reservation so I suppose she still hadn't understand me. Luckily it was quiet and people were just about to leave from the only... More 

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

In my opinion the absolute best Nepalese in Helsinki. This place has very big portion sizes and the food is always delicious. Especially the big naan breads and tandoori meats. Everything I've tried has been superb, but for years I have adored the Kukhura Saslik and always keep going back for it. They have delicious mango lassi, worth a try... More 

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Thank sanmame
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

A lovely restaurant with friendly staff, spacious with good decor. I ordered one of the Thaalees and was pleasantly surprised. A selection of dishes with rice and naan. Good value for money and the food tasted amazing. I will be definitely coming back to this place when I return to Helsinki.

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Terrigal, Australia
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562 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

After a horrible experience at the nearby " The Cock " restaurant where we walked out. Visited the Himalaya - Friendly efficient service, Pleasant ambience - starched tablecloths. Wide variety of Napalese foods - many choices. The food choices are served with a large individual plate with refreshing small salad and accompaniments. Food was delicious and plentiful. Accompanied by a... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Chana paneer masala and shahi paneer (from finnish "leipäjuusto" home cheese) was delicious. Garlic naan was thin, juicy and crisp. Mint chutney was just right. Been eating here randomly for years, but today's spread was top notch! Dhan'yavāda!

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Thank KaukoLampi
Helsinki
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Nepalese is like my "comfort food", and I like to get a take away meal from here every once in a while. The take away meal is really well packed, fresh and there is plenty to eat. As a restaurant the decoration is a bit dated and dark. So, not a fancy place but good food and you get your... More 

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Starnberg, Germany
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

The dish called Sag Paneer had no taste whatsoever, and for a price of over 14 Euro, served in a metal dish this is not acceptable, sorry.

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Thank Dirk M
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

This has been one of my favourite Nepalese restaurants for a long time and I always come here when I'm in Helsinki. They have the best naan breads ever and you get a lot of food for not a lot of money.

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Helsinki, Finland
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130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Himalaya is kind of half cosy restaurant in a neighbourhood where the posh residential part of Southern Helsinki starts. After testing quite many Nepalese restaurants (that are quite many in Helsinki) I regard this the best one. This time I ordered spicy tandoori chicken in yoghurt sauce and it was really spicy (they promised "3 chilies" on the menu). For... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ratakatu 1 b, Helsinki 00120, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 647551

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