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Frans & Cherie Bistro

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Koskikatu 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
+358 44 4050216
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Point Clare, Australia
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a great meal with my wife in Rovaniemi. Not planned but chose the same restaurant as Helsinki and both were great value.

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Thank CBeagle2110
Ripley, Mississippi
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you want great food, friendly service, and wonderful atmosphere, this is the place for you. When it comes to fine dining, this place wins hands down. And while the food is eloquent, the atmosphere is not stuffy; it is friendly and inviting.

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Thank jrm1835
FransCherieRovaniemi, Duty Manager at Frans & Cherie Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm very glad to hear that you have enjoyed everything during your stay with us. We wish to see you soon again! Best regards, Terhi More 

Brisbane, Australia
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This restaurant has changed name and is now known as the Frans & Cherie.From the moment we walked in we were met and seated by one of the waitresses who was effient and friendly. Within minutes we received table water ,wine list and menus.Whilst perusing the food menu our drink order was taken and was delivered a short time later... More 

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Thank Peter B
FransCherieRovaniemi, Duty Manager at Frans & Cherie Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed both the service and the food in our restaurant. I hope we will see you again! Best regards, Terhi More 

Naantali, Finland
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979 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Great central location and nice terrace too. It used to be Fransmanni, but new name is Frans & Cherie. Concept is still the same, so it's a chain restaurant serving French Cuisine. Service was friendly and fast. Menu was "safe", so food was not that innovative, but tasted good.

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Thank Halkidis
FransCherieRovaniemi, Duty Manager at Frans & Cherie Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and service in our restaurant. We wish to see you soon again! Best regards, Terhi More 

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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Now known as Frans&Cherie but not much has changed besides the decor. We had a nice dinner here. Appetizers were good especially the Roquefort snails! Tested the "mussel friday" and was pleasently surprises. Tasty mussels and plenty of them! Although some of them had a bit of sand... the desserts were the only letdown, pastry on tartlets was hard as... More 

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Thank Minskun
FransCherieRovaniemi, Duty Manager at Frans & Cherie Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the dinner except for that tartlet. We are sorry that it let you down. Fortunately it's not on our menu anymore. Instead we have now other great chocolate treats there, not to forget our classic: the warm chocolate cake. Please come again and taste our updated menu! Best... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We went to Fransmanni restaurant as we were staying in Hotel Sokos Vaakuna. We didn't make a reservation but were quickly seated, and staff were kind and attentive. We ordered main courses and desserts, both of which were lovely. The Arctic char with lentils was excellent. All round lovely meal with good service. The restaurant is not particularly formal, and... More 

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Thank chnorton
Sodankyla, Finland
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Food itself was certainly above average, but the place is largish and not too coze. But what would you expect from a big hotel-restaurant. We had mutton and liver portions, both were good, but not exquisite.

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Thank Multis
Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Really great restaurant, attentive staff and lovely food. Highly recommend the reindeer steak. Not cheap but absolutely delicious.

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Thank 318mary
Fethiye, Turkey
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna which runs the Fransmanni Testaurant as well. The atmosphere in the restaurant looks quite nice. I can say that the breakfast is quite satisfactory but can not say the same thing for the evenings. As we were already staying in the hotel we decided to have the dinner in Fransmanni. First... More 

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Thank Murat B
Madrid, Spain
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Went for a dinner with high expectations.The service was friendly and fast eventho the restaurant was full.The menu was interesting and sounded good but unfortunately the food didnt live up to it.It was average and the portions are not big.Considering the price the food was definately a disappointment.

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Thank Professional T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
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: Koskikatu 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Lapland  >  Rovaniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 44 4050216

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