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££ - £££, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Ratakatu 1 b, Helsinki 00120, Finland
+358 9 647551
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good52%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“naan bread” (4 reviews)
“gulab jamun” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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Nepalese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Ratakatu 1 b, Helsinki 00120, Finland
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We ate here as it was close to our hotel and I had read good reviews of it online. I'm pleased to say we weren't disappointed. We ate here on a Friday evening and were able to get a table without having booked. The restaurant...More

Thank pboropixie
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We were a group of 5 adults and 2 children who were welcomed inside by a courteous man. Our friend, knowing the popularity of the restaurant and our group size had stopped by earlier to book us seats for the evening meal. The atmosphere was...More

Thank jksmi
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very good! The reception is loved! They are Very attentive. The price is good, nothing spooky.

Thank Aline F
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had dinner with a party of 4 +Selection +Starters (fresh baked bread on the house) +Value +Nepalese beers -Hot even by the window If you like traditional munkki, try Gulab Jamun as dessert! Would recommend, would dine again. Best Regards, John Colossal Hama-bead enthusiast

Thank JohnColossal
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been going to this restaurant for probably 15 years every time we visit Helsinki. The food is really good overall, but their naan is exceptional! Fun place to visit with friends and relatives. Recommend.

Thank Riitta K
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Himalaya is cosy and relaxed restaurant and seems to be also popular for the locals. Food is easy to select from the numerous nepalese choices, which are not too spicy but exotic anyway. There are also nepalese beers in the list. A good place to...More

Thank matti_matkamies
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Its a mix where Nepali and Indian cuisine meet. Cramped but seems very popular some regulars and tourists.

Thank Jan Erik G
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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...More

Thank travellsometimes
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...More

1  Thank HannaSofiaV
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...More

Thank sanmame
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
Himalaya, located in Kaartinkaupunki - Helsinki, is the oldest Nepalese restaurant in Finland with over 20 years of history. Here at Himalaya we believe that the restaurant experience comes from excellent ingredients which are cooked with skill together with friendly and smooth service. This combination has kept us a favourite choice for our customers for over 20 years. A satisfied customer is everything for us. Our wide menu has something for everyone - mild and hot, vegan or lamb. With us you can enjoy great tastes from the Himalayan mountain region in a comfortable environment and warm service. Our 55 seats offer culinary experiences to everyone. So join us for lunch, dinner or ask for home delivery or larger quantities!
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