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“Expensive”
Review of Kaarna

Kaarna
Ranked #149 of 1,522 Restaurants in Helsinki
Cuisines: Scandinavian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
Hofkirchen, Germany
1 review
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“Expensive”
Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

Nice ambient, but really overpriced, even compared to already expensive Finnish standards. We left after we read the menu.

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Treviso, Italy
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nice place”
Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

fine dining and great food. portions a little scarce but high quality and beautiful compositions. I'm sorry that it is positioned in the mall, losing a bit of elegance and tranquility.
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Thank Dario C
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Nice Food”
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Very nice food and decor, staff very nice and friendly, the price is like most in Helsinki "expensine" - worth a visit and there where a lot of locals in

Visited March 2014
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Thank sheilan
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Bath, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Terrible value for money”
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Me and my two friends went to Kaarna to have a few drinks, a bit of food and a chat. The interior is neat, service friendly and view to Helsinki town centre good. BUT (a big one). It's one thing ripping off tourists, but there is a limit. If you charge 10 euros for a cheese "platter" with two 3x5 cm slices of bread, three tiny (3x3 cm) slices of Finnish cheese (which you can buy from any supermarket) and one slice of blue cheese (3x2 cm), does the restaurant management expect the customers to leave feeling satisfied? We also ordered the fish platter and the game platter (with two slices of meat and two small slices of bread), which were just as poor value for money.

  • Visited March 2014
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Oulu, Finland
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“In Scandinavian style”
Reviewed 8 March 2014

The location is in the Forum shopping mall, but the restaurant has peaceful atmosphere. The interior and the menu are both very Scandinavian: simple but surprising and pleasant. There's many well-known Finnish delicacies on the menu so this is good way to try local tastes. When the place is packed, the service can be quite slow. There's also a bar where to have coffee or drinks.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Anna V
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