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“Best dinner in Finland”
Review of Pollowaari

Pollowaari
Ranked #1 of 156 Restaurants in Jyvaskyla
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Scandinavian, International
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Great food, great wines - best service in Finland.
We had a start dish: goat cheese with three types of sea-buckthorn, main course: lamb neck cooked overnight and many vegetables in different forms, dessert: mini creambrulee with fruits and sea-buckthorn in two forms.

Great value for your money.

Thank Kalle L
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

This restaurant is part of the Yopuu hotel. Do not be put off by the name. The decor is rather dark and traditionalist but the food is very good. We had the special nature journey menu. The best hollandaise sauce I've had. The veal was just melt in the mouth. Dessert was tropical fruits and mousse, again delightful . The price is quite hefty but well worth it for a special occasion.

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Thank anna mari h
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

This place was excellent! Many of us in the party tried the "land" menu which included the lamb neck. It sounded a little risky, but we were assured by our waiter that it was excellent and after describing how it was prepared via slow cooking many of us decided to take a chance on it, as it is always nice to try something new that you normally don't eat. None of us were disappointed. The dish was excellent as well as the service. There is a reason this place is #1.

Price: The evening got pretty expensive in our party of 7, but you can probably scrape by okay with the a la carte menu if you want to limit the spending but still enjoy a fine dining experience.

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Thank John_Gaudy
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

This was my second visit in Pöllövaari and once again the food was absolutely fantastic. They way how they are combining Finns raw material to modern portion is amassing. They have also their own wine selection which gives the final combination to whole dinner. Restaurant is small so you need to make table reservation. Very intimate dining area. Service was friendly and professional.

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Thank Arska-FI
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

The food here is excellent, the table was well set in a comfortable room. I selected from a set menu which included beetroot soup and a main course of reindeer which was complimented by a selection of good wines suggested by the restaurant and served with a brief description by the waiter.
As part of a hotel the breakfast was also of excellent quality.

Thank Archy28
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