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European, Scandinavian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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An intimate restaurant seating just 18; the décor is ‘faux derelict’, with exposed brickwork and plaster walls. Creative cooking features Nordic flavou...
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All reviews tasting menu amuse bouche scallops sorbet soup ice cream beef pancakes surprise menu small restaurant tables are close together nice portions extra cheese memorable evening course dinner fine dining wine package
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only one menu available which is extremely overpriced. Service is very good but it doesnt change the fact that food is adequate and high priced.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 26 May 2021 via mobile

We enjoyed the 5 course tasting menu (which was actually 9 courses) together with my husband. Especially the main courses (salmon and steak) paired with season’s vegetables were perfect. The restaurant is so cozy and intimate, and the music was complimenting the astmosphere. Loved the...chef’s surprises.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

Small cosy innovative and tasteful restaurant; exactly what contemporary food culture in Helsinki is all about. This restaurant is a very intimate place, only few tables and serves tasting menu. The cuisine is modern Nordic/ Scandinavian in style. The wine pairing is spot on. High...quality dishes and Good value for your money. Had a lovely evening there and would certainly come back. Do make a reservation to secure a table.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 21 November 2020

Delicious food with great balance! Could not ask for more! Great service without being too serious or snobby. Snacks were amazing, starter and entree were to die for! Zander and cauliflower just melt in the mouth. Definitely will come again for the next tasting menu!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

Book a table! Small and cozy, fine dining place. Ordered a surprise menu of 6 courses + wines to accompany the dishes. Truly enjoyed the background stories of the wines and the ideas of the dishes brought to you by the chef’s themselves.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

We had the 4 course “surprise” menu with soup and a few amuse-bouches thrown in. The food was immaculately prepared and the chefs explained each dish was it came. Four the mains, we had artichoke, cod, beef and pancake and ice-cream. All very enjoyable apart...from a little too much salt on the beef and the beetroot purée underneath the cod. You have to book as the place is really small.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

We had the surprise 4 course menu for 57 Euros per person. This was fine dining. The restaurant is small with very limited seating. Service was good. There were many tasters which were tasty. The pumpkin soup was sweet and peppery and quite delicious. The...homemade bread was very good. The starter and deserts were also very good. I was disappointed with the second course which was cod served on beetroot. The beetroot was made into little balls to look like risotto but it was very salty indeed. The cod was a little overcooked. The main dish was medium rare beef from Lapland that was quite tough and too salty.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

Superb eating experience! We had the 6 course dinner with the recommended wine menu and all was simply perfect. There were also additional small delicious bites between the courses, so we definitely did not leave hungry :) The place is quite small and cosy, but...this makes it also easy for the Spis team to take good care of each customer. Will visit again.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 16 January 2020

What an amazing experience! Very clever dishes and the wine choices (wine package) were a spot on. Really enjoyed every single serving! The ambience is very laid back and cosy, customer service excellent. This is a tiny place, book a table in advance!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 10 January 2020

A journey through luxury food in a relaxing atmosphere. We had some dietary restrictions which was handled quite nicely.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Spis is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5