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Makalu

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Asian, Nepalese, Vegan Options
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Pikkalankatu 5, Helsinki 00700, Finland
+358 50 5958400
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10:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri 10:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

If you want tasty nepalese food for good price, visit this restaurant and you will not leave hungry. Two persons can enjoy meals with soft drinks for 30 euros total, which is fairly cheap. Don't bother with starters unless you are extremely hungry, because the main courses are quite large and the rise and naan bread will make you feel... More 

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Thank Tommi H
Helsinki, Finland
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Malmin paras ruokaravintola. Erittäin kohtuullinen hintataso. Lounaalla usein niin täyttä ettei löydy kuin yksi vapaa pöytä mutta annokset tulevat keittiöstä aina muutamassa minuutissa. Käyty useasti jo parin-kolmen vuoden ajan ja joka kerta laatu yhtä hyvä. Best place for lunch and dinner in Malmi. Price level is very reasonable, lunch can be even called as cheap. Lunch time there can be... More 

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Thank Miika P
Tammisaari, Finland
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

By how many people are there all the time, food must good! Very cosy, food is excellent. Location in Malmi center is good. Lunch is very very good

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Thank kaisanuppu
Helsinki, Finland
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is a very standard "Nepalese" restaurant in Helsinki. Their offering is similar to all the other "Nepalese" restaurants in Finland, but every now and then the quality of the food is clearly above expectations. The quality varies somewhat, but is always at least on par with the norm for this kind of restaurants. So having a family dinner here... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

The food is very good and worth the price but the service wasn't amazing. Good enough but not very welcoming and happy. I normally rather take the food and eat at home. But definitely try this place for its food!

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Thank omppuliini
Espoo, Finland
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Have been eating here allready 4 times and food is allways good and fresh. Service is fast and nice also. I definitely go again

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Thank J0nttu
Helsinki, Finland
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

One of the best what I have eaten in Finland. This restaurant have excellent food, nice athmosphere and friendly stuff.

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Thank toster1
Helsinki, Finland
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

I have visited this restaurant a number of times and have always been very pleased with my experience. The food is well priced, and it's very tasty. Have always had lamb and I've loved it. The restaurant itself is not too big, but nicely decorated and never too busy or noisy. The wait staff are really polite and attentive. Definitely... More 

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Thank Camilla L
Vantaa, Finland
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128 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Lunch is served mon - fri 10:30 to 15:00, tasty Nepalese cuisine. Chicken and lamb dishes are best in class. The place itself is quite small and every time I have visited it has been fully packed but personnel always finds a couple of free seats.

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Thank JypeWasHere
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

The food is great and service very kind and fast even on a lunch time. Best Nepalese food I've tryed so far. Worth visiting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Nepalese, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pikkalankatu 5, Helsinki 00700, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 50 5958400

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