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US$11 - US$63
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European, Central European, Scandinavian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have enjoyed a dinner at Pompier twice during the past weeks, and have been very happy with the food. Grilled avocado ceviche with roasted tomato crème and chimichurri was a delicious started, and beef tenderloin steak with bearnaise sauce is one of my favorites...as the main. Pompier provides excellent value for money, both for food and wine. And if you are a desert person, you should try their tarte tatin, it's the best one I have ever had.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 15 April 2022 via mobile

The location is top notch. The food was really good. We had their tasting menu with wine suggestions and it was really very good. The thing is, next night we went to another restaurant where the food was next level, so I couldn't really give...this review more than 4/5.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 1 February 2022

We visited Pompier on a Saturday night for a dinner. We ordered menus of 3 courses. The food was tasty, but there were a bit too many components in each dish. Nothing really stood out, as there were so many things on the plate. The...staff was friendly and the atmosphere at the restaurant was nice. I've heard a lot of good feedback for the lunch, so I would probably choose this restaurant for lunch rather than dinner.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 31 October 2021 via mobile

Lovely ambiance, warm welcome and delicious food & wine. Had the 3 course set menu. Would recommend and return when next in Helsinki.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 24 August 2021 via mobile

Everything was really nice, friendly service and the food was good. However the food was only good and not excellent or exciting or anything special. I may be quite demanding in this sense, but meat and potatoes like this does not impress me. So even...if I wanted to give a better rating, I really can’t. Maybe another menu may be more innovative, but I feel that the restaurant food should be something I am not easily able to recreate - at least when we’re talking about restaurants at this price range.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 21 July 2021

Walked in for dinner without reservation on a Saturday evening. Staff very friendly got us a table inside. Service is very good, excellent food and great value for money We paid 120 euros for 2 persons including a bottle of wine.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

The four of us had dinner and had a lovely time. Most of the staff were really friendly and attentive and we really felt welcome. The doors dont open until 5pm so dont show up too early for your booking. We didnt mind the wait...at all though. For started we had the escargot and the salmon, both dishes very tasty! For mains we had the entrecote and the duck, both excellent again. Loved the French fries and bernaise sauce especially. For dessert we had the creme brulee with red currant sorbet which was fresh and a very nice end to an excellent meal. Good wine list and the decor and atmosphere of the restaurant were very nice. Will definitely come again and will try the set menu next time!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 5 August 2020 via mobile

I travel a lot due to my work, and have had good culinary experiences all around the world - but this was probably the best 3-course dinner I have ever had! A perfect symphony of tastes, mainly utilizing local ingredients. 10+

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

Everything about the small but tasteful menu at this establishment is well thought out and perfectly executed. Staff are prompt and efficient. Food is carefully crafted and delicious. Prices are very reasonable for Helsinki.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 25 February 2020

I had a special vegetarian meal, that was tasty but not very "local"... the wine was not bad and the price (being in Helsinki) definitely acceptable. The staff is very friendly.

Date of visit: February 2020
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ashleywhite0728
31 August 2019|
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Response from coupleperigordian | Reviewed this property |
I think that they do not offer a Saturday lunch buffet - as normally in Finland when they are mentioning ‘“ weekdays “ it does not include a weekend day .. ( on their Finnish website is : lunch ( salade buffet - soup and... More
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Wellywoman
16 February 2018|
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Response from Lavarcham | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - we drank wine so I'm afraid I can't help with your question. It was good food though. Hope you enjoy your trip
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Pompier Espa is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4