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0.4 km from The Esplanadi Park
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Reviewed 6 March 2021 via mobile

Tasted 2 mains, one reindeer and one fish dish. Both were very good quality and tasted good. Tried 1 cheese dessert, it was amazing. Food 4,5/5 Place looks very special in Helsinki, like old Finnish "tupa". Furniture unfortunately isn't the most comfortable. Place: 4/5 Service...was very professional but a bit distant. Service: 4/5More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 6 March 2021

Lappi ravintola is one of the best Finnish restaurants I found in Helsinki. The staff is very experienced and friendly. Food is delicious and wines too. It is a bit expensive but is worth it.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 10 February 2021 via mobile

Was here with businessmen and customers. The place is very original and with food that is from Lapland like reindeer and fish. The service and quality was very good. Also the interior was very special so a place that will be remembered. Thank you for...the good experienceMore

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

This restaurant is unique in its interior and food menu. It’s a must visit for anyone who wants to taste end experience a bit a Lappish culture. You feel as though you are in a cabin far away from any city with its decor of...rustic trappers cabin feel. The food and especially the reindeer is delicious. It’s not a cheap experience and the portions are not huge, so don’t come on a budget. But well worth a visit!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 9 March 2020 via mobile

The place looks very different than anything i've seen before, it is all wood and very rustic. There is a very chill and nice atmosphere and the service was very nice. But the best thing about it is the food!! We had the salmon salad...and the reindeer joint and they were absolut heaven! Highly recommend for meat lovers and for people that what to try something different.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 28 February 2020

This place transports your mind and palate to Finland’s Lapland with its deer-inspired interiors and menu items. Go for the traditional Lappish fare - tender braised deer for main and tasty baked cheese for dessert. Reservations are highly recommended as they are quite popular in...the neighborhood. I walked-in solo and almost got turned down until a welcoming staff found a way to accommodate me. Next issue was my mobile phone battery which was at 1% but another helpful staff offered me a power bank so problem solved! Needless to say, my entire dining experience was enjoyable, delectable and superb.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 25 February 2020 via mobile

A different experience with a Lappish restaurant in Helsinki. When you enter through the door, you travel to the north immediately. The design of the restaurant as well as the food is not like any other restaurant I have visited. A very positive experience thanks...to Trip Advisor. Strongly recommended if you want to try something different and genuine.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

We had amazing food. A serving of both elk and reindeer, was so delicious. And a beautiful dessert. Highly recommendable.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 18 February 2020 via mobile

I've been a few times to Restart Lappi and the restaurant have never let me down. Great food, drinks, wine and champagne, service too!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 4 February 2020 via mobile

Our meal was fantastic and the service was impeccable. The decor is so “frontier”, it feels like a log cabin with hand sawn lumber inside. The food was derived from the sustenance of the arctic and refined to the art of French cuisine. We tried...the sampler plate and were very pleased, the salmon tartar is like really good poke. Our waitress surely was on leave from Santa’s workshop because of her charm and twinkle. The salmon was cooked with a light smoke flavor, yet maintained all of its moisture and sea going flavor. The reindeer was very lean and tasty. The mashed potatoes were a delicacy themselves. We normally don’t do dessert, but felt this meal could easily be a hat trick. It was. My lingonberry mousse will go down in history as a defining moment in the global quest for dessert Nirvana. To say we recommend this place is an understatement.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Response from raybL4307IV | Reviewed this property |
Yes they served a Bear stew when we were there, best to check the menu though because it does chat.
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Restaurant Lappi is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5