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Reviewed 11 August 2021 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this place. I had a 3 course menu plus a cheese course. The pictures say it all...fine dining and terrific presentation in a beautiful outdoor setting. Finland isn't cheap, but at 42 Euros this was a steal (and more reasonable...than similar offerings nearby)!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

Excellent food, service and location. Nice terrace and cellar restaurant. If you want some special menu this restaurant is good choice.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 2 July 2021

Not usually my palate and very fine looking… but everything tasted so yummy! If you choose the three course menu, the dish sizes are smaller (lower price too!). But normal salad as a starter, good bread and main course… we were stuffed with excellent food....Easy access and good tables on the terrace for a wheelchair. Enough space too. Not so much on the inside I think.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 6 March 2021

The restaurant is located on the banks of the River Aura, but the narrow frontage provides very few tables with any significant views. The vast majority of the seating is underground in a labyrinth of well lit and relatively intimate rooms. We chose the timing...of our visit so that we could be accommodated during a period of inactivity.. This was indeed the case and we were pleased that we remained isolated for the majority of the visit. The food was satisfactory although I thought my fish main course was a little overcooked. The service very good but course comments and explanations by the staff at the table were difficult to understand due the muffled effect of masks. (This is not a criticism but simply an observation). Overall, staff performance was good, but I was disappointed to have an unrequested bottle of water placed on our table at the end of our meal and a subsequent charge added to my bill. It was only 1€ and I made no mention at the time, but it did not encourage me to leave a small gratuity to the staff. I thought practices like these no longer existed in restaurants of repute. Other diners arrived during the dessert/coffee part of our meal and were placed next to us instead of at other vacant socially distanced tables. This may seem a small insignificant comment, but small thoughtless things matter when making recommendations.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 30 January 2021 via mobile

+pretty cheap compated to other semi fine dining places +food was good +place was beautiful inside -starter was pretty bad sad to say +- food was good but nothing special Can recommend but not the best fine dining place.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 2 March 2020

I had an amazing experience at E. Ekblom. it was a special occasion because I visited this restaurant at the party organized by my company. There were beautiful foods on the buffet but there was not so many vegan option on the buffet. When I...asked for a vegan option, the service person organized vegan dish for me and it was very tasty!! She even organized vegan cakes for me... I highly recommend this place!!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 7 January 2020 via mobile

Very nice place, very friendly staff and top service. Value for the money brilliant with chef's menu. Will be back for sure!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 2 November 2019 via mobile

Had three courses and enjoyed them all very much. One of the best fine dining meals I have had in Turku, great atmosphere and friendly staff!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 20 August 2019

There was no space inside so we had a table outside, which would have been ok but the table was very sticky, even after being wiped twice. Apparently this something to do with aphid poo. We had the three-course menu, of which the starters were...the best (steak tartare or summer roll). The main courses (risotto, or fish-of-the-day) were fine, but not much of a step up from what you'd get at a e10 lunch. The dessert, a blueberry and almond pie was quite good. For the prices, I'm expected a bit more. Service was rather slow, apparently because they were short staffed.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

Visited with friends. We quite enjoyed the three course menu. Value for money. I also like the atmosphare of the half- basement celler.

Date of visit: January 2019
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5