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Foija

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Aurakatu 10 | Hansa, Turku, Finland
+358 20 7994002
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Turku, Finland
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390 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It must have been more than 20 years since I'd been in Foija last time. It used to be an institution as one of the oldest restaurants in town. The restaurant scene has moved down to the river during the last few years and Foija was closed down for renovation for some time, so I'd sort of forgot about the... More 

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Porvoo, Southern Finland, Finland
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch and was very impressed with the quality! Great chicken salad as well as a fresh and nice starter buffet was on offer. Will definitely return!

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Thank Aarne H
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

New Year evening dinner. Pleasent athmosphere at cellar. Short, but attractive menu. As starter garlic-blue cheese snails, traditional starter, which you cannot miss and they did not. As warm two types of lamb...excellent...nice bottle of red wine, perfect! But no space for dessert...anyway good choice and worth of money

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Thank 793villek
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We had steak a few times here. Always good and it was great tenderloin with raspberry sauce 👍👍👍😋😋 The restaurant is nice and cozy.

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Thank Gade D
Hanoi, Vietnam
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Service has always been good and when you enjoy your meal in the cellar you can feel the history because of brick walls etc. Never disappointed the food and service has never failed me. Only thing you should know you need to ask the code to WC, ask waiter or waitress.

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Thank Pekka S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Went in just as it opened and we're seated downstairs. Kind of dark down there but the service was very good and quick and the food was very very good. A little on the expensive side, but then again it is Finland :) Also very centrally located right next to the Market Square.

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Thank Lisa D
Turku, Finland
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208 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went here after work. Downstairs opened at four o'clock so we sat upstairs. Had starters and main courses. The food was good and tasty. Service was friendly. The place was bright in colour. The situation is just perfekt, in the city center.

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Thank Tukano
Turku, Finland
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143 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Good burger, fresh and nice new interior that succesfully respects the history of this building. Service was good, friendly and attentive. Burgers came quite quickly. We ate upstairs. I recommend as a peaceful place to eat, meet and relax. Conveniently located next to main market square in the entrance of Hansa shopping area in Turku downtown. Expensive wine list, especially... More 

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Thank SakiJR
Warsaw
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

I came to Foija right after harbouring a yacht following 4 days sailing from Gdynia to Turku without a stop. Which means I was really hungry of tastes :) Started with escargot, then goinng to white fish and finishing with Pavlova. All the dishses were perfectly prepared, balanced and fresh.

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Espoo, Finland
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

I really recommend this restaurant! Delicious food and the staff is great! They also have good wines and the milieu is very interesting and beautiful.

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Thank HeidiiiH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aurakatu 10 | Hansa, Turku, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southwest Finland  >  Turku
  • Phone Number: +358 20 7994002

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