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€6 - €33
CUISINES
European, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 December 2023 via mobile

Went with friends for dinner. Everything was great. Good service, delicious food and tasty drinks. The restaurant was beautiful. Would recommend the lamb pasta, it was wonderful. If you like spicy food, the sicilian pasta is perfect.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023

My wife and I went to a restaurant and I ate grilled Angus beef and my wife ate a leaf steak and for dessert we had coffee / tea and chocolate truffle cake. The food itself was good. The Angus bull I ordered was medium...despite I order it medium minus. But the service, left a lot to be desired. We had a table reservation at 17:00. We had to wait about 15 minutes to get to the table. There was a free table, but there was no staff to guide us to the table. Every time it was really difficult to reach the waiter and it took too long for the waiter to come and ask for the order. We didn't find anything interesting about the starters, and the bread basket and spread that are usually used in restaurants of this level were not brought to the table. The bread basket / spread was also not available to order as an appetizer. It also took a long time for the food to arrive, and it's not nice to wait when you're hungry. For some reason, when you compared the service to other tables, the service at our table was about half as slow. I don't know if we just had bad luck with the waiter. Also, the taste of the food was not inquired about until after we had already eaten and again after a long waiting time we got the waiter to our table to take the dessert order.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 2 July 2023 via mobile

Loved our lunch here so much we had dinner here on the same night, too! Service good, meals of excellent quality and taste. Location is good, pretty much walking distance from anywhere in central Turku. Can warmly recommend!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 30 June 2023 via mobile

Dinner outside with friends. They recommend their signature pasta and lamb dish, which didn’t disappoint. Tender lamb, no stringy parts. Pasta cooked al dente. I’d gladly return.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 20 June 2023

The minute steak with fries and feta pomegranate salad is always a great option. It is so good that I choose it almost every time. The location is nice and the terrace has a view to the river.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 8 August 2022

Nonchalant service at entrance, somewhat untidy, portion far too salty, athmosphere disappointment. There's numerous better restaurants in Turku.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 July 2022 via mobile

We had dinner with friends. Customer service was great even the place was quite full. Person who served us was always smiling, took time with us and we had good time with him. Food: - starters - really good - wine suggestions were great -...main: I took a steak. Overs half of times (other places) cooking levels are not ok. I like it "rare". Steak was tasty and cooking level just great. Everything went just great 👌 I can recommend.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 11 May 2022 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service, homey and functional interior and exquisite restaurant location. I’ve visited Blanko many, many years ago and remembered it to be a top-notch and was a bit worried that would it still meet my expectations after all these years. But it outweight...them! Everything was tasteful, even our kids said that it was the best leaf steak they have ever eaten. And they have eaten it a lot in many different restaurants all over the world. I can especially recommend the lamb pasta, it is a Blanko classic.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 13 December 2021

Restaurants atmosphere is nice and well thought. Place is quit popular especially in summertime, so you should consider making a reservation. All the food is good/great, but the lamb pasta is absolute heaven. Its a big portion with a lot of lamb and home made...red pesto. Insanely good, you hope the dish never ends!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 6 December 2021 via mobile

We had a great evening get together at the restaurant. The waiter who served us was extremely helpful and took a good care of us. Food was very good even tho the famous lamb pasta didn’t wow me completely

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 3 September 2021

I was looking for a well-located, pretty place with good food, that would have options for a vegan friend, and found it! The service was fast and efficient and the food surprisingly good. I strongly recommend Blanko.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 September 2021 via mobile

On a day trip at Turku needed something to eat and remembered this place.Fortunately they had a free table, this place is usually fully booked. Lambpasta almost made me cry and primitivo wine was just the right choice as recommended. Friendly service, I will come...back.Book a table and enjoy.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 25 July 2021

Had a quick visit to Turku on a sunday. It's a shame so many restaurants are closed on sundays. Anyway, Blanko was open and the food was delish! I had salmon with rasberry and avocado, very nice! My husband had a tiger-prawn salad and our...girls enjoyed their mozzarella pasta. Service was a little from the quieter side, but the job got done. Would visit again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 9 July 2021

Blanko is located on the banks of the Aura River just a short stroll from the city centre. Weekdays they serve good wholesome lunches that include coffee and confectionary as a small but sweet dessert. We had a shrimp pasta meal which was of generous...quantity, tasty and presented to perfection. Seats and tables can be reserved and patrons are able to sit outside to share cigarette smoke if they wish. We chose an indoor table located on the lower level to the left of the entrance - it was cooler and less crowded on the day. The service was quite satisfactory from energetic staff. Without doubt, for a fulfilling lunch this restaurant is hard to beat for both speed and efficiency and cost.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 18 June 2021

We were first time visiting Turku with my vegetarian friend and we chose Blanko for dinner because it was located right next to river Aurajoki. There is a terrace but we ate inside because it was quite chilly night. The inside of the restaurant was...ambient and beautiful. The service was excellent through the dinner. We both had starters, main courses and desserts. Everything was excellent, really tasty and not too pricy! Will visit again on the next Turku visit. The menu had all different meals and it also had choices for my vegetarian friend.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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