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Pizza, European, Scandinavian
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Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 23 July 2022 via mobile

They served us bread that was very dry, tables were uncleaned, plates dirty, tissues actually glued to table. Food was not worth the price and service was mediocre while prices were high. This place has lost its glamour and downgraded a lot.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 7 April 2022

Very nice environment. The food was very good. 4 persons, who have eaten the lightly smoked salmon, the fish of the day and chicken breast. Everyone was fully satisfied with the food. The staff was very kind. A good experience in a good place. I...would go back.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 24 July 2021

Had an entrecote steak that was medium on the raw side. Steak and sauce were delicious. Garlic potatoes on the side were a bit disappointing but the steak was so large I got full by just eating it and veggies. I ordered Ice cream and...chocolate dressing as a dessert, it was beautifully served and tasted great. Nice cellar restaurant with atmospheric lighting. The staff was friendly and pro.More

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

If you liike to time travel to ‘80s it’s fine, otherwise avoid it. Not worth of Your money! You will get similar food from service starion.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 5 July 2020 via mobile

Good location, nice cellar restaurant in city center. Friendly service and pretty quick service also during rush hour. We had three pizzas of two really good, one average

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

I was there with friends having a nice dinner. The athmosphere in the cellar is awesome, just ask to be seated away from the buffet area. Hällä serves excellent old school restaurant food. And the staff is extremely friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 June 2019 via mobile

Very good food and lovely atmosphere. Also the service is excellent. I would recommend this place also for families.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 14 May 2019 via mobile

We had a very nice meal here. The restaurant has a very nice atmosphere and the food is really well prepared / decorated. A place to remember when visiting the area.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

my first visit to this one. Nice and oozy place, excellent service. We were recommended by visitors that the pizzas are extremely good so I could not avoid to try. Unfortunately I took anchovy in to mine and it practically spoiled the whole thing because...it was way too much of it. Other dishes were very tasty and good. I would and will definitely go there again and order something else ;)More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Yep, you cannot find pizza like this in Helsinki, Tampere or Turku so I keep coming to Hällä and so should you.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Very wide choice of meals, especially pepper stakes. Do not miss snails in tasteful sauce of garlic and something I cannot recognize but great.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I have ever only had a great dinner in Hällä but the latest visit was not that superb. We had the lunch buffet and I was disappointed with both the salad bar and the warm dishes. The salad bar used to have a great variety...of choices, very fresh and exciting, but now it was quite modest and the variety was rather small. My kids liked the water melon part of the bar but otherwise it left us a bit cold. There were two kinds of bread on offer and it seemed that at least one of them had been cooked together with pizzas because it had rubbed off some flavour that didn't quite suite the bread itself. My choice of the warm dishes from the buffet was beef and it was quite okay. The other choices contained e.g. tortillas but they both looked and tasted a bit stale and dried out. The dessert custard was straight from the can and overly sweet. The kids liked it, obviously.. The atmosphere and decor appealed to me as always: it is like sitting in the cellar of an old castle. The private sections of the dining area are very nice as well if you are visiting with a bigger group and want some privacy. Let's hope that there will be improvements in the food soon!More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

What’s on the menu? Pizza and 80’s food. If you’re looking for an old school restaurant, this is it. It’s nice and the food’s okay. I still think that 20+ euros for a hamburger is a bit too much.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Visit with family at my birthday at dinner. Food quality was really good, lot of selection, nice castle like athmosphere in cellar. We got own lodge which was kind of private. One point reduced due the dessert pannacotta which was bit to thick for my...taste, but overall really good experience. Can really suggest to eat here if you visit city and we will definiatelly come again. We selected Snails, Fish, pasta, beef and chantarelle dishes for starters and main course. Desserts were waffel, sorbet and cheese cake. Well done.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Normal diner in a nice cosy atmosphere! The salad bar is small and a bit strange to me in how this works, you take the salad from a buffet bar, not a wide variety of choices and some bread! Food is oke. Price is reasonable

Date of visit: March 2018
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4