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European, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a nice table at the terrace. Service was good until we gat our dishes. I ordered my burger medium minus, but it was well done. There were no waiters anywhere, so I ate my burger and wife her fish. That burger was propably...one of the tasteless burgers Ive ever had. No salt, no pepper, no nothing. After eating, we waited for waiter for quite a long time and actually planned to walk away. Before there were many waiters and other customers there but at this point we were alone. So wife went inside to toilet and told someone we would like to pay. I asked the waiter if the terrace was closed but no. I told also about the burger and she apologised. Bad experience.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 28 November 2020 via mobile

Affordable quality food in a symphatetic setting. We had a three course dinner. The housemade bread, pasta and ice cream are worth all the praise; they use lots of organic and interesting ingredients; and the service was friendly and knowing. Really nothing to complain. The...atmosphere is very open and casual, but that's part of the concept.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

We went to the Zum Beispiel on Saturday afternoon and it is quite popular, so we highly recommend to call a table reservation if you don't want to stand, wait and watch. We ordered two hamburgers and we have a couple of special wishes about...our meals. Everything was realizable and we get exactly what we ask for. Summa summarum: we enjoy every moment in this place. (Except little waiting time when we arrived in, because we didn't have a table reservation) The food was excellent and the atmosphere was nice and clean. The staff were quite young and energetic and the customer service gave us an image of professional impression. We surely visit there at least once again :)More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 August 2020 via mobile

Arrived with high expectations and after reading the menu the expectation level was even higher . We ordered a burger and vegetarian pasta . The burger was an ordinary , rather soggy creation and my pasta was overcooked plus had far too much sauce ....It reminded me of a store bought pasta sauce in a jar . Not worth 20 euros . Side salad was a small serving of a few salad leaves, one olive, one cherry , a paper thin slice of carrot and an apple wedge . Such an “ interesting “ combo. Waitress was attentive though and offered me a cup of coffee for compensation. Didn’t have time to stay for coffee . A plus for delicious bread .More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 31 July 2020 via mobile

I had a Zum Erdbeer salad with goat cheese and my friend had a Cabra risotto. Both were good but maybe I was expecting a bit more due to the expensive prices. However, the location of the restaurant is pretty good in the Old Town...of Porvoo.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 6 July 2020

I order the "lunch pasta of the day" (3 to choose from) with halloumi, chanterelles and zucchinis. Really tasty! They even had a bread buffet with different varieties of delicious home made bread + olive oil, butter, herb salts etc. The service was fast and...professional even though the restaurant was absolutely packed the whole time. Reasonably priced, pasta of the day around 14€ at lunch. A la carte mains around 20-25€.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 31 March 2020 via mobile

We have been here few times already and will be again. Really nice restaurant in good place next to old town of Porvoo. Food has been really tasty and they are taking care if allergies or limitations with food. Only complain that restaurant is not...open late in summertime, as they are in the winter.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

Excellent place for dinner. A very relaxed atmosphere, friendly waitresses and sincerely good food! I liked the fact that you could order and pay for it by the cashier, not having to wait for a waitress at each step. Thank you, For Example ;)

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

We had extremely good lunch here on Sat 1st of February. It was busy and whole place eas crowded but we managed to get a table and had to wait 20 min for our food. Efficient service, tasty dishes and everything was satisfying. Especially burgers...and pasta with chicken was good. Note that prices are high and you would expect table service instead of ordering at the counter. This was the only downside we found, otherwise highly recommended.More

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

Restaurant at its best for breakfast and lunches. Easy going, a bit noisy. Slow but friendly service. As a foodie, waste of money as for dinner offering.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Zum Beispiel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5