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Food Sightseeing - CLOSED

Viikinkaari 6, Helsinki 00790, Finland
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Helsinki was very relaxed, no pressure sight seeing and food experience. The folks there are very... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2014
BobBohner
discover the food culture

It is very interesting to know the variety of food culture of Finland(Helsinki) !! for about... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2014
chiechan2014
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HELSINKI FOOD TOUR - compact 2.5 hours walking tour including city center top sights, Finnish food and drink tastings and shopping possibility.Minimum for one person, 80 eur/person.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
28 Dec 2014
“sight seeing”
3 Mar 2014
“discover the food culture”
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Viikinkaari 6, Helsinki 00790, Finland
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Reviewed 28 December 2014

Helsinki was very relaxed, no pressure sight seeing and food experience. The folks there are very friendly, a little language hassle, but with some practice on my behalf, managed just fine.

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Reviewed 4 March 2014

It is very interesting to know the variety of food culture of Finland(Helsinki) !! for about 3hours has passed quickly.

3  Thank chiechan2014
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

I took part with my secretary and assistant colleagues in the Helsinki of the Locals Tour and enjoyed it a lot since gastronomy and local food are close to my heart. Our meeting point was the Hietalahti Food Market Hall where we tasted some excellent...More

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1  Thank Virpi S
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

We were a group of 8 on a cruise stop. This was a a great way to spend some time in Helsinki. We had two guides which was great because we are a group who asks lots of questions. More historical information from the guides...More

1  Thank TinaWard
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

The marketing materials give a completely different idea of the amount of food served during the trip. The only savory food that was served was a small tidbit of smoked salmon and smoked reindeer, a small dry piece of bread with a little bit of...More

1  Thank Annika H
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Tanja K, Owner at Food Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2013

Dear foodie, thank you for your honest feedback. These two negative feedback are from the same tour that was unsuccesfull. We faced great difficulties in September as our other route changed and other routes group sizes increased suddenly - even though we have agreed with...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2013

I was expecting that if the name of the tour is "Food Sightseeing" there would be also some food. We didn´t get almost anything to eat, I was hungry in the beginning and became angry after I understood the spirit of this tour which was...More

Thank Lauri L
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Tanja K, Owner at Food Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2013

Dear foodie, thank you for your honest feedback. These two negative feedback are from the same tour that was unsuccesfull. We faced great difficulties in September as our other route changed and other routes group sizes increased suddenly - even though we have agreed with...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2013

My family and I (my wife and I and our 13 year old daughter) decided to try this out, as we had a cruise stop in Helsinki and were looking for something to do there. The total group size was 6, 7 including our guide....More

2  Thank Skinflint_traveller
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

The tour is billed as an experience of Finnish food, but it was more a tour of some local restaurants and stores with a few tastes of what was sold. I can't say I really walked away any more educated on Finnish cuisine than when...More

Thank BrianT787
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Tanja K, Owner at Food Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2013

Dear Foodie, I am sorry to hear that we couldn´t meet your expectations. Our tastings during the summer 2013 has been: Design hotel: slider Bakery: meat pie Market Square: reindeer meatball and vendice -fish Bistro & Michelin star restaurant: Slush Hidden cafe: Cinnamon bon &...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2013

I joined a three-hour food tour that began at a boutique hotel (Klaus K), took in a bakery, Kauppatori market, a bistro attached to a Michelin star restaurant (but not actually the Michelin star restaurant), a shop selling a mixture of imported and local delicacies...More

Thank Rcat871
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Tanja K, Owner at Food Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2013

Dear Foodie, thank you for your feedback. I highly appreciate your honest opinion of our tour. According to your review we have made some changes. From now on meat pie will be serverd cutted in half and there is a paper bag so other half...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2013

The food sightseeing tour in Helsinki gave a lot of new information about food and Helsinki and was a fun way to spend a day, even for a person who live in the city!

Thank Eveliina H
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