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) #206 of 1,208 Restaurants in Helsinki $$ - $$$ , Asian, Vegan Options
Pikkalankatu 5, Helsinki 00700, Finland
+358 50 5958400
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  • Very good55%
  • Average6%
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Nepalese, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Pikkalankatu 5, Helsinki 00700, Finland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are regural visitors at Makalu. My absolute favorite foods at Makalu are vegetarian the foods with cheese- I recommend those! Friendly staff. Thank you!

Thank TaeYe0n
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, nice and pleasant atmosphere, very polite staff. Good location close to the Malmi railway. Prices are suitable and the winelist is good. Tried resently Chile's redwine, which was excellent, very tasty.

Thank 621sarip
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Although this suburb restaurant doesn't look that inviting from outside, the food is on par with the Nepalese restaurant in Central Helsinki. Pricing is a little bit more inexpensive than in the central. Easy place to visit with toddlers and the service is friendly. It's...More

Thank trm42
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Both lunch and a la carte are really tasty, and the service is invariably friendly. Lunch has a vegetarian option each day.

Thank Laura U
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Always lovely food and very friendly service. Excellent quality and reasonable prices. Have never been disappointed. Very popular during lunch hours.

Thank Elli_josefiina
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place is really a hidden gem. Located in the not-so-fancy suburb of Malmi one wouldn't expect to find the best Nepalese restaurant in the whole city. Only Himalaya in Kaartinkaupunki can compete with Makalu. I had minced lamb meat balls in a fantastic spicy...More

Thank Kai J
Reviewed 7 August 2016

If you want tasty nepalese food for good price, visit this restaurant and you will not leave hungry. Two persons can enjoy meals with soft drinks for 30 euros total, which is fairly cheap. Don't bother with starters unless you are extremely hungry, because the...More

Thank Tommi H
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Malmin paras ruokaravintola. Erittäin kohtuullinen hintataso. Lounaalla usein niin täyttä ettei löydy kuin yksi vapaa pöytä mutta annokset tulevat keittiöstä aina muutamassa minuutissa. Käyty useasti jo parin-kolmen vuoden ajan ja joka kerta laatu yhtä hyvä. Best place for lunch and dinner in Malmi. Price level...More

Thank Miika P
Reviewed 21 March 2016

By how many people are there all the time, food must good! Very cosy, food is excellent. Location in Malmi center is good. Lunch is very very good

Thank kaisanuppu
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is a very standard "Nepalese" restaurant in Helsinki. Their offering is similar to all the other "Nepalese" restaurants in Finland, but every now and then the quality of the food is clearly above expectations. The quality varies somewhat, but is always at least on...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pikkalankatu 5, Helsinki 00700, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 50 5958400
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