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Restaurant Saslik

Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 9 74255500
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked alaska” (12 reviews)
“blinis” (33 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (7 reviews)
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Russian, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think Saslik has existed as long as I know and now, after living 30 years in Helsinki capital area I finally visited it with my group of business guests. We had a cabinet for 14 persons and had ordered Ivana menu in advance. I...More

Thank Jukka B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The food and service is superb, matched by authentic Russian decor and ambiance. We ordered Borsh, followed by their famous signature dish "Ivan's sword", and planned to finish with Baked Alaska with Strawberries Romanoff. I thought the size of the Borsh was a bit on...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I live in England but visit Finland every year and every time I go to Saslik. The decor is very exotic and beautiful in Russian style. They have a Russian singer entertaining. There are cabinets for private parties. The food is excellent although not cheap,...More

Thank Satu G
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t sure what to expect from a Russian restaurant but this place came highly recommend by the locals we were working with. A meat lovers paradise. The Ivan’s sword was great for main. The mixed starter type thing was great and had all sorts...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Traditional russian cuisine, very nice personall service. The restaurant has authentic russian interior. The rations are Big enough to satisfy hungry customers. Excellent food and russian vodka finalice eating.

Thank Kalev57
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Best Russian restaurant in Helsinki and has been same place since 1972 This restaurant is in old building and has nice little private corners to dine Excellent food and drinks I been going every visit in this restaurant since 1990 And I will go again...More

Thank tsaadetdin
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Had been wanting to visit this place for years, and finally made it there. And what a good thing that was. ”When in Rome”... or maybe Moscow as the case may be, we went straight for the Bear meat accompanied by plenty of Vodka shots....More

Thank KentAkerberg
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This was a very nice place to have a birthday party. Many cabinettes to choose from. We had a smaller one but large enough for 20 people. The food was great and the service couldn't be better.

Thank Taster2000
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a hidden gem of a place offering a taste of days gone by where you can imagine dining like a Zsar! We were lucky enough to be dining in the private dining room, found down a myriad of corridors and hidden away like...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Loved it! Really fun experience! You can rent a private room if you want to just eat with your group of friends, which was really nice. We celebrated our friends 30th birthday there. Food was amazing and so was the service. Loved the Russian singer...More

Thank clballas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$116
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 74255500
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Saslik, the most legendary restaurant in Finland, has honourably cherished the food tradition and the atmosphere of the Czarist era since 1972. During this 45 year journey Saslik has grown from a restaurant to a landmark. Among both Finns and foreign guests, the restaurant is one of the best-known restaurants in Finland and a sight in itself. Uniquely decorated milieu together with Czarist hospitality and generous food offer unforgettable experiences for all senses. Saslik's à la carte menu includes classics of the Russian cuisine as well as the most favourite dishes of the House. Restaurant is also world famous for its exotic bear dishes and blinis, which are served the year round.
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