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Carma

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Carma

Small, but fine

Stay Editor's Note

The very, very small Carma can only seat 24 persons, so reservations are highly recommended, and unfortunately this is not the ideal restaurant for large groups and parties (although they do cater for such events).

But sometimes small is better, especially since Carma’s cuisine is flawless, and the service attentive and friendly. The kitchen uses Finnish organic produce as much as possible. Menu highlights include fillet of lamb with a dark garlic sauce and other season specific dishes.

Carma
Ludviginkatu 3-5, Helsinki
Phone
+358(0)9 67 32 36
Website
carma.fi/
Hours
opening times: mon-fri: 11.30-14.30 and 17.00-24.00 sat: 18.00-24.00 sun: closed