COMO The Halkin, a luxurious five-star hotel located in the heart of Belgravia, is delighted to announce the arrival of Finnjävel, the world’s only Michelin-starred restaurant serving Finnish cuisine.
This exclusive pop-up restaurant will take over The Halkin for two weeks from March 21st to April 1st, 2023, giving guests the opportunity to experience a unique and exciting dining experience at COMO’s flagship property.
Experience Nordic Flavors In A Stylish Atmosphere
Created by Finnish chef Tommi Tuominen, the only chef in Finland to manage two Michelin-star restaurants, the Finnjävel pop-up will offer guests a range of traditional Nordic dishes made with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.
The exclusive menu will include dishes such as Karelian Pie, Glassblower’s Salmon, and Blood Pancakes, providing a unique culinary experience.
Open for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday, the pop-up will feature a lively and stylish atmosphere with elements of Nordic design and décor from Saas Instruments, Iittala, and Lasismi, bringing a taste of Finland to London.
Experience Finnish Gin with Helsinki Distilling Company
During the two-week exclusive pop-up, the Helsinki Distilling Company will host two gin masterclasses alongside the restaurant, providing an in-depth look at the history, distillation process, and unique flavours of Finnish gin.
The classes will take place on Saturday 18th and 25th of March from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm, adding to the unique experience of the Finnjävel pop-up.
A Unique Addition to the London Dining Scene
Commenting on the partnership, Head Chef Tommi Tuominen and Mr Timo Linnamäki said, “We cannot wait for this collaboration with COMO The Halkin Hotel & staff and to bring a taste of Finland to the UK.”
Finnjävel offers diners a unique restaurant experience, diving into Finnish culture with its food as well as interior design. Located in the heart of Helsinki, the restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2021 and combines fine dining with traditional Finnish cuisine in an unprecedented way.
This new pop-up will not only bring the renowned eatery to London but is sure to spark a new wave of appreciation and exploration fo Finish food in the capital.
Relaunching COMO The with a Celebratory Pop-up
Alain Martzolff, Hotel Manager for COMO The Halkin, said, “We are excited to be relaunching COMO The Halkin with a celebratory pop-up, Finnjävel. This Michelin-star restaurant is the perfect way to celebrate the reopening of our hotel in true COMO style, offering our guests a fine dining experience that is both unique and exceptional. We are confident that Finnjävel will be a great addition to the London dining scene and we look forward to welcoming guests.”
How To Book Your Reservation
Reservations for the Finnjävel pop-up at COMO The Halkin can be made by contacting the hotel directly, via the hotel website, through the QR code provided here below or via the popular online reservation platform, The Fork.
The six-course tasting menu is priced at £130, and guests can enjoy Michelin-starred canapés and gin masterclasses for £45.
In conclusion, the Finnjävel pop-up restaurant at COMO The Halkin is an exciting opportunity to experience Nordic cuisine and culture in a stylish and exclusive atmosphere. The Michelin-starred menu, locally sourced ingredients, and unique gin masterclasses make it a must-visit for foodies and gin enthusiasts alike. Book your reservations now and discover the true taste of Finland in the heart of London.