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Heather's Helsinki

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“food tour”(26 reviews)
“finnish food”(14 reviews)
Fork In Hand (Finnish Food Tales) heads out year round. Fork In Hand is an urban exploration of Helsinki through its' most passionate people and businesses as well as a discovery of local flavours and design. Finnish Food tales are revealed to...more
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Helsinki 00810, Finland
+358 40 8237446
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were very fortunate to have a small group of 4 on our tour on a rainy Saturday in Helsinki but I got the impression that no matter the amount of people on the tour everyone has a fantastic time. From the produce hall of...More

Thank Banjo1990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was the the only person on this tour, so had an incredible, personal tour. We started in the food hall of Stockmann’s Dept. Store. We not only sampled foods along the way, but had a history lesson and culinary lessons. It did last about...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a food tour with Heather to gain an understanding of Finnish food. What a great tour -it was only supposed to be five hours but went for more than six. The introduction was a tour through a supermarket where Heather showed us and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful six hours eating our way through Helsinki Heather is extremly friendly and knowlegeable about history, culture and of course food. Walking over 5 miles we got to explore and eat many different things.A super dayMore

Thank tgusdorff
Heather D, Owner at Heather's Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you tgusdorff for sharing your thoughts on our day out. I'm happy you were okay to go into "overtime", it doesn't always happen but when it does, I make sure my guests will not be late for the next part of their day :)...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heather was great. Food was great. A very enjoyable tour with Heather. She was very informative about the food, where it came from, when it is eaten, and how it was made. In addition to this, her knowledge about Helsinki was off the charts. We...More

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Heather D, Owner at Heather's Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello HaraldH533 and thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about our outing and all the things we looked at, tasted and chatted about. I think some of my Helsinki knowledge is assisted by the internet ;) still many thanks for your...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

We visited Helsinki in late March prior to traveling to the arctic circle to view the northern lights. Understandably, March is not high tourist season in Helsinki and my husband and I were lucky to wind up with a private tour with Heather. Heather was...More

Thank KChaplinsky
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I did this tour on my first day in Helsinki, and it was the perfect introduction to the city and its cuisine. A great value for money. Australian expat Heather has spent many years in Finland and enjoys sharing her wealth of knowledge about not...More

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Heather D, Owner at Heather's Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you Ingrid T for taking the time to share your experiences and also the tip about going easy on breakfast before joining the outing. I agree, it was a fantastic day and I particularly enjoyed hearing all the different experiences from around the world....More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day exploring Helsinki with Heather. Heather was a fantastic host, full of knowledge and history about Helsinki and Finnish food and more generally Finnish culture. We sampled lots and lots of delicious food in a whole variety of different places. Highly...More

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Heather D, Owner at Heather's Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you Margie L! I'm glad you enjoyed both the variety of foods and our many different stops. Safe travels, Cheers Heather

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Heather is amazing -- funny and knowledgeable and happy to share her Helsinki food finds with you. I loved every minute of it. The variety of things to taste and try was terrific and just walking around the market with her was amazing. I highly...More

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Heather D, Owner at Heather's Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you Nancy, I'm glad you enjoyed our day out as much as I did! Safe travels, Cheers Heather

Reviewed 22 June 2018

The interaction with Heather was super easy. Booking process was simple and the communication with regards to the meeting point was easy, clear and communicated in advance. The tour itself with Heather was great and we would recommend it to every foodie interested in local...More

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Michele V
9 June 2018|
Response from C C | Reviewed this property |
Heather recently entirely revamped her website. Google "Heathers Helsinki" and it should come up. TA doesn't allow posting of website links otherwise I would have included it in this response.
3 May 2018|
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Response from Heather D | Property representative |
Heather here, I have had major issues with incoming and outgoing messages over the previous months. These have been resolved, and messages sent to me via the booking form arrive where they are supposed to. TA rules prohibit... More
23 February 2018|
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