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Heather's Helsinki

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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Highlight of our stay in Helsinki!

We visited Helsinki in late March prior to traveling to the arctic circle to view the northern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
Wonderful introduction to Helsinki

I did this tour on my first day in Helsinki, and it was the perfect introduction to the city and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ingrid T
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“food tour”(26 reviews)
“finnish food”(14 reviews)
“private tour”(7 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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Heather was the perfect introduction to Finland for my group of 10 college students. She was upbeat, positive and fun. She showed us all of the things she loved about Finland and made my students fall in love with her adopted country. They retained their...More

3  Thank IthacaRoberta
Reviewed 27 March 2018

So much more than a food tour! This tour was like having a knowledgeable friend who lived in Helsinki and shared not only her knowledge about Finnish food, but also her knowledge and enthusiasm about Finnish culture and everyday life in Helsinki. Heather was great....More

6  Thank C C
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

A really good way to spend a few hours in Helsinki. There was just two of us on the tour and we booked at very short notice. Heather was very approachable, knowledgeable and helpful.

1  Thank Alastair K
Reviewed 25 November 2017

My husband and I booked this tour because we knew we were going to be in Helsinki over the American Thanksgiving holiday and thought this would be a good way to celebrate. I'm so glad we did! Heather is incredibly easy to communicate with to...More

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you want to know a people, a culture, a tradition, then learn their food. If you find yourself in Helsinki, Heather will not only provide a great introduction to the food of the area, and a tasty one at that - but give you...More

2  Thank Terry S
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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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Response from roadtrip c | Reviewed this property |
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