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Awesome Autumn! You are holding our autumn issue with tips for the best events and must dos in Helsinki in September, October and November. Autumn is the season for enjoying sunny and chilly days, and admiring the autumnal reds, yellows and oranges of the nature. Dive into the autumnal Helsinki with our best tips on how to experience and explore the city on pages 14-15. Design, fashion and architecture are in the spotlight when Helsinki Design Week stretches over the city in September. The Carnival of Light illuminates the Linnanmäki Amusement Park with thousands of lights during 10.–20.10. and one of the oldest ongoing event traditions in Finland, the Helsinki Baltic Herring Market, can be found at the Market Square area on 6.-12.10. My Helsinki article (p. 12) features the renowned Finnish movie director Dome Karukoski whose newest film on J. R. R. Tolkien has won audiences’ hearts around the world. Karukoski talks about making of the movie, and reveals his favourite filming spots of Helsinki. And of course, our issue is full of listings on things to do and see, where to shop and where to head for a tasty meal. Whether you are looking for the top sights, museums, saunas or designer shops, we’ve got you covered. Or maybe you’d fancy a night out in a karaoke bar? Our Eat & Drink section is all about great food from ethnic restaurants to fine dining, and from pubs to night clubs. Have a lovely stay! PS. Was there something missing from this issue? Were our tips spot on? Did something make you really happy? Submit your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Top 3 Events during Helsinki Design Week H
elsinki Design Week brings design, fashion, architecture and urban culture to the front. With over 250 events, HDW stretches over the city. More info at www.helsinkidesignweek.com.
a material innovator, and a lighting manufacturer with a fashion designer. In the hall of the Erottaja Palace, collaboration is the key theme and these collaborations have more in common than one might think.
DESIGN MARKET 7.–8.9.
Erottaja 2. Open daily 11–19 excluding Mon 9.9. Tickets 18 € / 9 €. More info at www.helsinkidesignweek.com/ events/design-partners19/
At the biggest design stock sale in the Nordics where you can find yourself great off-season products and prototypes at affordable prices. Also remember to pop by at the Vinyl and Print Markets on the second floor. Cable Factory, Tallberginkatu 1, open both days 11–18. Free entry. More info at www.helsinkidesignweek.com/ events/design-market-2019/
DESIGNPARTNERS19 6.–8. & 10.–15.9. This exhibition brings together creative minds from different aspects of design, e.g. a shoe designer with
BOTANIC GARDEN TUNNEL 9.–15.9. Walk through the impressive Botanic Garden tunnel to Annantalo. Designed by interior architect and designer Natalia Ritari and built by Paja&Bureau, the installation gives you a chance to experience fresh air and green lushness in the middle of the busy city centre. Annantalo, Annankatu 30. Open Mon–Fri 8–20, Sat–Sun 10–16. Free entry. More info at www.helsinkidesignweek. com/events/botanic-garden/
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Events This Week for a daily event calendar, visit www.helsinkithisweek.com MESSUKESKUS
HABITARE 2019 11.–15.9. Habitare is Finland’s largest event for furniture, interior decoration and design. Habitare offers experiences and ideas on interior decoration, and on the functioning and look of homes and other spaces. Habitare highlights the ideas and works by a new generation of designers, and sparks discussion. Also some smaller fairs at the same time in Messukeskus Fair Centre, e.g. audio and light. Messukeskus Fair Centre, Messuaukio 1, Pasila. Tickets to Habitare online 16 €, at the door 19 €. More info at www.habitare.messukeskus.com
HELSINKI DESIGN WEEK
HELSINKI DESIGN WEEK 5.–15.9.
HELSINKI COMICS FESTIVAL 7.–8.9. Helsinki Comics Festival is the largest annual comics festival in Northern Europe. Taking place in Kattilahalli at Suvilahti district, the themes of this year’s event are environment, influential comics and north. The aim is to highlight that comics are actually a social force for change.
HDW is the biggest design festival in the Nordic countries. The festival features over 200 events all around the city and presents events, parties, sales, seminars and fashion shows, plus lots of urban culture. Check the programme and choose your favourites! Various venues. More info at www. helsinkidesignweek.com/festival-info/
Suvilahti, Sörnäisten rantatie 22. More info at www.sarjakuvafestivaalit.fi/ in-english/
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Sapiens is a theatre play and an enchanting nature documentary about the human species. It’s a story of a storytelling species, based on Yuval Noah Harari’s original work, brought to life by Finland’s top theatre and dance professionals. The performance takes a light-hearted, ironic and provocative look at the history of humankind, from the dawn of time to the present – and offers a glimpse into its future. English captioning available by mobile app! Finnish National Theatre, Läntinen Teatterikuja 1. Tickets from www.lippu.fi. More info at www.kansallisteatteri.fi/esitys/sapiens-english/
LOVE AND ANARCHY FILM FESTIVAL 19.–29.9.
EUROPEAN FORTRESS DAY 5.9.
Love and Anarchy Film Festival has a programme with new films from well-known filmmakers and fresh talents alike. The main aim of the festival is to promote the artistry of filmmaking alongside inventive, controversial and visually stunning films. You can also enjoy festival clubs, take part in other events and even meet the filmmakers!
The official European Fortress Day is celebrated throughout Europe in September. Suomenlinna Sea Fortress is filled with events, open doors and guided tours. You’ll have great chance to hear more about the history and life today in Suomenlinna.
Various venues. More info at www.hiff.fi/en/
Suomenlinna, starting at 16:00. Free entry.
PERTTU SAKSA / TERO SAARINEN COMPANY
KATRI NAUKKARINEN / FINNISH NATIONAL THEATRE
FINNISH NATIONAL THEATRE: SAPIENS 9.9.–28.12.
TERO SAARINEN COMPANY: BREATH 25.–28.9. Two globally acclaimed Finnish artists, choreographer-dancer Tero Saarinen and revolutionary accordionist Kimmo Pohjonen, take measure on each other on stage; live music, dance and visuals intertwine to create wild forms and mythical images – infused by Beckett-inspired existentialism and absurd humour. Bessie-award winning wizard of stage and lighting design Mikki Kunttu adds his spell on the work. Imaginative sound design by Tuomas Norvio, known for his work in electronic music. Costumes are by fashion designer Teemu Muurimäki. 25.–28.9. at 19 (65 min). Alexander Theatre, Bulevardi 23–27. Tickets from the door and www.ticketmaster.fi. More info at www.terosaarinen.com
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Helsinki Ice Hall, Nordenskiöldinkatu 11-13. More info at www.helsinkihorseshow.fi
CIRCUS FINLANDIA 4.10.–3.11. The circus is in town again! Acrobatics, clowns, animals and live music entertain adults and children alike. Circus tents can be found at Kaisaniemi Park.
I LOVE ME 18.–20.10. Beauty and fashion are in focus at the I Love Me fair. Get to know the best practices and products for your health and looks. Also, own sections for wellness & training, natural cosmetics, hair trends, fashion etc. Messukeskus Fair Centre, Messuaukio 1, Pasila. Read more at www.iloveme.messukeskus.com.
EXHIBITION: SILENT BEAUTY 14.6.– 6.10. The Silent Beauty exhibition at Ateneum Art Museum presents art from both Nordics and East Asia. Silent beauty refers to the idea of everyday beauty and a connection with nature. Various pieces of visual art, ceramics, textile art and architecture are on display, especially from the 1950s and the 1960s from Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Japanese collections. Ateneum Art Museum, Kaivokatu 2. More info at www.ateneum.fi
More info at www.sirkusfinlandia.fi/en/
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Helsinki International Horse Show is Finland’s biggest sporting event and presents an exciting mix of ultimate top sport and entertainment at Helsinki Ice Hall. During the International Main Session on Sunday, the best international riders and horses meet over a huge 165 cm course designed by the Olympic Course Designer Guilherme Jorge.
HELSINKI INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW 23.–27.10
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SAILING DAYS 12.–13.10.
HERRING MARKET 6.–12.10.
During the traditional Sailing Days you can visit large Finnish sailing ships around the docks of the Market Square. You can also meet the crews of these lovely wooden sailing ships.
The Helsinki Baltic Herring Market is one of the oldest ongoing event traditions in Finland, it has been held since 1743! Nowadays the Herring Market brings together old archipelago traditions and modern food culture. Taste the traditional dark bread, shop beautiful handicrafts and clothes made of sheep wool. The festival programme features also tasting demonstrations.
More info at www.purjelaivasatama.com
JURI JABLOKOV / LINNANMÄKI
Herring Market at the Market Square, City Centre. More info at www.stadinsilakkamarkkinat.fi/en
LIQUORICE FESTIVAL 26.–27.10.
CARNIVAL OF LIGHT 10.–20.10. In the end of the summer season, Linnanmäki Amusement Park offers its visitors the amazing Carnival of Light. Thousands of lights illuminate the park during these October nights and many rides are open. Enjoy also live music and sweet & salty treats. Free entrance to the area. Linnanmäki, Tivolikuja 1, Alppila. Read more at www.linnanmaki.fi/en
Liquorice lovers – this is for you! Liquorice tastings, workshops, competitions and liquorice related entertainment, food and drink. Remember to try the Finnish speciality: salted liquorice aka salmiakki! Wanha Satama, Pikku Satamankatu 3–5. More info at www. lakritsifestivaalit.com, tickets from www.tiketti.fi
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for a daily event calendar, visit www.helsinkithisweek.com SALOMON MARTTILA / SUOMENLINNA GOVERNING BODY
VIAPORIN KEKRI 2.11. Welcome to Suomenlinna to celebrate the end of the harvest season and the beginning of the dark months. Kekri is an old Finnish agricultural society-fashioned harvest festival celebrated in All Saints’ Weekend. At Suomenlinna’s Kekri the programme consists of culture, arts, music, and food and drinks. Suomenlinna, at 14–23. Free of charge. Ferries to Suomenlinna depart from Market Square. More info at www.viaporinkekri.fi
Since 1935 more than one and a half million Aalto stools have been sold. In 2006, Artek began collecting used Aalto chairs and stools, searching them out from flea markets and old factories, schools and shipyards. This led to the founding of the Artek 2nd Cycle initiative, which offers these re-discovered pieces for sale, beginning a second cycle in their lives. Pieni Roobertinkatu 4–6, Thu–Fri 11–18 and Sat 11–14, www.artek. fi/2ndcycle/en/
Marimekko Outlet is situated in Herttoniemi, just 10 minutes metro ride from the Railway Station. It also houses their own fabric printing factory under the same roof. There they print Marimekko’s fabrics that are sold by meter. Kirvesmiehenkatu 7, Mon–Fri 10–18, Sat 10–16 and Sun 12–16. More info at www.marimekko.com.
KARJALA ICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT 7.–10.11.
NIGHT VISIONS MOVIE FESTIVAL 20.–24.11.
This ice hockey tournament brings together the world-class national teams of Finland, Sweden, Russia and Czech Republic. Tournament schedule: Thu 7.11. 18:30 Fin-Rus, Sat 9.11. 13:30 Swe-Rus and 17:30 Fin-Cze, Sun 10.11. 13:30 Cze-Rus and 17:30 Fin-Swe.
Night Visions International Film Festival is all about fantasy, horror, science fiction and action cinema. Enjoy a programme full of fiction, documentaries and short films. This November’s festival is aptly named Maximum Halloween 3019.
Hartwall Arena, Areenankuja 1. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.fi. More info at www.hartwallarena.fi/en/karjala-tournament-2019
YIPING FENG AND LING OUYANG / HELSINKI MARKETING
JUSSI HELLSTEN / HELSINKI MARKETING
ARTEK 2ND CYCLE
MARIMEKKO OUTLET IN HERTTONIEMI
More info and tickets at www.nightvisions.info/wp/en/
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Internationally acclaimed Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone combines sculpture, painting, audio, video and photography in his pieces. Mixing conceptualism with elements of Pop Art, he dives deep in the depths of the psyche and emotion. Rondinone uses rainbows and other universal symbols in the belief that art should accessible to everyone regardless of their age or background. The centrepiece of this amazingly colourful exhibition is vocabulary of solitude, a meditative installation of sculpted clowns in passive poses. Kunsthalle Helsinki, Nervanderinkatu 3, www.taidehalli.fi/en. Open Tue, Thu and Fri 11–18, Wed 11–20, Sat-Sun 11–17
MICHAEL JACKSON: ON THE WALL 21.8.–26.1.2020 The exhibition includes around one hundred works of art, bringing together leading contemporary artists’ interpretations of Michael Jackson. The exhibition features 48 estab-
lished international artists like Andy Warhol, Kehinde Wiley, Isa Genzken and Jordan Wolfson. Inspired by the much-loved and debated pop icon, the artists examine the impact and influence of Michael Jackson’s life and art. Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Exhibition Centre Weegee, Ahertajantie 5, Espoo, www.emmamuseum.fi. Open Tue 11–17, Wed–Fri 11–19, SatSun 11–17.
BIRGER CARLSTEDT 11.10–12.1.2020 This retrospective exhibitionpresents the works of the modernist Birger Carlstedt’s (1907-1975) entire career. The exhibition includes works from his abstract experiments in the 1920s up to his concretist works of the 1950s. Carlstedt was a pioneer of both Finnish modernism and abstraction. Amos Rex, Mannerheimintie 22–24, www.amosrex.fi. Mon & Fri 11–18, Wed & Thu 11–20, Sat & Sun 11–17.
UGO RONDINONE: EVERYONE GETS LIGHTER 17.8.–17.11.
ELLEN THESLEFF – I PAINT LIKE A GOD –26.1.2020 The exhibition of one the most talented artists of the Finnish Golden Age presents Thesleff’s trailblazing and evolving art alongside texts, photographs and archive materials about her life. Thesleff was an exceptionally strong and independent woman striving to become a painter from an early age. She began her art studies at the age of fifteen in Finland and continued them later in Paris. Ever confident, she compared herself to Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. Just as it was to her contemporaries, her style of painting is still striking, self-confident and free. Helsinki Art Museum HAM, Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 8, www.hamhelsinki.fi. Open Tue–Sun 11–19.
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WHO? Dome Karukoski is a FInnish film director whose first Hollywood production J.R.R. Tolkien was released this year. Currently heâ€™s developing a series that takes place during the Sarajevo siege.
Safety and honesty are some of Helsinki’s virtues What is your relationship with Helsinki? In the United States, for example, they find it hard Helsinki is home to me, and what makes it feel like to understand that taxes don’t take away from me. home are its village-like qualities. You can walk or cycle Instead, they actually give me lots of commodities: free practically everywhere. Just as I did when I was a kid. education, health services and social security. It’s good In my childhood, I lived in a small village about 35 kiloto live in Finland and I’m happy to pay a few per cent metres from Helsinki. I moved to Helsinki in my twenmore taxes to obtain that. And no, we don’t pay 70% of ties to study. Moving was a big deal. taxes here, even if some insist that in Helsinki felt like a metropolis after the US… We pay just a little bit more. DOME’S FAVOURITE Lepsämä and its 2000 inhabitants. That’s how this works. FILMING LOCATIONS IN HELSINKI How would you compare Helsinki Your first Hollywood production, to other cities you’ve seen abroad? Tolkien, was released this year. 1. The Esplanadi park and What’s exceptional about Helsinki is What is your relationship with Bulevardi are wonderful places that there is only one area in the city Tolkien and the Lord of the Rings? just when the dusk begins to centre with considerable traffic. In I’m the biggest fan of his books. I descend and the lights go on. other parts of the city it’s pretty quiet. read Lord of the Rings for the first I’ve filmed in both, and they are Safety and honesty are also some time when I was 12, the Hobbit when beautiful, poetic locations. of Helsinki’s virtues. You can never I was 15 and Silmarillion as an adult. 2. For the Tom of Finland film walk so much off course that you’d And gradually I’ve read all of his I filmed in the Tähtitorninmäki end up in bad neighbourhoods. The books. But his own story is beautiful. Observatory Hill the ambiance city and its people are there to help of a war-time city during a black- It’s a film about friendship and love, you if you end up in trouble. In Heland you don’t have to be a Tolkien out because of bombings, and sinki there is also a combination of fan to enjoy it. that felt amazing. excellently working public transport 3. I would like to film in the and good bicycle lanes. Helsinki What kind of project was Tolkien swimming stadium at night, residents usually own cars just for to you? but so far, that has remained trips to the summer cottage. It was an amazing but tough experia dream. And of course I would mention the ence. For two and a half years numerous public saunas. If I have I worked for 16 to 20 hours a day guests from abroad, I try to take them to a different and always on Sundays I would catch up on sleep sauna every day. And usually they always get hooked debt. In the Hollywood system you have to give all on it. you’ve got. But it was great. My studio Fox Searchlight is a great employer that supports its directors and my In your experience, what do foreigners know about actors gave all their energy to the film. I got to laugh Finland? and be moved on set. They know that our education system and our society I also learned a great deal about myself. I learned are the most functional in the world. We’ve got it good to demand even more of myself. But I also learned that here. People often ask how we’ve built this system and I have to control my diary better in the future. Learn why does it work. The answer is simple: you get more to say “no” to things I don’t really need to do. And let by paying more taxes. go a little of my need to control things.
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Autumnal Colours Discover
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Whatever the weather, autumn months are the time to enjoy the beauty of the nature and the mystical feeling in the darkening city. Here are some of the best tips to experience Helsinki during Autum.
utumn is the season for enjoying sunny and chilly days, and admiring the autumnal reds, yellows and oranges of the nature. In Helsinki you can really see the autumn foliage bursting into bright colours. WALKING AROUND TÖÖLÖNLAHTI BAY Take a nice walk around Töölönlahti Bay along the popular walking path that circles around the bay area. See the Finlandia hall, beautiful wooden villas, maple trees in wonderful colours, and pop into the Winter Garden, located just north of the bay. CARNIVAL OF LIGHT 10.–20.10. Enjoy the chilly autumn air and the lovely darkening evenings at Linnanmäki Amusement Park. The Carnival of Light illuminates the area with thousands of lights, and offers also fun rides, live music and sweet & salty treats. Linnanmäki, Tivolikuja 1. Free entrance to the area. Read more at www.linnanmaki.fi/en
BALLET: ALICE IN WONDERLAND Dive into a fairy tale with lovely classical ballet and beautiful music. Jorma Elo’s wonderful choreography marches Lewis Carroll’s colourful characters from the pages of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass to the Main Stage of the Finnish National Ballet. Total duration 2 hours 30 minutes with an intermission of 30 minutes. Finnish National Opera and Ballet, Helsinginkatu 58. Tickets 15-99 €. More info at www.oopperabaletti.fi/en/
BERRY PICKING AND MUSHROOM HUNTING IN NUUKSIO NATIONAL PARK Finnish forests are full of wonderful and tasty treats, especially in autumn. Wild berries and mushrooms are healthy, and you can pick them almost anywhere in the forests of the city. A great way to go and explore the forests is to take part in a guided berry picking and mushroom hunting trip! This 5-hour trip includes three hours of hiking and return transportation from the city centre. Feel the Nature tours, on Fridays in September and Saturdays in October. Tickets 85 €. More info at www.feelthenature.fi/en/
UUTELA NATURE TRAILS Uutela area is the largest and most varied recreational area in eastern Helsinki. It’s easily reached and offers some amazing sceneries, such as huge rocks and cliffs, forests and marshlands, flood meadows and old villas. The Forests and Grazing Lands of Uutela Tour is about 2,5 kilometres long and the Gloe Lakes and Flood Meadows Tour is about 1,5 kilometres. Starting point at Uutelantie 1. Easily reached by foot from Vuosaari metro station. More info at www.hel.fi/ helsinki/en/culture/recreation/in-helsinki/uutela. A guide book at www.hel.fi/hel2/HKR/esitteet/uutela_ en.pdf.
TO DO & SEE KAMPPI CHAPEL OF SILENCE THERE ARE PLENTY of things to do and see in Helsinki. See our list of attractions and main sights. Find out more about entertainment, outdoor activities, wellness and sports. More information on opening hours and tickets is available from the websites of the venues. Please note that we present only a short list of everything you can do and see in Helsinki. For a longer list, visit www.helsinkithisweek.com.
Wooden Chapel of Silence is located in a corner of the Narinkkatori square in Helsinki, at the entrance of the Kamppi shopping center. The Chapel is a place to have a moment of silence. Simonkatu 7, +358 9 2340 2018, +358 50 578 1136, www.helsinginseurakunnat.fi
The seat of 200 Members of Parliament. Designed by architect J.S. Sirén (compl. 1931). An example of 1920s classicism. Mannerheimintie 30, +358 9 4321, www.eduskunta.fi
ATTRACTIONS ALEXANDER THEATRE
Alexander Theatre is an important part of Finnish cultural history. It houses culture from dance to theatre and rents out its spaces for other recreation such as yoga and other culture workshops. Bulevardi 23-27, +358 9 676 980, www.aleksanterinteatteri.fi
A masterpiece by the world-renowned Finnish architect Alvar Aalto, Finlandia Hall is worth a visit. Finlandia Hall offers a unique environment for everything from conferences and banquets to events and concerts. Mannerheimintie 13, +358 9 40241, www.finlandiatalo.fi
FINNISH NATIONAL THEATRE
The Finnish National Theatre, founded in 1872, is the oldest Finnish-language professional theatre in the country. This majestic neo-romantic edifice with its façade of Finnish granite and interiors of soapstone, marble and wood. Läntinen teatterikuja 1, +358 10 73311, www.kansallisteatteri.fi
FLYING CINEMA TOUR OF HELSINKI
A breathtakingly beautiful virtual cinema experience takes you around and inside Helsinki’s most interesting landmarks, without worries about the weather or distance. Multisensory cinema show timings every 15 minutes. Katajanokanlaituri 2, +358 40 465 2273, www.flyingcinematour.com . Discount with
The Presidential Palace is one of the official residences in Helsinki of the Republic of Finland. It’s situated on the north side of Esplanadi, overlooking Market Square. Not open for public. Mariankatu 2, www.presidentti.fi
The soul of the city and the venue of important annual events in Helsinki. It is surrounded by neoclassic buildings and former merchants’ houses. Overlooking the square is the Cathedral, completed in 1852 and originally designed by Carl Ludwig Engel. Aleksanterinkatu
The Sibelius Monument is one of Helsinki’s most popular statues and one of the most well known tourist attractions in Helsinki.The Sibelius Monument, resembling organ pipes, is made of welded steel, with the bust of the composer on one side. Sibelius Park, Mechelininkatu
SkyWheel Helsinki is a state of the art Observation Wheel that provides a 360° view of the heart of Helsinki and its most important surrounding cultural attractions and historical buildings. Katajanokanlaituri 2, +358 40 480 4604, www.skywheel.fi. Discount . with
TEMPPELIAUKIO CHURCH (ROCK CHURCH)
Excavated directly into solid rock. The church hall is covered with a dome, lined with copper and supported on the rock walls by reinforced concrete beams.
Lutherinkatu 3, +358 9 2340 6320, www.helsinginkirkot.fi. Free with .
Unioninkatu 29, +358 9 2340 6120, www.helsinkicathedral.fi
The beautiful and historically significant Helsinki Cathedral was designed by architect Carl Ludwig Engel in the 19th century.
HELSINKI CENTRAL LIBRARY OODI
Oodi is Helsinki’s new Central Library and a living meeting place. Its wide range of services and facilities will be available seven days a week, from early in the morning till late in the evening. Oodi will function as a living room for residents, located right at the heart of Helsinki. Töölönlahdenkatu 4, www.oodihelsinki.fi
Torikorttelit consists of three oldest blocks in the heart of Helsinki, between the Market Square and the Senate Square. Torikorttelit – a neoclassical part of the city – has turned into a buzzing complex of cafes and restaurants, atmospheric courtyard terraces and unique shops. More info at www.torikorttelit.fi
The largest Orthodox church in Western Europe. Red brick building in Byzantine-Slavonic style (1868).
Kanavakatu 1, +358 9 85 646 200, +358 9 643 264, www.hos.fi
TO DO & SEE WINTER GARDEN
Winter Garden was founded in 1893. It is a peaceful sanctuary, where the floral splendour varies according to the season. Hammarskjöldintie 1, +358 9 310 39985, www.hel.fi
ENTERTAINMENT CASINO HELSINKI
The world of casino games and entertainment. Open daily from noon till 04.00. Age limit 18 years. Mikonkatu 19, +358 200 55000, www.casinohelsinki.fi
FAZER EXPERIENCE VISITOR CENTRE
The visitor centre, located at Fazerila, offers a memorable exhibition, a Fazer Café and a store, as well as event and meeting services. Fazerintie 6, www.visitfazer.com/en
HEUREKA, THE FINNISH SCIENCE CENTRE
A lively exhibition and activity centre for people of all ages. Visitors can learn about science and technology by experimenting for themselves. Planetarium shows breathtaking films. Tiedepuisto 1, Tikkurila, +358 9 8579 288, www.heureka.fi. Discount . with
LINNANMÄKI AMUSEMENT PARK
The biggest single tourist attraction in Finland and delights over
a million visitors each summer in Helsinki. Unique atmosphere created by the big dipper, exciting new rides and a great variety programme.
Tivolikuja 1, +358 10 5722 200, www.linnanmaki.fi.
SEA LIFE HELSINKI
SEA LIFE takes you on a magical journey across the seven seas and is filled with wondrous marine animals like sharks, rays and seahorses. Tivolitie 10, +358 9 565 8200, www.sealife.fi. Free with
The circus is in town again! Acrobatics, clowns, live music and animals entertain both adults and children. See the shows at website. Kaisaniemi Park, www.sirkusfinlandia.fi/en/shows
TERO SAARINEN COMPANY
The primary aim of Tero Saarinen Company, founded by dancerchoreographer Tero Saarinen in 1996, is to promote a humane worldview and basic human values through the language of dance. www.terosaarinen.com
Explore the world of snakes and lizards in the Tropicario tropical terrarium. See the world’s most poisonous snakes, look a strangler snake metres long in the eye. Sturenkatu 27, +358 9 750 076, www.tropicario.com
World’s Greatest Finnish Circus
TO DO & SEE NATURA VIVA
Guided paddling, kayaking and canoeing trips in Vuosaari Paddling Center. From 1.5.-30.9.
ALLAS SEA POOL
An outdoor sea pool Allas combines sauna, spa tradition, and urban culture. At Allas you’ll find saunas, and swimming pools, lounge, terraces, restaurant, and a rooftop garden. Katajanokanlaituri 2a, +358 40 565 6582, www.allasseapool.fi
Harbonkatu 13, +358 10 292 4030, www.naturaviva.fi
NUUKSIO NATIONAL PARK
Within easy reach of Helsinki city centre you can escape into wild natural settings and enjoy typically Finnish scenery, with lovely lakes, green forests and rugged crags. Nuuksio, www.nationalparks.fi
You’ll find yellow city bikes in 345 locations around the metropolitan area. Anyone can borrow a bike for a reasonable fee. Recommended riding time is 30 minutes. Available until 30.10. Various stations all around the city, check the stations at kaupunkipyorat.hsl.fi/en
PALOHEINÄ RECREATIONAL CENTRE
Paloheinä is the main center for outdoor activities in the Central Park. It’s a popular place for cross-country running, orienteering, and skiing in the wintertime. Pakilantie 124, +358 44 722 6328, www.suomenlatu.fi
The whole world on a single island, from the tundra to rain forests and from mountain peaks to Finnish wetlands. Helsinki Zoo Korkeasaari is home to 150 animal species. Korkeasaari, +358 50 352 5989, www.korkeasaari.fi. Discount with .
THE FINNISH NATURE CENTRE HALTIA
Haltia is a new kind of exhibition and event venue, which showcases the splendour of Finnish nature conveniently under a single roof. Haltia gives you a peek into the majestic sceneries of Finland’s natural parks, great hiking trails and vibrant nature. Nuuksiontie 84, +358 40 163 6200, www.haltia.com. Free with
Kuusijärvi is a popular all-season outdoor recreational center. In summertime: swimming & saunas. In wintertime: cross-country skiing and ice swimming. Kuusijärvi has also public smoke saunas. Kuusijärventie 3, +358 10 322 7090, www.cafekuusijarvi.fi
Uunisaari Island is only a stone´s throw from the city center. It’s offering a tranquil and relaxing seaside atmosphere. Sauna falicities, cafe and restaurant. Uunisaari, www.uunisaari.fi
LUNCH IN A SCENIC RESTAURANT
WILD AND CRAZY EXHIBITION
FINNISH NATURE MAIN EXHIBITION
NATURE TRAILS IN NUUKSIO
EXPERIENCE FINLAND’S NATURE IN HALTIA By Nuuksio National Park: Nuuksiontie 84, Espoo haltia.com
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TO DO & SEE SUOMENLINNA
WELLNESS AND SPORTS
CONDUCTED TOUR OF SUOMENLINNA
FLAMINGO SPA & WELLNESS CENTRE
The guided walk takes in the main sights of the fortress, its fascinating history and life on the island today. The tour (ca 1h) starts at the Suomenlinna Centre.
Suomenlinna, +358 9 684 1850, www.suomenlinnatours.com. Free . with
Tasetie 8, +358 20 7785 201, www.flamingospa.fi
FERRY TO SUOMENLINNA
Departure of Suomenlinna ferries from the Market Square and Suomenlinna usually once an hour. From the beginning of May through August ferries depart in daytime at shorter intervals, 3–4 times per hour. The ferry trip takes about 15 minutes. Market Square (far end), www.reittiopas.fi. Free with
Complete spa services. Next to the Jumbo Shopping Centre. Customers of the spa have access to the Water Park with pools and slides.
Located in the middle of the fortress, Suomenlinna Centre provides year-round open Suomenlinna Museum, museum shop and café. Suomenlinna C 74, +358 9 684 1850, www.suomenlinna.fi. . Entrance to Suomenlinna Museum free with
SUOMENLINNA VISITOR CENTRE
Tourist information and free introductory exhibition. Located next to the main quay. Suomenlinna, +358 295 338 410, www.suomenlinna.fi
Experience deep mental and physical relaxation. In sensory deprived zero gravity environment you are totally free of distractions. Your muscles can relax completely, your mind can become quiet and still, and you can achieve a feeling of weightlessness and relaxation. Itäinen Brahenkatu 13, +358 50 911 1195, www.floatkallio.fi
HELSINKI ASTANGA JOOGAKOULU
One of Helsinki’s most long-standing yoga schools. Offers high quality ashtanga yoga classes plus many other kinds of yoga classes both in the centre and Kallio district.
Annankatu 29 B and Kolmas linja 21 C, +358 50 5651414 (Mon-Fri 12-13), www.astanga.fi
Wellness centre with sauna, spa, private gym and massage at Kämp Hotel (8th floor). Kluuvikatu 4, +358 9 5761 1330, www.kampspa.fi
Tero Saarinen & Kimmo Pohjonen
0600 10 800
1,98€ / min. + pvm.
lippupalvelu 0600 10 800 1,98€ / min. + pvm.
World-renowned artists’ duet intertwines live music, dance and visuals into wild forms and mythical images, infused by Beckett-inspired absurd humour.
0600 10 800
1,98€ / min. + pvm.
Surrealist and apocalyptic - Sublime! lippupalvelu
0600 10 800
1,98€ / min. + pvm.
- Séquences (Canada) 0600 10 800 1,98€ / min. + pvm.
25 - 28 September (7pm) at Alexander Theatre on Bulevardi. Tickets € 18 - 65 and at the door. lippupalvelu
0600 10 800 1,98€ / min. + pvm.
TO DO & SEE MÄKELÄNRINNE SWIMMING CENTRE
Modern swimming establishment with gym and ball sports.
in the candle light. Top quality towels, seat liner and washing products produced by the owner herself.
Mäkelänkatu 49, +358 9 3488 6550, www.urheiluhallit.fi
Heikinniementie 9, +358 50 597 3359, www.kaurilansauna.fi
Colourful and playful yoga school in Töölö with many kinds of yoga and pilates classes. Runeberginkatu 43, +358 45 2785 454, www.jooga.fi
The modern seaside sauna was established in 2013 and it’s designed by Finnish architect Tuomas Toivonen and Japanese designer Nene Tsuboi. Kulttuurisauna is located in an urban atmosphere in front of Merihaka. Sauna is heated by wood pellets. Hakaniemenranta 17, www.kulttuurisauna.fi
SKIN CARE SALON LUPAUS
Skin care salon Lupaus offers holistic skin care experiences with quality natural cosmetic products. Lupaus skin care treatments are like a little vacation trip that have a long influence on your well-being. Lupaus is located in Punavuori. Ratakatu 11-13, +358 50 304 1615, www.ihohoitolalupaus.fi
YRJÖNKATU SWIMMING HALL
Bathe like a Roman in Finland’s oldest swimming hall, opened to the public in 1928. The building is of historical and architectural significance. Separate pool days for men and women. Swimsuit optional. Chance to enjoy snacks on the second floor. Yrjönkatu 21 b, +358 9 3108 7401, www.hel.fi
This public sauna is located in the beautiful and historical Lapinlahti hospital milieu. Some say it’s the oldest public sauna in Helsinki. At least the sauna building is established in the 1880’s. Possibility to swim in the sea, the beach is less than 100 meters from sauna’s door. Lapinlahdentie 1, +358 40 178 3454, www.lapinlahdenlahde.fi/fi/ lahteen-sauna/
Löyly is more than sauna. It’s an urban oasis in Helsinki waterfront, an architectural masterpiece, a popular summer terrace and a restaurant. Sauna premises are great: A traditional smoke sauna and a wood-heated sauna. Hernesaarenranta 4, +358 9 6128 6550, www.loylyhelsinki.fi/en/
Beautiful public sauna in Meilahti district. Sauna building dates back to the 1800’s. Experience the relaxing and idyllic atmosphere
Sauna Arla has a long tradition in offering sauna experiences in Helsinki. It was founded already in 1929 and is one of the remaining public saunas heated by natural gas and wood. You can also try Finnish traditional cupping in Arla, upon request. Kaarlenkatu 15, +358 9 719 218 , www.arlansauna.net
Traditional public sauna from the 1950`s. It’s located in Hermanni district along Hämeentie, and easy to reach by bus or tram. Separate saunas for women and men, mixed sauna every Thursday. Hämeentie 63, +358 9 701 2424, www.saunahermanni.fi
Kotiharju is one the most traditional public saunas and loved among the locals. It was established already in 1928. Relaxing body wash by professional washer is available on Tue, Fri and Sat 16-19. Separate saunas for men and women. Harjutorinkatu 1, www.kotiharjunsauna.fi
Sompasauna is a wood-heated self-service public sauna built and maintained by a group of volunteers. The sauna is open around the clock and free for everyone to use. It’s located in Kalasatama district, a 20-minute walk from Kalasatama metro station. Sompasaaren laituri, www.sompasauna.fi www.korkeasaari.fi
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CULTURE Hevosenkenkä and Finnish Museum of Horology.
Ahertajantie 5, Tapiola, +358 9 8163 1818, www.weegee.fi. . Free with
DIVE INTO CULTURE in Helsinki. The city’s museums, venues for live music and theatres are of high quality. Buy tickets and get more information from venue’s websites. For a longer list, visit www.helsinkithisweek.com.
Temporary exhibitions display the works of Gallen-Kallela and his artist friends as well as contemporary art whose themes relate to the art of Gallen-Kallela. Gallen-Kallelan tie 27, +358 9 849 2340, www.gallen-kallela.fi
HAM (HELSINKI ART MUSEUM)
ART MUSEUMS AMOS REX
A meeting place for art and urban culture, consisting of new underground exhibition spaces, the old Lasipalatsi (glass palace) from 1936 and its Bio Rex cinema, as well as a vibrant event forum on Lasipalatsi Square, which will serve as the roof of the exhibition hall. Amos Rex’s exhibition programme will extend from the newest, often experimental, contemporary art to 20th-century Modernism and ancient cultures. Mannerheimintie 22–24, www.amosrex.fi. Free with
HAM is an art museum the size of Helsinki. It’s collection includes over 9,000 works of art located around the city. HAM’s flagship location is Tennis Palace (Tennispalatsi), where the museum draws attention to modern and contemporary art. Tennis Palace, 2nd floor, Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 8, +358 9 310 . 87041, www.hamhelsinki.fi. Free with
Helsinki Contemporary focuses on long term collaboration with both emerging and more established artists who take a physical, in-depth approach to their work. Bulevardi 10, +358 9 2785301, www.helsinkicontemporary.com
ATENEUM ART MUSEUM
Ateneum contains the most extensive art collections of Finland and is home to the most loved classic works of Finnish art.
COLLECTION OF REITZ FOUNDATION
Hvitträskintie 166, +358 9 4050 9630, www.nba.fi. Free with
Kaivokatu 2, +358 6122 5510, www.ateneum.fi. Free with
The collections are presented in the former home of a prominent constructor and art collector Lauri Reitz. Significant Finnish paintings, antique silver, furniture, arms and ceramics from the 16th to the 19th century. Apollonkatu 23 B 64, +358 9 442 501, www.reitz.fi. Free gift with
The national special museum focusing on design and industrial art. Its collection consists of more than 75,000 objects from the 19th century to the present day. Korkeavuorenkatu 23, +358 9 622 0540, www.designmuseum.fi. . Free with
DIDRICHSEN ART MUSEUM
Changing exhibitions. Both older and modern Finnish art, modern international art, pre-Columbian art, and Oriental art. Kuusilahdenkuja 1, +358 10 2193 970, www.didrichsenmuseum.fi
EMMA – ESPOO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
One of Finland’s largest art museums, situated at Exhibition Centre WeeGee. On display ca 500 works of modern Finnish art from The Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection. Ahertajantie 5, +358 43 827 0941, www.emma.museum/en. . Free with
EXHIBITION CENTRE WEEGEE
A cornucopia of museums, exhibitions and events – the biggest in Finland. Four museums: EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, KAMU – Espoo City Museum, The Finnish Toy Museum
Former studio home in National-Romantic style (1903) of the architects Saarinen, Gesellius and Lindgren. Changing exhibitions. Situated about 30 km from city center. Open until 29.9.
KIRPILÄ ART COLLECTION .
A stunning collection of Finnish art from the second half of the 19th century to the 1980s in the former home of the collector. Free entrance. Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 7 (6th floor), +358 50 3514337, www.taidekotikirpila.fi
A venue for contemporary art exhibitions and a home of living art. The meeting place for art, artists and the general public. Nervanderinkatu 3, +358 40 450 7211, www.taidehalli.fi. Discount . with
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART KIASMA
The museum breaks the boundaries of traditional art museums and follows the latest trends in visual art. The collections include contemporary art from the 1960s onwards. Mannerheiminaukio 2, +358 294 500 501, www.kiasma.fi. Free with .
SINEBRYCHOFF ART MUSEUM
The museum houses Finland’s most significant collection of paintings by old foreign masters and an interior museum illustrating Finland’s connections to the centuries of tradition in European art and antiquities.
Bulevardi 40, +358 294 500 460, www.sinebrychoffintaidemuseo.fi. . Free with
CULTURE building, telling the story of the Finnish Defence Forces in the post-war period up to the present day. Open until 30.9.
VANTAA ART MUSEUM ARTSI
Vantaa Art Museum presents temporary domestic and international exhibitions on contemporary art. Specialized in graffitis, street art and performance art.
Suomenlinna C 77, +358 299 530 261, www.sotamuseo.fi. . Free with
Paalutori 3, +358 43 826 8990, www.artsimuseo.com
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINLAND
Art museum in Kuusisaari, former home of the banker Ane Gyllenberg. On display older Finnish art and paintings by old foreign masters. The gallery has been modernized in 2011 and introduces beautifully a large art collection by Helene Schjerfbeck.
National Museum illustrates Finnish history from medieval times to the 19th century. Embark a time-trip through the history of Finland. The museum’s unique exhibits tells of the life from a period of over 1000 years. Temporary exhibitions.
Kuusisaarenpolku 11, +358 9 647 390, www.villagyllenberg.fi
Mannerheimintie 34, +358 40 128 6469, www.kansallismuseo.fi. . Free with
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
The home of Baron G. Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland, as it was in his life time. The museum shows his medals and decorations, uniforms, and documents that relate events from his life and from contemporary Finnish history. Open only on weekends. Kalliolinnantie 14, +358 9 635 443, www.mannerheim-museo.fi. . Free with
MILITARY MUSEUM’S MANEGE
The exhibition at the Military Museum’s Manege Finnish Defence Forces 100 Years at War and Peace portrays the wars Finland has fought during its independence: the Civil War in 1918, the Winter War in 1939–40, the Continuation War in 1941–44 and the Lapland War in 1944–45. The exhibition continues in the adjacent
Modern scientifical museum. Exhibition “Change is in the Air” looks at the impact climatic changes have had on Earth through the ages. The museum also allows visitors to travel back into the era of the dinosaurs and learn the story of the bones.
Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 13, +358 2941 28800, www.luomus.fi/museo
SEURASAARI OPEN-AIR MUSEUM
The Museum provides an insight into Finnish housing in days gone by and Finnish folk tradition. The buildings and interiors transferred to the Museum from the Finnish provinces reflect the life from the 18th to the 20th century. Seurasaari, +358 9 4050 9660, www.seurasaari.fi. Free with
Submarine Vesikko, which belongs to the Military Museum,
Helsingin Taidehalli Helsingfors Konsthall Kunsthalle Helsinki Nervanderinkatu 3 00100 Helsinki
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Ugo Rondinone: view of installation vocabulary of solitude, 2014. Image: Studio Rondinone
CULTURE HOTEL AND RESTAURANT MUSEUM
operated as a part of the Finnish navy during the wars in 1939–44. Open only in summer season (closes on 30.9.).
Suomenlinna, Tykistölahti, +358 299 530 260, www.sotamuseo.fi. . Free with
Tallberginkatu 1 G, +358 44 747 4110, www.hotellijaravintolamuseo.fi. Free with
The museum tells about the history of Suomenlinna naval fortress from the 18th c. to the present day. The exhibition illustrates the building of the fortress and former life on the naval base. Also special exhibitions. Suomenlinna C 74, +358 9 6841850, www.suomenlinna.fi. Free with .
The museum’s guided tours and changing exhibitions focus on the presidential terms of Tamminiemi residents Risto Ryti, G. Mannerheim and Urho Kekkonen, shedding light on the history of post-war Finland in an authentic environment. Open only on weekends. Seurasaarentie 15, +358 9 4050 9650, www.nba.fi. Free with
DESIGN MUSEUM ARABIA
Helsinki’s Design Museum Arabia showcases the products of the Arabia ceramics factory and the Iittala glassworks. The museum is part of the new Iittala & Arabia Design Centre. Hämeentie 135, +358 20 439 5357, www.designmuseum.fi/en/ museums/
FINNISH AVIATION MUSEUM
Finnish Aviation Museum is located in the immediate vicinity of Helsinki Airport. Its collections focus on the history of aviation in Finland, and it also has experiential services, simulators and the Aero Auditorium. Karhumäentie 12 / Tietotie 3, Vantaa, +358 9 8700 870, . www.ilmailumuseo.fi. Discount with
FINNISH MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY
A special museum devoted to the art and practice of photography in Finland. Tallberginkatu 1 G, +358 9 6866 3621, www.valokuvataiteenmuseo. . fi. Free with
Elegant venue for changing exhibitions. Located beside the Finlandia Hall. Branch of the Helsinki City Museum.
Mannerheimintie 13b, +358 9 3107 8519, www.hakasalmivilla.fi. . Free with
HELSINKI CITY MUSEUM
Helsinki City Museum will provides a new kind of museum experience on the corner of Senate Square. The museum’s exhibitions, events and cosy courtyards immerse visitors in the history of Helsinki. Entry always free of charge.
MUSEUM OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE
The decades of Finnish architecture are presented in the permanent exhibition. Temporary exhibitions on Finnish and international architecture. Kasarmikatu 24, +358 9 8567 5100, www.mfa.fi. Free with
MUSEUM OF TECHNOLOGY
What is technology? What innovations can the Finns take credit for? Finland’s biggest technology-themed museum looks at the history of technology and industrialisation as well as innovation in Finland without forgetting present-day developments. Viikintie 1, +358 9 728 8440, www.tekniikanmuseo.fi. Free with
Aleksanterinkatu 16, +358 9 3103 6630, www.helsinginkaupunginmuseo.fi. Free gift with
This special museum showcases Finnish culinary culture. The multi-sensory “At your service!” - exhibition takes visitors on a journey to the history of accommodation and dining in Finland.
Alvar Aalto designed his studio at Tiilimäki between 1954 and 1955. The studio is only a short walk from Aalto’s own house, where the office had previously been located. Open to the public with guided tours. Tiilimäki 20, +358 9 480 123, www.alvaraalto.fi.
SUOMENLINNA TOY MUSEUM
The museum presents toys from the beginning of the 19th century up to the 1960s. The collection features hundreds of dolls, around a hundred teddy bears, and other old toys. Suomenlinna C 66, +358 40 500 6607, www.lelumuseo.fi. Discount . with
THE AALTO HOUSE
Alvar and Aino Aalto designed the house at Riihitie 20 as their home and architectural office in 1935-36. The museum shop’s selection includes interesting publications and design items. Riihitie 20, +358 9 481 350, www.alvaraalto.fi.
The museum’s exhibitions transport visitors into the theatre and backstage to see and experience what performance and theatre are all about. On display are costumes, model stage designs and props – get a feel for the theatre at close quarters. Tallberginkatu 1 G, +358 20 796 1670, www.teatterimuseo.fi. Free . with
MUSIC FINNISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra is tasked with producing and promoting the musical culture of Finland as part of the Finnish Broadcasting Company. Mannerheimintie 13 a, +358 9 14801 (info), www.yle.fi/rso
CULTURE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA
The Finnish National Opera is an opera and ballet company of high international standard. Helsinginkatu 58, +358 09 403 021, www.ooppera.fi
As the biggest arena in Helsinki and Finland, Hartwall Arena is a stage for the biggest international stars, top artists from Finland and the most interesting hockey teams. Arena is located in Pasila right next to Pasila railway station.
unit. Korjaamo has the perfect settings to let loose while enjoying live music, events food. Töölönkatu 51 A-B, www.korjaamo.fi
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS HELSINKI / SIBELIUS ACADEMY
The Sibelius Academy stages events almost daily at various venues, mostly at the Helsinki Music Centre. Music from classical to contemporary, jazz, folk, pop and rock.
Areenankuja 1, www.hartwallaarena.fi/en
Various venues, mostly at the Helsinki Music Centre (Mannerheimintie . 13 a), www.uniarts.fi/en/calendar. Discount with
HELSINKI MUSIC CENTRE
Helsinki Music Centre, located in the heart of Helsinki, is a concert venue and meeting place open to all. Mannerheimintie 13 A, +358 20 707 0400, www.musiikkitalo.fi
HELSINKI PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra was established in 1882. It performs every week at the Helsinki Music Centre from September to May. Morning rehearsals are also open to the public. Mannerheimintie 13 A, +358 9 310 22 700, www.helsinkiphilharmonicorchestra.fi
KORJAAMO CULTURE FACTORY
Founded in 2004 Korjaamo Culture Factory is the home of living urban culture located in an atmospheric and historical tram depot
Finnkino is the biggest movie theatre chain in Finland. In Finnkino Itis you’ll find the first IMAX® theatre in Finland. +358 600 007 007, www.finnkino.fi
Maxim is a beautiful cinema right in the heart of the historic center. Maxim was built in 1909 and is the oldest movie theatre in Finland. Kluuvikatu 1, +358 600 007007, www.finnkino.fi
Eat, drink and watch movies.
Harjukatu 2, +358 50 331 4508 (bar), www.rivierakallio.fi
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SHOPPING SHOPPING IN HELSINKI is enjoyable. Helsinki offers a vast array of unique souvenirs from folksy handicrafts to functional Finnish design, and a variety of shopping environments: shopping centres and malls, department stores, markets as well as small boutiques. Helsinki’s main shopping precincts and streets are downtown – all within easy walking distance.
This shopping centre in Itäkeskus bursts with shopping possibilities and services: three indoor boulevards with 240 shops and more than 30 cosy restaurants and cafés. 15-minute metro ride from city centre. Itäkatu 1 b, www.itis.fi
KAMPPI SHOPPING CENTRE
Complete shopping centre with 150 shops, restaurants and other services. Urho Kekkosenkatu 1, www.kamppi.fi
BOOKS ACADEMIC BOOKSTORE
Akateeminen is one of the biggest bookstores in Scandinavia. Designed by Alvar Aalto (1961-69). Café Aalto on the second floor. Pohjoisesplanadi 39, +358 20 760 8999, www.akateeminen.com
Books on arts, architecture and design. Posters, postcards and gifts. Also publications of the Ateneum Art Museum. Kaivokatu 2, +358 9 1733 6434, www.ateneum.fi
Meeting place for book lovers, in the heart of Punavuori district. Fredrikinkatu 35, +358 50 460 0337, www.nidekauppa.fi
The bookstore in front of Stockmann Department Store. Aleksanterinkatu 21, www.rosebud.fi
The largest bookshop chain in Finland. A wide selection of books and stationery.
Elegantly refurbished modern shopping gallery. Aleksanterinkatu 9, www.kluuvi.fi
There’s a new shopping centre in town! Redi has opened its doors at Kalasatama. Entrance straight from metro station. Hermannin rantatie 5, +358 44 755 4308, www.redi.fi
Comprehensive department store next to the Railway station. Mannerheimintie 9, www.sokos.fi
STOCKMANN DEPARTMENT STORE
The strong flagship of the Stockmann department store chain in the Helsinki city centre is the eight-storey building of more than 50,000 square metres. Stockmann is known for its excellent customer service. Aleksanterinkatu 52, www.stockmann.com
Comprehensive selection of home and entertainment electronics. Store area 20,000 square metres. Tyynenmerenkatu 11, www.verkkokauppa.com
Kamppi Shopping Centre, Urho Kekkosen katu 1; Aleksanterinkatu 15, www.suomalainen.com
DEPARTMENT STORES & SHOPPING CENTRES
CITYCENTER SHOPPING CENTRE
Yrjönkatu 34, +358 40 179 9667, www.costo.fi
Refurbished shopping centre: fashion, food shops, restaurants, cafes, services etc. Located opposite the Railway Station. Kaivokatu 8, www.citycenter.fi
FORUM SHOPPING CENTRE
Over 100 stores, right in the city centre on Mannerheimintie. Mannerheimintie 14–20, www.forum.fi
Shopping centre Kämp Galleria is home to the finest selection of international fashion and Scandinavian design. Carefully selected brands, high-quality products and personal service are the essence of their philosophy.
Costo is a creation of three Finnish designers combining their visions and skills to make something new and unprecedented in the field of design. Costo is especially known for its colourful hats.
The Center for Finnish Fashion, Garden, brings together fashion boutiques, showrooms, events and exhibitions. Garden showcases the best of Finnish fashion design and its rising talents. Kämp Galleria, 2nd floor, Pohjoisesplanadi 33, www.kampgarden.com
HALTI HELSINKI STORE
Quality sports wear and equipment at the Halti flagship store. Keskuskatu 7, +358 43 824 5243, www.halti.fi
Pohjoisesplanadi 33, www.kampgalleria.com
SHOPPING IVANA HELSINKI
Flagship Store, Uudenmaankatu 15, +358 50 505 1624; Studio, Palopirtintie 15, +358 50 505 1626, www.ivanahelsinki.com
Pohjoisesplanadi 33, +358 10 281 1250, www.tarsala.fi
Fashion design by Finnish designer, Paola Suhonen.
Elegant Finnish design shoes in Galleria Esplanad.
Finnish shoe design by Terhi Pölkki.
Specialised in quality down coats and other down products.
Garden, Kämp Galleria, 2nd floor, shop.terhipolkki.com
Flagship Store, Mikonkatu 2; Museokatu 8, www.joutsen.com
Quality suits, jackets and trousers for men. Finnish brand.
From LalliS womenswear collections you’ll find unique and beautiful ready-to-wear and customized pieces.
Citycenter Shopping Centre, Keskuskatu 6, +358 44 757 1191, www.turotailor.fi
Iso Roobertinkatu 38, www.facebook.com/DesignbyLalliS/
Utua is a Finnish brand, famous for the quality and colourfulness of its hand-made leather bags.Business is based on ethics and environmental responsibility and timeless form of products is an expression of Finnish design and way of life.
Contemporary Finnish fashion for both men and women. Yrjönkatu 25, +358 45 154 8870, www.liike-shop.com
Utua brandstore, Aleksanterinkatu 36, www.utua.fi
The flagship store in Tori Quarters sells vegetable tanned designer bags and accessories. Aleksanterinkatu 28, +358 20 734 8871, www.lumiaccessories.com
FOOD & DELICACIES ANTON & ANTON
Lumoan Store, a Finnish slow fashion brand best known for simple and timeless design. From Lumoan Store you can find their laced collar dresses for children and women, and silver jewellery.
Anton & Anton is a full-service food market serving fresh quality food. Check also Anton & Anton food kiosks. Mariankatu 18; Kapteeninkatu 26, www.antonanton.fi
Katariinankatu 1, www.kauppa.lumoan.fi
MARITA HUURINAINEN SHOWROOM Home of the unique design shoe WAVE.
Kämp Galleria, Pohjoisesplanadi 29, +358 44 072 22 12, www.maritahuurinainen.com
MINNA PARIKKA BOUTIQUE
Acknowledged and playful Finnish shoe design and accessories. Aleksanterinkatu 36, +358 9 667 554, www.minnaparikka.com
Fashion design by Finnish designer Ilona Hyötyläinen. Uudenmaankatu 14, +358 50 352 8893, www.miun.fi
International fashion and Muotikuu’s own collection. Fabianinkatu 14, +358 40 169 5195, www.muotikuu.fi
Modern, casual Finnish fashion.
Mikonkatu 2, +358 20 125 8590, www.nansogroup.com
Finnish lingerie and swimwear brand with superior quality and unique fitting. Unioninkatu 18, +358 10 3222 255, www.patricia.fi
Finnish design by Samu-Jussi Koski.
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Mikonkatu 3, +358 40 350 7976, www.samuji.com
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Factory shop selling hand-made pralines, petit fours and pastry. Also a small cafe. Liisankatu 9, +358 400 199 868, www.chjoko.com
HAKANIEMI MARKET HALL
Original Hakaniemi Market Hall is under renovation for next few years. Temporary market hall is located at Hakaniemi Square. A spacious and lively market hall houses food, delicacies, cafés, restaurants and handicrafts. Hämeentie 1, www.hakaniemenkauppahalli.fi
HIETALAHTI MARKET HALL
Hietalahti Market Hall is filled with light, and provides a broad variety of fresh and high-quality foodstuff. You can have a quick snack or enjoy a cafe and lunch in the hall or the terraces outside.
Lönnrotinkatu 34, www.hietalahdenkauppahalli.fi/en/
OLD MARKET HALL
The Old Market Hall has served its customers since 1889. Merchants sell everything from cheese, fish, shellfish, vegetable, fruit and cakes to spices, coffee and tea. Eteläranta, www.vanhakauppahalli.fi/en/
HANDICRAFTS & SOUVENIRS ANNE’S SHOP
Souvenirs and Helsinki/Finland-themed artefacts right next to the Rock Church. Fredrikinkatu 68, +358 9 445823, www.annensoppi.com. Discount . with
Finnish unique arts, crafts and design in the artists’ own shop. Unioninkatu 28, +358 50 560 5920, www.artisaani.fi
Design District Helsinki includes boutiques, galleries, a cluster of restaurants, cafes, hotels and a growing amount of creative service providers. Get your copy of Design District map at Tourist Information. www.designdistrict.fi/en
Textile craft and design by Johanna Gullichsen.
Fredrikinkatu 18, +358 9 637 917, www.johannagullichsen.com
Exquisite Kalevala Koru and Lapponia Jewelry in bronze, silver and gold, designed and handmade in Finland. Pohjoisesplanadi 25-27, +358 207 611 380, www.kalevalakoru.fi
Situated right in the heart of Helsinki, Kankurin Tupa offers Scandinavian gifts and handicrafts for those who love Finland.
Pohjoisesplanadi 35, +358 9 626 182, www.kankurintupa.fi. Discount . with
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The idea and essence of Kauniste collections is to combine young illustrators’ art prints into everyday useful items – first it was a kitchen towel, now much more. Aleksanterinkatu 28; Fredrikinkatu 24, www.kauniste.com
The shop next to the Market Square sells quality linen and wool textiles designed and manufactured in Finland - for kitchen, table, sauna and spa, also wool blankets and other design items. Katariinankatu 2, +358 50 538 8244, www.lapuankankurit.fi
Inspiring selection of crafts and design from Finnish artisans plus a non-stop workshop space. Katariinankatu 4, +358 45 3196171, www.madeby.fi
MARTTIINI FACTORY SHOP
Quality Finnish-made “puukko” knives since 1928.
Aleksanterinkatu 28, Torikorttelit, +358 40 3110605, www.marttiini.fi
Beloved Moomin articles. In Forum Shopping Centre. Shop also at the Airport and at Itis Shopping Centre. Mannerheimintie 20, +358 40 192 0720, www.moominshop.fi. . Discount with
PUUKKOPUOTI STORE Wide selection of knives.
Pohjoisranta 22, +358 9 135 4455, www.puukkopuoti.fi
Specialist since 1955 in handmade “ryijy” wallrugs, all made of wool. Abrahaminkatu 7, +358 9 660 615, www.ryijypalvelu-rp.fi
TAITO SHOP HELSKY
Quality Finnish handicrafts, design and gift items. Also weaving materials. Eteläesplanadi 4, +358 50 3508 470, www.helsky.net
INTERIOR DESIGN & LIFESTYLE AARIKKA
Aarikka is a Finnish family business which was founded in 1954. The company designs and manufactures unique jewellery and items for home decoration and table setting. Pohjoisesplanadi 27, +358 9 652 277, www.aarikka.com
The flagship store of Artek is located in the heart of the city. Artek store is a beautiful platform for Artek’s products. Varying exhibitions from the fields of art to industrial design are often displayed in the store. Keskuskatu 1 B, +358 10 617 3480, www.artek.fi
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Vintage design furniture of Artek.
Pieni Roobertinkatu 4-6, www.2ndcycle.artek.fi.
Balmuir was fouded in 2007. It’s all about genuine materials and appreciation for traditional craftmanship. The idea of Finnish Balmuir is to create products which are made like in the good old days, when plastic was an unknown material. Pohjoisesplanadi 25–27, +358 50 406 2830, www.balmuir.com
FASETTI HELSINKI SHOWROOM
Legendary Marimekko is renowned for its original prints and colours. This centrally located shop offers high-quality clothing, bags and accessories. Aleksanterinkatu 50; Mikonkatu 1; Forum Shopping Centre and Kamppi Shopping Centre, + 358 44 719 834, www.marimekko.fi
Interior and gift items of modern design. Its cafe is a popular meeting place for local people. Perämiehenkatu 10, +358 9 4150 4500, www.moko.fi
Design, vintage and antiques.
IITTALA & ARABIA DESIGN CENTRE
Mannerheimintie 20, +358 207 220 310, www.pentik.com
Pohjoisranta 2, +358 10 423 1006, www.fasetti.fi/en/
Two of Finland’s most celebrated design and lifestyle brands, Iittala and Arabia now together in one design centre.
Hämeentie 135, +358 20 439 5326, www.designcentrehelsinki.com
Lasting everyday design, kitchen and table ware at Iittala flagship store. Also other locations: check the website. Pohjoisesplanadi 23, +358 20 439 3501, www.iittala.com
Decorative and gift items, table ware and home textiles. Located in Forum Shopping Centre.
TRE is a flagship store for Nordic design and lifestyle in downtown Helsinki. They have a wide range of design items, furniture, lifestyle products, organic cosmetics, and fashion from over 300 brands. Visit the stores around the city: TRE Store, Mikonkatu 6 TRE <3 Nide, Garden at Kämp Galleria, 2nd floor, Pohjoisesplanadi 33, www.worldoftre.com
SHOPPING SPECIALIST STORES GUDRUN SJÖDEN
Gudrun Sjöden is all about colourful clothes and home textiles in natural materials with an emphasis on Scandinavian design. Erottajankatu 19, www.gudrunsjoden.com/fi-fi
HARMONIA PERFUME GALLERY
Explore the world of niche perfumes. A specialized shop for artisan fragrances and presents world-class brands. Kluuvikatu 1, www.harmoniahelsinki.fi
Cooking articles and utensils for your kitchen.
Korkeavuorenkatu 45, +358 10 231 2090, www.kokkipuoti.fi
Lupaus Puoti is a beautiful little shop selling 100% natural and organic goodies in the heart of Helsinki. Here you can find the full range of holistic Dr. Hauschka skincare and make-up products, ecologically conscientious laundry & cleaning products from Sonett, and Demeter quality treats. Iso Roobertinkatu 9, www.ihohoitolalupaus.fi/puoti/
Specialist store of rock and pop music. Large collection of vinyls. Fredrikinkatu 59; Hakaniemen Torikatu 2, www.levykauppax.fi
The best little cigar shop in town. - Official Habanos retailer -
Töölö Cigar Shop Töölönkatu 32
Scandinavia’s largest health and wellness chain – your one-stop shop for supplements and natural cosmetics! Store information: www.life.fi/myymalat
A specialist store next to Market Square representing three Finnish brands: R/H Studio, PAPU adn Frantsila Herb Farm. Pohjoisesplanadi 19.
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• Kamppi Shopping Centre, Urho Kekkosen katu 1 • Pohjoisesplanadi 21 • Helsinki Airport, several locations www.changegroup.fi
Helsinki Tourist Information Railway Station, Central Hall, +358 9 3101 3300, email@example.com, www.myhelsinki.fi Tavex 1.9.–15.9. Mon–Sun 10–17. Fabianinkatu 12 16.9.–30.11. Mon-Fri 9–18, www.tavex.fi/en/ Sat–Sun 10–17. BOX OFFICES Helsinki Region Tourist Information Ticketmaster Helsinki airport T2, • Helsinki Music Centre, arrival hall 2A. Mannerheimintie 13 a A 1.–30.9. Mon–Sun 10–20. • Sture4, Sturenkatu 4 1.10.–30.11. Mon–Sat • Savoy Theatre, 10–18, Sun 12–18. Kasarmikatu 46–48 • Ryhmäteatteri, BANKS & CASH Helsinginkatu 25 WITHDRAWALS • Stockmann department store, Aleksanterinkatu Banks are normally open 52, 8th floor Mon–Fri 10–16.30. Cash www.ticketmaster.fi withdrawals automats accept all major bank Tiketti and credit cards. • Tiketti Galleria, Urho Kekkosen katu 4–6 CURRENCY • Stockmann department EXCHANGE store, Aleksanterinkatu 52, 8th floor Forex Bank • Korjaamo Culture • Railway Station Factory, Töölönkatu 51 B • Stockmann department www.tiketti.fi store, Aleksanterinkatu 52, 8th floor Lippupiste www.forex.fi/en/ • Savoy Theatre, Kasarmikatu 46–48 Change Group • Stockmann department • Forum Shopping store, Aleksanterinkatu Centre, Mannerheimintie 52, 8th floor. 14-20 www.lippu.fi
LOST PROPERTY OFFICES Helsinki Police Lost Property Office Pasilanraitio 13, +358 295 477 912, www.poliisi.fi, Mon–Fri 9–11. Lost Property Service – Suomen Löytötavarapalvelu Mäkelänkatu 56, +358 600 41006, www.loytotavara.net/ helsinki, Mon–Fri 10–18, Sat 10–14. Lost Property Office – Suomen löytötavarapiste Kamppi Shopping Centre, +358 600 04401, www.htp-palvelut.com, Mon–Fri 9–19, Sat 9–18 and Sun 12–18. POST OFFICE Post Office Elielinaukio 2, Mon-Fri 8–20, Sat 10-16 and Sun 12–16. TAXIS Taksi-Helsinki Taksi-Helsinki tel +358 100 0700 (appr. 2,90€ /call), www.taksihelsinki.fi
PUBLIC TOILETS Helsinki has over 36 automatic public toilets (open 24/7) located in parks and along streets. DRINKING WATER The faucet water in Finland is of high quality and you can safely drink it. INTERNET The city of Helsinki offers a free WLAN-service. No passwords or registration required. Just look for ”Helsinki City Open WLAN” from the available neworks. Nearly all cafés, restaurants, shops and shopping centres offer free Wi-Fi. EMERGENCY NUMBERS Police, general emergencies, ambulance and fire department 112 PRIVATE MEDICAL CARE Medical Centre Aava Mon–Fri 7.30–21, Sat– Sun 10–18 Annankatu 32, +358 10 380 3838 www.aava.fi
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URBAN HELSINKI BUS SIGHTSEEING On the Urban Helsinki bus sightseeing tour, you will discover many interesting places that the Finnish capital holds in addition to its famous and well-known sights. You will see Helsinki’s architectural history, city’s modern residential areas, the urban districts, and the historical area where the city’s roots lie. The tour is operated on a comfortable double-decker sightseeing bus with a good view. There’s heating, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and room for your personal luggage in the bus. The audio guide is available in 10 languages to provide you with a wealth of interesting and entertaining stories about everyday life in Helsinki. The
tour includes a 45-minute stop at the Iittala and Arabia Design Centre – a perfect chance to take a deep dive into the fascinating world of two of Finland’s most celebrated design and lifestyle brands and to get a peek into their past, present, and future. As our guest, you can shop with -15% discount in the Iittala & Arabia Design Centre Store! Departures daily at 13:30. Adults 32 €, children (6–15 yrs) 16 €, children under 6 yrs for free. Departure point Esplanade Park, Fabianinkatu. Tickets available at the departure point and online at www.stromma.com/ helsinki RIKU PIHLANTO / HELSINKI MARKETING
SIGHTSEEING BEAUTIFUL CANAL ROUTE On the Beautiful Canal Route sightseeing cruise, you will get to see the most beautiful shorelines in Helsinki and residential areas of the archipelago. Along the way you will see many beautiful sights, including the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari island, the impressive fleet of icebreakers and – of course – Degerö Canal. Along the way you will also hear about the fascinating history of Helsinki. Stories about maritime Helsinki are available in 12 languages. The friendly staff and experienced captains on board make you cruise even more enjoyable. The café / bar on board offers beverages and snacks.
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CITY SIGHTSEEING HOP ON HOP OFF Welcome to Hop on Hop Off Helsinki – a bus sightseeing around the city where you hop on and off as much as you like. The tour takes you to the top sights of Helsinki, such as the Sibelius Monument and the Rock Church. The route is carefully chosen, we have 18 stops along the route. The ticket is valid 24 or 48 hours by your choice and entitles you to get a discount on top attractions. The tour is guided in 10 different languages through individual, single-used headsets. To make your ride comfortable, we have free Wi-Fi on the buses, fun & friendly staff and experienced drivers. In bad weather, our buses’ roofs can be installed quickly to protect you from rain.
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HELSINKI PANORAMA SIGHTSEEING Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing is a popular bus sightseeing tour showing you the most important sights in Helsinki. The tour gives you an excellent view of Helsinki’s past and present. During the tour you’ll see the most interesting parts of Helsinki. Stop at the Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) or at the Sibelius Monuments if the church is closed. The tour ends near the Esplanade Park. Audio commentary in 10 languages with headphones. The tour is operated on a comfortable double decker bus with a good view. There’s heating, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and room for your personal luggage in the bus. Fresh water for sale.
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Helsinki card includes a large number of benefits that will help you to discover and experience Helsinki plus save money, time and energy during your visit. With the card you get unlimited free travel on public transportation, FREE sightseeing tours, free entrance to Sea Life Helsinki, free entrance to many museums, sights, Suomenlinna Sea Fortress and Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) and much more. Also a recently opened museum Amos Rex is included in the card. Available for 24, 48 or 72 hours. Adults 49 €, 61 € and 71 €, children 25 €, 31 € and 36 €. Also Helsinki Card Region available. Buy your Helsinki Card at one of the many sales points around the city, for example hotel receptions or online www.helsinkicard.com
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EAT & DRINK SECTION provides a comprehensive and categorised listing of restaurants in Helsinki. In addition, the lists include cafĂŠs, bars and night clubs. In Finland, meals are available in restaurants throughout the day. The typical mealtimes are: breakfast 7â€“10, lunch 11â€“15 and dinner from 18 onwards. Almost all restaurants serve lunch on weekdays, with the price being around 10 â‚Ź. On weekends, and especially in the evenings, booking a table is highly recommended. For a longer list, visit www.helsinkithisweek.com
RESTAURANTS FINNISH TRADITIONAL AINO Traditional Finnish cuisine with a modern twist. Pure ingredients, pure flavours. Located in the historic centre, near the Tourist Information. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 21, +358 9 624 327,
ELITE Classic Finnish cuisine in atmosphere of 1930s. Elite has been a living room of the Finnish artist many decades. Serving a title dish of Finnish movie star from 1950s, Mr Tauno Palo. Great terrace in the summer. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤inen Hesperiankatu 22, +358 9 6128
GRANIITTILINNA Renowned for its ĂĄ la carte menu, atmospheric setting and attentive service, Graniittilinna draws its inspiration from Finnish culinary heritage and serves the freshest local and seasonal produce sourced from trusted suppliers. đ&#x;? SĂ¤Ă¤stĂśpankinranta 6, +358 20 742 4250, www.graniittilinna.com
JUURI Traditional Finnish food in a modern and innovative way. Known for its sapas, Finnish version of tapas. đ&#x;? Korkeavuorenkatu 27, +359 9 635 732, www.juuri.fi
KARL JOHAN Classic Finnish gastronomy in a modern milieu. đ&#x;? YrjĂśnkatu 21, +358 9 612 1121, www.ravintolakarljohan.fi
KOLME KRUUNUA Traditional Finnish food in a cosy atmosphere. đ&#x;? Liisankatu 5, +358 9 135 4172, www.kolmekruunua.fi
KOSMOS Finnish culinary culture based on long-standing Russian, French and Swedish influences combined with updated Finnish cooking traditions and indigenous ingredients. Artistsâ€™ haunt since 1924. đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 3, +358 9 647 255, www.kosmos.fi
KUU Traditional Finnish cuisine with a modern touch.
đ&#x;? TĂśĂślĂśnkatu 27, +358 9 2709 0973, www.ravintolakuu.info
EAT & DRINK KUURNA Finnish classics with a modern twist in a stylish atmosphere. Carefully chosen ingredients. Changing menu.
LAPPI Original, exotic specialities from Lapland. Menu available in 11 languages. đ&#x;? Annankatu 22, +358 9 645 550,
đ&#x;? Meritullinkatu 6, +358 9 670 849, www.kuurna.fi
SALVE Famous sailors Ě tavern serving hearty traditional dishes.
SAAGA Saaga offers a taste of Lapland, with its rugged and beautiful nature, as well as regional dishes and an atmosphere full of the exotic charm of the North. Unique Fish Buffet served on ice-filled wooden boat. Menu in several languages.
đ&#x;? Hietalahdenranta 5 C, +358 10 76 64280, www.raflaamo.fi/en/ helsinki/salveÂ
SAVOTTA Finnish food from Finnish ingredients. Nostalgic atmosphere of Finland decades ago. Interior decoration and dishes have been inspired by Finnish nature. Menu available in several languages. Views of the Senate Square. Summer terrace. đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 22, +358 9 7425 5588, www.ravintolasavotta.fi Discount with .
SEA HORSE Classic Finnish food and culture since 1934. đ&#x;? Kapteeninkatu 11, +358 10 837 5700, www.seahorse.fi
ZETOR Finnish food , tractors and rockâ€™nâ€™roll. đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 3â€“5, +358 10 766 4450, www.zetor.net
LAPPISH KULTĂ KITCHEN & BAR Restaurant offers northern luxury at the beautiful and mystic atmosphere. The menu consists of modern and natural northern tastes and pure ingredients such as game, reindeer, mushrooms, lichen and birch leaves. Bulevardi 28, +358 40 541 2081, www.kitchenkulta.fi
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FINNISH & SCANDINAVIAN AITO Intimate and casually stylish dining & meeting place. đ&#x;? Museokatu 29, +358 9 454 4303, www.ravintola-aito.fi
CHAPTER Lunch, dinner and Sunday specialities made of pure and raw ingredients from local farmers and from the Scandinavian nature. Delicious cocktails. đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 22, +358 50 356 4875, www.chapter.fi
HARALD A culinary voyage to the age of the Vikings.
đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 21, City Passage (2nd floor), +358 44 766 8010, www.ravintolaharald.fi
KAARNA Finnish cooking with Scandinavian touch. Try Finnish â€?tapasâ€?. Located in the Forum shopping centre.
đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 20, +358 10 766 4550, www.raflaamo.fi/en/ helsinki/kaarna-baari-keittio
LASIPALATSI First class, pure raw ingredients and Finnish gastronomic excellence in an authentic 1930s functional setting. đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 22â€“24, +358 20 7424290 www.ravintolalasipalatsi.fi
LINNANKELLARI This restaurant operates in the basement of Hotel Katajanokka and offers Finno-Scandinavian local and organic food prepared of the finest ingredients. In the heart of the kitchen is a charcoal grill. đ&#x;? Merikasarminkatu 1a, +358 9 686 45 136, www.linnankellari.fi
LOISTE The top floor of Hotel Vaakuna is the place to go for a relaxed evening of dining. đ&#x;? Kaivokatu 3, +358 9 4337 6315, www.ravintolaloiste.com
PASSIO Finnish and Scandinavian flavours with a twist. First class ingredients, selected wines and hand-crafted beers in a unique interior. Nice terrace during summer. đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 13, +358 207 352 040, www.passiodining.fi
PUOTILAN KARTANO The historical mansion of Puotila is situated in Eastern Helsinki and invites you to enjoy stylish flavor sensations, warm mansion atmosphere and memorable events. During the week they serve delicious lunch, classy a la carte dishes and fresh weekend brunch. đ&#x;? Puotilantie 7,
+358 29 193 8801, www.puotilankartano.fi
RESTAURANT EEVERT Design restaurant Eevertâ€™s food philosophy get its inspiration from Scandinavian and Finnish
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nature, especially its changing seasons and colours. Located in the historical building designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. đ&#x;? Ratakatu 9, +358 20 741 3011, www.eevert.fi
RESTAURANT SUSISAARI Restaurant Susisaari has a central location by TykistĂślahti bay, near the Suomenlinna Centre and the waterbus pier. The restaurant honours Finnish cuisine. It serves lunch and dinner and offers a fine selection of wines and local beers. đ&#x;? Suomenlinna B1, +358 40 706 8564, www.susisaarenruokala.fi
SHELTER Shelter is all about handicraft, sincere customer service and delicious food. Shelter serves Chefâ€™s Menu with 3,4 or 5 courses. The menus change weekly and they are easily modified to special diets. đ&#x;? Kanavaranta 7, www.shelter.fi SIPULI Modern Scandinavian cooking with game specialities. Located in a converted old warehouse. đ&#x;? Kanavanranta 7, +358 9 6128 5500, www.ravintolasipuli.fi
SPIS Small and cosy neighbourhood restaurant serving excellent, fresh and Nordic flavours. Artisan wines and special Nordic beer brews. Nominated as the restaurant of the year 2015 by the Finnish Gastronomic Society. đ&#x;? Kasarminkatu 26,
+358 45 305 1211, www.spis.fi
SEASIDE BLUE PETER Traditional seaside restaurant in Lauttasaari. Big terrace and great sea view to many directions. Lunch, bistro-styled ĂĄ la carte and good selection of beers and wines. đ&#x;? Vattuniemen puistotie 1, +358 10 424 9801, www.bluepeter.fi
đ&#x;? Kellosaarenranta 2, +358 10 4249 830, www.faroravintola.fi
HAMPTON BAY A cozy seaside restaurant in Hietalahti. Inspired by sea and social eating. Also perfect for steak-lovers and vegetarians. Notice: Opens 4.4.
Tasty and hearty Finnish food
FARO CHANNELSIDE BAR & RESTAURANT Seaside restaurant with a big terrace. Great urban sea view. Walking and cycling routes near by, as well as Ruoholahti metro station. Lunch, bisto-styled ĂĄ la carte and good selection of wines and beer.
đ&#x;? Hietalahdenranta 6, +358 44 753 0895, www.hamptonbay.fi
HOLIDAY BAR Itâ€™s a bar, a kitchen and a terrace. Atmosphere is very holiday-like and food is easy and delicious, just like it should be when youâ€™re on holiday. đ&#x;? Kanavaranranta 7, www.holiday-bar.fi MERITORPPA Restaurant of hotel Kalastajatorppa. Delicious food and stunning sea views. đ&#x;? Kalastajatorpantie
1, +358 9 45811, www.hravintolat.fi/kalastajatorppa/ravintola/ meritorppa
M/S MARIA RESTAURANT BOAT M/S Maria next to Hakaniemi Market Square serves cool drinks and Neapolitan pizzas. Open until 15.10. đ&#x;? Hakaniemenranta 3,
+358 40 7222008. www.facebook.com/RavintolalaivaMaria/
Finnish Restaurant Savotta By the Senate Square Views of the Cathedral! Aleksanterinkatu 22 Tel. +358 9 7425 5588 Open every day of the year: Monâ€“Sat 12â€“23 Sun & public holidays 13â€“22
EAT & DRINK SAARI Saari offers the best Finnish and archipelago delicacies as well as stunning sea views and relaxed maritime atmosphere. Located on the Sirpalesaari Island, restaurant is reached by a boat departing from the Saari pier at Merisatamanranta. The crossing takes only a couple of minutes. During crayfish season Saari is one of the most popular restaurants in town for a Finnish crayfish party. Open until 26.9. đ&#x;? Sirpalesaari Island, +358 9 7425 5566,
restaurant offers splendid views to all directions â€“ to the sea as well as to the city centre. Saaristoâ€™s menu offers the best delicacies of Scandinavian cuisine. During the crayfish season Saaristo is one of the most popular venues in town for a Finnish crayfish party. A boat serves the island from Saaristoâ€™s pier located south of the Olympia Terminal. The crossing takes only a couple of minutes. Open until 13.9. đ&#x;? Klippan Island, +358 9 7425
SAARISTO Saaristoâ€™s white Art Nouveau style villa, built in 1899, is one of Helsinkiâ€™s most traditional and impressive restaurants. Located on the Klippan Island, in front of the South Harbour,
SAVU Explore the seasonâ€™s best ingredients on your plate. Finnish summer cottage feeling in a unique 214-year-old log house build to store tar in 1805. Dining room for 80 persons and a covered summer terrace. 14.9.-25.11. open only for bigger groups upon request. đ&#x;? Tervasaari Island, +358 9 7425 5574, www.ravintolasavu.fi
FINE DINING ATELJĂˆ FINNE Former studio of sculptor Gunnar Finne. Restaurant since 1960â€™s. Fresh Finnish flavours. đ&#x;? Arkadiankatu
14, +358 9 493 110, www.ateljefinne.fi
Italian kitchen in the heart of Helsinki! Across the railway station, Kaivokatu 6, Helsinki Tel. +358 9 640 025
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BOULEVARD SOCIAL The kitchen and bar on the beautiful Bulevardi offers an exciting and innovative combination of traditional flavours from Greece, Lebanon, Tunisia, Morocco, and other Mediterranean countries. The restaurant has received the Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand rating. đ&#x;? Bulevardi 6, +358 10 322 9387, www.boulevardsocial.fi
BRONDA Bronda, the fifth restaurant by Helsinkiâ€™s culinary super duo Tomi BjĂśrck and Matti Wikberg, serves modern brasserie food. Fresh and elegant space with high ceilings and large windows. Good for cocktails. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤esplanadi 20, +358 10 322 9388, www.ravintolabronda.fi
BRASSERIE KĂ„MP This restaurant offers a wide range of European food brasserie style and also an extensive wine list. Downstairs of Hotel KĂ¤mp. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 29, +358 9 5840 9530, www.brasseriekamp.fi
Open: Monâ€“Sat 10.00â€“23.30 Sun 11.00â€“23.30 www.leonardobarristorante.fi
DEMO Cosy fine dining bistro offering food innovations that are astonishing experiences. Demo received a Michelin Star in 2015.
đ&#x;? Uudenmaankatu 9-11, +358 9 2289 0840, www.restaurantdemo.fi
FARANG Modern South-East Asian cuisine. Exquisite flavours and fusion kitchen of South-East Asia. Has received the Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand rating. đ&#x;? Ainonkatu 3, +358 10 322 9385, www.farang.fi MAP E1
GAIJIN Take a culinary trip to Northern Asia. Gaijin offers unique flavours combining traditional Japanese and Korean dishes with dishes from the North of China, in a modern way.Â Has received the Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand rating. đ&#x;? Bulevardi 6, +358 10 322 9386, www.gaijin.fi
GRĂ–N Restaurant GrĂśn makes tasty, focused, plant-based and inspiring food that has a strong emphasis on high-quality. All this happens in an atmosphere that makes customers feel relaxed, happy and welcome. The food is based on seasonal, organic, wild and the Scandinavian produce. GrĂśn received its first Michelin star in 2018. đ&#x;? Albertinkatu 26, +358 50 3289181, www.restaurantgron.com
EAT & DRINK LEHTOVAARA Traditional and timeless Lehtovaara is renowned for serving Finnish and international dishes of the highest quality. Restaurant is famous for its cosy atmosphere and friendly service. đ&#x;? Mechelininkatu 39, +358 9 440 833,
MURU A small bistro-style restaurant presenting traditional French cuisine. Restaurant offers fresh well-made food from the best ingredients available daily. đ&#x;? Fredrikinkatu 41, +358 10 292
NOKKA Fine dining restaurant with relaxed atmosphere. High quality ingredients from local suppliers and small farms.
đ&#x;? Pieni Roobertinkatu 2, +358 10 2928 990, www.pastis.fi
đ&#x;? Kanavaranta 7 F, +358 9 6128 5600, www.ravintolanokka.fi
OLO A gastronomic journey filled with Nordic influence. Good ingredients and clear, modern flavours. Wine plays an integral part in the dining experience. Michelin Star restaurant. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 5, +358 10 320 6250, www.olo-ravintola.fi
ORA Ora is a small restaurant located in Eira, using local ingredients in a modern style. The restaurant is open from Wednesday to Saturday. They serve lunch on Fridays and Saturdays 12-15. đ&#x;? Huvilakatu 28 A, +358 400 959 440,
PALACE White tablecloths and unforgettable gastronomic experiences are back! The restaurant was originally opened for 1952 Summer Olympics and now after renovation itâ€™s better than ever. The restaurant has been nominated with one Michelin star.
đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤ranta 10, +358 9 6128 5400, www.palacerestaurant.fi
ULTIMA A global pioneer in high-tech hyperlocal production of food. While enjoying the evening, the customers can see their meal literally growing around them. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤ranta 16, +358 300 472 341, www.restaurant-ultima.fi/en/
PASTIS Bistro offers classics of the French kitchen.
SALUTORGET Scandinavian bistro next to the Market Square. Elegant interior and historical atmosphere. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 15, +358 9 6128 5950, www.salutorget.fi
SUNN Bistro provides classic gastronomy with young passionate attitude. Located in Tori Quarters with a great view to Senate Square. đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 26, +358 10 231 2800, www.ravintolasunn.fi
CASUAL DINING BRO Quality ingredients paired with pure and interesting flavour combinations. Located in the hotel Hilton Strand. Restaurant also has the cocktail bar in Hakaniemi area. đ&#x;? John Stenbergin ranta 4,
+358 9 39351, www.facebook.com/restaurantbro
CAFE BAR NO 9 A cosy living room with changing art exhibitions. Try their beloved dishes Pollo Limonello and Chicken Coriander. Kitchen open until late. đ&#x;? Uudenmaankatu 9, +358 9 621 4059, www.bar9.net
CAVERNA Brazilian food with an Asian twist. An exotic cave setting in the center of Helsinki. Lunch buffet covering 40 delicious foods from around the world. đ&#x;? Yliopistonkatu 5,
+358 50Â 555 9325, www.caverna.fi
BASTION BISTRO Bastion Bistro operates in wooden infantry barracks built in 1892, within a short walk from Suomenlinnaâ€™s main quay. The restaurant is open throughout the year. The menu features straightforward bistro food and the restaurant also serves lunch on weekdays. đ&#x;? Suomenlinna C8, +358 40 179 9890,
CITY HALL RESTAURANT The Helsinki City Hall cafeteria has been refurbished as a restaurant and cafĂŠ open for all. Located in the middle of the Tori Quarters, the restaurant serves breakfast and lunch on weekdays and brunch on weekends. đ&#x;? Sofiankatu 1, inner yard,
+358 40 182 8682
BELGE BAR & BISTRO Belgian beer restaurant and a meeting place on two floors. đ&#x;? Kluuvikatu 5, +358 10 766 3590, www.belge.fi
COLORADO BAR & GRILL An authentic American menu. Generous and tasty dishes with easy and pleasant service. A separate bar and nice summer balcony for dining.
FRANS & AMĂˆLIE Frans & AmĂŠlie is a relaxed French bistro at the heart of Helsinki. đ&#x;? Kluuvikatu 8, +358 10 7855 104,
đ&#x;? Mikonkatu 15, +358 100 5545, www.ravintolacolorado.fi/ helsinki-en/
KALLION SĂ„VEL FINBISTRO A bar/beer house with good and honest dishes: burgers, salads and pastas. For simple choices and a warm atmosphere in the heart of Kallio. Another SĂ¤vel Finbistro in TĂśĂślĂś.
DĂ–NER HARJU CITY DĂśner Harju City serves very good kebab, in the very center of Helsinki. Chicken, lamb, veal, pork and seitan are served hot from the grill accompanied by salads made with best seasonal products, tasty Mediterranean sauces and crispy focaccia. đ&#x;? Citycenter Shopping Centre, 2nd Floor,
đ&#x;? HĂ¤meentie 2, www.kallionsavel.fi and Runeberginkatu 40, www.toolonsavel.fi
LE PETIT CHAPERON ROUGE A wine bar and bistro with the most beautiful location at the picturesque Kanavaranta. In their kitchen French meets Italian cuisine with a little Finnish twist.
+358 50 3052 559, www.facebook.com/donerharjucity/
FACTORY At the 5th floor of the department store Aleksi 13. Great salad buffet, lunch, and burgers. đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 13, Runeberginkatu 3, www.ravintolafactory.com
đ&#x;? Kanavanranta 3 C 9, +358 44 730 4000, www.chaperonrouge.fi
EAT & DRINK HARD ROCK CAFE HELSINKI Favourite Hard Rock dishes and
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of the week. đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 21, +358 9 4282 6888. Discount with
HARJU8 Food, drinks and flowers. đ&#x;? Harjutori 8, www.harju8.fi
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HELLO STRANGER Hello Stranger is a restaurant and a cocktail bar. International influences meet Finnish small producers and modern British cuisine in this restaurant that prides itself with food thatâ€™s been made with the best seasonal ingredients available. The restaurant also features a fantastic cocktail and wine selection. đ&#x;? Vilhonkatu 6, +358 504 675 903, www.hellostranger.fi
HESBURGER Finnish hamburger chain. Known for its delicious mayonnaise. Many locations in the center. đ&#x;? More info at www.hesburger.fi
JUTTUTUPA One of the oldest restaurants in Helsinki, dating back to 1884. Live music, cosy atmosphere and hearty food. đ&#x;? SĂ¤Ă¤stĂśpankinranta 6, +358 20 7424 240, www.juttutupa.com
KAARTI Nostalgic restaurant in the historical setting. Good food and excellent service! Lunch during weekdays and brunch on weekends. đ&#x;? Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 33A, +358 50 400 2792, www.ravintolakaarti.fi
KAPPELI Dining room, bar and cafĂŠ, all under the same picturesque roof, in the Esplanade Park. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤esplanadi 1, +358 10 766 3880, www.kappeli.fi
KORTTELI The hub of 10 interesting restaurants on the 5th floor of Kamppi shopping centre. đ&#x;? Urho Kekkosen katu 1, www.facebook.com/kortteli
KUUKUU KuuKuu is an informal and relaxed restaurant with a dining room andÂ a bar. The menu offers a generousÂ selection of homemade classic dishes, to suit every taste. đ&#x;? Museokatu 17, +358 9 2709 0974, www.kuukuu.info
LAAVA Restaurant Laava strives to be a complete sensory experience with eight fantasy dining rooms in one location. đ&#x;? Unioninkatu 12, +358 45 2351 082, www.laava.restaurant
LEVAIN A casual eatery-style restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Known for its bakery products. Kankurinkatu 6, +358 10 322 9384, www.levain.fi
LOST IN HELSINKI Eat and drink like a local. CafĂŠ-Restaurant in Kaisaniemi. đ&#x;? Kaisaniemenkatu 3, +358 9 652 147,
LUNGI Simple but delicious menu. đ&#x;? Korkeavuorenkatu 2,
+358 44 0655 651, www.lungi.fi
EtelĂ¤esplanadi 24, HELSINKI www.manhattansteakhouse.fi 48
LĂ–NKKA Modern European cuisine. Good food, service and atmosphere. Located in the city heart of the city. đ&#x;? LĂśnnrotinkatu
11, +358 44 765 1230, www.lonkka.fi
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MANALA The menu includes all kinds of delicacies for every type of hunger and taste. Kitchen is open every day until the early hours of the morning. đ&#x;? Dagmarinkatu 2, +358 9 580 770, www.manala.fi MAXILL Relaxed and stylish restaurant serving Scandinavian food with French and Italian touch. đ&#x;? Korkeavuorenkatu 4,
+358 9 638 873, www.maxill.fi
MEMPHIS HESARI Memphis Hesari provides an abundant lunch, and the restaurant is a great place to meet with friends in the evening. The restaurant is also known of its juicy burgers. đ&#x;? Kluuvikatu 8, +358 10 7855 106, www.raflaamo.fi/helsinki/ memphis-hesari
MEMPHIS KAMPPI Versatile menu including American, Caribbean and Asian delicacies. Relaxed atmosphere, situated in Kamppi shopping centre. đ&#x;? Urho Kekkosen katu 1 A 10, +358 10 766 4560, www.raflaamo.fi/fi/helsinki/memphis-kamppi
MORRISONâ€™S Burgers, steaks and big portions.
đ&#x;? Ateneuminkuja, +358 9 625 466, www.rafla.fi/morrisons-helsinki
PIZZA HUT Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise, known for pizza and side dishes.
đ&#x;? City Passage (Aleksanterinkatu 21); Forum Shopping Centre, 3rd floor, www.pizzahut.fi.
POMPIER Pompier offers delicious lunch and also a memorable dinner. đ&#x;? Albertinkatu 29; EtelĂ¤esplanadi 8, www.pompier.fi PONTUS Casual fine dining. đ&#x;? Kapteeninkatu 26, +358 40 7759656, www.ravintolapontus.fi QULMA Serving breakfast, lunch and brunch. Famous for its soups. Good food and good atmosphere. đ&#x;? Mariankatu 13 b,
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+358 45 3215959, www.qulma.fi
RESTAURANT KUUSI PALAA Located in the hotel Marski by Scandic, this restaurant offers Finnish flavours with a modern twist. A meal in Marskiâ€™s new restaurant is a social activity, full of experiences and surprises.đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 10,
ROSTER HELSINKI A Bar & Restaurant and a vibrant meeting place in the heart of Helsinki. Roster strips away from the formalities of fine dining and rather focuses on high quality food made of the best ingredients, superb service and great ambience.
GOODWIN THE STEAK HOUSE Mon - Sun 11:00 - 23:00 EtelĂ¤ranta 14, 00130 Helsinki Tel.: +358 50 4198 000 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.steak.fi
đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 17, +358 9 6128 5850, www.rosterhelsinki.com
SIIPIWEIKOT Spicy and tasty chicken wings and other snacks. đ&#x;? Mikonkatu 17 B / Kaisaniemenkatu 4, www.siipiweikothelsinki.fi
SPROUT DELI Sprout Deli offers quick fixes of pre-designed healthy salad, tailor made Take Away Salad boxes and delicious hot food. They also serve breakfast and fresh smoothies. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 33,
+ 358 44 238 8833, www.sproutdeli.fi
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STURE4 Delicious lunch during weekdays.Historical setting of Helsinki Hall of Culture designed by Alvar Aalto.
Sturenkatu 4, +358 44 5566 197, www.facebook.com/sture4/
SUE ELLEN Sue Ellen brings flavors of the Southern coast of America. The authentic charcoal grill and smoker cabinet create delicious dishes uncomparable to others.
đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤ranta 16, +358 300 472 334, www.sue-ellen.fi/en/
TANNER Food and coffee. Delicious breakfast and daily lunches. DJ music in the evenings.đ&#x;? HĂ¤meentie 11, +358 44 2422 084,
TEATTERIN GRILLI Ă la carte restaurant in the Esplanade Park. Salad bar at Wine & Deli. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 2,
+358 9 6128 5005, www.teatteringrilli.fi
Restaurant Red Apple Mon.-Fri. 11:00-22:00 Sat.-Sun. 12:00-22:00 Tel: +358 409 622 000 TĂśĂślĂśnkatu 27,Helsinki firstname.lastname@example.org Web:www.redapple.fi
THE COCK Eatery, rotisserie and bar. Open all day, serving food and drinks. đ&#x;? Fabianinkatu 17, +358 50 352 3486, www.thecock.fi TORNI Torni has served excellent food since 1931. Today Restaurant Torni combines delicious flavours and visual elements with style and an experimental twist, according to the season. đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 5, +358 10 7842 060, www.raflaamo.fi/helsinki/ ravintola-torni
WEERUSKA Weeruska is a welcoming neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of Alppila in Helsinki. đ&#x;? Porvoonkatu 19, +358 20 7424
WELLAMO A cosy restaurant in Katajanokka since 1975. Good food, fresh ingredients and great atmosphere. đ&#x;? VyĂśkatu 9,
+358 9 663 139, www.wellamo.fi
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WERNER Biggest open fire grill in town is cooking whole fish, cauliflower and meats! Serving also brunch on Saturdays. đ&#x;? Bulevardi 12, +358 40 547 4203, www.ravintolawerner.fi
WINO A restaurant and wine bar in the heart of Kallio district. đ&#x;? Fleminginkatu 11, +358 45 2227745, www.wino.fi/en/
FISH & SEAFOOD MERIMAKASIINI Seafood restaurant next to Hietalahti shipyard.
đ&#x;? Hietalahdenranta 4, +358 9 607 299, www.merimakasiini.fi
MERIPAVILJONKI A unique, floating panorama restaurant in the middle of Helsinki. Open seven days a week, year-round, from lunch till dinner. đ&#x;? SĂ¤Ă¤stĂśpankinranta 3, +358 20 7425 320, www.ravintolameripaviljonki.fi
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11.00 - 23.00 11.00 - 23.30 12.00 - 23.30
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PĂ… KROKEN Popular seafood restaurant originally from Hanko opened its doors finally in Helsinki. Scandinavian seafood dishes, seafood platter and seasonal delicacies.đ&#x;? Hietalahdenranta 11, +358 44 986 9732, www.ekstromseafood.fi/en/
14.00 - 22.00
EtelĂ¤esplanadi 22c 00130 Helsinki +358 9 611 001 email@example.com www.samrat.fi
EAT & DRINK RESTAURANT BASSI Experience Bassiâ€™s epic seafood platter or enjoy delicious meat, vegetable or fish food. In the street level of the restaurant thereâ€™s a relaxed bistro and a wine bar, at upstairs you can enjoy Ă la carte menus and seafood platters. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤esplanadi 22, www.bassihelsinki.fi/en
STEAK HOUSES BBQ HOUSE Greatest delights of the Latin world such as steaks from first-class meat. You can build your portion as you wish. Located in the Kamppi shopping centre. đ&#x;? Urho Kekkosen katu 1,
YES, YES, YES Bustling bar & restaurant where food just happens to be vegetarian. đ&#x;? Iso Roobertinkatu 1, +358 9 6128 5130, www.yesyesyes.fi
ZUCCHINI Popular lunch restaurant in the historic centre near to Old Market Hall. Also gluten-free and vegan dishes. đ&#x;? Fabianinkatu 4, +358 9 622 2907
RUSSIAN BELLEVUE The oldest Russian restaurant in town (est. 1917).
+358 10 766 4570, www.bbqhouse.fi
đ&#x;? Rahapajankatu 3, +358 9 179 560, www.restaurantbellevue.com
GOODWIN THE STEAK HOUSE Juicy beef steaks prepared of quality meat. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤ranta 14, +358 50 419 8000, www.steak.fi
SASLIK A culinary trip to Czarist Russia (est. 1972). Classics of the Russian cuisine and favourites of the house. Live Russian music from Wednesday to Saturday. 2 dining rooms and 8 private rooms for 2-50 persons. đ&#x;? Neitsytpolku 12, +358 9 7425 5500,
GRANDE GRILL Salads, burgers and steaks.
đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 15, +358 9 4242 6020, www.rafla.fi/grandegrill
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GRILL IT! Serves high-quality grill food produced from the best raw materials. đ&#x;? Runeberginkatu 2, +358 10 784 3146,
TROIKKA Mouth-watering Russian specialities since 1920â€™s.
GROTESK Grotesk kitchen is all about meat.
đ&#x;? Ludviginkatu 10, +358 10 470 2100, www.grotesk.fi
MANHATTAN STEAK HOUSE Delicious steaks since 1986. Also in the Forum shopping centre. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤esplanadi 24, +358 9 611 217, www.manhattansteakhouse.fi
STEFANâ€™S STEAKHOUSE Quality beef steaks served with delicious gravy and side dishes. đ&#x;? Korkeavuorenkatu 34, +358 300 870 482, www.ravintola.fi/ravintola/stefans-steakhouse-helsinki
VEGETARIAN & VEGAN BUN2BUN The first 100 % vegan hamburger chain. They represent the first plant-based patty with designed to look, cook and taste like fresh ground beef. đ&#x;? Kamppi Shopping Center,
Urho Kekkosen katu 1; Redi Shopipng Center, Hermannin rantatie 5, www.bun2bunburgers.com
CARGO COFFEE + VEGETARIAN FOOD A vegetarian restaurant that serves coffee and cafĂŠ products from early morning, a vegetarian lunch on weekdays and weekends. Dinner is served on Thu-Sat. đ&#x;? Ruoholahdenranta 8, +358 46 923 7869, www.cargohelsinki.fi
LOVING HUT Chinese, vegetarian and vegan food. đ&#x;? Kolmas linja 17, +358 44 299 9968
OMNAM A vegetarian restaurant and cafĂŠ in the city centre, located in the inner yard at Annankatu. Vegetarian food is served daily for breakfast and lunch.đ&#x;? Annankatu 29 B, +358 50 374 4045,
đ&#x;? Caloniuksenkatu 3, +358 9 445 229, www.troikka.fi
ITALIAN STYLE & PIZZAS CAPPERI Neapolitan pizza with special ingredients.
đ&#x;? Rikhardinkatu 2, +358 10 326 9445, www.capperi.fi
DADDY GREENS PIZZABAR A pizzeria in Taka-TĂśĂślĂś. SpecializedÂ in a unique NYC-Neapolitan style pizza with chewy, crispy, tangy and charred crust.Â đ&#x;? Humalistonkatu 3, Iso Roobertinkatu 26, www.daddygreens.fi
DA VINCI Italian styled restaurant near to Hakaniemi Market Square. đ&#x;? Siltasaarenkatu 11, +358 45 200 6600; Mikonkatu 8, +358 44 700 4144, www.davincibarristorante.fi
MAMMA ROSA Italian restaurant and cafĂŠ-bar at TĂśĂślĂś market square. Pizza, pasta and fresh fish every day. đ&#x;? Runeberginkatu 55 B, +358 9 4342 760, www.mammarosa.fi
LA FAMIGLIA Italian-American menu. đ&#x;? Keskuskatu 3, +358 9 856 856 80, www.center-inn.fi/lafamiglia
LEONARDO BAR & RISTORANTE Italian-style cuisine near the Railway Station. đ&#x;? Kaivokatu 6, +358 9 640 025, www.leonardobarristorante.fi
PAPA ALBERT Italian styled food in the heart of Punavuori.
đ&#x;? Albertinkatu 30, +358 20 1234 638, www.raflaamo.fi/helsinki/ papa-albert
PIZZERIA VIA TRIBUNALI Genuine Neapolitan pizza.
đ&#x;? Sofiankatu 4, +358 50 328 8664, www.viatribunali.fi
PUTTEâ€™S BAR AND PIZZA Not your average pizzeria â€“ special seasonal toppings, cool atmosphere, and hip people. Open until late. đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 6, +358 10 281 8243, www.puttes.fi
SILVOPLEE Cosy eatery specialized in raw unprocessed food. Also warm vegan dishes. Buffet all day. Smoothie bar & cafĂŠ. Located in Hakaniemi. đ&#x;? Toinen linja 7, +358 9 726 0900,
EAT & DRINK RISTORANTE RODOLFO One of the first Italian restaurants in town. đ&#x;? Kirkkokatu 5, +358 9 625 024, www.ravintolarodolfo.fi
MINOS Greek specialities in the Kamppi shopping centre.
RISTORANTE DENNIS Delicious pizzas and fresh pasta.
ZORBAS Greek specialities.
đ&#x;? Bulevardi 32; Kansakoulunkatu 1; TĂśĂślĂśnkatu 27, www.dennis.fi
TOCA Tasty food in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere.
đ&#x;? Unioninkatu 18, +358 44 237 9922, www.toca.fi
TRATTORIA RIVOLETTO Italian food in relaxed and trendy atmosphere. đ&#x;? Albertinkatu 38, +358 9 607 455,
TONYâ€™S DELI For the love of Italian cuisine. đ&#x;? Bulevardi 7,
+358 20 7424 268, www.tonysdeli.fi
TOSCANINI A genuine Tuscan cuisine and wine experience.
đ&#x;? Bulevardi 2-4, +358 20 770 4713, www.toscanini.fi
VAELSA Modern Italian restaurant near the Market Square serving home-style food. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 9, +358 9 698 0012, www.vaelsa.fi
VAPIANO Casual and fast; serving pasta dishes and pizzas.
đ&#x;? Urho Kekkosen katu 1, +358 9 664 047, www.minos.fi
đ&#x;? LĂ¤ntinen Brahenkatu 4, +358 41 544 0707, www.zorbas.fi
SPANISH & TAPAS AMIGO Tastes from the traditional Spanish kitchen.
đ&#x;? Tehtaankatu 12, +358 9 625311, www.rafla.fi/amigo
BAR CĂ’N Bar CĂłn is an authentic tapas bar where you can feel the vibes of Barcelona. The restaurant floats on a platform above Kortteli and radiates with joy for life every day of the week, from lunch time late into the night. Another Bar CĂłn opened its doors in Kallio in November.đ&#x;? Kamppi Shopping Centre 5th floor; Fleminginkatu 10, www.bar-con.fi
BAR TEOS Friendly and affordable tapas restaurant close to the National Opera. đ&#x;? Runeberginkatu 61, +358 9 454 3591, www.barteos.fi
CASA LARGO Spanish tapas bar and restaurant close to the Railway Station. đ&#x;? Asema-aukio 2, +358 10 76 63500,
đ&#x;? Mikonkatu 15, +358 9 698 1225, www.vapiano.fi
VIRGIN OIL CO. Italian-American restaurant, bar & club with live gigs on Fri-Sat. Pizzas from wood-heated oven.
LOS COJONES Small bar with nice design and tapas, and a good choice of beers. đ&#x;? Annankatu 15, +358 40 176 2844,
đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 5, +358 10 766 4000, www.virginoil.fi
FRENCH BRASSERIE LE HAVRE French delicacies in the beautifully restored restaurant of Hotel Seurahuone. đ&#x;? Kaivokatu 12,
+358 9 691 4006, www.hotelliseurahuone.fi
CARELIA Restaurant for food and wine lovers in an old pharmacy interior. Opposite the Finnish National Opera. đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 56, +358 9 2709 0976, www.carelia.info
LA MAISON Explore a small piece of cheerful France! Cozy and elegant bistro with a small wine bar and 2 private rooms for 14 and 4 persons. French cuisine with a modern and seasonal twist.
đ&#x;? Tehtaankatu 21, +358 50 321 2168, www.lamaison.fi
LYON French-style cooking from the best Finnish ingredients. đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 56, +358 10 328 1560, www.ravintolalyon.fi
RIVOLI French-styled restaurant with a fascinating history. Two individually decorated sections with a common entrance and a shared menu. đ&#x;? Albertinkatu 38, +358 9 643 455, www.rivolirestaurants.fi
PARRILLA ESPAĂ‘OLA First Spanish restaurant in Helsinki serving Spanish flavours for over 40 years. đ&#x;? Eerikinkatu 4, +358 9 603 305, www.parrillaespanola.fi
RESTAURANT MĂ€S The restaurant gets its inspiration from the Spanish Sobremesa culture and modern Iberian cuisine. You can taste several smaller portions, try flavors from the restaurantâ€™s Rotisserie grill or share a larger dish with the whole party. đ&#x;? Simonkatu 9 Hotel SimonkenttĂ¤, +358 9 6838 2135, www.scandichotels.fi/mas
SEVILLA PASILA Restaurant Sevilla in Pasila provides delicious, varied Spanish food, a relaxed atmosphere, and wine rich in nuances. Another restaurant in hotel Presidentti in the centre. đ&#x;? Maistraatinportti 3, +358 10 785 7117, www.raflaamo.fi/helsinki/ sevilla
OTHER MEDITERRANEAN COMA Traditional Mediterranean restaurant. đ&#x;? Museokatu 18, +358 9 588 4086, www.coma.fi
FAFAâ€™S Generally acknowledged as the best falafel in town!
GOING GREEK Greek street food with a Finnish twist. đ&#x;? LĂ¤ntinen Brahenkatu 12, +358 44 7339949, www.facebook.com: Going Greek
COPAS Y TAPAS Mediterranean influences combined with the best of Scandinavian and seasonal produce. In the heart of the kitchen thereâ€™s a Josper charcoal oven. đ&#x;? Fabianinkatu 16,
+358 10 322 0950, www.copasytapas.fi
EAT & DRINK SANDRO Moroccan and North-African flavours in a stylish and casual atmosphere. A true favourite in the Kallio district. Live music during the evenings and brunch on weekends. Other Sandros in Eira district and in Kortteli in Kamppi shopping centre.
EMPIRE PLAZA Dim Sum, sizzlers, hot pots, duck dishes, and other Hong Kong specialities.
+358 50 577 7533, www.goldenleafravintola.fi
RESTAURANT RYMY-EETU This is a place to eat well and drink beer out of ample one-litre tankards. Unrestrained Rymy-Eetu is always jolly and guests are welcome to dance on the tables.
HOâ€™S FOOD Modern Chinese restaurant serving traditional Chinese dishes with a street food twist. Located at the Abattoir.
đ&#x;? Kolmas Linja 17, +358 9 4289 2317, www.sandro.fi
đ&#x;? Erottaja 15, +358 40 358 0585, www.rymy-eetu.fi
ZINNKELLER Genuine German culinary and atmosphere. đ&#x;? Meritullinkatu 25, +358 9 135 4148, www.zinkeller.fi
MEXICAN & TEX-MEX IGUANA Iguana is a self-service food and drink restaurant. Pastas, salads and tex-mex foods. đ&#x;? Keskuskatu 4,
đ&#x;? Urho Kekkosen katu 1, +358 9 328 0328, www.empireplaza.fi
GOLDEN LEAF ASIAN CUISINE Traditional Cantonese restaurant near to Kamppi shopping centre. đ&#x;? Fredrikinkatu 47,
đ&#x;? TyĂśpajankatu 2, +358 9 42 8926 48, www.hosfood.fi
LONG WALL Chinese restaurant in the city centre, also for groups. đ&#x;? Annankatu 26, +358 9 605 898 LUCKIEFUNâ€™S RESTAURANT A family business dating back to year 1996. Restaurant combines raw experience and love for Asian food. Many locations. đ&#x;? Kaivokatu 10; Fredrikinkatu 49; Vilhovuorenkatu 7-9. www.luckiefun.com/front-page
Mannerheimintie 12, www.iguana.fi
MEI LIN Sichuan restaurant near to the Hietalahti flea market.
MAYA BAR & GRILL Extensive menu with South American specialities in the heart of the city.
NANKING Cantonese cuisine, also take-away.
đ&#x;? Mikonkatu 18, +358 9 666 554, www.maya.fi
PASTOR Pastor is a new urban living room where you can eat, drink and hang out. đ&#x;? Erottajankatu 4, +358 400 344 700,
PATRONA Combining street food, market food and traditional Mexican food. Great drink list. đ&#x;? Annankatu 20, +358 40 6729 398,
PUEBLO BAR Y TAQUERIA Pueblo bar y taqueria serves small filled tacos and tortillas in a relaxed, bar-like restaurant. đ&#x;? Eerikinkatu 27, +358 44 2444022, www.pueblobar.fi
SANTA FĂ‰ Barbecue, Tex-Mex and Cajun.
đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 15, +358 9 4242 6010, www.rafla.fi/santafe
CHINESE BEI FANG Specialised in the culinary cultures of Dong Bei, Beijing, Sichuan and Hunan. The Chinese chefs know the genuine cuisine of their homeland, preparing food with respect for traditional Chinese ways of cooking. đ&#x;? Rauhankatu 15, +358 50 411 5536, www.beifang.fi
đ&#x;? LĂśnnrotinkatu 33-35, +358 45 1032688, www.meilin.com
đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 28, +358 9 6940 338
RED APPLE Chinese restaurant in TĂśĂślĂś. đ&#x;? TĂśĂślĂśnkatu 27, +358 409 622 000
SUNNY BAY Restaurant offers traditional dishes from northern part of China, and popular Sichuan spicy dishes as well. The restaurant is located beside the TĂśĂślĂśnranta puisto, 200 metres walking distance from Central Railway Station.
đ&#x;? Alvar Aallon katu 3 A, +358 50 353 4599, www.sunnybay.fi
JAPANESE & SUSHI BARS DARUMA SUSHI Exotic delicacies made by Japanese cooks. đ&#x;? Kampinkuja 2 C, +358 9 586 5858, www.facebook.com/ darumasushifi
DOMO Traditional Japanese delicacies.
đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 21, +358 9 428 90 998, www.domoravintola.fi
ICHIBAN SUSHI Japanese sushi bar & take-away. đ&#x;? Urho
Kekkosen katu 1; Mikonkatu 8, www.ichiban.fi
ITAMAE SUSHI Japanese restaurant combining Finnish delicacies with Japanese tradition. đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 14,
BROKADI Brokadi combines both genuine flavor of Sichuan cuisine and elegant Chinese culture sharing. Located in Vallila.
+358 9 698 0091, www.itamaesushi.fi
CHINA Cantonese cuisine in the heart of Helsinki since 1973.
KABUKI Kabuki is one of the oldest traditional Japanese restaurants in Helsinki. đ&#x;? Lapinlahdenkatu 12, +358 9 694 9446,
đ&#x;? MĂ¤kelĂ¤nkatu 45A, +358 44 238 8908, www.jinguantang.com đ&#x;? Annankatu 25, +358 9 640 258, www.ravintolachina.fi
DRAGON PHOENIX Reasonably priced Chinese food in a modern interior. đ&#x;? Pohjoinen Makasiinikatu 1, +358 9 655 507,
KAMOME Japanese & Nordic food. Located in Design District.
đ&#x;? Pursimiehenkatu 12, +358 9 657 422, www.kamome.fi, www.facebook.com/kamomehelsinki
EAT & DRINK KITA Fresh sushi and other Asian flavours. Restaurant combines Japanese and Finnish atmosphere, creating a simple but enjoyable aesthetic combination. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤esplanadi 4, +358 40 936 6688, www.kitaravintola.fi
KOTO Traditional Japanese food since 1986. đ&#x;? LĂśnnrotinkatu 22,
+358 9 646 080, www.ravintola-koto.fi
RAVINTOLA MAKUJA A sushi restaurant that offers fresh and healthy sushi without additives or coloring agents. Special
diets considered in the menu. Hosts a buffet as well as ĂĄ la carte.
đ&#x;? Fredrikinkatu 46, +358 44 057 0015, www.ravintolamakuja.fi
SUSHI BAR DAY & NITE Delicious sushi close to the Esplanade Park. đ&#x;? Pohjoinen Makasiinikatu 7, +358 45 325 0850, www.daynite.fi SUSHIBAR + WINE Handmade sushi and better wines in Scandinavian decor. đ&#x;? Uudenmaankatu 15; Fredrikinkatu 42; Korjaamo Culture Factory, www.sushibar.fi
TOKYO55 Sushi and other specialities made by authentic Japanese sushi masters. đ&#x;? Runeberginkatu 55 B, +358 9 434 276 40, www.tokyo55.fi
SAMRAT Samratâ€™s modern interior gives the restaurant a character of its own. The cuisine is in the Indian tradition, and there is even Indian beer to drink. A corner of India far away in Helsinki. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤esplanadi 22, +358 9 611 001, www.samrat.fi Discount with
NEPALESE AANGAN Nepalese restaurant near to the Hietalahti flea market.
đ&#x;? Hietalahdenkatu 8, +358 9Â 428 93433, www.aangan.fi
ANNAPURNA Authentic Nepalese restaurant serving delicious food since 1999. đ&#x;? Fredrikinkatu 23, +358 9 647 847, www. annapurna.fi/
BIHANI Nepalese restaurant near to the tram museum.
đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 23, +358 9Â 588 5898
HIMALAYA First original Nepalese restaurant in Helsinki. Authentic Tandoori dishes. đ&#x;? Ratakatu 1 B, +358 9 647 551,
MOUNTAIN Nepalese cuisine in TĂśĂślĂś. đ&#x;? NordenskiĂśldinkatu 8, +358 9 454 0501, www.ravintolamountain.com MOUNT EVEREST KAMPPI Near Kamppi shopping mall. Wide selection of Nepalese dishes. đ&#x;? Lapinlahdenkatu 17,
LEMONGRASS Original and traditional Thai cuisine in the heart of Kallio. đ&#x;? Kolmas Linja 12, +358 9 876 3279
+358 9 6831 5450, www.everestyeti.fi
RED KOI THAI Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. Quality food with lot of flavor. đ&#x;? LĂśnnrotinkatu 27, +358 50 387 8116, www.redkoithai.com
MOUNT EVEREST NOKKA Near Grand Marina hotel. Wide selection of Nepalese dishes. đ&#x;? Luotsikatu 12 A, +358 9 622 1996,
RYAN THAI The oldest Thai restaurant in town. đ&#x;? Vuorikatu 18,
+358 9 6871 8840, www.ryanthai.fi
TAMARIN Genuine Thai cuisine in several locations in Helsinki. đ&#x;? See the locations www.tamarin.fi/ravintolat/
INDIAN GANDI Indian restaurant near the Olympic Stadium. đ&#x;? Toivonkatu 1â€“3, +358 9 496 580, www.gandi.fi
INDIA HOUSE RESTAURANT India House is a lunch and Ă la carte restaurant combining Finnish and Indian food styles.
đ&#x;? Forum Shopping Centre, 3rd floor, +358 50 463 0155, www.indiahouse.fi
MAHARAJA Indian cuisine. Restaurant has been serving since 1993. đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 2123, +358 9 444 436, www.maharaja.fi
MONAL Indian restaurant in the heart of the city. Authentic Indian taste experiences & peaceful location. Also for groups. đ&#x;? Annankatu 4, +358 50 596 9316, www.ravintolamonal.fi
NAMASKAAR EXPRESS Indian cuisine at the Railway Station.
MOUNT EVEREST VILHOLA At the Railway square. Wide selection of Nepalese dishes. đ&#x;? Vilhonkatu 9, +358 9 673 129,
PIKKU NEPAL Authentic taste of Nepal. đ&#x;? Annankatu 29; SĂśrnĂ¤istenlaituri 3, www.pikkunepal.fi
SATKAR One of the oldest Nepalese restaurants in Helsinki. Located in Kamppi. đ&#x;? Fredrikinkatu 46, +358 9 611 077,
OTHER ETHNIC ADDIS Genuine Ethiopian kitchen. Located in Vallila.
đ&#x;? Sturenkatu 28, +358 9 42577877, www.addiskitchen.fi
GIWA The genuine Korean restaurant in Helsinki serving the best and variousÂ Korean Bibimbap. đ&#x;? Bulevardi 19, +358 40 199 3223,
KOREA HOUSE First Korean restaurant in Finland is located in the beautiful Kruununhaka area. đ&#x;? Mariankatu 19, +358 9 135
đ&#x;? Elielinaukio 3, +358 278 1370, wwww.namaskaar.fi
EAT & DRINK Runeberginkatu 56, www.liemi.fi
CAFĂ‰ CARUSEL Popular cafĂŠ by the sea, next to Kaivopuisto Park. Amazing sea view all around the year.
VIBAMIÂ Vibami servesÂ iconic Vietnamese street cuisines. The menu is inspired by the vibe of Saigon, with a modern twist for Finnish locals. đ&#x;? Eerikinkatu 14, www.vibami.fiÂ
CAFE EKBERG Classic cafĂŠ & pĂ˘tisserie (est. 1852) with unique atmosphere along the beautiful Bulevardi avenue. đ&#x;? Bulevardi 9,
LIE MI Vietnamese street kitchen. đ&#x;? Eerikinkatu 20;
CAFĂ‰S BROOKLYN CAFE Brooklyn-inspired cafĂŠ in Punavuori district
serving fresh bakeries from their original recipes. đ&#x;? Fredrikinkatu 19, www.brooklyncafeandbakery.com
CAFĂ‰ AALTO Designed by famous Finnish architect & designer Alvar Aalto, and furnished by his creations. Located in the 2nd floor of Academic Bookstore. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 39, +359 9 121 4446, www.cafeaalto.fi
CAFĂ‰ ARTIST Centrally located peaceful cafĂŠ at the round building of Swedish Theatre. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 2,
+358 50 300 0550, www.facebook.com/norraesplanaden2
CAFE BRIOSSI A traditional family owned cafe, operated for over 20 years. Located in the city center of Helsinki, next to Hotel Torni. They serve delicious bakery and confectionery products, breakfast and light lunch, every day. All products are self made in their kitchen. đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 9, +358 9 645 062, www.briossi.fi
đ&#x;? Merisatamanranta 10, +358 9 622 4522, www.carusel.fi
+358 9 6811 8660, www.cafeekberg.fi
CAFĂ‰ ENGEL Classic place for a coffee break, lunch or breakfast. Situated in Tori Quarters next to Senate Square.
đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 26, +358 9 652 776, www.cafeengel.fi
CAFĂ‰ ESPLANAD CafĂŠ along Pohjoisesplanadi avenue. CafeÂ´s specialities are the famous cinnamon rolls (they are huge!).
đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 37, +358 9 665 496, www.esplanad.fi
CAFE LOV Cafe LOV is a German Cafe & Eatery in the nice neighborhood of Kruununhaka. Genuine German delicacies.
đ&#x;? Mariankatu 13 B, +358 40 4120 295, www.facebook.com/cafedaja/
CAFE PEQUEĂ‘O Speciality coffee, craft beer, organic and natural wines, argentine empanadas, crispy toasts, sweet and savory treats, accompanied by a friendly service. đ&#x;? Vaasankatu 11 CAFĂ‰ PIPER Summer cafĂŠ with majestic sea views on the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress Island. đ&#x;? Suomenlinna B 40, +358 9 684 1850, www.facebook.com/cafepiper
Perfect for Sunday meal! Friends & Brgrs Whoâ€™s got the best burger in town? Open 12â€“21. Mikonkatu 8, www.friendsandbrgrs.com/en/ Goodwin Classic American steakhouse. Open 11â€“23. EtelĂ¤ranta 14, www.steak.fi Harju8 Food, drinks and flowers. Open 11â€“02, kitchen open until 23. Harjutori 8, www.harju8.fi Kolme Kruunua Traditional Finnish food in a cosy atmosphere. Open 14â€“01. Kitchen 14â€“23. Liisankatu 5, www.kolmekruunua.fi/en/ KultĂĄ Kitchen & Bar Northern luxury with pure ingredients. Open 14â€“22, kitchen until 21. Bulevardi 28, www.kitchenkulta.fi KuuKuu A relaxed dining room and bar serving hearty snacks and mains. Open 12â€“22, last orders at 21. Museokatu 17, www.kuukuu.fi/en/frontpage Manala When hungry as the devil and thirsty as hell! The menu includes all kinds of delicacies
for every type of hunger and taste. Open 14â€“02. Dagmarinkatu 2, www.manala.fi Red Apple Chinese delicacies in TĂśĂślĂś district. Open 12â€“22. TĂśĂślĂśnkatu 27, www.redapple.fi Savotta Finnish food from Finnish ingredients. Nostalgic atmosphere of Finland decades ago. Open 18â€“22. Aleksanterinkatu 22, www.ravintolasavotta.fi Samrat Indian cuisine in the heart of the city. Open 14â€“22, kitchen 14â€“21. EtelĂ¤esplanadi 22c, www.samrat.fi Sea Horse Traditional grub from fried Baltic herring to meatballs. Open 10.30â€“24, kitchen 12â€“22.30. Kapteeninkatu 11, www.seahorse.fi
DUE TO POSSIBLE CHANGES IN OPENING HOURS, ALWAYS CHECK WITH THE RESTAURANT
EAT & DRINK CAFE REGATTA Popular outdoor cafĂŠ by the sea in TĂśĂślĂś near the seaside with a feeling of a traditional summer cottage.
LA TORREFAZIONE CafĂŠ & roastery at Aleksanterinkatu. Lunch, brunch, and very good coffee. đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 50,
đ&#x;? Merikannontie 10, +358 40 414 9167.
+358 9 428 90648, www.latorre.fi
CAFĂ‰ SAMOVARBAR CafĂŠ Samovarbar of Suomenlinna Toy Museum is located in a wooden villa that was built in the Russian period of the fortress. The cafĂŠ offers delicacies baked on site, special coffees and an extensive selection of tea varieties. đ&#x;?
LEVAIN BAKERY EATERY Casual eatery-style restaurants in Punavuori and TĂśĂślĂś serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. đ&#x;?
Suomenlinna C66, +358 40 500 6607, www.lelumuseo.fi/toymuseum/
CAFĂ‰ SILO CafĂŠ Silo is located in the Russian merchantsâ€™ quarter near the ferry pier. The cafĂŠ offers delicacies baked on site, special coffees and soup of the day. The small terrace in front of the cafĂŠ is the perfect place for admiring life at the fortress. đ&#x;? Suomenlinna C10, +358 40 5356610.
CAFĂ‰ TIN TIN TANGO Continental cafĂŠ and bar where you can also wash your laundry! đ&#x;? TĂśĂślĂśntorikatu 7, +358 9 2709 0972, www.tintintango.info
CAFĂ‰ VANILLE The cosy cafĂŠ is located along the main route of the fortress, in a wooden house in the old Russian merchantsâ€™ quarter. Delicious cakes and other pastries, a soup of the day, special coffees and refreshments are on offer. đ&#x;? Suomenlinna
C18 III, +358 40 556 1169, www.cafevanille.fi
CAFĂ‰ URSULA Popular seaside cafĂŠ close to Kaivopuisto Park. đ&#x;? EhrenstrĂśmintie 3, +358 9 652 817, www.ursula.fi
FAZER CAFĂ‰ A modern classical cafĂŠ dating back to 1891. Favourite meeting spot for both tourists and locals. Get your souvenir chocolates from Fazer. đ&#x;? Kluuvikatu 3, +358 20 729
ICECELLAR The menu of the Icecellar cultural cafĂŠ includes a soup of the day and pastries. The building was completed in 1898 to serve as a food cellar which was kept cool with blocks of ice sawed off the fresh water pans on the island. đ&#x;? Suomenlinna C 83 B 9, +358 50 5865462, www.jaakellari.fi
IPI KULMAKUPPILA Trendy and spacious cafĂŠ next to Kallioâ€™s library and Karhupuisto Park. Good quality lunch and carefully chosen delicacies. đ&#x;? Porthaninkatu 13, +358 45 616 4776,
KAKKUGALLERIA Specialized in cakes, pastries and other tasty treats. Cafeâ€™s speciality (in Fredrikinkatu and Bulevardi) is a cake buffet â€“ eat as much cakes as you want! Or can! đ&#x;? Bulevardi 34;
Fredrikinkatu 41; Hakaniemi Market Hall, www.kakkugalleria.com
KIASMA CAFĂˆ Speciality coffees, freshly-brewed tea or soft drinks, and a selection of savoury and sweet delicacies in the selfservice bar. Located in the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.
Levain Punavuori Kankurinkatu 6 +358 10 322 9384, Levain TĂśĂślĂś Runeberginkatu 29, +358 10 322 9389, www.levain.fi
MOKO MARKET & CAFĂˆ A concept store which combines an interior design store and a cafĂŠ. Another store is located in SĂśrnĂ¤inen next to Suvilahti. đ&#x;? PerĂ¤miehenkatu 10; Vilhovuorenkatu 11, www.moko.fi
ROBERTâ€™S COFFEE JUGEND Place to be for every coffee lover in town. 200 year-old Art Nouveau atmosphere designed by Lars Sonck. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 19; +358 50 305 4754, www.robertscoffee.com/en/
SVENKKA Puotilan Kartano, the secret gem of Eastern Helsinki, hides the historical Svenkka into its courtyard. Svenkka serves its customers as a cosy cafe and as a laid-back pub. đ&#x;? Puotilantie 7,
00910 Helsinki, +358 44 508 0032, www.puotilankartano.fi
SIS. DELI + CAFĂˆ A wide variety of fresh food, delicious coffees, pastries, and deli products. đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 4; Korkeavuorenkatu 6; Pursimiehenkatu 7; www.sisdeli.fi/english
STARBUCKS The most popular coffee chain in the world is also available in Helsinki. đ&#x;? Kamppi Shopping Centre; Esplanadi 39, www.starbucks.com
STRINDBERG Classic cafĂŠ along Pohjoisesplanadi. Also including ĂĄ la carte restaurant, lunch place, and library bar upstairs. đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 33, +358 9 6128 6900,
TIEDEKULMA CAFĂ‰ Daily lunch, drinks and good coffee. Spectacular space with wooden architecture. Part of Helsinki Universityâ€™s Think Corner run by Helsinki University. đ&#x;? Yliopistonkatu 4, www.helsinki.fi/en/think-corner/what-is-thinkcorner
VIAPORIN DELI & CAFĂˆ Viaporin Deli & CafĂŠ is located in the Jetty Barracks near the ferry pier and offers salads, sandwiches, pastries, ice cream and special coffees. The products can be eaten in or taken away. The cafĂŠ also has a shop selling organic and local food products as well as beers from the Suomenlinnan Panimo brewery. đ&#x;? Suomenlinna C1, +358 9 698 1011, www.viaporindeli.fi
đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 2, +358 40Â 1695Â 750, www.kiasmacafe.fi/
PUBS & BEER
KUUMA GARDEN An urban living room in the centre of Helsinki, on the second floor of KĂ¤mp Galleria. In addition to their regular menu, they serve their popular All Day Breakfast. đ&#x;? KĂ¤mp Galleria,
ANGLETERRE Helsinkiâ€™s oldest and most genuine British pub since 1976. đ&#x;? Fredrikinkatu 47, +358 10 76 63580, www.oluthuone.fi
Pohjoisesplanadi 33, 2nd floor, www.kuumahelsinki.com
EAT & DRINK AUSSIE BAR Australian pub next to the Kamppi shopping centre. BAARIKĂ„RPĂ„NENÂ BaarikĂ¤rpĂ¤nen is one of the classics of Helsinki nightlife, especially among the youngsters and the students. đ&#x;? Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 21, www.baarikarpanen.fi
KITTYâ€™S PUBLIC HOUSE Pop in Kittyâ€™s for the spontaneous pub atmosphere and varied offerings of the British Isles. 14 beers and ciders flow from the taps into a pint and you can certainly find a suitable alternative from a large variety of bottled beers. Their speciality is Real Ale, a genuine British beer pumped into a pint directly from the casks in their cellar.đ&#x;? Keskuskatu 6, City Passage,
BAR BRONCO 2 Atmospheric gastro pub in Punavuori. A broad selection of beers, ciders and wines. Tasty snacks or juicy burgers. Bar has also all the sport channels. đ&#x;? Iso Roobertinkatu
MAJAVA BAARI Popular hangout for rock and heavy metal people. Near to the Karhupuisto in Kallio. đ&#x;? Porthaninkatu 9,
đ&#x;? Salomonkatu 17, +358 9 737 373, www.aussiebar.net/helsinki
+358 10 76 64510, www.raflaamo.fi/en/helsinki/kittys-public-house
+358 40 046 6673, www.majavabaari.fi
BAR LOOSE The hangout, a hideout and a shelter for the domestic and visiting rockâ€™nâ€™roll crowd. Also live music.
đ&#x;? Annankatu 21, +358 9 586 1819, www.barloose.com
BAR LOOSISTER Rockbistro Bar Loosister is a living room for people who love honest rockÂ´nÂ´roll, good solid food and relaxed atmosphere. Located in the bohemian district of Kallio.
đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 3, +358 9 672 013, www.basebar.fi
SOFIANKATU 3, 00170 HELSINKI
BLACK DOOR Genuine beer restaurant.
đ&#x;? Iso Roobertinkatu 1; Kaisaniemenkatu 4, www.blackdoor.fi
BASE BAR In the heart of Helsinki. Offers a rock nâ€™ roll atmosphere with no less than full pints. Open every day. BIERHAUS MĂœNCHEN New beer restaurant in TĂśĂślĂś. Good selection of beers.đ&#x;? TĂśĂślĂśnlahdenkatu 3, +358 45 1381635.
SAKE, WINE & DINE
đ&#x;? HĂ¤meentie 50, +358 44Â 791 3116, www.barloosister.fi
BRYGGERI Scandinavian style brewery restaurant in the Tori Quarters with their own, on-the-spot brewed beers. đ&#x;? Sofiankatu 2, +358 10 235 2500, www.bryggerihelsinki.fi
BUENOS AIRES CAFE / BAR Relaxed cafe & bar founded by the KaurismĂ¤ki brothers. đ&#x;? Eerikinkatu 24, +358 10 766 4470, +358 20 1751610, www.facebook.com/BuenosAirescafebar/
DUBLINER Irish-styled bar in the centre. đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 5,
+358 10 766 4470, www.dubliner.fi
ELMO SPORT BISTRO A sport bar with a good feeling! Simple but tasty food. Kitchen open till late. đ&#x;? Tekla Hultinin Aukio 1,
Sofiankatu 2, 00170 Helsinki www.bryggeri.fi
+358 44 0544 632, www.elmobistro.fi
GASTROPUB STONEâ€™S Gastropub with relaxed atmosphere. đ&#x;? Keskuskatu 4, +358 10 766 3740, www.stonespub.fi
ILVES Since 1932 Ilves has been offering authentic food and atmosphere. Located beside Tavastia rock club. Ilves is a regular hangout for music professionals and like-minded people.
đ&#x;? Urho Kekkosen katu 4-6, +358 9 7746 7425, ravintolailves.fi
KAISLA OLUTHUONE The finest beers from Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, England, and Ireland. đ&#x;? Vilhonkatu 4,
+358 10 76 63850, www.oluthuone.fi
Finnish Craft Beer Tradition & Modern Scandinavian Cuisine #bryggerihelsinki
EAT & DRINK MARIAN HELMI Cosy bar close to the university: a true spot for the beer lover. đ&#x;? Snellmaninkatu 17, +358 9 135 6651, www.marianhelmi.fi
MOLLY MALONEâ€™S Irish pub with three bars offers genuine Irish atmosphere and live music every day. đ&#x;? Kaisaniemenkatu 1 C, +358 20 719 1970, www.mollymalones.fi
Oâ€™LEARYS BAKERSÂ Meeting point for sport people and for anyone who wants to enjoy good atmosphere, drinks and tasty food. đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 12, +358 20 770 1444, www.olearys.fi/ bakers
Oâ€™MALLEYâ€™S Irish bar at Hotel Torni. đ&#x;? YrjĂśnkatu 26,
+358 09 1234 604, www.ravintolatorni.fi
ON THE ROCKS KALLIO Rock bar in trendy Kallio.
đ&#x;? Porvoonkatu 1, +358 50 3312138, www.rockskallio.fi
RYTMI A popular hangout bar in Hakaniemi. đ&#x;? Toinen Linja 2, +358 9 723 15550, www.rytmi.net
SIDEWALK LĂ–NKKA Industrial-styled bar in the heart of the city. đ&#x;? LĂśnnrotinkatu 11, +358 10 419 0718, www.sidewalk.fi/lonkka/
SILTANEN Great DJâ€™s â€“ low-key but stylish meeting spot for hip locals of the Kallio district. đ&#x;? HĂ¤meentie 13 B, +358 440 660 530, www.siltanen.org
SORI TAPROOM Sori Taproom is all about fantastic craft beer serving a variety of Sori Brewing beer among with one of their favorite rotating drafts. Food also available: a modern American style kitchen and later in the evening a neat pizza menu.
đ&#x;? Vuorikatu 16, +358 44 2438404, www.soribrewing.com/taprooms
SPORTS ACADEMY Sports bar in the heart of the city center offers the best possible settings for bench sports, dining and spending quality time with friends. đ&#x;? Keskuskatu 6, +358 10 7664
PIVNICE POSEIDON Â Offers delicacies from the very best of the Czech beer culture. đ&#x;? Kruunuvuorenkatu 1, +358 10 76 64190,
PUB PERĂ„KAMMARI Cosy Finnish pub with pool table. Drinks and snacks. Live music on Fridays and Saturdays. đ&#x;? Eerikinkatu
Olavinkatu 2, +358 424 925 260, www.teerenpeli.com
2, +358 50 375 1177, www.facebook.com/PubPerakammari/
TEERENPELI Offers a large selection of craft-brewed and imported beers and ciders. Also tapas and other snacks. đ&#x;?
U. KALEVA Traditional Finnish pub with heated terrace. Finnish music and Finnish atmosphere. đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 3 A, +358 9 680 1372, www.ukaleva.fi
VILLI WĂ„INĂ– Beer from the Finnish small breweries.
đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 4, +358 10 387 2350, www.villiwaino.fi
VLTAVA The Czech style restaurant in Finland. Wide range of Czech beers & delicious food. đ&#x;? Elielinaukio 2, +358 10 766 3650, www.vltava.fi
Ă–LHUS Cosy pub chain with large selection of beers and ciders. Bars all around the city. đ&#x;? Ă–lhus KĂśbenhavn, Kalevankatu 3. Ă–lhus Stockholm, Annankatu 27. Ă–lhus Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 104. www.raflaamo.fi/fi/oluthuoneet
DRINKS & COCKTAILS AMERICAN BAR Highly-acclaimed cocktail bar in hotel Torni.
đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 5, +358 10 7842 070, www.raflaamo.fi/fi/helsinki/ american-bar
ATELJEE BAR Hotel Torniâ€™s classic and hugely popular bar above Helsinki rooftops. đ&#x;? YrjĂśnkatu 26, +358 10 7842 080, www.raflaamo.fi/en/helsinki/atelje-bar
GROTESK COCKTAIL BAR Champagne, cocktails and good atmosphere. đ&#x;? Ludviginkatu 10, +358 10 470 2100, www.grotesk. fi/cocktailbaari
EAT & DRINK đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 22, www.dekkihelsinki.fi
LIBERTY OR DEATH Cocktail bar in the city centre. Said to have the best drinks in town... Try it yourself! đ&#x;? Erottajankatu 5, +358 40 127 1731, www.libertyordeath.fi
MARSKI BAR Located in the hotel Marski by Scandic, the legendary Marski Bar offers drinks inspired by Finnish nature. A seasonal drinks menu including drinks with locally-produced ingredients.đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 10, www.scandichotels.com/
NAVY JERRYâ€™S 1950â€™s naval themed bar/lounge/nightclub. Yummy cocktails, lovely staff, friendly vibe. đ&#x;? Hietaniemenkatu 2, THE RIFF A rock nâ€™ roll bar located in the heart of Punavuori district. Offering drinks, cocktails and a refreshing outlook on the rock culture in the dark, slightly luxurious interior. Co-owned The 69 Eyes -drummer Jussi 69. đ&#x;? Iso Roobertinkatu 3, +358 40 158 3603, www.theriff.fi
VIN VIN Nice and professional wine bar in the heart of the centre. Large selection of organic wines from small producers.
đ&#x;? Kalevankatu 6, +358 10 666 8459, www.vin-vin.fi
open: tue-sat 23.45-07 Fredrikinkatu 65 00100 Helsinki
+358 45 178 3868, www.navyjerrys.fi
DEKKI The terrace in the inner yard of Lasipalatsi. A bar, charcoal grill and DJâ€™s. The terrace is open daily from lunch until late hours.
Hallituskatu 3 Open Fri-Sat 23-05
ANNA K Karaoke bar in the heart of the Helsinki. đ&#x;? Annankatu EROTTAJA BAR A popular bar for nightlife and karaoke.
đ&#x;? Erottajankatu 15-17, +358 9 611 196, www.karaoke.net/erottaja
JONEâ€™S Karaoke bar near to the Rautatientori Railway Square.
đ&#x;? Kaisaniemenkatu 13, +358 9 742 98362, www.karaoke.net/jones
KARAOKE BAR SATUMAA Karaoke all the night through. đ&#x;? Fredrikinkatu 65, +358 40 6624026, www.karaokebar.net/satumaa
PATAĂ„SSĂ„ The most popular karaoke bar in Helsinki. Karaoke all day long, every day. đ&#x;? Snellmaninkatu 13, +358 9 626 076,
MAP E3, D2, E3, E5
23, +358 9676 128, www.karaoke.net/annak
Bar & Night
POPULUS A nostalgic karaoke bar in Kallio district. Open 24/7 every day! đ&#x;? Aleksis Kiven katu 22, +358 9 735 519, www.karaoke. net/populus RESTROOM Located in an old public restroom originally built for summer Olympics in 1952. đ&#x;? Tehtaankatu 23 A, +358 9 672 743, www.karaokebar.net/restroom
SWENGI KARAOKE NIGHTCLUB A nightclub devoted to karaoke. đ&#x;? Iso Roobertinkatu 10, +358 9 6228 0180, www.swengi.fi
EAT & DRINK WALLIS KARAOKE BAR In Wallis you can dance and sing along to performances or get up to the stage yourself. Wallis has a wide selection of songs and an excellent sound system. đ&#x;? Kanavaranta 7 E 22, www.ngp.fi/en/restaurants/wallis-karaoke-bar/.
YĂ–KYĂ–PELI Little, intimate karaoke bar in the historic centre. đ&#x;? Fabianinkatu 17, +358 9 625 108, www.karaoke.net/yĂśkyĂśpeli
ON THE ROCKS Rock club and bar in two floors. đ&#x;? Mikonkatu
15, +358 400 630 960, www.ontherocks.fi
PRESSA Nightclub for mature taste, on the ground floor of hotel President. đ&#x;? EtelĂ¤inen Rautatienkatu 4, www.pressa.fi
APOLLO LIVE CLUB Nightclub, theatre, stand-up and music performances. Open on weekends. đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 16,
SKOHAN Skohan is a nightclub situated in the heart of Helsinki, opposite to the Railway Station. Skohan consists of four distinct spaces â€“ Club, Karaoke, bar and X Vip. The restaurant is surrounded by a roofed and heated terrace that serves all year round. Its artwork is designed by Finnish designer Stefan Lindfors. đ&#x;? Keskuskatu 8, 3rd Floor, www.skohan.fi
CIRCUS Huge nightclub and live music venue in Kamppi.
TAVASTIA The most legendary rock music club in Finland. Live gigs and popular Saturday disco. đ&#x;? Urho Kekkosen katu 6,
DTM A legendary gay nightclub, â€œDonâ€™t Tell Mamaâ€?.
TEATTERI A slightly upscale club for the luxury seeking.
EL PATRON CLUB & LOUNGE Club in the heart of Helsinki.
VALKOINEN SALI (WHITE HALL) Culture and Conference Center is one of the oldest event venues in Helsinki, still in its original use. Clubs, concerts, parties on weekends. đ&#x;? Aleksanterinkatu 16 / Katariinankatu 3, +358 40
NIGHTCLUBS & LIVE MUSIC VENUES
đ&#x;? Salomonkatu 1-3, www.thecircus.fi
đ&#x;? Mannerheimintie 6 B, +358 10 841 6969, www.dtm.fi
đ&#x;? Simonkatu 6, www.elpatron.fi
G LIVELAB G Livelab is a new chance to experience live music in a context which enables the performance to succeed beyond expectations. đ&#x;? YrjĂśnkatu 3, www.glivelab.fi
đ&#x;? Pohjoisesplanadi 2, +358 9 6128 5000, www.teatteri.fi/klubi
HEIDIâ€™S BIER BAR At Heidiâ€™s Bier Bar, you can experience the authentic aprĂ¨s-ski atmosphere with dancing on the tables â€˜Oktoberfest styleâ€™ and nail driving contests. Dressed in pretty Tyrolean dresses, their hostesses will serve you while the beat of German, Scandinavian and international hits get your hips swinging. đ&#x;? YrjĂśnkatu 24, www.heidisbierbar.fi/city/helsinki/ HERCULES Gay nightclub. đ&#x;? Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 21 B, +358 9 612 1776, www.herculesgayclub.com KAARLE XII One of the most legendary nightclubs in Helsinki. đ&#x;? Kasarmikatu 40, +358Â 20Â 770Â 1470, www.kaarle.fi
KGB Disco & karaoke near to Senate Square.
đ&#x;? Hallituskatu 3, +358 9 174395, www.kgb-club.fi
KUUDES LINJA Gigs, live sets and DJ-music. Right around the corner from Kaiku and Siltanen. đ&#x;? HĂ¤meentie 13, www.kuudeslinja.
MAXINE Relaxed and informal meeting place over the rooftops of Helsinki, right in the heart of Kamppi. đ&#x;? Urho Kekkosen katu 1,
Kamppi Shopping Centre, 6. floor, +358 20 703 2950, www.maxine.fi
MILLIKLUBI Party every night. đ&#x;? Kaivokatu 12, +358 9 2785 620,
NOSTURI Live music and a cosy summer terrace in the Punavuori district. đ&#x;? Telakkakatu 8, +358 9 6811 8810,
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