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Kasarmikatu 40, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 20 7701470
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
4 Jun 2017
“Crowded but fun”
7 Nov 2016
“Famous party place in Helsinki”
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Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
Kasarmikatu 40, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Really crowded on Saturday nights but still fun. Drinks are great and not too expensive. Charges an entrance fee of 3.5 euros (which is not bad comparatively). Good place to spend a few hours with friends!

Thank Chethana D
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Kaarle XII(="Kalle") is famous old restaurant in Helsinki, known for that their weekend starts on Thursday. Large place, where are different themes like Finnish Pop, 90's disco etc. Central location and good place for tourists to see how Finnish people party :)

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

4 different bars - ambience, of finnish summer spirit - all year around - you cant have a boring night here

Thank Andorra2007
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

It's composed from 4 floors and pub for dancing and drinking some cocktails. Every floor have A different music (retro, techno, ...) theres a floor for playing roolet. It's not very croud. It's the best place to visit by night on helsinky.

Thank Amin S
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The place gets worse year by year. People used to go there because there was no entrance fee, now it costs 3,5 euros. Drinks are overpriced when compared to their quality, the floor is dirty and sticky and music terrible - Coco Jambo ceased to...More

Thank Satu R
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the better places in Helsinki to go for a beer, music and some fun on a Thursday evening. Great building, lots of bars and good atmosphere. "Crazy" Finnish people dance, sing and drink to local Finnish musik in a very small and...More

Thank Freddie H
Reviewed 29 March 2016

If you want to experience Helsinki´s nightlife you can´t miss out Kaarle XII. Forget the upper floor. Turn to the left right after the entrance to enter the world of Suomi pop

Thank Dirk H
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Kaarle XII is despite one of the biggest warheroes (nearly the only one is swedish history) and old finnish baila baila night bar/restaurant. Its very popular, so you may have to quoe there sometimes, but otherwise itas so big that you nearly allways get in...More

Thank Markku S
Reviewed 31 January 2016

nice stylish old building filled with partypeople. Decent prices and lots of fun (due to the happy hour?) If you arrive <22:00 you'll find no queu and find yourself a spot at one of the many bars

Thank Gert G
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Such a cool place. A must in Helsinki to see. A club in an old church, with two floors and three different music.

Thank Roman8635
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Bar, Pub
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Open Hours
20:00 - 03:00
20:00 - 04:00
20:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kasarmikatu 40, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 20 7701470
Best nightclub in Helsinki for party people over 24 years of age.We have 7 bars on two floors, three different music styles. Disko upstairs and over 700 other customers.Thursday night is the night in "Kalle". Welcome to enjoy fun side of life thursday to saturday from 8 p.m.
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