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Mannerheimintie 22-24, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 61245420
11:00 - 02:00
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All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I love this place and have loved it for about 13 years! Which should tell you something! Nice staff, mellow, laid back atmosphere, great dj's evening time, the terrace is fantastic in the summer time!

1 Thank Mimmi M
Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Printer does not work properly smears ink all over the page, also the computer randomly kept logging us out. Staff were unhelpful and we wasted half an hour there are the neglected to tell us the printer was broken.

Thank PhillipMarshall2015
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

We stumbled across this beauty when strolling through the city during one evening and ended up there every night we were in town at some point. Friday and Saturday had a DJ and Sunday was band night so it seemed to cater for different tastes. Here we chatted to many locals who once again made Helsinki seem a really friendly... More 

Thank Sheed888
Tallinn, Estonia
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424 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Still tucked away enough to avoid becoming a tourist trap and mostly popular among locals, this place has a good (if deliberately limited) menu and a nice atmosphere. Literally only a few minutes' walk from many of the main sights in the city centre.

Thank phutty
Helsinki, Finland
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Always great service and the terrace is very nice during the summer season. Right in the heart of Helsinki so you can just stop in easily. Good music with djs and occasionally some live band both indoors and on the terrace.

Thank JorgeBueno
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times, solo, with my boyfriend or friends and it is always a great pleasure ! The place is really cosy and the staff, friendly and funny. At midday, it is possible to have a lunch there - they offer a yummy salad buffet for 9€~. I recommend!

Thank Moymlaan
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

The staff are laid back and approachable. Drinks are simple and what you expect but the location and the music is what keeps you coming back for more! There can be no better terrace in Finland!

Thank David H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Basic menu of a salad buffet or toasties. Great if you just want something quick + simple. Good coffee and friendly service.

Thank naomi h
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

Not everywhere was open on New Year's Day, and we wanted something/where interesting to add to the list of good places we have found in this city (this was our 8th visit). It was cold, but unseasonably damp, and we found this place while exploring the Lasipalatsi in a bit more detail. We enjoyed very tasty, if slightly thick, lentil... More 

Thank M_and_RHuddersfield
Perth, Australia
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144 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely spot in the centre of Helsinki. It is both a cafe and a bar. It's a really popular spot and offers free wifi so there were loads of people working on laptops and tablets. I stopped here for a coffee and cake on an afternoon and struggled to get a seat inside, but there is also... More 

Thank aprilinperth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Bar, Cafe, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mannerheimintie 22-24, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 61245420
Bar, cafe and terrace in the heart of Helsinki.

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