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) #29 of 282 Restaurants in Turku €€ - €€€ European, , Gluten Free Options
Vanha Suurtori 2, Turku 20500, Finland
+358 2 4456400
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“roe” (2 reviews)
“lamb shank” (2 reviews)
“white fish” (5 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Vanha Suurtori 2, Turku 20500, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was really tasty and good but we had a waitress who was kind of unpolite and perhaps tired working there and needing a holiday herself. Location at the riverside near Dom church is nice and at summertime there is nice terrace.

Thank Hanna K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pinelli is a restaurant with a long history. It is nicely located in the city of Turku, at the immediate vicinity of River Aurajoki, near the old market area and church. The restaurant is a famous place for having a dinner but we enjoyed of...More

Thank Anssi P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor menu, white fish with fresh potatoes 27€ or steak 29€...where do they get these high prices? Chef should go UK to see how original f&c looks and taste. Chicken salad, no taste, no dressing....

Thank 793villek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good, we both had the pulled pork. Very tasty. Menu is limited but still okay Service was good, waiters where nice. Excellent outside seating area, with bar, umbrellas and table service

Thank Lucy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Frendly straff. Good burger. Not very cheap. Difficult to get up from the deap sofa at bar outside😎

Thank Kurt Andreas N
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Pinella has long traditions and it's set in an old building near the Aura River at the Old Square. I've been to Pinella several times over the years and I've seen it changing from an upper-middle-class restaurant to a fine-dining place. The change has caused...More

Thank MosseTurku
Reviewed 8 April 2017

After leaving the Radisson hotel, going for nice long walk along the river and stopping in the cathedral we decided to check out Pinella for some diner. What a nice and enjoyable meal. Cozy decor and nice convenient location. I ordered the lamb shank and...More

Thank c12pilot
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A nice and cosy restaurant, excellent service and food + nice atmosphere. A combination of old and modern.

Thank 123mattis
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I've now been twice to Pinella so I think I am in a good position to write a review about this place. Let's get the good parts out first. The surrounding is wonderful. The restaurant is located at the very center of the old Turku...More

Thank Kypeli
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This cellar restaurant has one of the best locations in the heart of Turku by the river Aura close to the cathedral. We chose the 5 course menu with suggested wines. We started with salmon terrine, egg and roe vinaigrette with maltcrumble accompanied By Domaine...More

Thank Reijo G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$55 - US$69
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vanha Suurtori 2, Turku 20500, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southwest Finland  >  Turku
  • Phone Number: +358 2 4456400
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Pinella is unique. A contemporary restaurant and bar set within a historic building in the heart of Turku, Pinella seamlessly blends ancient and modern to create a superb, athmospheric riverside venue for drinks, dining and private parties. The restaurant's famous terraces have been imaginatively restored and provide a memorable setting for alfresco entertainment from May to September.
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