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Bar, European, Pub, Scandinavian
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When passing by this place in central Turku I had to go inside to have a look at this brewery-restaurant in an end-19th century building. There were several halls in there, also an outdoor area, called in the German way 'Biergarten', but which didn't look...very atmospheric to me, so I decided to go for dinner elsewhere. Before leaving though I went to their bar, having a 'Koulu', one of their own draught beers, which was quite good.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 19 July 2022 via mobile

Absurdly large food portions, but very tasty. It was sad when the stomach was completely full after eating half of it. Food was easily found on the list for both adults and children. A wonderful milieu in summer Turku.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 13 June 2022 via mobile

The premises are nice, in an old school. Should be more beers available, and a larger counter for customers, since it's trying to be a local brewery bar. And about the restaurant... The sausages and french fries portion was basically just an expensive huge pile...of fries, not much else. Visit Plevna, Tampere, instead, for both food and beers.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 17 April 2022

They have their own beers, which I tried two of, and both were excellent in their own styles. The burger was magnificent, especially the apple BBQ-sauce. The decor brought back... well... memories, not sure if good ones. Very nice place to visit, if you would...need to pick just one pub to visit in Turku this would be it.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 15 February 2021

Having been a student in the end of the 70's this was of course a special visit for me, it is not every day you drink beer in your old school. The place is very nice, a perfect spot for having a beer or two...with your friends. The interior is quite nice too, respecting the history of the building.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 11 November 2020 via mobile

Traditionel bar and restaurant. Big selection of different beers and ciders. Alsö seasonal choices. Also can have something to eat if hungry. If go Turku must visit here.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 15 October 2020

This restaurant is situated in a beautiful building that is a former Neo-Renaissance style school building from 1889. It has a large selection of beers. In addition to the interesting interior, there is a summer terrace in the courtyard.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 5 June 2020 via mobile

Cold potatoes, two sausages and some lukewarm sauerkraut for 16€ a piece. Drinks are from own brewery but sub par.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 26 January 2020

The beers have names in the school world, headmaster and magister. Lots of places to sit and several service points. Snack type of food. Worth a visit!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 9 October 2019

In this place you can taste about 8 different type of craft beer. In this place also can taste wisky and wine. Good lunch . In the evening you can also choice some good food. Restoran is open to 2 am.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 9 October 2019

The building is an old school in the center of Turku. It is an restaurant and also a micro brewery. This place might be at best in the summer and for us in Finland it means June to August. If we are lucky May and...September can be also nice. We had a lunch in one of the old school rooms that still has old geographical school maps on the walls. Summertime this is very nice to enjoy a beer or a coffee or something else in the yeard.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 15 July 2019

Lunch is home-style food, quite ok but not so many options for vegetarians. On Thursdays they have very tasty dessert: homemade pancakes with whipped cream and jam!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

Set in an old school building and with a lovely beer terrace outside, this place does a small selection of its own house brewed beers for fairly reasonable prices by Finnish standards. Around €6 is better than you’ll get in a lot of places and...the beer itself is fantastic (the pilsner particularly). Worth a visit, especially when it’s warm enough to sit outside.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Apparently a popular place to have your beer in this brewery, the former school. They brew different types of beers and have named them according the staff of the Finnish school Opo (IPA), Lehtori (lager) etc. Lunch is served but it was already too Late...for lunch so we ordered from the menu list both a flank steak. Not very impressive! The steak was rather nicely done but the promised pepper was totally forgotten. Potato rösti was so crispy and brown that it had been forgotten in the oven. Poor price quality ratio. The atmosphere is also really warn-up maybe at ITS best when you drunken enough.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

We visited Turku for three nights. Went here the first night and liked it so much we returned on the third. Good cider and beer; very good food. Fun atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2018
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4