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Oluthuone Kaisla

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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Vilhonkatu 4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 10 7663850
12:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Kiel, Germany
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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To end a day walking and exploring Helsinki, we ended up in Kaisla for some local beer. The atmosphere is vibrant without being to noisy. The bartenders where able to do great recommendations fitting our described taste.

Thank sustue
Bergen, Norway
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great range of local beers on tap as well as international. Friendly and knowledgeable barkeepers. Place to play a game or cards.

Thank Kolbjørn A
Espoo, Finland
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207 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Looks cozy but is actually quite large with several rooms. Nice lights but kitsch and cheaply renovated. Huge selection but very expensive. The only cider on tap was Thatchers and only in 0.4 (no pints). Expensive.

Thank henri_s
Helsinki, Finland
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Kaisla is a well-known and very popular pub that boasts with a humongous selection of local and international beers. A must-visit visit for all beer enthusiasts out there. mmmmmmbeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrrr.....

Thank Marcus M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The bar is in a really convenient location, with friendly service and excellent beer. They offer flights of Finnish beer, which offered the chance to try a few local beers.

Thank Dan H
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It's a beer house, with lots of different draft and bottle beers, so I absolutely recommend it. Prices are normal for Helsinki, probably quite high for tourists. It's located in the city centre, very close to the railway station. The local is quite big, so is perfect for big groups well, and they admit table reservations. They also serve some... More 

Thank Laura A
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We tasted a few different types of beer from the tap! Most of them where god ! In the beginning of the evening we where outdoor, but moved indoor when it got chillier ! The service was fast and nice! Absolutely professional! They got every thing correct and the atmosphere was perfect!

Thank Kaj L
Bologna, Italy
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72 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Great selection of draught and bottled beers, and a variety of pub food to accompany your drink. Prime location in the city center, metro and tram stop in front of the doors.

Thank dilbert1970
Oulu, Finland
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113 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Oluthuone Kaisla is located quite near the Helsinki railway station and it provides the random visitor with a nice selection of beers and a nice pub atmosphere. The place is rather tiny so large groups may not find space very easily. The service is good and friendly. A Place to test.

Thank Anssi P
Dartmouth, Canada
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

After a long day (and night) of travel, Kaisla was a lovely introduction to Finland. The atmosphere, with its low lighting and subdued colours, is pleasant, and even though it was busy, the layout keeps things quiet and it didn't feel crowded. The beer selection is extensive, and the bartender was happy to help me pick out my first Finnish... More 

Thank CageGirl7126

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vilhonkatu 4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7663850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?