Here are some picks for eating and drinking in Tampere – there should be something for everybody!
DRINKS & COCKTAIL BARS
Moro Sky Bar: Located atop the Hotel Torni, Moro Sky Bar offers panoramic views of Tampere along with a sophisticated selection of cocktails. Enjoy the elegant ambiance and skyline vistas while sipping on expertly crafted drinks.
Konttori: Located in an old bank building, this cocktail bar offers a sophisticated and unique setting.
Telakka: Enjoy live music and a vibrant atmosphere at this popular bar /restaurant/nightclub situated in an old industrial building near the station.
BEER, LOCAL, CRAFT AND MICRO
Brewery Restaurant Plevna: In addition to its restaurant, Plevna Brewery offers a variety of locally brewed craft beers, perfect for beer enthusiasts.
Teerenpeli: known for its special brews and craft beers. As a microbrewery and distillery based in Finland, Teerenpeli has gained a reputation for producing high-quality and innovative brews. They often experiment with different ingredients and brewing techniques to create unique and flavorful beers.
Ale Pupi: We’re starting with probably the cheapest one off the list! Casual bar offering diverse beers at budget-friendly prices. Lively ambiance, popular with locals and visitors alike.
Oluthuone Panimomestari: Cozy pub in Tampere, known for affordable craft beers. Laid-back atmosphere, local and international brews. Central location.
Tuoppi: Popular Tampere bar with affordable drinks and vibrant vibe. Wide selection of beers, spirits, and ciders.
O’Connell’s Irish Bar: Known for its lively atmosphere and affordable drinks, O’Connell’s is a great spot right next to the railway station for enjoying a pint without breaking the bank.
Napoli: Savor authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas made with fresh ingredients and baked in a wood-fired oven. A pride of the locals, Napoli offers pizza with affordable prices and a relaxed atmosphere.
Luca: Indulge in delicious pizzas crafted with care at Luca, known for its creative toppings and cozy atmosphere.
Sitko: A very popular pizza restaurant that focuses on industrial style. Here you can enjoy innovative sourdough-based pizzas and beer.
Zeytuun: Offering a variety of Mediterranean dishes, including falafel, Zeytuun is known for its flavorful and authentic Middle Eastern cuisine, with options for both meat lovers and vegetarians. One location on Kuninkaankatu 17 near the LAN and one on Tuomiokirkonkatu 21.
Baba’s Kitchen: A cozy restaurant located in Tampere and known for its delicious Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. While the restaurant’s menu features a variety of dishes inspired by the flavors of the region, it is especially popular for its falafel
RAMEN / JAPANESE
Aloha Ramen: The menu here features a variety of ramen bowls, each meticulously prepared with flavorful broths, tender noodles, and a selection of toppings such as marinated pork, soft-boiled eggs, and fresh vegetables. You’re pretty safe to get a decent Ramen here!
MEAT AND BBQ
Ravinteli Huber: If you’re not worried to spend some more, this place shines as a beacon of excellence in Tampere’s BBQ and beef scene. Renowned for its impeccable service and mouthwatering cuisine, this culinary gem elevates the art of grilling to new heights. Step into a realm of refined comfort where warmth and hospitality meet sophistication.
Hook Tampere: Feast on tender smoked meats and hearty barbecue dishes at this popular restaurant, perfect for meat lovers. Cool location.
Pollos: Pollos is a cozy eatery in Tampere known for its delicious grilled chicken dishes. With a welcoming ambiance and friendly service, Pollos offers a taste of flavorful and tender grilled chicken that’s sure to satisfy
Siipiweikot: If craving some tasty wings, don’t miss Siipiweikot. They’re famous around here for their delicious chicken wings, served with a variety of flavorful sauces. It’s a casual and welcoming spot!
Naughty BRGR: Naughty BRGR in Tampere serves up gourmet burgers with creative flair. Trendy ambiance, premium ingredients, and bold flavors.
Social Burgerjoint: Social Burgerjoint is Tampere’s go-to spot for delicious burgers. Laid-back atmosphere, diverse menu, and quality ingredients.
Friends & Brgrs: Friends & Brgrs is a popular chain, hand-crafted fries.. quality ingredients… lots of options… yada-yada… Only downsides are they don’t serve alcoholic beverages and some consider their burgers small-ish. One of the staples/favorites nonetheless.