Must see restaurants in Turku

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    A vaulted cellar lit by flickering candles makes a romantic backdrop for appetising, organic, locally sourced food, such as roast lamb with organic…

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    Foodies are buzzing about Kaskis, where there's no written menu – not only because it changes daily but also because there are no real decisions to make…

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    Mami's riverside summer terrace is perfect for people-watching, though its abiding popularity means you’ll have to fight for a table with half of Turku…

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    There's fancier fare on the menu, but the reason to come to Tårget is to try the exceptional pizzas with unusual topping combinations (goat cheese and…

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    Viikinkiravintola Harald

    Subtlety is run through with a berserker’s broadsword at this over-the-top Viking restaurant, which serves dishes like roast ox on a plank, 'witch of the…

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    With a cosy exposed-brick interior, this riverside wine bar is also a great bet for weekday lunches, gourmet pizzas and classy mains (such as raspberry…

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    Founded in 1848, this is one of Finland's oldest restaurants, but its menu is up to the minute: burgers in brioche buns or pulled pork in whisky barbecue…

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    Look for the black-tile signage to find this hip venue. Inside it’s all Scandi chic, with regular DJs, but the dining area is separate enough for you to…

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    This stylish place bustles with sophisticated people munching, sipping, chatting and laughing in the brick interior. The menu is one of contemporary…

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    Hus Lindman

    Hidden at the bottom of a garden and opening to the Aurajoki, this cream-coloured wooden building is an elegant affair, featuring local seafood, steaks…

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    Filled with speciality products, this historic covered market also contains the ininen Juna Aschan Café, in a converted-train carriage, run by top-quality…

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    Delhi Darbar

    Turku's best Indian restaurant (and no, not its only Indian restaurant) fills with locals tucking into heaping portions of spicy curries, sizzling tikka…

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    Sininen Juna Aschan Café

    Run by top-quality Turku bakery chain Aschan, the ‘Blue Train’ cafe is right in the middle of the kauppahalli. Its old railway-carriage seats make a good…

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    The main market square hosts fruit and vegetable stalls during the warmer months.