Tampere & Häme drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Coffee in Tampere

Mokka Mestarit

Despite being the most caffeine-addicted nation on earth, Finland doesn't generally do coffee well. Fortunately this stylish cafe and roastery bucks the trend. Espresso, cold-drip and Aeropress variations are on off…
Top Choice Bar in Tampere

Deli 1909 & Wine Bar

If only every Finnish town could have a bar like this one. Friendly staff, great music on the sound system, highly drinkable beers on tap (try the Nordic Brewery's American Pale Ale), a good range of wine and a choo…
Bar in Tampere

Moro Sky Bar

Finland's highest bar sits on the 25th floor of the Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, Finland's tallest hotel, at 88m. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows offer a dizzying panorama of the city, as does Finland's highest terrace. L…
Bar in Tampere

Café Europa

Horsehair couches, armchairs, mirrors, chandeliers and paintings endow this place with plenty of character, and there's a coveted summer pavement terrace too. It's a popular meeting spot for its board games, Belgian…
Pub in Lahti


A real Lahti success story, this pub has been serving its own beers, ciders and single-malt whisky to loyal regulars since 1994. It’s got a welcoming interior and is always humming with chatter. Those who choose to …
Pub in Tampere


Popular with both Finns and expats, this rambling Irish pub is handy for the train station and has plenty of time-worn, comfortable seating and an air of bonhomie. Its best feature is the range of interesting beers …
Wine Bar in Hämeenlinna

Nooran Viinibaari

You'll feel as if you're enjoying a drink at a friend's house when at this wine bar next to the Skogster Museum. The space features comfortable cane chairs, shelves filled with books and fresh flowers in vases – it'…
Pub in Hämeenlinna

Albertin Kellari

Head to this cosy basement pub under the Piparkakkutalo restaurant on Wednesdays and Thursdays for karaoke, and on weekends to hear live music.
Pub in Tampere


On the main street, this is a good place with excellent microbrewery beer and cider. It offers a relaxing, candlelit interior, a heated terrace and heaps of choice at the taps.
Pub in Tampere


One of Tampere's best pubs, Tuulensuu has a superb range of Belgian beers, good wines and a lengthy port menu. We suggest giving the food a miss.