Top Choice International in Tampere

Bistro 14

With its sleek modern interior and talented French chef, this small place near the train station is garnering lots of local attention. The food is fresh and light, with expertly balanced flavours and pretty presenta…
Top Choice Italian in Tampere


The northwestern region of Italy is known for its excellent wine and food, and this laid-back wine bar pays it respect in both name and menu. A limited but delicious list of dishes includes a risotto, one or two pas…
Top Choice Bistro in Tampere

Neljä Vuodenaikaa

Tucked into the rear right-hand corner of the kauppahalli, the Four Seasons brings Gallic flair to the Finnish lunch hour with delicious plates such as bouillabaisse, escargots and steak fritte augmented by excellen…
Burgers in Tampere


Patties made from 100% Black Angus beef are the centrepiece of many of Bull's towering burgers, including Dirty Harry (with blue cheese and red onion) and the Porn Master (with Thai spices). It also has a horse-meat…
Finnish in Tampere

Ravintola C

In a pristine, off-white dining room near the train station, this top Tampere restaurant creates innovative, beautifully presented modern dishes from a short menu with a focus on local ingredients and traditions. Me…
Market in Tampere


This intriguing indoor market is one of Finland’s best, with picturesque wooden stalls serving a dazzling array of wonderful meats, fruit, baked goodies and fish. If hungry, you can snack on cheap mustamakkara (saus…
Pub Food in Tampere

Panimoravintola Plevna

In an old brick weaving shed, this popular place offers a wide range of home-brewed and delicious beer, cider and perry, including an excellent strong stout. Meals are large and designed to soak up the alcohol: mass…
Finnish in Tampere


Set in the brick vaulted cellar of a Jugendstil (art nouveau) building, Tiiliholvi is into its fifth decade. It’s still old-fashioned in feel, but the food isn’t, and there are some excellent flavour combinations, a…
Gastronomy in Tampere

Hella & Huone

Acclaimed chef Arto Rastas serves cutting-edge contemporary Nordic cuisine in this minimalist space where black high-backed chairs provide a sharp contrast to the stark white tablecloths. Menus change with the seaso…
Cafe in Tampere


Runo (Poem) is an tranquil cafe with armchairs, a large range of teas and excellent home-baked pullat (buns), croissants and biscuits. Slices of pizza and home-baked pies are popular orders at lunchtime.