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Mikonkatu 8, Helsinki 00100, Finland
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 02:00
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Corning, New York
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for cocktails and they were pretty good. It started to get crowded as we were leaving, but it's a great stop. It's not easy to find but if you do, you're rewarded with a wonderful variety of cocktails to choose from!

Thank tdaning0
Helsinki, Finland
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

+ Great cocktails! Go here for them. Wine is too expensive to drink here. -\+ Service is not rude but not nice either, just ok. - Music is a bit too loud since this is a place to hang out and chat. And too loud music is maybe the reason why some unpleasant customers come here.

Thank culinaristanddecolov
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Friday night, weird DJ, poor service, but the one and only drink taste as years ago. Pit of dissapointment this time. Plus that toikets were clean at 1 pm.

Thank Ella H
Helsinki, Finland
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

One of the few places in Helsinki where you can enjoy nice drinks with reasonable prices. Have visited this place for many years and it has always been a pleasure. Music selections are usually good for a heavy music lover.

Thank Jussi P
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

If you want a cosy place for a drink and talk with your friends, this is it! Absolutely the best coctails in town! This is a pretty small place and can be crowded on weekends, but the feeling is worth even a short waiting for a table. P.s. Did you notice the name plates on the wall? Ask the bartender... More 

Thank Hannele K
Wichita, United States
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

If you can manage to find you way to Sling In bar, you won't be disappointed. My wife and I have been there several times, and even as Americans who can't speak much Finnish, we find this bar a lot of fun every time we go. For starters, the bartenders here are happy to strike up a conversation, and much... More 

Thank Eric W
Kirkkonummi, Finland
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

It is a cocktail bar, no food or anything is served. Cocktails are not more expensive than anywhere else, but the quality is very high. The place is small and crowded but you usually find a table there. Music is sometimes a bit too loud to have a decent conversation.

Thank Risto M
Espoo, Finland
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268 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

i have been there more than 20 times. It is legendary and the best drink Bar in Helsinki. The prices are very low (Drinks: 8€-9€) comparing to similar kind of places in Helsinki / central helsinki. Also the quality is very good. Try "Apple Pie" or "Snickers". They taste the same than they have been described :)

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Vantaa, Finland
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

This bar is quite a small, but the drinks were fine. The bartender improvised a nice cocktail for my friend according to her wishes. Worth of visiting!

Thank Freija_69
Motala, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Great music, awesome drinks and very skilled staff. The lunch menu during weekdays is well balanced and has something for everyone.

Thank Silverleah

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mikonkatu 8, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358503665299

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