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A jam-packed weekend in Helsinki

Harbourside Helsinki melds graciously into the Baltic Sea – discover the best of the city’s heritage buildings, design shops and raucous bars and restaurants with our weekend guide.

Weekend in Helsinki

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Harbourside buildings in the Hakaniemi district

Friday evening

TEERENPELI 1

Ease your way into the weekend at this excellent pub right by Kamppi bus station. Part of a local chain, it serves quality ales, stouts and berry ciders from its own microbrewery, in a long, split-level place with romantic low lighting and intimate tables (teerenpeli.com; Olavinkatu 2; noon–2am Mon–Thu, until 3am Fri–Sat, 3pm–midnight Sun; beer from £4.60).

OLO 2

Thought of by many as Helsinki’s best restaurant, Olo occupies a handsome 19th-century harbourside mansion. It serves modern Finnish cuisine with a touch of molecular gastronomy: dishes might include reindeer with blueberry and lichen. Book a few weeks ahead (olo-ravintola.fi; Pohjoisesplanadi 5; lunch & dinner Tue–Fri, dinner Sat; four-course lunch £35, dinner tasting menu £75).

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