Oluthuone Kaisla | Helsinki,
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Oluthuone Kaisla
Excellent based on 72 ratings
Type: Bar

Vilhonkatu 4
Helsinki, Finland 00100 [ print map ]
010 76 63850


Hours: Mon-Thu 13-02, Fri-Sat 13-03, Sun 13-24

Mayor: jookos (3) | Taps: 37 | Bottles: 120

Oluthuone Kaisla

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Beer Available At Oluthuone Kaisla (arranged by most recent)
Garage Project Pernicious Weed 98, Fuller’s Past Masters Double Stout 1910 92, Põhjala Cellar Series - Taara Avita! 98, Suomenlinnan Old Greig 44, Hiisi Kaisla Cascade Saison 57, Malmgård Proto #9 90, Pyynikin Sessio American IPA 44, Lagunitas DayTime 94, Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA 97, Pyynikin Papabeers Vanillastout 67, Oppigårds Lavish IPA 97, Oakham Incubus 56, Plevnan JFK 52, De Dochter van de Korenaar Belle-Fleur IPA 96, Struise Black Damnation III - Black Mes 100, Lagunitas Maximus 98, Sori Brewing Out of Office 75, Hiisi / Donut Island Sour Fuzz 45, Beer Hunters Kaislan K-18 Juhlaportteri 80, Bryggeri Helsinki Supernova 62
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72 reviews for Oluthuone Kaisla
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  74%
 Selection  83%
 Food  61%
 Value  65%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  91%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk  (163) Reval, Estonia | November 7, 2015
In a comparison of size Kaisla vs mines of Moria, Kaisla wins. This place is even bigger than your mother. And despite of being huge they are stylish. Come on look at all those pillars and arches, almost like in cathedral. I wasn’t the most sober person on the planet, so staff was bit tired and grumpy to me. But looking around, the mob what surrounds me, I completely understand them. Beer list is colossal, I didn’t count the taps ’cause I don’t know that many numbers. Absolutely worth to visit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Tim Webb  (336) Bristol, England | October 3, 2015
Elaborate,large and highly professional. Lots of changing drafts and, more importantly a pukkah range of bottled beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Rune  (502) Tromsø, Norway | October 2, 2015
A monumental corner pub with two entrances close to Järnvägtorget’s metro station in central Helsinki. Even though it is a large pub there are smaller rooms promoting a cozy atmosphere with its terracotta coloured interior. 24 tap lines listed on a blackboard at one of the bars, half of the ales devoted to Finnish breweries The Finnish draught ales can be bought in a tasting log of four glasses each of them containing 100ml. Some of their large selection of bottled beers can be studied in a fridge that is placed on the public side of one of the main bars. Relaxing feeling on a Sunday afternoon, some people playing chess others cards. Indifferent background music. The service was rather reserved, but polite. Good red wine for Frau Eva. A little library section in one of the room where a found a nice place for my book drop (visited 27.09.2015).
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
troubles  (203) Tel Aviv, Israel | September 18, 2015
Huge pub with several rooms and two bars taking orders. The place was very crowded (with a line to order beers) and noisy while I visited. They have large selection and several local beers on tap but the feeling is less "craft" and more of just a local pub. They serve flights of 4 beers (free selection but only of local taps).Worth a visit but seems over-rated.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey  (517) Croydon, England | July 30, 2015
Oluthuone Kaisla is well-located right by the main train station in Helsinki. Inside it is fairly standard looking "English-style" pub one expects to see in Europa. I was mildly disappointed to begin with due to the pretty unadventurous tap list. Perhaps I visited on a bad day? The extensive bottle range seems to be the best bet here. A good selection of Scandinavian, European and American bottles were on offer. My second gripe is the lack of bottle list and due to the fairly dim lighting the challenge to choose a beer. Anyway we found a few decent ones and had a fun time. Service was a bit hit and miss, depending which server we got (one guy was great, the other women not so much). A decent spot to stop in for a beer. but there are plenty better places in town in my opinion.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
rasmusen  (21) , Finland | July 8, 2015
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
kalervo  (57) , Finland | June 10, 2015
6/2015. Quite cosy place with nice selection. Good location near to central railway station.
Psytron  (41) Turku, Finland | May 4, 2015
Nice cozy pub in downtown Helsinki. Good selection of taps, including also domestic crafts. Bottle selection is also nice, good selections from Germany / Belgium / UK / US / Denmark, and of course, Finland. Been there twice and it’s been rather crowded both times (during the week). Definitely one of the better places in Helsinki.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse  (239) Hässelby, Sweden | March 18, 2015
(Visited Nov 2014) Quite a large beer hall, centrally located not far from the Central station. There are two entrances, with the one on Vilhonkatu leading directly to the main bar. The bar is just to the right from the entrance, after that there is a seating area, and further along there are another two large rooms with lots of seating. Service was friendly and efficient. Good selection of tap beers, around 10 from Finnish brewers (small craft brewers as well as big ones) and around 25 imports, mainly well known names of good quality. Good selection of bottled beers. Despite the volume of the place, it still gets a bit crowded on evenings, but atmosphere is friendly and nice. Shouldn’t be missed.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77  (114) Breda, Netherlands | February 7, 2015
Large pub with a nice interior spread over a few different rooms. Plenty of Finnish, Scandinavian, Belgian and British beers to be found here. What a shame I was here with a hangover.

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