Villi Wäinö

Kalevankatu 4
Helsinki, Finland 00100

010 387 2350
bar
villiwaino.fi
Su 12.00-23.00; Mo-Th 14.00-02.00; Fr 14.00-04.00; Sa 12.00-04.00

Mayor: jookos (7) | Taps: 15 | Bottles: 50
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Grima  (19) Merzkirchen, RLP, Germany | September 5, 2012
Best place for craft beer in Helsinki. Very nice ambiance, friendly and knowledgable staff and lots of finnish micros. Unfortunately, the Lammin Sahti was out. The Reindeer jerky and the smoked elk is absolutely amazing!!!
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
daddanicola  (6) , Italy | September 5, 2012
interessanti birre locali e qualche bottiglia, da provare sicuramente il tipicissimo sahti
46
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 6/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 9/20
Kavu  (62) Helsinki, Finland | July 9, 2012
Somewhat comfortable but the selection leaves much to hope for and it’s not that cheap either.
66
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
tiong  (112) Espoo, Finland | April 12, 2012| Updated March 21, 2014
Very centrally located and quite large bar focused on Finnish microbrews. Unfortunately the selection is quite small and rarely changes. They usually have some Sahti available, and this is a good place to seek for some commonly available Finnish microbrews. Just don’t expect to find any rarities here. Prices are also quite high due to the central location.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones  (312) Buffalo, New York | October 18, 2011
Great looking pub, beautiful bar, chalkboards, huge murals, great finnish micro selection>
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
drpimento  (153) La Crosse, Wisconsin | September 12, 2011| Updated September 13, 2011
Went here across the street after a superb dinner at Kosmos Resto. It was a mild, cloudy night with intermitant light rain and they had some people sitting outside on the patio. Inside was Steve the bartender who was very knowledgeable, helpful, and nice to talk to. Old oak floors and a nice oak bar. Brass foot rest and draft towers. They had large chalkboards on the walls with their beer list which seemed to be very weighted towards Finland - just what I was looking for! My first brew was a Finnish cask conditioned bitter, the second, a Finnish traditional ale, Sahti, and the third a strong stout, all were draft and microbrewed. They also have a closed off lower bar area which I had to go thru to get to the head.
80
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
kermis  (231) The Hague, Netherlands | April 24, 2011
The best place in downtown for Finnish micros, with very friendly and helpful staff. Large venue as is common for central Helsinki
66
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
Rune  (546) Tromsø, Norway | February 15, 2011
The pub/bar has got a very central location. The famous Kosmos restaurant is just on the other side of the road, and the Stockman department store can be found in its neighbourhood. Together with fellow ratebeerian Matti, I went here on a Sunday afternoon and had a fine range of Finnish beers, including a Sahti and the hard-to-find Everfrost, not to mention their own house beer, a porter made by the Huvila/Malmgårdin. A rather extensive list of Finnish micros is displayed on a blackboard above the bar. During our stay there were very few other guests in this open, airy and modern pub on three levels with a consistent dark brown interior. Ok service. Opens at 14:00 on Sundays (visited 06.02.2011).
76
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
broddsky  (16) Skagafjordur, Iceland | December 18, 2010
Modern bar, nice service, good beers, recommended. They have Sahti if you want to try it out.
78
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
bjakk  (64) Skagafjordur, Iceland | December 7, 2010
Nice modern place. We went there on an exploratory tour of beerplaces in Helsinki. Had Sahti, which was nice, but also a good beer brewed specially for the place. A recomendation for beerlovers

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