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On The Rocks

Vironniemi
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Mikonkatu 15, Helsinki 00100, Finland
(09) 6122 030
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4:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Dining options: Drinks

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  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice bar

Popular place during summer. Nice outside place for people watching. Very small toilets (for ladies).

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Taija K
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Espoo, Finland
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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Popular place during summer. Nice outside place for people watching. Very small toilets (for ladies).

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Rock and heavy metal bar in the middle of the city near railway station. It is a famous bar and if you like rock and roll music that is the place to go. Summer time there are terrace outside. The owner is very nice.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Just nearby the railway station you will find this rock and heavy metal bar. They have live music on many nights during the week and a dark rock 'n roll atmosphere. The drinks are pretty expensive (6 to 10 euros) but they are the same prices all around the centre of Helsinki. In the summer there are places outside.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The best hard rock & heavy music bar in Helsinki. Upstairs you find a cool bar with pool table and patio during summer. Downstairs you will find a live music venue with cool interior. Highly recommend to all hard rock & heavy music fans!

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Matelica, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

great place to have a couple of beers or whatever you like to drink i guess, they have like different areas, from classic rock to heavy metal and live music, they made my new year's eve!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

Need to find a rock bar in Helsinki? Well this one is slap bang in the middle. If you visit on a busy night - it is popular you might not notice the stairs at the back that lead down to the club. A decent stage for live gigs and if you're not lucky enough to visit on a night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Go play pool, drink, watch live music and comediennes down stairs. Situated just the otherside of the main square as you come down from SimonKattu this is a good place to go for an easy evening out. However, don't expect any food!

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Hämeenlinna, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

... but the service is not so good. I often feel that bartenders are arrogant, especially at the upper bar.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

On the Rocks doesn't really fall into the restaurant category, it is more a bar. It has a small bar upstairs with a pool table and more relaxed atmosphere, and more club-like atmosphere downstairs with live music and a blackjack table (a common sighting in Helsinki). We were there on a Friday night and it was pretty full. The band... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2009

On the Rocks is a rock/metal bar located in Helsinki, Finland. I had passed it on my first trip to Helsinki back in winter of '07 and I did not get a chance to check it out. My second time around I attended I was glad I did! I attended twice, once on a Monday night, and as a nightcap... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mikonkatu 15, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighborhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: (09) 6122 030
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am

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