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Raatihuoneenkellari

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Hallituskatu 9, Pori 28100, Finland
(02) 633 4804
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Before the theatre

The restaurant is so near by the Pori Theatre. Good food and peacefull athmosphere gives nice start to evening. Restaurant is like a castle with stonen walls and romantic Windows.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 27, 2015
Lienu
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Pori, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant is beautiful and romantic: the old, vaulted cellar of the old city hall stylishly turned into a lovely yet cosy restaurant. The service was friendly and very good - but the food something of a disappointment. Mostly just an average performance - the look of the place had lead us to anticipate more.

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Thank lmsk2014
Pori, Finland
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is so near by the Pori Theatre. Good food and peacefull athmosphere gives nice start to evening. Restaurant is like a castle with stonen walls and romantic Windows.

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Thank Lienu
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I have ordered rain deer and that's by far the best rain deer I have ever eaten. Very tender, perfectly cooked. The sauce was a strong dark sauce ideally matching the meat. The dessert was crème brûlé and very good.

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Thank Laurent S
Helsinki, Finland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

The service was excellent but the food was tasteless (white fish, vegetables, mushroom sauce and potatoe slices). I didn't taste any lime in the lime-white chocolate-sorbet. The interior design is nice, good place for dates. The prices were too high for this kind of performance from the kitchen.

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Thank hannatalonen
Helsinki, Finland
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Every once and a while you find an excellent restaurant is a place you don'n expect to find it. Raatihuoneenkellari is one of the hidden restaurant gems. Service is excellent but still relaxed. Food is among the best I have ever eaten. This place should definitively have a tire manufacturer's luminous sphere of plasma or two. I have eaten is... More 

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Thank Antti A
Finland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This reaturant has reputation of a good fine dining place among locals. But this reputations origins are in the past. Now adays the food is a little old fashioned and needs a little update. For food quality a little over prized. Last time I ate here my food looked very good, but nevertheless it was quite plain and sauce was... More 

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Thank RANDOM2012
Pori, Finland
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Very basic little bit better restaurant. There is always lot of people eating. Good steaks and basic desserts :) Would go there again.

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Thank lookbymari
Kokkola, Finland
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The restaurant is quite unique in the history of Pori and this is reflected in the beautiful dining room. It was very atmospheric. I appreciated the use of local Finnish ingredients in the excellent menu and could have chosen several of the main courses.The main courses are very well priced and good value for money. I would certainly recommend this... More 

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Thank Maggie G
Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The interior is old red brick cellar, and every once in a while it's good to visit some kind of "old" place, not the modern one. The starter drink vodka with buckthorn on ice was great. As a main course I had the reindeer. It's the most expensive one in that menu, but it's really worth it, because it is... More 

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Thank Anton S
Pori, Finland
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This restaurant is a gem for many reasons: the historical architecture with the brick walls and vaulted ceilings make the atmosphere unique and warm. The staff is polite and the food...the food is beyond words: the Fillet of beef à la maison with Finnish blue cheese and Madeira sauce was simply perfect as was the Meringue with rasberry and blueberry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hallituskatu 9, Pori 28100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Satakunta  >  Pori
  • Phone Number: (02) 633 4804

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, European, Scandinavian
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am

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