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Vanha Monttu

Fast Food, Pub
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Hameenkatu 17, Tampere 33200, Finland
03-2126692
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Food
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
The name means Old Pit

Cosy and affordable. The name Vanha Monttu means literally Old Pit

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2012
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Tampere, Finland
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Scandihouligan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Monttu means a hole and this fills in all the criteria for it. Do not waste your breath for this hole. Walk past it and find something else nicce. It is eveerywhere else.

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Vaasa, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

If Your even a little rock minded and appreciate low prices in nice place, this is the bar/pub for You.

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Tampere, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Monttu is a cellar pub on Keskustori (next to McDonald's). Just an awful dump where people try to start fights with you. Service is usually pretty bad too. Only thing that's good about Monttu is the price of the beer.

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Tampere, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Right next to Central Square is a small worn out cellar pub. It's somewhat in wrong place in this area. Cheap prices attract mainly students, modern hippies and rockers and also semi alcoholics. This is just for drinking and mainly at the beginning of the evening before moving to nightclubs etc. The location is the best feature and don't expect... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Cosy and affordable. The name Vanha Monttu means literally Old Pit

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Vanha Monttu ("The Old Pit") is located in the basement of one of the best addresses in Tampere, on Keskustori (the Central Square) and right across the street from the Town Hall. The same building also has a McDonald's which boasts to be the oldest in Finland. There is a taxi rank and a major local bus terminus about a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2007

Let those stars talk

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2007

Horrible place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2007

Perfect place for the saturday afternoon boozing, cheap pint and a good jukebox. The atmosphere gets a bit worse later in the evening though.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2007

One of the best locations in town, easy to hop in for a pint or ten! Not very comfortable place but is cheap and does the trick.

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Additional Information about Vanha Monttu

Address: Hameenkatu 17, Tampere 33200, Finland
Phone Number: 03-2126692
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Tampere
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: Fast Food, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hameenkatu 17, Tampere 33200, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Tampere
  • Phone Number: 03-2126692

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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