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Vanha Monttu

Fast Food, Pub
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Hameenkatu 17, Tampere 33200, Finland
03-2126692
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11:00 am - 3:00 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Dirty old pub

I actually like this place and come here every once in a while. Cheap beer and ok service. Still if you go here prepare for everything and I really mean everything. This is place for junkies, drunks, petty criminals and other weirdos. Also there is hippies, punks, rockers and normal people. A... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Iina R
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Tampere, Finland
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Tampere, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I actually like this place and come here every once in a while. Cheap beer and ok service. Still if you go here prepare for everything and I really mean everything. This is place for junkies, drunks, petty criminals and other weirdos. Also there is hippies, punks, rockers and normal people. A lot of variety on peoples age also. If... More 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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