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Vanha Suurtori 2, Turku 20500, Finland
(02) 445 6400
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Ranked #32 of 211 Restaurants in Turku
Price range: $54 - $68
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Scandinavian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Pinella is unique. A contemporary restaurant and bar set within a historic building in the heart of Turku, Pinella seamlessly blends ancient and modern to create a superb, athmospheric riverside venue for drinks, dining and private parties. The restaurant's famous terraces have been imaginatively restored and provide a memorable setting for alfresco entertainment from May to September.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Turku, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I love the old restaurant Pinella. It has been one of my favorite restaurants in Turku since 1980´s when I was a young student. Today, Pinella was a disappointment. We had a dinner there with my adult son. I ordered duck risotto and it was a disaster (see photo attached). The duck was tough as a chewing gum. And the... More 

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Orlando
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nice place to sit down and relax just by the river in hot summer day. Little "up scale" prices, most of day it's Terrance is full. Indoor dining room.

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Turku, Finland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Delicious 6 course menu with excellent wines. Lovely way to send your New Year's Eve. You can see the pictures of the courses from Pinella's FB-pages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

I was visiting friends and Turku and we had dinner at Pinella on a very busy Saturday evening. Initially we were seated in the bar upstairs. Good service and the bartender paid attention to our wishes. For example I am not a big fan of champagne and ordered a bottle of Proseco. The bartender recommended a bottle of champagne, which... More 

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University Place, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Nice to be back in Turku and see Pinella has retained all it's charm and services since my last business trip. New Chef has arrived and implemented a new lunch concept which is very good value as you can have 2 courses for 17€ or 3 for 24€ with coffee included, while retaining high food & service standards. Also great... More 

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Turku, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Friday night dinner in Pinella with friends and family. The most beautiful interior, renovated honouring the history of the building, still modern and stylish. Wonderful details, just a beauty. Summer menu was tasty, specially lamb. Waitress was friendly, service exellent. Prices guite high, but the taste and the look of the dishes wonderful. Fine dining, indeed. The river side terrace... More 

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Turku, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Its a very nice and beautiful restaurant, but its very expensive and the portions are small. So if you wanna eat much and be stuffed, don't go there, otherwise enjoy your evening. Waitresses are friendly.

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Turku, Western Finland, Finland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Pinella has by far the best cocktail bar in Turku. Should you want to enjoy proper cocktail made from best ingredients head here. The bartenders are very professional and their bar menu changens frequently. The restaurant is very nice too. Food is tasty and the location is excellent. You also get enjoy sun later than on the other side of... More 

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Turku, Finland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This restaurant is one of the oldest in Turku located at the riverbank of river Aura next to the cathedral. You can drop by for a refreshing drink at the terrace or enjoy a delicious meal. The Wine cellar in this restaurant is also well equipped. The food is rather pricy but you will not get disappointed. The service is... More 

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Turku, Finland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food tasted good, flavors were top notch but the price was too high for this "not so special 3-course-meal". Friendly staff and most beatiful venue.

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Additional Information about Pinella

Address: Vanha Suurtori 2, Turku 20500, Finland
Phone Number: (02) 445 6400
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Turku
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 54 - 68
Cuisine: Scandinavian

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