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Pinella

Vanha Suurtori 2, Turku 20500, Finland
(02) 445 6400
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Ranked #31 of 187 restaurants in Turku
Price range: $65 - $82
Cuisines: Scandinavian
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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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
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  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Turku, Finland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Pinella's drink bar is the only real drink bar in Turku, but the downside is that it's more pricey too. The location is excellent, and they have a big terrace facing the river. The drink list is interesting and good.

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Turku, Finland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

good food, nice cellar restaurant and terrace, good service in heart of the city and near the river and doom church

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Turku, Finland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I have visited this restaurant few times for a'la carte, lunch and Christmas buffet. The buffet was excellent, a'la carte disappointing and lunch ok. Maybe the quality of food depends who is on duty in kitchen. Service upstairs in the cocktail bar is very good and professional!

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Turku, Finland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

Most of us had the chef's surprise menu and liked it. A good candidate for a business dinner in town. Nice location and views. Can recommend.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I enjoyed some delicious local produce at this restaurant with colleagues. The restaurant is in a good central location and although it was dark and rainy when I visited, I can imagine that it is wonderful to eat outside in the summer. My meal was full of delicious flavours and very well presented. The menu is small but has a... More

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Turku, Finland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Been there couple of Times.perhaps not excellent but among the best in town. Some wines had ran out on both Times.

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Espoo, Finland
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Pinella is one of my favourite restaurants in Turku after three successful visits. I've been most pleased with appetizers and main courses with fresh fish. Yesterday I had their summer menu with an appetizer of Finnish local whitefish (siika) which was nicely seasoned and beautifully set on the plate. Some wihitefish roe and shrimps accompanied the main fish. For main... More

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Finland, Oulu
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We popped in for a light meal during a Sunday afternoon. As the weather was good, we dined outdoors. The menu was limited but everything on it sounded good - we ended up with a tuna salad and a duck salad. The food was tasty and fresh, portions huge and fulfilling. Serving was also fast and friendly (there were not... More

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Finland
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

No wonder the place is half empty so often. I understand the portion sizes are not the main issue in fancy restaurant, but half a fish file is just something unacceptable. Last (which it will be forever) time we went the whole visit was more like a joke. They were out of all the more reasonably priced wines (which prices... More

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

My wife and I have eaten here three times. It is quite strange that people seem to find fault with this place. The food is outstanding and quite original. It is true that the menu is small and it is quite expensive but no more so than any other restaurant of this high standard anywhere in the world. If you... More

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