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Sports Academy

) #593 of 1,208 Restaurants in Helsinki $$ - $$$ American, ,
Kaivokatu 8 | 00100, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good25%
  • Average34%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Kaivokatu 8 | 00100, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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11 - 20 of 62 reviews

Reviewed June 29, 2016

This place is something I would call "where I usually go" or as we Finns tend to say "kantis". If you like to watch sports, this is your place. The service varies depending how many people are inside. Busy hours, usually in the weekends or...More

Thank Pawel K
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Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Been here now for an hour and still no response whatsoever from any of the staff. No drinks, no menu - nothing. This place sucks

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Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Just what I looked for. Lots of screens and different matches just great! American style and food and great gin! Will come again.

Thank OLaWi
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited this spot several times over our 2 week stay in Helsinki. The upstairs area has a shuffle board which was great fun! But the upstairs area closes early. There are lots of screens for watching sports and hot wings are excellent! (Ask for candy...More

Thank MrsLudlow
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Went to this bar for the typical Champions League evening. Different areas, so we could chose which game we wanted to watch. Good beers, fast service and best of all: delicious burgers, pork ribs and chicken wings. Definately order the 'HOT' version, because your beer...More

Thank IvarDoff
Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Great find for us, a sports bar that catered for sports fans. We were there for an International football match and this became our base. Friendly and helpful staff including the doormen. Typical bar food and a small casino attached. Prompt service although the food...More

Thank TONY S
Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Directly opposite the main railway station in the centre of town. Drinks seemed reasonable and staff all seemed very friendly.... Couple of card tables if you fancy a flutter... 1 blackjack 1 holdem and 1 large electronic holdem table. Lots of big screens showing live...More

Thank Naranja481
Reviewed August 17, 2015

This venue has at least 10 screens of varying sizes upstairs on where to feast your eyes when watching a game. Couple this with loads of seating and the latest FIFA on Xbox One consoles you can't go wrong. Just pray Jasmine is working at...More

Thank Sheed888
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Sports Academy is located near the railway station. Nice atmosphere. I ate a lamb burger (15.50 euros for a 150gr burger), could have found a much better price. I was tasty but not worth the money. My father ate Delicious Sausages - three different kind...More

Thank Lumeingel
Reviewed July 28, 2015

It is a sports bar with a food menu, which is pub-style food with fine-dining prices. The burger was bad, you can get better from McDonalds with a 1/4 of the price. There is also eat-a-1-kilo-burger challenge, but i would never try it since the...More

Thank Risto M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaivokatu 8 | 00100, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighborhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: 0107664300
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