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Irish, Pub
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Late Night, Drinks
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Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Live Music

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Vironniemi
0.2 miles from The Esplanadi Park
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really liked the atmosphere of this place. A good selection of drinks and a friendly staff. The location is a bonus too! We will definetely visit again.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed August 29, 2021

Always when I travel to Helsinki I try to take a Guinness at the Molly Malone pub. The interior is dark, cozy, Irish style. Many maybe say that the pub is dirty, but I think it is typical Irish. I don’t know anything about their...food; I have never eaten here, only drinking. It is always time for a Guinness. The staff is friendly.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 21, 2021 via mobile

Great place to spend the evening with a good pint of Guinness and live music. The back yard terrace is nice to hang in and get away from the noise of the street

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

Awful experience, unfriendly and rude barman and door man. The place is absolutely filthy dirty. We order a pint was glass and got 3/4 of a pint. The bar practically threw the pints on the bar. No smile no thank you, nothing. Toilets stunk of...pee. We left after 10 minutes because it was so unbearable. I left a review on their website and they removed it. My advice is don’t waste your money or time visiting this establishment. I rate this place a big fat zeroMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2019 via mobile

Has a traditional decor but little atmosphere. Not serving food at 8pm at night! Asked for a lager and offered English ale as apparently this is now lager!! I am English so know the difference. No interest as barmaid just wanted to talk to her...friendMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

Went in quite late on a Sunday night - the bar was quite busy and had a good atmosphere. Staff were friendly and efficient. We chose a booth as we were in a quite large group, this was great. Decor was fairly authentic. Beer was...good. Really liked this bar - will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2019 via mobile

Just look at the pictures guys! Great time, many people. Amazing spirit. Large choice of beers. An Irish spirit in an international way.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019 via mobile

It was very unpleasant staying as the staff was rude. We decided to leave the pub immediately. Molly Malone's in Helsinki - never ever again :(

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

Ok, I had just visited Dublin so no wonder this was a bit disappointment. It's probably much better on weekends. I'll have to give it another go. A small but noisy terrace, more space in upstairs.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

Went to this sad sack of a place as you usually can’t go wrong with an Irish pub. There were three slightly drunk Brit’s at the bar and their language was foul. Found a booth to avoid listening to them. Bar tender didn’t seem to...care, instead he seemed like he cared more about his drunk friends than the women in the bar who were clearly uncomfortable. It needs a good clean too. Since all beer is expensive in Helsinki go somewhere with a better atmosphere.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

We tried several bars whilst staying in Helsinki. We found this to be by far the best. There was music on every night and there was also sport on the TV. Venla behind the bar was friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

I was looking for a cosy pub to eat and drink in while on a solo business trip. I had a nice Finnish IPA and they also have some decent british and other beers. I was very pleasantly surprised to find live music... a jam...night. Was quite good with a number of musicians. The only down part was there was no food being served so I only stayed for one beer... maybe 8 songs before needing to go elsewhere to eat.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

My two friends and I popped into the bar to get warm and to have a beer. When entering, the smell of beer was a bit overpowering, but that wasn't a big deal since it was a pub after all. It was a Monday night,...but there were still a decent amount of people. Lots of English was spoken so it seems like an international hangout. The service wasn't the best possible; after I ordered, I asked the bartender was board games they had since I saw a few behind him on a shelf. He said "I don't come to a bar to play board games" and didn't answer my question at all. I just laughed awkwardly and went back to my table. Somewhat disappointed.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times, nice pub with good atmosphere and live music at weekends. Had a Murphys and the bar girl just filled the glass and set it up on the bar. I said it needs to settle and then top up but she...had no clue. So you get 3/4 of a glass instead of a full glass. If it was a real Irish bar the staff would know how to poor a Murphys.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Loved Molly Malone’s. Had a great time and enjoyed the atmosphere. A little loud upstairs when band is playing. Sort of mandatory coat check.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Molly Malone's Irish Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4