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Ravintola Samppalinna

) #195 of 274 Restaurants in Turku $$ - $$$ , European
Itaeinen Rantakatu 10, Turku 20700, Finland
+358 2 2311165
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good47%
  • Average31%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Dec 7, 2016
“Beautiful place and great location, but...”
Sep 4, 2016
“Lovely old building with quite good food”
Restaurant Hours
Scandinavian, European
$$ - $$$
Itaeinen Rantakatu 10, Turku 20700, Finland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard that Place has new owner. So why not give a try. I went there for a lunch. Food was ok, avarige level. But. I dont´t like what they have done with the deck. Looks like you are in western saloon, not in one of...More

Thank Jantsa
Reviewed May 14, 2017

Even though food should be the most important thing in a restaurant it really isn't the main issue in my review. The biggest thing is the interior, which the new owners really did not do too good job with. Quite the opposite. Cheap materials, really...More

Thank Henna_M_
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Samppalinna is old and famous restaurant offering great views to the city and especially Aura River. Beautiful old wooden building from 1865 full of history. Popular Summer Theatre near and also little stage on their yard, where they have some concerts during summertime. We had...More

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Apparently this place was closing for the winter a few days after we ate there which perhaps explains why we were the only customers that evening! It makes the atmosphere a bit strange but the friendly service certainly tried to make up for this. They...More

Thank John G
Reviewed December 17, 2015

I have visited this restaurant many times, both for summer dinners outside, for Sunday morning brunch and several times at different firma or organisation parties. The food has always been excellent, often a bit personal in a positive sence, and you get much of it!...More

Thank Tiina H
Reviewed December 2, 2015

A jolly old building, set beautifully next to a park and essentially on the Aura river. The building oozes of history, and is definitely a combination of cozy and trendy! Had the opportunity of enjoying a Sunday brunch in Samppalinna restaurant very recently, and it...More

Thank Stefan A
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice summer restaurant, when you can sit outside in a park style tables. Very cozy and good view to River Aura. Food is good enough for start evening with friends.

Thank Ritva L
Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is a very beautiful old restaurant, located beside the river. It offers a very good and full brunch. Ideal to go with friends.

Thank JudTurku
Reviewed May 2, 2015

..I was a little disappointed with the selection of wines and spirits. To describe this as a restaurant one does expect a fair selection of drinks to accompany the meals, but on this occasion, whether by design or not, there were only there wine selections:...More

Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is one of the oldest (if not THE oldest) restaurant in Turku. It is housed in a wonderfull, old wooden building from around 1860. It has been renovated with good taste and the dining room is certainly worth a visit. The food on the...More

Thank AnnaH0j
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$22 - $30
Scandinavian, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Itaeinen Rantakatu 10, Turku 20700, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southwest Finland  >  Turku
  • Phone Number: +358 2 2311165
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