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Kaarle XII

Closed Now: 20:00 - 04:00
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What an evening!

Was a real good club in a lovely building (church) and the drinks and music were great! Only took a... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Stefan H
Deventer, The Netherlands
via mobile
Great place to dance and have fun

This place is fun, the music upstairs is great for dancing. The music downstairs is also good but... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
via mobile
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
9 Jun 2018
“What an evening!”
8 Jun 2018
“Great place to dance and have fun”
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Kasarinikatu 40, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 9 6129990
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 September 2011

I frequently visit Helsinki since 1998 and this place was once told us by colleagues to visit on Thursday nights. Yes, Helsinki doesn't change much and still 13 years later "Kalle" - how the locals call it - is THE nightclub venue for Thursday nights....More

3  Thank joe1968
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

This was a unique looking building with a fun atmosphere but it's not a place to do on your own. It's 3 euro entrance fee even if you don't check a coat. The drinks are pretty pricy and it's an older crowd. As a twenty-something...More

1  Thank deliarose13
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Was a real good club in a lovely building (church) and the drinks and music were great! Only took a long time to get in, so go early

Thank Stefan H
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This place is fun, the music upstairs is great for dancing. The music downstairs is also good but all in Finnish. Downstairs stays more packed but if you ever wanted to dance on a table without getting told to get down its worth a visit...More

Thank fluhlej
Reviewed 1 December 2017

First of all, this *is* a nightclub, even though on the outside it looks more like a swanky members' club, art gallery or a brokerage office. Don't let looks fool you! It provides a lively, relatively diverse and well oiled experience. Would definitely come back!

Thank Anton H
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Kaarle XII or "Kalle"as the historic club is known, offers great, energetic and boozy parties every Thursday. The spot has been a famous after work spot all the way from the golden 1980s. Their 10€ sparkling wine bottle deals on Thursdays 9-10PM are really famous....More

Thank JiiBird
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely the best place in Helsinki, cheap and best music in the town, so many nice memories from there!

Thank ivav304
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Beautiful night after dinner, place is big, different rooms with music, places to sit, dance, talk. Enough space and air make it comfortable. People are ok also after a number of drinks and service is professioal. I recommend it.

Thank Alessandro C
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Kaarle XII is definitely the best place to be on a Thursday night if you are looking for a party before the weekend.!.. A classy stylish place suitable for everyone. Most people that go to this club appear professionals from the age range of 26-38....More

Thank Alonso O
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place is famous for its Thursday club, so if you are going out on Thursday, go here. The age of people is something between 25-40 or even 45, but you won't see people under 25 and most people are 30->. Entrance 3,50 euros includes...More

Thank culinaristanddecolov
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I recommend you to go to Kaarle on Thursdays as during Fridays and Saturdays there are many better options in Helsinki. Nonetheless it's a fun and good place. Very big, with great decoration and 3 different parts (local music, lounge one and live music/commercial one)....More

1  Thank Rafael H
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Nice place with local music. Good atmosphere and fun tradition - dancing on the tables. Very big club but not to big. Ok prices

Thank Odd R
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