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Kaarle XII: Really crowded on Thursday nights

This place is really crowded on Thursday nights. The age of the crowd is mostly 30+ and well dressed. The place has 2 levels and the bottom is more of a bar. You can easily make friends here but I found it too crowded to even walk around. Would recommend the place.

Dress Code Well dressed but I think you can wear whatever you like

rahodeb
Sep 04, 2007

Kaarle XII: Kaarle XII, better known as Kalle

Kalle is "the" best place to be on Thursday nights in Helsinki! I really like the interior and the building (an old church) is really amazing. On Thursdays there's mostly businesspeople wearing their suits etc or at least there used to be. I have heard that the place's atmosphere has loosen a bit. This is definitely the place to be seen on Thursdays.

Dress Code Don't wear sneakers if you want to get in.

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Pomska
Aug 07, 2005

Kaarle XII: Legendary Thursdays

Kaarle XII, definateley the best place to go on a Thursday in Helsinki. The place gets crowded early already, so unless you are a VIP and you can enter through the right line, better make sure you are early (between 9-10). Very nice atmosphere and the chance to see the Finns (and yourself) dancing on the tables. The bartenders and staff (bouncers included) are really friendly. The bartender guy on the second floor, biggest bar at the dancefloor 'room' makes the BEST sex on the beach there is.
Upstairs is the place to dance and chill (2 rooms). Downstairs is the place to enjoy a beer at the pub and to go into the "saunabar" where it is getting sweating hot and where everyone is dancing on Finnish music on the above mentioned tables.
VERY recommendable.

Dress Code Lots of suit guys..but tending to go to more casual style lately.

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Emile72
Apr 29, 2005

Kaarle XII: Usually hoppin

This place is nice. The place is usually full on wednesday-saturday so expect queues after 22:00. There are multiple rooms, 5 if I remember. One big one is for dancing typically disco, then a smaller one also for dancing happy finnish well known songs and is typically very crowded. Then there are 3 room for socializing, nice cigars.

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Dec 31, 2004
 
 
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Kaarle XII, aka Kalle

Kaarle XII, aka Kalle. open tue-sat 16/19-04
Packed to the max on thu and sat nights. A disco in a nice historical, big building with portraits on the wall. This is where the marketing and finance yuppies spend their evenings. And ofcourse, business academics. No cover charge!
Expect two loooong queues after 10 pm. The other ones' for VIPs and the other one for you. And they're both slooooow. If you get in in 30 mins you've broke the record.

The "Finn-pop" beer & whisky bar downstairs has a huge selection of drinks. If you like to rub yourself to girls/boys go there late on a weekend - and you can't avoid it.

Dress Code Suit, sports jacket, smart casual.

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TomTomi
Sep 10, 2003

Kaarle XII was founded 1976...

Kaarle XII was founded 1976 and became soon one of the most popular music pubs in Helsinki. In the 80's the finance,- bank people and students took Kaarle XII as their after work meeting place. Since then Kaarle XII has been number one restaurant in Helsinki. 1992 Kaarle XII expanded to the first floor and can now serve hundreds of happy people with six great bars. Kaarle XII is Helsinki's most up beat party place, playing wide range of music from classic Finnish hits to today's international dance music. Kaarle XII speciality is definitely downstairs Finn hits bar is also known as ' collective karaoke '. Kaarle XII
Kasarmikatu 40, 00130 Helsinki

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Lauri
Aug 25, 2002

On thursday 'Kaarle XII' maby...

On thursday 'Kaarle XII' maby be quite crowded too. Age limit 24(Trursday-Saturday),22(tuesday-wednesday)

Boka
Aug 25, 2002

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