Nightclubs in Helsinki
Nightclubs in Helsinki

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Top 12 best night clubs in Helsinki

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So many nightclubs, so little time! Here are our top 12 nightclubs to help get your party started when you’re in Helsinki.

Apollo Live Club

Located in a former movie theatre in the heart of the city, Apollo is a unique nightclub with live performances and karaoke in the basement on weekend. During weeknights, you can enjoy a variety of events such as theatre performances and stand-up comedy.

Mannerheimintie 16, city centre

Open: Fri – Sat 10 pm – 4 am.

The Circus

Open to the public mainly in the weekends, this large night club offers club nights and live artists. For those who feel like singing, The Circus features enclosed karaoke cubicles. 

Salomonkatu 1–3, Kamppi

Club Capital

Enjoy EDM, hiphop and the latest hits at Club Capital, which boasts the largest dance floor in Helsinki. You can book a table beforehand if you prefer to sit back and enjoy the vibes.

Fredrikinkatu 51, city centre

Open: Fri – Sat 10 pm – 4 am.


Dtm is the largest gay night club in Scandinavia. They host parties from club nights to drag shows. Frequented by local celebrities, straight couples and gays alike, this is one of the hottest spots in town for the open-minded.

Mannerheimintie 6 B, city centre

Open: Mon–Sun 9 pm – 4 am.

Tel. +358 (0)10 841 6969

Kaarle XII

If you are looking for the place to be on a weekday night, Thursdays at Kaarle XII are hugely popular year after year. The club has been on the ‘Best place to party’ top 5 list of the City magazine for nearly 20 years.

Kasarmikatu 40, 00130 Helsinki

Open: Thur–Sat 8 p.m.–4 a.m. 


Located in the Kaivopuisto park, this summer restaurant has seven bars inside and over 400 seats outdoors. Built as a spa in the 1830’s, this grand old lady has recently been restored to its former glory. 

Iso Puistotie 1, Kaivopuisto

Open from May to August: Wed, Fri, Sat

Manala/ Botta

Manala Kellari (or ‘Cellar’) is where the dance action is, with a mix of club nights and live performances of jazz, disco and more. Find their event program here.

More than a nightclub, Manala doubles as a restaurant and pub. At St. Urho’s pub you can find a great variety of beers. Restaurant Botta’s menu features Finnish classics and their kitchen has the longest opening hours in the city.

Dagmarinkatu 2, 00100 Helsinki

Open: Mon – Thur 10:30 am – 2 pm; Fri 10:30 am – 4 am; Sat 2 pm to 4 am; Sun 2 pm – 2 am.


A dancefloor with an incredible view of Helsinki! Have a drink at Maxine’s heated terrace and enjoy a summer night in Helsinki. The club has a lounge area, a hall and Happy End karaoke room.

Kamppi Shopping Centre, 6th floor, city centre

Open: Fri – Sun 10 pm – 4 am.


The latest R&B and dance hits fill the dance floor. The bar’s specialties include Blackjack and Roulette tables for entertainment. Party every night 10 p.m.–4 a.m.!

Kaivokatu 12, city centre

Open: Every day 10 p.m.–4 a.m.


Skohan, opened in 2017, is the latest addition to Helsinki’s nightlife. This large club for 1,000 party-goers has a heated terrace that is open all year round. It is located in the heart of the city opposite the railway station.

Keskuskatu 8, 3rd floor, city centre

Open: Wed–Sat 10 p.m.–4 a.m.


The most legendary rock music club in Finland. Live gigs and popular Saturday disco.

Urho Kekkosen katu 6, city centre

Open: Open on gig days Sun–Thu 8 pm–1 am, Fri–Sat 8 pm–4 am (unless otherwise indicated)

Tel. +358 (0)9 774 67 4200


Night Club Teatteri is one of the oldest restaurant-nights clubs in Helsinki. Downstairs there is a restaurant and a lounge-pub, upstairs a night club and a very popular VIP-space.

Pohjoisesplanadi 2, city centre

Club Open: Thur–Sat 10 p.m.–4 a.m.

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