Top 12 best night clubs in Helsinki

Picture: On the rocks Ice bar / Visit Finland

Picture: Visit Finland

Apollo Live Club

Located in a former movie theatre in the heart of the city, Apollo has live entertainment three or four nights a week. You can enjoy live music, theatre performances and stand-up comedy there.

Mannerheimintie 16, city centre

Open: Fri–Sat 10 p.m.–4 a.m. 

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

Club Capital boasts the largest dance floor in Helsinki. With EDM and hiphop, Capital attracts a youngish crowd. You can book a table beforehand, if you’d prefer enjoying the vibes sitting down.

Fredrikinkatu 51, city centre

Open: Fri–Sat 10 p.m.–4 a.m.


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 p.m.–4 a.m. 

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 bar has been on the ‘Best place to party’ top 5 list of the City magazine for nearly 20 years. 

Kasarmikatu 40, city centre

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

Club open From May to August: Wed, Fri, Sat

Lady Moon 

A small, and intimate club with a highly qualified staff to quench the thirst of cocktail craving partiers. Music is versatile to please the adult customer. 

Kaivokatu 12, city centre

Open: Every day 10 p.m.–4 a.m.


Maxine has nice views over Helsinki. Have a drink on their heated terrace and enjoy a summer night in Helsinki! The club has three separate rooms called the living room, hall and library.

Kamppi Shopping Centre, 6th floor, city centre

Open: Fri–Sun 10 p.m.–4 a.m.


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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