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Backstage Bar

Kampinmalmi
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Pohjoinen Rautatienkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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128 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Its a cozy kind of "local rock bar". I like the interior of reds with a splash of gold. Reminds me of Guns N' Roses for some reason. Different kinds of seats. Comfortable atmosphere and pleasant staff. They got some interesting "rock wines" too, which warmed my heart. I tried the AC/DC Back in Black Shiraz and it was quite... More 

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Helsinki
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Well it is a must see place in a helsinki. The bar has a weekends a upstairs open where are bands playing and lots of space to party. Alots of rockstars hungs out here after show. Decoration is cool. Peapol chill and beer cold. I would chiose this for party rock night!

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

I love this bar and love the people that work here. Excellent service, great food, great atmosphere, fantastic house DJ's, great venue for bands etc, I have been here many times, as a customer and with my bands that played there, and will go again and again. Ihana!

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London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013

If you love trashy rock & hot bar staff this is the place! Sell's a lot of rock star wines by the glass & bottle but I suggest you go to Alko to buy Rock Star wines - €15 in the shop as opposed to €40 they were charging!

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Helsinki, Finland
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2012

The decor is pretty cool and the bartenders laid-back, but the service is really slow and the bar is full of hipsters. You could stop here for one pint or maybe go if there's a good band playing.

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2011

Perhaps I went on an off night (a Thursday...?), but I wasn't that impressed. The ambience of this bar seemed sort of contrived -- it was trying too hard to be rock and roll. Sure, other bars such as PRLK and On the Rocks have a rock and roll vibe and want to fit into that image, but they do... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2011

I never ate there, just drank a silly amount of Long Gin till 4am! Best rock bar ever! For the love of Ozzy you have to go & DON'T go to that Heavy Metal Corner nearby, was horribly & racist, don't do it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pohjoinen Rautatienkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?