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Sports Academy

) #717 of 1,165 Restaurants in Helsinki $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
Kaivokatu 8 | 00100, Helsinki, Finland
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good24%
  • Average32%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hot wings” (2 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Kaivokatu 8 | 00100, Helsinki, Finland
Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Sports Academy on a Saturday evening around 22 but still it was easy to find a table. I decided to have a cider and a Bacon and Cheese burger with fries. I knew the price of the burger with fries was around 20€ but...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Sports academy is a place of what you make it. My experience have been mostly great. It is located in the center Helsinki so makes it quite convenient to everyone. It's a great place to go to with a large group of friends while enjoying...More

Thank Alonso O
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Of the sports bars in central Helsinki this is probably the best in terms of capturing the atmosphere particularly for those big EPL games. However my experience is a bit hit and miss. Menus appear to change quite frequently with the restaurant attempting new things...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Even if you are after an unusual tv broadcast your best is the Sports Academy. It is a typical sports bar. The best atmosphere is when one of the Finnish national teams plays. At other times it is quite lame. Also, the age of the...More

Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here two nights for our stay, due to location to our hotel and the wings and ribs are delicious. Sports broadcast on a few TVs however not willing to change for everyone so would check if they are showing what you want to...More

1  Thank Jessieleeb
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Here you can see sport events on several screens, and enjoy drinks and food. Good service and ok options of snacks and good. Sweet potato chips are amazing. Good location just across the railway station

Thank Kirsi T
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A nice restaurant, we sat outside. A good selection on the menu which was nicely cooked and well presented

Thank inspector61
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We came to Sports Academy to watch the final of the Euro 2016, and we were rudely kicked out from our table right in the beginning of the extra time (the most interesting part!), without any earlier notice, because the part of the bar we...More

Thank ksushagal
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This place is something I would call "where I usually go" or as we Finns tend to say "kantis". If you like to watch sports, this is your place. The service varies depending how many people are inside. Busy hours, usually in the weekends or...More

Thank Pawel K
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Been here now for an hour and still no response whatsoever from any of the staff. No drinks, no menu - nothing. This place sucks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaivokatu 8 | 00100, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
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