Helsinki is a city that will find a way to make you fall in love with her no matter for what reason you visit there. It is one of the few cities in the world that has established her own way of blending the marks of history with the phase of the modern day. While feeding your soul with the beautiful architecture, clean streets, breath taking nature, nice people and its one of a kind atmosphere, Helsinki doesn’t forget to serve you well with its cozy cafes, elegant restaurants, and stylish boutiques and much more.
One can simply not miss to mention the exquisite cocktail places when talking about how well Helsinki will take of her visitors. The streets of the Daughter of Baltic is filled to the brim with amazing spots that serve the tastiest of the cocktails to shake the stress of a hectic day away. If you are one of those who believe a couple of invigorating sips are what you need at the end of the day, choose one of the 6 top cocktail places in Helsinki to have a drink while being mesmerized by their aura.
Sling In is one of the cult bars in Helsinki. Many locals choose Sling In to grab a drink as well with a large number of visitors not only because it is located centrally but also because of the professionalism of the bartenders. You will be welcomed with a large list of cocktails to choose from. If you can’t make you mind up which one to have, the staff will listen what you like and will introduce you to your best drink match.
Address: Mikaelsgatan 8, 00100 Helsinki
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Ahjo is the bar of the iconic Klaus K Hotel, which is the first design hotel of Helsinki. Ahjo is not actually only a cocktail place; it is more like combination of a lounge, bar and night club. As well as the local drinks served the most elegant way, Ahjo guarantees satisfaction for its jet-set clientele with its wide selection of cocktails, beers and wines. If you are planning to visit the place in the weekend, get ready to witness the place be filled up by the beautiful Finnish locals.
Address: Bulevardi 2-4, 00120 Helsinki, Finland
A21 will get you even before you are ready to order one of the delicious cocktails on the list; once you ring the bell of the place, the doors to somewhere that will make you feel like you about to join a private party is going to open. A21’s upscale atmosphere will surround you as you enjoy your drink and probably you will not stop by just one of those you are having. Cloudberry Martini of A21 is one of the most popular drinks among the visitors; you may want to give it a try while there.
Address: Annankatu 21, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
Ateljee, also known as the Atelier, has got not only some of the best cocktails in town but also the best view of Helsinki. It is located at the roof top of the Hotel Torni and ready to welcome the visitors to make them have one of their most enjoyable and delicious cocktail experience. It is a small place so you better show up early in the afternoon to get a table. Enjoying the beautiful Baltic sunset must also be on your list if you decide to have a couple of drinks at Ateljee.
Address: Yrjönkatu 26, Helsinki, Finland
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Liberty or Death
“I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!” This is the ending line of the speech Patrick Henry once made to the Virginia Convention and it is where this iconic bar takes its name from. This place probably has a different atmosphere than the others in the list; it might not be as shiny as the others but the coziness it has got to offer you will make you feel like you have always known the place. The cocktails are sensational and the accompanying bites are luscious. A must see place in Helsinki; even it is for a quick stop.
Address: Erottajankatu 5, 00130 Helsinki
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