The Ateljee Bar's Rooftop Terrace, 14th floor, Sokos Hotel Tourni, 26 Yrjönkatu, 00100 Helsinki. +358 20 123 4604. Offers unbeatable views over central Helsinki. Mon to Thurs 2pm—1am. Fri 2pm-2am. Sat 12 noon—2am. Sun 2pm—12 midnight. Rooftop cocktails. The Ateliers great selling point is that you can sip a cocktail and look over Helsinki and watch the sun going down. If it is a bit chilly, the bar supplies cosy direct electric heating. Triple glazing has been added to its long side windows. Some stairs involved. email
Loiste Restaurant and Roof Terrace, 10th floor, Sokos Vaakuna Hotel, 2 Asema Aukio, Helsinki 00100. +358 20 123 4610. Gourmet dining at Loiste so more than a breathtaking view of Helsinki. Virtual Terrace Tour
Palace Gourmet, 10th Floor, 10 Eteläranta, Helsinki, Finland 00130. +358 9 1345 6715. A first class gourmet restaurant in Helsinki where you can get a taste of the 50's feel and enjoy the breathtaking view of South Harbor and Helsinki City Centre. A most beautiful sea view of Helsinki. Mon to Fri 11.30am—2.30pm. 6pm—11pm. Other times by appointment. email
Palace Katto Roof Bar, 11th floor, Palacen Katto, 10 Etelaranta, Helsinki 00130. +358 9 1345 6715. Mon to Fri 11am—12 Midnight. Sat 2pm—12 Midnight. A cosy bar which is open throughout the year. During the summer you can enjoy a lunch or a drink at the outdoor terrace while admiring the stunning seascape high over the rooftops. Summertime: Mon to Fri 11.30am—12 midnight. Sat 3pm—12 midnight. Sun closed. Winter, Spring and Autumn: Mon to Fri 5pm—12 midnight.
Näsinneula Revolving Restaurant, Näsinneula Tower, Särkänniemi Adventure Park, Särkänniemi, Tampere 33230. +358 3 284 8234. On the shore of Lake Näsijärvi, some 170 km north of Helsinki. Mon to Sun 11am—11.30pm.
Puijo Revolving Tower Restaurant
Puijo Revolving Tower Restaurant, Puijo Hill Observation Tower, Puijon Torniravintola, Puijontie, Kuopio 70300, Finland. +358 17 255 5255. Mon to Thurs 11am—8pm. Fri to Sat 11am—10pm. Sun 12 noon—5pm. Lunch Mon to Fri 11am—3pm. Excellent food. Marvellous sunset views. 3 kms northwest of Kuopio. email
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