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Bar Tapasta
Price: €25-50
Small with 26 seats, centrally located Mediterranean style venue that becomes a club in the evening.

At lunchtime the menu consists of pastas, soups and salads, plus a wide range of tapas, complemented by Spanish wines and beers.

For the summer, there is an outdoor terrace. Closed on Sunday.
Uudenmaankatu 13
Telephone number: (09) 640 724.
Website: www.marcante.fi/tapasta
Restaurant Elite
Price: €50-75
From the 1930s, Restaurant Elite has been a gathering place for the creative fraternity, musicians, writers, poets and actors.

Paintings by some of its illustrious guests hang on the walls.

The menu is interesting, but definitely has a Finnish feel, with fish and meat prepared in rich sauces.

Open daily.
Eteläinen Hesperiankatu 22
Telephone number: (09) 434 2200.