Restaurant Kakolanruusu Turku

Restaurant Kakolanruusu is a unique local restaurant in Turku, serving its customers inside the former prison walls of Kakola. Kakolanruusu serves lunch and dinner, and offers a one-of-a-kind set for casual get-togethers and different parties and events. Come enjoy with us!

At lunch time table reservation is 90 minutes and at dinnertime 2,5 hours, unless agreed otherwise. A table will be held for 30 min past the reservation time. 

Please inform us in advance if the number of diners has changed– The restaurant has a policy of a no-show fee ( 55€ / chair ). Over 9 persons parties we have different group reservation terms, we have sent you in advance.

Contact info

Restaurant Kakolanruusu
Graniittilinnankatu 2F
20100 Turku

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Tel: +358 44 223 0200

Our sales department is open from Tuesday to Friday 12:00–17:00. Please notice that the guests sitting on the table are our priority, so reaching us especially when sales department is closed is not guaranteed.

Opening hours

Tue–Thu 16:00–23:00
Fri 12:00–14:30 and 16:00-00:00
Sat 13:00–00:00

Getting here and parking

Restaurant Kakolanruusu is located on Kakolanmäki, the hill of Kakola.
You can get here with bus nr 1, get off at bus stop called Kakola and come up the hill with funicular.

The entrance to the restaurant is located on the riverside, inside the prison walls after entering the old main gate of the prison (2A). Continue to the right, and you will reach the main door of the restaurant.

Parking on the hill of Kakola is subject to a charge. There are reserved parking spaces for our customers. You will find them by driving through a gate on the harbor side, next to the old main gate. The gate will open when you present the machine with your debit or credit card.

The parking is charged when you leave, and then you will get your receipt (2€/h).

You can also leave your car beneath the hill, on Linnankatu, from where you can take the famous funicular up and let it take you straight in front of the old prison main gate.

You will find accessible entrance to the restaurant by driving your car all the way up, in front of the restaurant main door, through the old prison main gate.