Many places offer good-value lunchtime deals, and there are plenty of affordable ethnic restaurants and fast-food grillis for the evenings. At the end of Eteläesplanadi the kauppahalli (Mon–Fri 8am–7pm, Sat 8am–4pm) is good for snacks and sandwiches. Another bargain are the numerous university student cafeterias around the city. Kallio district, across the Kaisaniemenlahti 2km north of the city centre, has some great cheap Bohemian hangouts.

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