Restaurant Samppalinna – a part of the vibrant Turku history since 1865 – is a spectacular wooden villa with terraces located on the banks of the River Aura. In summer the restaurant provides great experiences for lovers of good food, drink and theatre. At other times of the year, Samppalinna is available for special group reservations.
Itäinen Rantakatu 10, Turku
Tel: +358 (0)10 764 5391
Sales Service, Turku
Tel: +358 (0)2 337 3800
History in brief: Councelor P.C. Rettig had Restaurant Samppalinna built in 1865 on the bank of River Aura. First, it was first serving the passengers of the upper steamboat harbour, which was located nearby. Architect was C.J. von Heideken and the building was strongly influenced by Swiss architect style. Restaurant was originally named after its owner as “Retikka”.