From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
4 Vuodenaikaa (4 årstider)
- Address: Hämeenkatu 19, Kauppahalli, 33200 Tampere
- Phone: +358 (0)3 212 4712
- Web: www.4vuodenaikaa.fi
- Seats: 54
- Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 11 AM-3:45 PM, Sat 11 AM-3:30 PM.
French for young and old
For over 115 years, visitors have been getting first-rate delicacies along with edible eye candy in the city’s beautiful market hall. Immediately upon entering you encounter a symphony of top-notch produce. At the other end is 4 Vuodenaikaa (Four Seasons), which quickly fills with people around lunchtime. Old and young, locals and tourists, everyone wants to eat here. In the queue you can see the city’s trendsetters in their checkered shirts, with beards and skateboards. The chefs are as tattooed and on-trend as their patrons, but the food is traditional with a French orientation. The bouillabaisse is a classic, available in two sizes. The fried fish is served with Hollandaise and a delicate potato purée. Nowadays the wine is presented in an ice chest beside the register where you can choose from several different really good bottles. But the hard wooden stools do not encourage you to sit for long, so we drink our espresso standing up, before hurrying off to buy ingredients for dinner...
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