The name of this bar is not easy to translate, but it roughly means something like a state of mind. And the state of mind in Olotila is relaxed and cosy, but reasonably sophisticated compared to many other local beer pubs in the city.
The bar has been adopted by all kinds of locals, the crowd is made up by students from the near-by art academy and residents from the vast and ever growing Arabia district. My dad is also a regular, say hi if you see him!
Olotila offers a quite wide selection of beers (for a Finnish bar that is) and small snacks. They show main sporting events on a tv, have board games available and host their own Olotila Open tennis cup and soccer tournaments for regulars.
If you are in the area, checking out the Arabia Center and Factory and Tapio Wirkkala Park (check the Tapio Wirkkala Park article), make sure to include Olotila in your tour as well!