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US$28 - US$113
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Reviewed 12 January 2020

here are good reviews, but our experience was awful. We were grownup and kid. reindeer meat was OK, but other food and especially the service was awful. the waiter forgot side-dish of the child (who was left with oversalty chicken confit). Waiter also forgot second...wine. the chicken confit was poor quality. But most unpleasant was the "superiory" acting waiter, who never even aplogised. good thing is, that it was the only awful experience in Lapland. happened on 11th January eveningMore

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 23 December 2019 via mobile

The food and the ambiance is pretty good, but food is relatively more expensive, maybe because it’s in a tourist area. Also, the waiter was so busy, he took 10 minutes before he seated us, and forgot to serve us the complimentary bread & butter...until we asked, so remember to ask for them cos they taste pretty good!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 18 December 2019

Very nice place to sit allthough one side of the restaurant has almost no light BUT the service could be much better. We entered the restaurant without reservation quite late, more than half of the restaurant was empty and stayed empty but the chief waiter...had to check if there was a table available !!!??? A blind person could see that a table was available. We had to hang our jackets in the vestiaire ( commanded in a way as for schoolchildren) while he was checking the availability???!!! The restaurant had pieces of bread, durt and pillows on the floor? How difficult is it to pick this up before you place people? The asking for the bill had no result, we then went to the counter where we had to wait again, unbelievable! The food was despite the rest excellent, the portions to my opinion too small but very tasty. Thank you to the chef!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 10 October 2019 via mobile

Very well balanced flavours all around. I enjoyed every plate. Couple of hints to the kitchen: reindeer sausage was good with flavour but pretty tough, adding some pork to the mix would make it better. Also.. there is no such thing as milkless hollandaise, it...is not a hollandaise if you dont use butter, its mayonnaise. Service was great!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 30 September 2019

We've been to this restaurant twice as all the other restaurants were closed or far away. The buffet is quite good but a bit limited. Once I was a bit disappointed as the buffet lunch was too oriental as they have a lot of clients...from Japan. It's pity as when you're in Finland, you look for the local food and not Japanese!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 31 May 2019

..but for a restaurant in a hotel reception!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ok ish…..meals all ok apparently accordin to chums....drinks only pour moi…...

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 2 April 2019

Bread were fresh, salmon were well cook. It's the best salmon I had ever had. My son had steak, he enjoys it very much!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 20 March 2019

Begin with a superb cream of mushroom soup, more so during wintery nights. All main entrées were great. Their king crabs baked in butter are incredible. We dined here 3 nights in a row!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

Thank you for the great dinner. That was amazing. This place isn't like any other restaurants in ROVANIEMI. So the greatest deer meal ever!..thnx

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 29 January 2019

Really pleasant surprise. Restaurants in hotel reception buildings aren't usually this good. And pretty good value too. Local produce, subtle sophisticated flavours, nice range to choose from. Recommend.

Date of visit: January 2019
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4