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Restaurant Huippu

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Soups, Scandinavian, European
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Kaunispaeaentie | Kaunispaantie, Saariselka 99830, Finland
+358 16 668803
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a preordered dinner with colleagues and business associates. Arrived at evening so it was totally dark but can imagine the view being amazing during lighter hours. The menu was very traditional finnish menu, including a reindeer main and a cloudberry dessert. Food was good and the service was excellent, the staff is very friendly. If visiting Saariselkä this place... More 

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Gloucester
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated on the top of the fell above Saariselka and reached by walking, chairlift or the ski bus there are amazing panoramic views down to the village and across the landscape to Russia in the East and as far as you can see across hills and forests in Finland. We observed spectacular sunrises/sunsets from here and the ice and snow... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is conveniently located on top of skiing slopes, which makes it a favourite spot for skiers. Delicious everything, especially hot coffee with one of their numerous pastries after a day on the slopes!

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Thank VikaVolk90
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

not a typical restaurant in town for dinner, but a fantastic lunch spot for the view on top of the mountain, food before the longest toboggan run, and anchor point if you do not know how to find the beginning of the toboggan run Ski bus dropped us off right in front of the restaurant, fantastic view! crowberry cake is... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Hot chocolate was not nice, I was really disappointed. The view here is nice but once more the hot chocolate was not nice!

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Thank Guus V
Lapland, Finland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

It is the best place to be surrounded by nature, "panorama" restaurant is so cozy, that you want to come back all the time! Salmon soup is the best in town!

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Thank Indrė P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

After lot of road signs telling that they have the best donut in town, we took a coffee break there. Scenery is great, because you can see all the fells and there is a small tower that you can climb in to. But the donut was not anything special and I would not take that one again. Maybe they are... More 

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Thank Mikko L
Jarvenpaa, Finland
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The restaurant is located on the top of Kaunispää. You can drive there by car. On the top there is a little wooden tower from which you can see tens of kilometres away. Also in the tower there are marked directions and distances to certain mountains, some of which are on the Soviet side. Wouldn't miss this if I were... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Lovely, well functioning café / restaurant at the top of the ski lift on Kaunispaa fjell. Always good for a tea/coffee/beer or hot chocolate (with mint liquer!) and a bite to eat in the middle of your skiing day.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We had a joyful lunch here on a cold but sunny day in March. My sons and I had hamburgers which were very delicious and my husband had salmon sandwich. It was a busy place, but the service was fast. I recommend Huippu to all who go to Saariselka.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Soups, Scandinavian, European
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaunispaeaentie | Kaunispaantie, Saariselka 99830, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Lapland  >  Saariselka
  • Phone Number: +358 16 668803

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?