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Reviewed 17 March 2022 via mobile

Not great for those following a limited diet. I am gluten and lactose free and my friend is vegetarian, very limited choices for vegetarians and the chef said I could have the pasta which I obviously couldn’t! Food wasn’t very hot either. We ate breakfast...and dinner in this restaurant neither were very hot. There is a cafe nearby open during the day as wellMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 3 March 2022

Great restaurant where you can enjoy a nice buffet meal after spending a nice walk watching lovely animals at Ranua Zoo. The chicke, fish, game and mash potato and pasta on the buffet were very nice. Coffee and soft drinks also included.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 29 June 2020 via mobile

TLDR: You pay for the location. Ate here buffet lunch between visiting zoo and new playground. It’s pretty obvious you pay for the location and getting food right away. Food isn’t anything special, it’s not hot, but at least Finnish kids like as it is...like eating at school. It’s 14,50 € for adults and about 9,40 € for kids. Kids get an ice cream, too. Anyway, I would have given the place 3/5 (because my low expectations for places like this), but I think they have done almost nothing considering the covid situation. They have desinfection for your hands and couple of stickers on floor, but buffet is pre-covid style, dirty dishes didn’t seem to bother staff, didn’t see anyone wiping tables or changing utensils.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 14 March 2020

We ate here whilst staying at hotel. The choice at breakfast included hot foods, smoked and roasted salmon, salads/ cheese/ cold meat, lovely fresh bread, pastries and biscuits, and some fruit, plus drinks. The evening choice was a soup, main courses of chicken, fish and...red meats which changed each day, plus a small dessert. We generally enjoyed everything, the red meats were rich and tender, and the chicken dishes were very tasty. Dessert was a little unexciting, but honestly, that is a very minor criticism as by then we were too full anyway! I'm quite fussy, and my 18 and 20 year old sons are big eaters, and we all found plenty to enjoy at every mealMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 14 March 2020

Food and staff were very nice...dinner was buffet style always 3 choices of main fish,chicken and red meat with veg....we ate here twice during our stay and both times found the food on offer was really nice.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

We had breakfast and evening dinner here. The breakfast was not extensive, but enough hot, cold, bread, croissants, etc to set you up for the day. The evening meal was a little limited, but the quality was good, the soups were lovely, and again, plenty...to fill you up.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020

Nice food at reasonable prices and visited this one whilst staying at Holiday Village Gulo Gulo. Food is served as buffet but evenings have a fair selection. Breakfast is also buffet continental.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 25 February 2020

Casual ambience. Several delicious scandinavian influenced dishes to choose from at dinner and as served buffet style no issues about portion size whether large or small preferred. Wine beer and soft drinks available. Clean and friendly. We enjoyed it!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 15 February 2020

We dined here as part of our holiday package, for both dinner and breakfast there was a variety of choice to suit all tastes and dietary requirements. Everything was cooked well, presented appetizingly and tasted delicious - simply cannot fault the dining experience here.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

The choices are not vast but it is made up by the exceptional quality of the food in particular evening meals!!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

As part of our package at gulo gulo breakfast and dinner here included. Absolutely delicous food and certainly no complaints. Able to cater for gluten free food

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 31 January 2020

Very impressed from outset as to friendly staff and Chef whom accommodated request as to choice of meal without extra sauce, food both dinner and breakfast very good, we will return!!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 25 January 2020

food was good although there were limited choices but as most people are only there for 2-3 days you don't mind, we did notice that they prepared food specially for anyone with dietary requirements.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 24 January 2020

Breakfast included in our stay. There was ample choice at the buffet of hot and cold. We particularly enjoyed the salmon and herring for breakfast but there is plenty of cereal, bacon, sausage, breads and pancakes if you do not like fish or not adventurous....We had planned to do some self catering in apartment and went in for dinner on first night. We found a very good buffet. Soup, 3 main courses, fish, chicken and pork and a good variety of salads which could be starters or accompaniments. Very friendly staff who quickly arranged a hot vegetarian main course for one of our friends. Wish we had eaten here more and not bothered with self catering.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 10 December 2019

but dinner was little bit hit and miss. Nothing wrong with it to be honest, it was just personal preference. Good size and always managed to get seated. Polite, friendly staff.

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Food: 3.5
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