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Restaurants in Koli



Break Sokos Hotel Koli Grill it! Restaurant

Grill it! is a Scandinavian restaurant at Break Sokos Hotel Koli in Koli national park. Grill it! combines traditional grilling, prime handpicked raw materials, and a unique setting with a special emphasis on steaks. The restaurant’s speciality is a charcoal grill that adds a genuine smoky, intense flavour to most of the dishes. The restaurant also has a Local Tastes à la carte menu, using local produce and traditional North Karelian recipes. Here you can have the best steaks in the region overlooking the splendid Lake Pielinen and nearby hills.
Grill it! is also a very popular wedding venue. The restaurant can easily accommodate celebrations and events of up to 200 guests. During peak seasons, it is advisable to reserve a dinner table in advance from Break Sokos Hotel Koli’s sales service, tel.+358 20 123 4662.


Grill it! Restaurant, Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, tel. +358 20 123 4662,,

Open 12–24 (kitchen 12–22).
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Gastropub Kolin Ryynänen

Gastropub is located in the middle of Koli village, right next to the Koli National Park. Soup lunch is also served during season. Ryynänen is a nice place to organize parties and meetings all year round. Wide assortment of high quality beer.

Ylä-Kolintie 1, 83960 Koli
tel. +358 445 695 757


Restaurant Alamaja at Koli Harbour

Restaurant Alamaja in Koli is an atmospheric, magnificent, and stylish log building built in 2004. The building is located at Koli Harbour in Koli National Park. There are conference facilities and an exhibition introducing Pielinen lake culture on the upper floor. Entry to the exhibition is free of charge during restaurant opening hours. The restaurant is licensed to serve wine and beer.

Koli Harbour, Rantatie 12, 83960 Koli, Tel. +358 409 308 911 or tel.+ 358 400 857 557,

Open daily: 15.6.–9.8. 10–20, 10.8.–28.8. 10–18. Lunch is served 12–15.



Pizza-café Kahpitsa at Break Sokos Hotel Koli

Break Sokos Hotel Koli’s pizza-café Kahpitsa offers excellent views over Lake Pielinen. The pizza-café serves local cafeteria products, pizza, and various refreshments that can be enjoyed by the atmospheric oven-fireplace. The café-restaurant accommodates up to 120 persons.

Break Sokos Hotel Koli, tel. +358 201 234 662,,


Library Bar Hiekkapakka

Library Bar Hiekkapakka is an atmospheric bar for hanging out next to Break Sokos Hotel Koli’s Relax Spa. The unique fireplace made by Tulikivi provides an excellent setting for board games, reading, karaoke, or simply enjoying good drinks and a magnificent setting. Hiekkapakka is open usual on weekends in season and by prior arrangement. Additional information and reservations:

Break Sokos Hotel Koli’s and Ski Slopes Sales Service, tel. +358 201 234 662.

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Restaurant “Tulikiviravintola”

Restaurant “Tulikiviravintola” serves local ingredients prepared by a delicious
lunch a coffee shop with its own bakery products. During the summer season the
restaurant is offered a la carte menu with vendace from the lake of Pielinen and a sufficient selection of hamburgers that are cooked by own recipes.  Also here you could taste the pizza that is made in the stolen oven.
The restaurant is ideal place for bigger group, because the seats are 100. There are organized a lot of family and corporate events. The restaurant is a 70-seat
auditorium, and it also rents rooms and sauna facilities. The restaurant has a
catering service, for example, the area of cottages in Koli.


For more information:

Joensuuntie 1226A, Juuka
tel. +358 207 636 500,

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Restaurants in Vuonislahti and Lieksa



Kestikievari Herranniemi

Enjoy delicious food at Herranniemi in Vuonislahti on the shores of Lake Pielinen. The restaurant serves traditional Karelian delicacies, and offers a light and healthy vegetarian option. The main dining room, Kuusitupa, accommodates 70 guests. It is atmospheric with a baking oven and licensed to serve alcohol. The second dining room, Tapiontupa, is reserved for social evenings and meetings. Please see our website for more information and contact details. We are a member of the Karelia à la carte network.

Kestikievari Herranniemi, Vuonislahdentie 185, 81590 Vuonislahti, tel. +358 400 482 949,,


Cáfe-restaurant at Timitra Hostel

Timitra Hostel operates in the historical, functionalistic Timitra Castle on the shores of Lieksanjoki River by Lake Pielinen. On the same premises is Rukajärvi Centre, which showcases local history. In the cafe-restaurant of Timitran Linna you can taste local food and fish from the local lake.

Contact us:
Timitran Linna, Timitrantie 3, 81700 Lieksa
tel. +358 443 334 044


Restaurants in Valtimo and Nurmes



Majatalo Puukarin Pysäkki in Valtimo

The Guesthouse 'Majatalo Puukarin Pysäkki rests in the Valtimo municipality nestled between northern tree covered hills. The dining room Pysäkin Pirtti offers seating for 40-60 people. Pihapirtti cottage is an excellent place to organise meetings, conferences, and staff training days. The guesthouse is located on the main road 6 leading from Joensuu to Kajaani.

Majatalo Puukarin Pysäkki, Anni and Jarno Korhonen, Kajaanintie 844, 75700 Valtimo, tel. +358 13 454 002,,


Restaurant Kartanohotelli’s buffet in Hyvärilä, Nurmes

Restaurant Kartanohotelli serves daily a delicious buffet. The restaurant has about 100 seats, when the restaurant’s cabinet Lautiainen is in use.

Hyvärilä holiday- and youthcentre
Lomatie 12, 75500 Nurmes
tel. +358 401 045 960

Koli's slope restaurants, open during the skiing season



Restaurant Rinnetupa in Ukko-Koli

Rinnetupa is an atmospheric slope restaurant at the foot of Ukko-Koli ski slopes that serves both coffee and food. The restaurant is licensed to serve alcohol and serves customers when the slopes are open. In addition to the restaurant premises, customers have access to the terrace area, campfire site, and rest area where they can eat their own packed meals. Rinnetupa offers a free WLAN connection to its customers. Outside the skiing season, the restaurant is open to groups, by prior arrangement. Rinnetupa is an atmospheric and relaxed location for various celebrations and events, and can accommodate up to 100 persons.

Tel. +358 107 623 633 (during the skiing season). At other times, please contact Break Sokos Hotel Koli,
tel. +358 201 234 662,

Slope café Sula in Loma-Koli

Café Sula in Loma-Koli serves customers in the ski equipment rental building throughout the skiing season. The selection includes cafeteria products and snacks. The café is licensed to serve alcohol. The yard has campfire sites, a Lappish tepee, and entertainment for children including a winter roundabout and sledging slope. Loma-Koli can be reached on skis also: a cross-country ski track starts from the yard of Loma-Koli’s café. The café is open when the slopes are open, at other times by prior arrangement.

Ukko-Kolin Rinnetupa,
Rantatie 27, 83960 Koli,
Tel. +358 107 623 631, (during the skiing season)