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

Open 12–24 (kitchen 12–22).
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Café-restaurant at the Neste Kolinportti service station, Ahmovaara

The 250-seat café-restaurant at Kolinportti offers a daily buffet with two main courses and one beefsteak option plus an abundant salad bar and non-alcoholic drinks. On the à la carte list you’ll find plenty of choices for appetites big and small. There is a 50-seat Juuka Lounge. We also operate a catering service for private occasions. We are fully licensed.

The kitchen serves from 11 am to 6.30 pm Mon-Thu and from 11 am to 7.30 pm Fri-Sun . The buffet is open from 11 am to 6 pm.

Address: Kolintie 10, Ahmovaara;
tel. +358 10 763 7661; Facebook: Kolinportti


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. +358 400 628 666,

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.


Cáfe Mandala at Mattila heritage farm

The history is vividly present inside the rustic log walls of Mattila farm. The farm served as a boarding house for tourists as early as in the 1920s, and today it offers local organic food and bakery products made at the farm. Inside the classic log walls, staff meetings and intimate family celebrations can be organised as well. Cáfe and dining services in Koli national park. The cáfe is open and soup lunch is served in the summer time.

Kolin Keidas/ Mattila farm, Ylä-Kolintie 12 B, tel. +358 408 650 466, kolinkeidas(at)

Kolin Annila

At Annila you get traditional Karelian food at its most authentic. Treat yourself with a soup meal, Karelian hot pot, or sautéed elk. The sautéed elk is prepared out of elk that ran around in Koli and Ahmovaara, so it’s truly organic food! And be sure to taste genuine Karelian pasties: vatruska, keitinpiiras, sultsina, tsupukka. Book your meals the day before at the latest. The ski trail from Koli Freetime to Ahmovaara bypasses the house at close range.

Kolin Annila, Kopravaarantie 237, 83950 Ahmovaara
p. 050 512 4478,

Restaurant in Nunnanlahti



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,

Check the current opening hours on Facebook.
Facebook: Tulikiviravintola

Restaurant in Vuonislahti



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.

For more information:

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,,

Restaurant in Nurmes



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.

For more information

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

Restaurants open in winter



Restaurant Lomis

Restaurant Lomis is located in Loma-Koli, in Koli Safari Centre. Open weekends and peak seasons in winter. We offer pizza, The restaurant offers pizza, sweet and savoury bakery products as well as hot and cold beverages. Equipment rental.

KoliActiv Oy/Ravintola Lomis, Häkinniementie 14, Koli,, t. +358 400 857 557, Facebook: KolinSafaritalo

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, Ukko-Kolin Rinnetupa, Rantatie 27, 83960 Koli

Opening hours: Rinnetupa