Food to order, you're welcome!

When you're in need of food service for your group, Koli area has restaraunts and catering services. You can order food even to your cottage, enjoy an evening in a log shelter or by the camp fire.

Remember that you can also camping food by many catering places.

Restaurants with catering in Koli

Koli Harbour Restaurant

The Koli Harbour Restaurant offers food, meeting and sauna services. The restaurant serves as a seasonal restaurant (open daily in summer) and other times by prior arrangement for groups. During the high season a lunch of the day and a la carte menu. A licensed. Program services, atmospheric home entertainment and delicious outdoor dining at the hut and campfire sites in the National Park are also available. In summer, there are 150 seats. In addition to the covered terrace, downstairs close to the lakeshore of Pielinen there is an uncovered sun terrace for 40 people. Downstairs there are two saunas for 4–5 bathers at a time. The Harbour Restaurant is also suitable for family gatherings.

Koli Harbour Restaurant, Rantatie 12, Koli. tel. +358 400 628 666, 

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. Cáfe and dining services in Koli national park. The cáfe is open and soup lunch is served in the summer time, from May to August. At other times by prior arrangement.

Kolin Keidas/Mattilan farm, Ylä-Kolintie 12 B, tel. +358  40 865 0466,, Menu,

Meals in log shelter (kota)

In the traditional log shelter you can enjoy delicious food in good company. The log shelter is about 20 minutes' walk from Ukko-Koli and you can reach it in 5 minutes by car. The log shelter can accommodate 30 people at a time. It can be rented for a private events. See menu here.

Koli Active Oy, tel. +358 400 857 557,

Koli Freetime

Enjoy delicious breakfast, meals and catering at Koli Freetime holiday centre. We prepare soups, fish and meat meals, and desserts for groups by prior arrangement. Koli Freetime also offers caravan and camping sites, meeting facilities, accommodation, saunas and activities in a beautiful setting next to Valkealampi, a small lake with clear water.

Koli Freetime, Kopravaarantie 27, 83950 Ahmovaara, tel. +358 10  322 3040,,

Slope restaurant Rinnetupa at the foot of Ukko-Koli ski slopes

Rinnetupa is an atmospheric slope restaurant at the foot of Ukko-Koli ski slopes, serving coffee and meals. The restaurant is licensed to serve alcohol. Rinnetupa is open for service 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. Outside the skiing season, the restaurant is open for groups by prior arrangement. Rinnetupa is an atmospheric and relaxed location for various celebrations and events, and can accommodate up to 100 persons.

Rinneravintola Rinnetupa. Rantatie 27, Koli. In the skiing season tel +358 10 762 3633. Outside in the skiing season Break Sokos Hotel Koli, tel. +358 20 123 4662,

Restaurants with catering 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 and terrace. 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,, Guest House Kestikievari Herranniemi.

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