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Christmas House Restaurant & Coffee Bar

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Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
358 (0) 16 3561 513
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very Tasty Food ... at Dinner Time

The food here was very tasty at dinner time. Roast meats with potatoes and turnip or roast chicken, and reindeer sausage were on the menu. Not elegant food, but very palatable. Alcohol is very expensive, but one would expect this in a restaurant in Finland. There was a decent buffet for starters... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
DianneG007
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Constantia, South Africa
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Constantia, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The food here was very tasty at dinner time. Roast meats with potatoes and turnip or roast chicken, and reindeer sausage were on the menu. Not elegant food, but very palatable. Alcohol is very expensive, but one would expect this in a restaurant in Finland. There was a decent buffet for starters and dessert. Breakfast was not as good though.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

We ate here several times on a recent trip to the Santa Claus Village and were always happy. The menu is small and the dishes simple but that's all we needed and everything tasted great. Try to get there on reindeer sausage night (Sunday I think), they're fantastic!!

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London, United Kingdom
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219 reviews 219 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Located within the heart of the 'Santa Arctic Circle Village' tourist complex on the E75 road out from Rovaniemi this place is useful in that the souvenir shop attached is open until 11pm and the restaurant until 9pm so if you find the shops in Rouvaniemi itself closed (as most are on a Saturday after 5pm) but in need of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is really the only place to eat in Santa Claus Village so, while the food fills the whole, they don't need to make it a culinary experience to attract customers. I found the food expensive and of average quality and taste. By 2pm the buffet is very sad. P.S The toilets are really messy. Don't expect a culinary experience... More 

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Milano Marittima, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This restaurant is filthy,the food is standing there for days.The menu is very poor.The prices are high,the same food in he supermarket costs 2 times less. They take advantage of the fact that there are only two restaurants there and this one is bigger.People are hungry,they ave to eat.Take my advice and if you go there buy food from the... More 

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Lapland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

In the Restaurant of the Christmas House in Santa Claus Village (called also Restaurant of Santa Claus Holiday Village) there is a nice and "normal" Finnish lunch buffet. The price is not too high given the tourism location. Staff is friendly. For a traveler it is good to know that in this restaurant (as in Finland in similar restaurant normally... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Lovely restaurant with attentive staff and good menu. Breakfast buffet was also excellent. Tasted reindeer and had a good finnish beer.

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at home
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237 reviews 237 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Excellent food & service...though our first night service was bad, management quickly remedied that situation! Lots of reindeer on the menu & even a kids menu!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

this is the best restaurant in santa's village, they have classical fast food menu and lappish food too. the prices were very good.

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Cork
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

Christmas House provided the half board food for our stay in the holiday village here and even though I wouldn't call it cuisine it was definitely good quality. Breakfast was a choice of croissant, fruit, yoghurt, berries, german deli, bread, cereal or wieners/eggs. Dinner was a variety of lovely meatball/salmon/chicken dishes with plenty of veg and a kids option. Lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Lapland  >  Rovaniemi
  • Phone Number: 358 (0) 16 3561 513

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scandinavian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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