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Scandinavian, International, European, Delicatessen, Contemporary
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Joulumaantie | Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
+358 20 7345888
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Barcelona, Spain
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Amazing Matti the host, perfect service and food. Santamus is a Lappish dream come true and an amazing place for group dinner.

Thank Priscila_Fernandez
Kaunas, Lithuania
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2016

We booked dinner in advance. At the entire restaurant there were only about 20 people (maximim here can be 150 persons). We received a lot of attention, ate wonderful food, listened to captivating music. It was a really special evening full of incredible surprises (keeping in mind that outside was - 31 degrees below Celcius).

Thank JustVeg
Barcelona, Spain
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80 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2016

This is a beautiful restaurant and boutique hotel (just one room). It is located in Santa Claus' Village. It is amazing and you should book dinner there! The owner is the most passionate restaurant owner I have ever met, he is a show-man and he truly takes care of his clients. The ambiance is fantastic, the food extremely tasty (the... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

When we visited Santa Claus Village, a lady gave us free drink vouchers in Santamus. We decided to try the restaurant. The place is so unique, dark and vintage. They only served all you can eat menus consist of main course (1 type), dessert, tea & coffee. The also provide wines. The meat was very delicious and the pie was... More 

Thank nopai
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251 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant once, for Christmas dinner. Our neighbours were from Greece, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, UK, US so we could see the reactions of the people of different cultural backgrounds. The event left mixed feelings, next to confusion. Gastronomical part was a failure: - only 3 courses; - mains and desserts were unimpressive, almost tasteless; - extremely... More 

Thank AlexTrav7
Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2015

After reading the reviews we were intrigued to see what this place is about. It is a fantastic restaurant that is much more! The owners are so welcoming and proud of their restaurant and their passion for this place they have created is really shown in how they treat everyone! The food, atmosphere, entertainment and staff are absolutely amazing!!!!! A... More 

1 Thank Olivia M
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

If you like to get an experience around Lappish hospitality - you are welcome to the Santamus! Unique interior, friendly ststaff and the special atmosphere ever! Enjoy it especially during the winter, when everything is so close connected to the Xmas ☺️

Thank Margarita S
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2015

My first experience at Santamus came on my wedding day. We held out ceremony there, had our reception dinner there and partied until we were too tired to stand. The food is amazing. The atmosphere is second to none. The proprietor makes everything perfect and provided the most amazing setting for the most memorable day of my life.

Thank Rob P
Helsinki, Finland
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Santamus is located at the Artic circle, a bit suspiciously close to the great tourism center of Santa Claus. But well inside you have a world of its own opening. A lot of different possible programs and experiences more than just having a good meal. The food is very good, but the host and his team are the best. We... More 

1 Thank GHWrede
Inari, Finland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2015

We have had a private dinner for our group of 50 persons. Everything went very smoothly. It is very easy to choose the menu from variety of choices. Don't worry if there are vegetarians or there special diets, Santamus staff will make their best for finding solutions. The food was amazing with the emphasis on local delicacies such as cold... More 

Thank Katja_Inari

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$66 - $157
Scandinavian, International, European, Delicatessen, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Joulumaantie | Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Lapland  >  Rovaniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 20 7345888
Santamus could well be described as a “restaurant of sensations”,tempting all five senses. In the midst of our hectic lifestyles, Santamus allows you to pause, calm your mind and put all your senses to use. The amazing environment with elements from nature of Lapland combined with top quality Lappish gourmet kitchen and a wide range of services offers an impressive setting for incentive and leisure events for both smaller and larger groups. Additional services and activities include gold panning, live music shows, sauna and Jacuzzi spa, healthy peat baths. Great acoustics complemented with the latest multimedia equipment enable impressive presentations with water screen projector wall as a highlight of the event. Our restaurant seats up to 150 guests.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?