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Reviewed April 4, 2020

We visited this restaurant for lunch and it was a perfect dining experience. From the moment you walk in, you see warm fire in the middle of the restaurant. I loved the Lapland decor. We were greeted by friendly staff and lucky to have table...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

Very limited seating here and it can get very busy. There was a wait for people after we arrived. The service was good and the food was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

We came back twice as their food is so good. We love the Salmon soup, with generous serving of fresh salmon. The sauteed reindeer is a nice try although we didn't really appreciate the smell of the wild meat. Seats are limited. Come early at...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

Beautifully cooked traditional food, nicely presented in a romantic and snug restaurant. The sauteed reindeer and 'overcooked' pork were massive hits with our group, though the mushroom soup was the clear winner; it was to die for. There is no kids' menu but they were...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

Lovely, cosy and warm experience in Santa Claus village. Delicious local cuisine and good for families.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Kotahovi R, Omistaja at Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2020

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with other travelers. Warmly welcome again!

Reviewed December 19, 2019 via mobile

Great food, friendly service. The salmon was delicious and the pork chop was large and very tender. They have a kids meal of chicken nuggets and fries. Did not expect to find such good food in a touristy location. The place is not big though,...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Kotahovi R, Omistaja at Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Thank you for sharing your feedback. I’m so happy to hear that you found our staff warm and friendly and our restaurant excellent. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed December 14, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I visited the Kotahovi restaurant around 2.30 pm. Even at this time of the day the place was buzzing with guests, so we had to wait a little to be seated, but I suppose that was also due to the size of...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Kotahovi R, Omistaja at Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your visit. You are right, size of our dining hall of restaurant is not very large. We are glad that you found the table. Welcome again!

Reviewed November 16, 2019

I visited this restaurant for lunch with 3x friends from my hostel. We were keen to try authentic Finnish cuisine and we got just that! The food was delicious, and we all loved the cosy atmosphere and log fire. I had the mushroom soup and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Kotahovi R, Omistaja at Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Thank you so much for your wonderful and kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed your experiences with us. We wish you warmly welcome again and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed November 2, 2019

Trip was okay, we had fun and love the atmosphere. I love how cozy the place was, the food was delicious. The spirit of Christmas is fast approaching, so come visit this place and enjoy.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Kotahovi R, Omistaja at Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Thank you so much for the kind feedback and choosing our restaurant. Welcome again!

Reviewed November 1, 2019 via mobile

We visited the place since we were in the Santa Claus Village. It's nice, cosy but cold and really really really slow. The food was tasty but also nothing special. No alcohol served!!!!!!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Kotahovi R, Omistaja at Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

I appreciate that we cannot get it right all of the time but would hope that when we make a mistake, we really try to rectify it during the guests stay, to ensure that they leave us feeling happy and relaxed. We hope to see...More

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Hello, I have tried only that restaurant in the Santa Claus Village. I think there is an other one. best regards
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