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Kauppakatu 28, Lappeenranta 53100, Finland
08:00 - 19:00
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Tampere, Finland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I visit Violet every time I visit Lappeenranta. The turkish styledcakes, pastries, chocolates etc (all home made) just melt in your mouth and they are also cheap. One nice thing about it is that is shares the patio with the bar next door, so during the summer time you can get your cakes from Violet and beer to go with... More 

Thank Natalie S
Lappeenranta, Finland
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2015

nice place to have a coffee and a cake. they have a very nice selection of home made cakes for 5 euros a piece.

Thank DezeureS
Lappeenranta, Finland
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

On a sunny summer afternoon coffee and cake on the terrace always gives me a happy smile. Service is friendly and products differ from the average finnish sweat stuff. Try the turkish coffee !

Thank foodaddict2015
Tampere, Finland
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291 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

mmmm... This beautiful cafe is located in the center of Lappeenranta. Their cakes and sweets are amazing! The staff is also very helpful and nice. Place itself was cozy and clean. It's a must to go there again! You can enjoy a huge variety of different cakes and have something with you to take home too. Definitely recommending to anyone... More 

Thank prkl08
Lappeenranta, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Käyn täällä silloin tällöin ja aina on valinnan vaikeus, sillä tiski on pullollaan toinen toistaan herkullisemman näköisiä leivoksia ja kakkuja. Mielestäni on erittäin hyvä, että yrittäjän etninen tausta näkyy ravintolan sisustuksessa, sekä tarjottavissa. Loistavaa saada vaihtelua ainaisen pullakahvin sijaan. Hintataso on mielestäni melko edullinen, ottaen huomioon annosten koot. Henkilökunta on todella, todella ystävällistä. Paikka on myös perheystävällinen ja useasti näkeekin... More 

Thank Laura S
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Small café with sweet and salty things in the very center of Lappeenranta. Especially the cakes are delicious and good to share with a friend. Very good quality for your money compared to other cafés of the city. The staff is also very nice. We definitely recommend!

Thank Elina L
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213 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

A very positive experience indeed. Great pies, cakes and pastries. Good quality on tea and coffee. Excellent price/quality ratio. Centrally located in a new building, nice decor. Warmly recommended for a break in the center of Lappeenranta.

Thank FinlandTimo
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Violet is the best place for coffee and cake in Lappeenranta! There is a big selection of pretty pastries, cookies and cakes (not just the usual Finnish "pulla" and berry pie), and a healthier option of dried-fruits-and-nuts bites. The Paulig coffee they serve is good (but beware - the cappuccino is a bit too milky, more like a latte). Their... More 

Thank TravelerBelgium
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Good choice of cake and sweets. I chose the Tiramisu, which was amazing. Nice, fresh tea available and you can choose between a small or big cup of tea.

2 Thank Zoë H
Lappeenranta, Finland
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

Place is great to have some cake, as they are not that expencive comparing to quality of it. Only bad thing about this place is hardness to find place to sit on winter, as on summer they have additional terrace outside.

Thank Maksim R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, European, Turkish
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kauppakatu 28, Lappeenranta 53100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  South Karelia  >  Lappeenranta

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?