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Laanilan kievari

Rovaniementie 3410 | Rovaniementie 3410, Saariselka 99830, Finland
+358 40 0239868
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Rovaniementie 3410 | Rovaniementie 3410, Saariselka 99830, Finland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there for a very early dinner and we were the only ones so far but we were perfectly looked after. Food was excellent and so was the service - would say best food in saariselkä... and we tried a lot.

1  Thank Nadine P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely a fantastic culinary experience! Charming place,great knowledgeable staff and amazing food that shows elegance and excellent choice in pairing of elements. We were very lucky to have, as a dessert. been able to see the aurora borealis just outside the restaurant. A must!

Thank Aleviajando102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is simply delicious. All the flavours and textures work so well together. Everything is fresh and made with love. Even the bread is homemade. Each component is cooked perfectly. Serving sizes are just right. We had a main each and shared entree and...More

Thank LINxoxJOSH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional cook very well done. Hospitality in a traditional place. They make you feel like home. Best option to taste local food. Don't miss the reindeer and the cloudberries!

Thank Xavi G
Laanilan_isanta, Manager at Laanilan kievari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your rewiew. Best regards Samuli

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We visited in oct, so that means almost no tourists in Finland, and that was great cause we had the restaurant for ourselves The food was delicious, we strongly recommend the reindeer tenderloin! also, keep room for dessert

Thank Corina C
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Saariselka is not short of restaurants and great food, but Laanilan Kievari offers the only actual fine-dining experience in town. Located a bit outskirts and hidden in the forest, it charms with its genuine atmosphere and homely feel - after all, it's been run by...More

Thank VikaVolk90
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

They have about 3 choices each for starter, main and dessert. The lady there was very nice, explaining the dishes to us and cooking for us. We loved the fish dishes and the elk burger most. Tasty food with nice presentation. The restaurant will also...More

Thank Bonnie F
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Best food we have had in Finland. We recommend the reindeer tenderloin. Save room for dessert. Thank you.

Thank Law4flight
Laanilan_isanta, The Cook at Laanilan kievari, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

I'm glad that you enjoyed thank you

Reviewed 24 August 2017

After a tip from a friend we went for dinner to this restaurant at walking distance from our holiday cottage. What a nice ambiance inside, even if we had the whole restaurant to ourselves. A nice fireplace and a very friendly cook who was willing...More

Thank Backstretcher
Laanilan_isanta, The Cook at Laanilan kievari, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you for your rewiew. I'm glad that you enjoyed.

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing little place. We got the taxi here from Kakslauttanen resort, in order to sample some traditional dishes, and we are so glad we did -definitely one of the highlights of our trip. The buffet selection was out of this world! I lived in...More

Thank Christina A
Laanilan_isanta, Owner at Laanilan kievari, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017
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Olkaa hyvä:) and thank you for your rewiew. -Samuli Laanilan isäntä

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 73
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rovaniementie 3410 | Rovaniementie 3410, Saariselka 99830, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Lapland  >  Saariselka
  • Phone Number: +358 40 0239868
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It’s not about filling our stomachs but eating and enjoying pure and fresh ingredients together. That’s the philosophy here at Laanilan Kievari. The food is of course playing an essential role in that. A lot of our ingredients have been harvested from our own yard or the local forests. It is very important for us to produce as much as we can ourselves. Our food is supported by a large range of beverages from quality wines to wast selection of beers. More and more people are not realizing what and even when they are eating. We want people to stop and enjoy their life. A well thought and produced meal in a care free environment is the key to that. So welcome to Laanilan Kievari, an experience to remember! From the early May to late August we serve lunch daily and dinner only with a table reservation. Check web page for more info.
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