Restaurants

Top Choice Finnish in Sund

Smakbyn

The brainchild of award-winning chef Michael 'Micke' Björklund, this 'taste village' incorporates a farm shop, cookery courses (with/without drinks €90/120), distillery making spirits like Ålvados (Åland-apple calva…
Top Choice Finnish in Mariehamn

Nautical

Taking its cue from its maritime museum location, this spiffing marine-blue restaurant overlooking the western harbour and Pommern is decked out with a ship's wheel and has a splendid umbrella-shaded summer terrace.…
Top Choice Cafe in Eckerö

Bodegan

Right on the pier, this atmospheric little place is perfect for a drink while watching the sun set over the red creaking boathouses. But above all it's worth a visit for its food: marinated salmon with mustard sauce…
Top Choice Cafe in Brändö

Café Kvarnen

Organic steaks from Jurmo's long-haired highland cattle seasoned with island herbs are the speciality of the wonderful Café Kvarnen near the pier, along with homemade sausauges, burgers, locally caught fish and fant…
Pizza in Mariehamn

Pub Niska

Star chef Michael 'Micke' Björklund, the mastermind behind Åland's sublime 'taste village' Smakbyn, recently shifted his smuggler-named plåtbröd (Åland-style pizza) restaurant from the west harbour here to Mariehamn…
Finnish in Mariehamn

Indigo

The building might be historic brick and timber but the menu is contemporary, with expertly cooked dishes like grilled Åland beef with béarnaise sauce and homemade fries. There's a buzzing summer courtyard and beaut…
Cafe in Eckerö

Tsarevna

With tables spilling into the courtyard of the historic Post och Tullhuset, Tsarevna is a much-loved venue for spectacular homemade cakes, pulled-pork sandwiches and bountiful organic salads with homebaked bread. Fr…
Cafe in Mariehamn

Bagarstugan

Wood-panelled walls, scrubbed pine floors, and pink geraniums on the windowsills provide a charming backdrop for homemade soups, salads, quiches, pies and cakes (scattered with flower petals and far too pretty to ea…
Finnish in Mariehamn

Seapoint Restaurant & Bar

Local ingredients are used to intriguing effect at this smart harbour pavilion: grilled fennel with roasted root vegetables, perch with wild garlic, smoked whitefish roe, and crème brûlée with seabuckthorn and straw…
Finnish in Mariehamn

ÅSS Paviljongen

Listen to boat masts clinking in Åland's yacht club marina while dining on creatively prepared local produce: grilled rack of lamb with beetroot, caper and balsamic, and smoked-ham-and goats-cheese potato cake; frie…