Restaurants

Top Choice Pizza in Mariehamn

Pub Niska

Star chef Michael 'Micke' Björklund of Smakbyn is the brains behind this plåtbröd (Åland-style pizza) restaurant in the maritime quarter. Toppings are diverse and delicious, including favourites such as cold-smoked …
Top Choice Finnish in Sund

Smakbyn

The brainchild of award-winning chef Michael 'Micke' Björklund, this 'taste village' incorporates a farm shop, cookery courses and a distillery (tours and tastings available). The centrepiece is the airy open-kitche…
Top Choice Cafe in Brändö

Café Kvarnen

It's worth a special trip to tiny Jurmo to sample the organic steak at wonderful Café Kvarnen, near the pier. The steak is sourced from local long-haired highland cattle and seasoned with island herbs. Other delicac…
Top Choice 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 a be…
Top Choice Seafood in Eckerö

Bodegan

Right on the pier, this delightful spot is perfect for a drink or a meal while watching the seagulls soar above the creaking red boathouses. The classic Nordic dishes are delectable: marinated salmon with dill potat…
Finnish in Mariehamn

Nautical

Taking its cue from its maritime-museum location, this spiffy 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. S…
Cafe in Mariehamn

Bagarstugan Cafe & Vin

This sweet cafe is set in a cosy house crowded with bookshelves, chandeliers and tile stoves. It's a charming backdrop for homemade soups, salads, quiches, pies and cakes (scattered with flower petals and far too pr…
Finnish in Mariehamn

Kvarter 5

This newish spot has received rave reviews for its sophisticated Nordic cuisine, featuring local ingredients and everything made from scratch. The location – inside the Hotell Pommern – detracts a bit from the atmos…
Cafe in Geta

Soltuna Restaurang

The food is tasty, the service is friendly…but the view! Soltuna claims to be Åland's highest restaurant, and it makes the most of its superior location, with a wide terrace and sweeping views of forest, sea and sky…
Finnish in Kumlinge

Kumlinge Stugor & Restaurang Kastören

The hotel facing the harbour in Kumlinge is a decent place to stay, but the highlight is the on-site Restaurang Kastören – a cosy place offering terrace seating, top-notch service and unexpectedly good food. If you …