Top Choice Karelian in Joensuu


Locally sourced ingredients prepared in innovative ways are served in the town hall's art deco surrounds and beautiful summer terrace. Dishes span braised, smoked pork neck with wild boar sausage and rhubarb compote…
Cafe in Joensuu

Kahvila & Konditoria Houkutus

Houkutus does great coffee and even better cakes (the mint blackcurrant cake is a treat), along with meal-sized salads and filled bread rolls.
Hungarian in Joensuu


In a former girls’ school built in brick-Gothic style, this wood-panelled restaurant is a stylish affair with a Hungarian menu of paprika- and garlic-laced goulashes and hefty steaks complemented by Hungarian wines.…
Karelian in Joensuu

Ravintola Kielo

At the high end of Karelian cuisine, artfully presented miniature starters such as whitefish escabeche with ratatouille and sour cream set the stage for mains like ravioli and pan-fried pike-perch in fish broth, and…