Lahti restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Lahti

Bistro Popot

Chef Andrew Smith learned his craft in the UK, France and Switzerland before relocating to Finland and wowing Lahti with his modern seasonally driven cuisine. His menu roams Europe and ventures occasionally into Asi…
Top Choice Cafe in Lahti

Kahvila Oskari

An intoxicating aroma of sugar and spices greets patrons as they enter this cute cafe in an old-timer house, making it almost obligatory to order a bun, brownie or indulgently rich slice of cake with your tea and co…
Finnish in Lahti


Dishes at this endearingly old-fashioned restaurant aren't as interesting or impressive as its menu would suggest, but it's still one of the city's best dining venues. The owners and chef hail from Lapland, so reind…
Italian in Lahti

Mamma Maria

Family run, this bustling trattoria takes its Italian heritage seriously. It offers Italian beer and wine, an extensive pizza menu and an impressive range of pasta, including pasta fresca fatta a mano (handmade fres…
Finnish in Lahti

Taivaanranta Grill & Distillery

This good-natured place sits above the distillery where Teerenpeli’s well-regarded single malt is produced, so it’s no surprise that its whisky-and-mustard steak is the most popular item on the menu. Other choices a…
Fusion in Lahti


One of a number of harbourside restaurants near Sibelius Hall, Casseli boasts a large interior dining space and a summertime deck. There's a popular weekday lunch buffet (€10.50) between 11am and 2pm. In the evening…
Cafe in Lahti

Café Sinuhe

Half a block from the kauppatori (market square), this cafe is a branch of a popular local chain. Frequented by market-goers and local workers, it serves coffee and a range of sandwiches, buns and cakes.
Market in Lahti


The kauppahalli is a cosy spot for a coffee or snack; in fact, it seems to have more cafes than food stalls.