Top Choice Finnish in Mariehamn


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.…
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


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 Mariehamn


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…
International in Mariehamn

FP von Knorring

Now permanently moored, the grand old 1928 passenger steam ship M/S Jan-Nieveen retains gleaming brass fittings. Food is upmarket pub grub; from around late July, don't miss its local crayfish. Live music plays seve…
Supermarket in Mariehamn


Åland’s biggest supermarket, Kantarellen, is 2km north of town on the road to Godby.