Restaurants

Top Choice Desserts in Porvoo

Cafe Postres

Tantalise your sweet tooth at this delightful dessert cafe, brainchild of Michelin-starred chef Samuli Wirgentius. Take your pick from rich, creamy gelato and to-die-for desserts, or sample the savoury open-face smø…
Top Choice Fusion in Korpo

Back Pocket

Inside the exquisite restaurant at the Hotel Nestor, the dining room is a veritable gallery of old and new, creating an atmosphere that feels at once rustic and charming, as well as contemporary and cool. Chef Willi…
Top Choice Finnish in Kotka

Vausti

Kotka's finest dining is at charcoal-hued Vausti, attached to Kotka’s concert hall. The seasonal menu highlights local produce: sample the catch of the day, caught by the staff fisherman; pork rib from nearby Kaarti…
Top Choice Scandinavian in Naantali

Uusi Kilta

Naantali's best restaurant has a sun-drenched terrace overlooking the pier and a superb, seafood-oriented menu. The selection changes seasonally, but you're likely to find Kilta's creamy fish soup (with pike-perch a…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Turku

Smor

A vaulted cellar lit by flickering candles makes a romantic backdrop for appetising, organic, locally sourced food, such as roast lamb with organic currant sauce or the catch of the day with roasted hay sauce. Desse…
Scandinavian in Nagu

Köpmans

With a quaint restaurant-cafe downstairs and four sweet guestrooms upstairs, this mustard-yellow clapboard house is delightful in every way. The restaurant highlights local ingredients, and offers wine and beer pair…
International in Hamina

Kamu!

Beginning life as a pop-up restaurant at the Hamina Tattoo, Kamu! now occupies atmospheric digs in the Hamina Bastioni. The menu offers Finnish favourites with fortified flair, such as 'Löwen’s flamed salmon' (smoke…
Seafood in Hanko

Hangon Portti

You’ll need to take a two-minute ferry journey from the East Harbour pier to this little whitewashed, wicker-furnished cottage, perched on a rugged granite island. Sailor's meatballs (with mashed potatoes and lingon…
International in Nagu

L'Escale

The name might be French, but this renowned guest-harbour restaurant incorporates influences from further afield: sugar-salted salmon and potato-cucumber salad; crayfish soup with cayenne foam and puff pastry; slow-…
Scandinavian in Turku

Kaskis

Foodies are buzzing about Kaskis, where there's no written menu – not only because it changes daily but also because there are no real decisions to make. You choose four courses or six, but the rest is up to the che…