Culinary experiences

Restaurants

Hovi Bar & Food

Hovi is the most popular restaurant in the centre of Puumala and has entertained guests for decades. A terrace for 110 customers offers a fine view of Saimaa. On weekdays, we serve lunch in …

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Niinipuu

Located in a stone barn by the Okkola Holiday Cabins, Niinipuu specialises in Finnish cuisine made from local ingredients. Depending on the season and the catch, our dishes include vendace caught in Saimaa the …

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Sahanlahti Resort

Sahanlahti has three fantastic restaurants, Koskivahti, Rantamakasiini and Pajapirtti. All serve first-class dishes prepared with passion and expertise from fresh ingredients from small local suppliers. Koskivahti is located in the main building of the …

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Satama Restaurant and Saimaa Lounge

The lively Puumala marina by Saimaa has ships, boats and the bustle of the marketplace. Three terraces, including one on the roof with a picturesque view of Saimaa, are packed in summer from dawn …

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Virta Pub

Virta is a local pub in the heart of Puumala, by the coach station. In summer, try our lunch buffet. Our menu also includes pizzas, steaks and other treats to keep hunger away. A …

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Other eateries, cafés and pubs

Café Lossivahti, Teboil

The Teboil service station under the Puumalansalmi Bridge handles car repairs and also has a café. Sit down for a cup of coffee while your car is being inspected. Contact details Café Lossivahti Niementie …

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Eikku’s Ice Cream Van

Liguorice ice cream – why not! At Eikku’s ice cream van you will find a wide variety of cool flavours and brands like Pingviini and Mövenpick. The kiosk is located on the main street …

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Kuittinen Café

The traditional Kuittinen Café is in the middle of the village centre. In addition to all imaginable treats to go with your coffee, we offer catering services at the location of your choice. We …

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Mallu cafe

The café is in an idyllic summer hideaway on Rokansaari Island in Lake Lietvesi in Puumala. Meet boaters from all corners of Saimaa, and lively conversations will spring up before you know it. In …

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Mörkinaho Café

The Mörkinaho summer café and pizzeria is located in a scenic rest area by the gorgeous route acrossLietvesi (5 km), right next to the Pistohiekka dance pavilion. Cyclists on the Puumala Archipelago Route will …

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Neste-Piste Fuel and Café

The Puumala marina has fuel for both the skipper and the boat. Have a cup of coffee on the café terrace and watch the water traffic flow by. The station also sells fishing permits, …

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Nestori Café

Stop by this cosy café in Lintusalo, about 25 km from the Puumala centre at the end of the Puumala Archipelago Road. The café is also accessible by boat via the Vetojako deep-water channel …

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Puumala Bridge Panoramic Café

Enjoy your coffee at the top! Take the lift to the overlook on the Puumalansalmi Bridge and climb a few more floors to the air-conditioned café. At a height of 37 metres, it has …

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Puumala Marina Marketplace

The heart of the summer village beats at the marketplace at the marina! Admire ships while enjoying fresh local delicacies, from pancakes and strawberries to vendace. Live music on Saturdays in July from 11:00 …

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Soroppi Café

The aroma of fresh coffee and cinnamon rolls will entice you to the Soroppi Café in the village centre by the marina. We bake sweet and savoury treats and serve home-made soups for lunch. …

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Summer Café by Lake Lietvesi

Scenery for enjoying a cup of coffee doesn’t get any better than this! Our summer café and a separate ice cream stand are located at one of the most photographed places in Finland, the …

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Temolan Viinitila Winery

Temolan Viinitila is a winery that was opened in 2004 to craft outstanding currant wines. This summer will mark the 15th anniversary of the winery, which also produces liqueurs, cider and sparkling wines. In …

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