The cozy Christmas House restaurant in Santa Claus Holiday Village offers a delicious breakfast in the winter, a generous buffet full of delicious home-cooked food and cafe products. In summer time, the restaurant is open as a cafeteria. Christmas House is one of Santa Claus Village’s oldest restaurants.

You can come to the Christmas House restaurant alone, with your family or with a larger group, as there is enough space for up to 160 people at once. This unique restaurant has a warm atmosphere, and the best part is that Santa lives in the same building. You can’t get any closer to the magic of Christmas!

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Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi in Santa Claus Village offers quality Lappish gastronomy.

The Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi gets its name from “kota” which is Finnish for Lappish-style hut. Our Lapland style restaurant is located at the Santa Claus Reindeer Resort ( in Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle. We offer traditional Lappish dishes and modern cuisine in a very cosy atmosphere.

We can receive groups of up to 50 persons. We can even receive bigger groups if the group is divided in two (half the group dines while the other half visits reindeer and vice versa). For groups we recommend a reservation by e-mail or phone. Please contact us by e-mail or give us a call to receive our group menus and related prices.

Restaurant Aitta is located in Apukka Resort Rovaniemi, 10 km from Santa Claus Village. The restaurant’s 100 years old timber log walls have dozens of stories to tell from the times of Apukka’s old tavern in the late 19th century.

We want to cherish the tradition of old Apukka, and that’s how the concept of Restaurant Aitta was born. Restaurant Aitta serves Nordic cuisine with a modern twist and uses locally produced ingredients.

Aitta serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily from the beginning of September to early April. You can choose a rich buffet or a la carte for dinner.

The true heart of the restaurant is a massive stone fireplace with an oven. High windows in the dining area give a fantastic view of Lake Olkka.

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What is Loft Cafe?

Loft Cafe in the Arctic Circle serves you great coffee, tea and locally baked pastries, many of which are made in house. We pride ourselves on the quality of our coffee – it’s so good that people come from far and wide to get a taste of it! Our patrons will be spoiled for choice from the tasty blueberry and honey delicacies to the local specialities like reindeer salami. The effortless elegance of Loft Cafe feels immediately welcoming, whether it’s the intimate indoor setting or the terrace outside, surrounded by sparkling snow in winter months.

Kota Restaurant serves lunch and 3-course dinner in a magical atmosphere by an open fire. Kota Restaurant is located in the shores of Lake Lehtojärvi, a 30-minute drive from Rovaniemi city center.

The location houses one of the largest snowhotels in the world -Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos. The SnowHotel is open between December 15th – March 31st. Through out the autumn and winter season, this is the place to be to catch the Northern Lights, away from the city lights.

You can arrive by your own car or have a look at visiting experiences that include a transfer from Santa Claus Village or Rovaniemi city center.

As a house specialty, the Kota Restaurant recommends glow-fried salmon which is definitely salmon at its best since it is slowly prepared by the open fire in the middle of the restaurant.

Please inform all dietary restrictions, allergies and religious restrictions in advance, our personnel is happy to organize a substitute option regardless the limitations.

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Café-Restaurant Napatapuli, located in Santa’s Gift House, is a premier and authentic Fast and traditional Food Restaurant that has been proudly serving the Santa Claus Village area and beyond since 1998. Since then, our mission has been to provide high-quality food for all those that wish to combine fun and enjoyable ambiance with skillful cooking into one extraordinary dining experience. We serve: coffee, burgers, Finnish local food, buffet and much more.

The Snow Restaurant in Santa Claus Village serves lunch and 3-course dinner daily.

In addition to the Snow Restaurant and Ice Bar of Snowman World, the indoor Café Ensilumi is also available, where you can warm yourself up and have snacks and drinks after all the snow fun.

The Snow Restaurant and Ice Bar, which are rebuilt every year, are attractions themselves. Snow carvings, amazing lighting and snow and ice sculptures provide you with a feast for the eyes, take a camera with you! We recommend to book the lunch and dinner in advance to ensure the availability (the lunch and dinner prices always include the entrance ticket, in our webstore).

Ice Disco of Snowman World

Located in Santa Claus Village, the ice disco at Snowman World offers a fun evening for the whole family in below zero temperature! Enjoy an ice glass drink while you dance at Ice bar! The snow activities are not available during the disco. The Ice Disco is included in the entrance ticket.

Santamus restaurant is a local speciality located in the Santa Claus Village, on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi. The Lappish restaurant Santamus hides a forest and a real gold stream within its walls, serving local cuisine in a Lapland themed setting spiced with a gold panning experience.

Feel closer to nature

The warm glow of the open fire, green spruce trees and the babbling pond will make you want to stop and enjoy the moment.

At Santamus you can enjoy local culinary creations and be entertained with unforgettable gold panning program, and groups can book the atmosphere-rich sauna spa for private events.

Lunch daily in summer outdoor restaurant enhanced with a gold panning experience. Daily lunch buffet and 3-course dinner with gold panning on Saturdays, during winter season. Saturday brunches in autumn. Available all year round for private events.