The Three Elves restaurant is a beautiful and atmospheric restaurant in the middle of Santa Claus Village. You can enjoy a rich buffet breakfast and delicious à la carte dishes in the evenings. In addition, our restaurant has a cozy bar where you can order a cup of hot glög. You can come to the restaurant alone or with a larger group, there is room for about 160 people.

Reserve a table by email and come and experience the magic of Lapland and Christmas!

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The cozy Christmas House restaurant in Santa Claus Holiday Village offers a delicious breakfast, a generous buffet full of delicious home-cooked food and cafe products. 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!

Inquiries and reservations by e-mail to

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The wonderful Santa’s Cuisine restaurant is located in the middle of the cottage village of Santa Claus Holiday Village ( The restaurant can accommodate 100 people to eat, and there is also a meeting facility. Santa’s Cuisine serves daily during the winter season, and in the summer the restaurant can be rented for private use, for example for a company’s meeting day or for a big family celebration.

Reservations and requests for offers by email to

At Santa’s Salmon Place, located in Santa Claus Village, you can try some of the best traditional salmon cooked on an open fire right in front of you. Fresh salmon steaks combined with some magic of the fire promise you an extremely juicy experience!

At Santa’s Salmon Place you may just have the best salmon ever: read the excellent TripAdvisor reviews of our visitor.

Our restaurant, centrally located in the SECOND FLOOR of Santa’s Gift House in Santa Claus Village, seats 65 people.

If you’re in the mood for some Asian cuisine —especially some delectable dim sum during your visit to Father Christmas— Golden Bowl Dim Sum is the right place to be.

More than just dim sums, tuck into wok dishes, fried rice and noodle soup that for sure tastes like a big warm hug in the Arctic winter.

GROUPS: Send us an email for group inquiries.

NOTE: We are open also in dinner time. In the evening please use the small entrance door of the north side of the Santa’s Gift House building

Passion for fast food

Santa’s Pizza & Burger is a traditional fast food restaurant at the Arctic Circle (Santa Claus Village, Rovaniemi). Our menu consists of delicious pizzas and hamburgers made with our own special recipe. For dessert we serve vodka ice-cream for adults and regular ice-cream for children. You can also buy alcohol beverages for take away from us.

PizzaBuffet is available in lunch time. View exact opening hours from our website.

We also a drive-in.

Come and enjoy!

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.

VIDEO: Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi in Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi. Video produced by Santatelevision / Joulupukki TV

Restaurant Arctic Eye in Santa Claus Village offers tastes of Lapland and the North, with an international twist. Located in the center of Santa’s Igloos area, with large reclined glass windows facing North, it seats up to 120 people. You don’t have to worry about missing the Northern lights, the staff will give out the Aurora Alarm! Between meals, sit back and relax at the lobby bar.

In the late 19th century, weary travelers sought food and shelter at the historic Apukka tavern. Today, within those enduring timber log walls, you’ll discover Restaurant Aitta – serving great food to the travelers of today.

Aitta is situated within Apukka Resort on the outskirts of Rovaniemi, just a short 10-minute drive from Santa Claus Village. In keeping with the rich traditions of old Apukka, we offer Nordic cuisine with a contemporary twist, using locally sourced ingredients to ensure an authentic dining experience.

We offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily from early September to early April. You can choose from a sumptuous buffet or select a delicious dish from our à la carte menu. The centerpiece of our restaurant has to be either the grand stone fireplace with an oven or the tall windows, which provide a splendid view of Lake Olkkajärvi.

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The inviting aroma of smoke and the comforting warmth of the fire beckon you inside. Step into Restaurant Kota, our charming and cozy eatery crafted in the traditional kota (“goahti”) style.

Here, you’ll discover authentic Lappish flavors meticulously prepared over an open fire, using only the finest ingredients available.

Our restaurant welcomes everyone, whether you’re a guest at our resort, Santa Claus Village, or Rovaniemi city center. You can effortlessly pair your restaurant visit with a sauna experience or other exciting activities we provide. If you don’t have access to a car, consider using the Apukka Shuttle Bus as a convenient option.