RESTAURANT AITTA Dinner Experiences under the northern lights at Apukka Resort ROVANIEMI Lapland Finland

Dinner Experiences

Enjoy the delicious tastes from Arctic Ocean and Lappish Forests

Apukka Dinner Experiences

At Apukka, we offer delicious dining experiences that are sure to delight even the most passionate food lovers. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Lappish cuisine with our ‘Route to the Arctic Ocean’ experience, or join us for an unforgettable Christmas and New Year celebration with our special ‘Festive Dinner’ experience, available on select dates. For those in search of a more intimate dining ambiance, don’t miss our ‘Private Celebration Dinner.’

Apukka Dinner Experience

Welcome to Aitta restaurant where history meets present both in atmosphere and on your plate. You will be surrounded by the 100-year-old timber log walls where you will enjoy a delicious four-course meal with a diverse range of traditional Lappish food. Come and enjoy the best bits from the Arctic Ocean and Lappsih forests and join us to experience the traditional tastes on your path to the heart of Finnish culture!

We are delighted to welcome also guests not staying in Apukka Resort! When making a booking in the winter season Nov 13th 2023 – Apr 6th 2024 you can also purchase shuttle bus transfers from Rovaniemi city center or Santa Claus Village. 

A warm welcome to enjoy evening at Apukka Resort!

Route to Arctic Ocean Menu

Fried scallops with Northern Lights curry and grandma ́s cucumber L, G
King crab soup with prawn remoulade and dill flavored oil L, G
Overcooked Lappish baby lamb with root celery, mushrooms, sour cream, and smoked rosemary sauce L, G
Traditional whipped lingonberries with salty caramel and meringue L


Salty roasted beetroots with goat cheese, caramelized nuts, and tar mayo L, G
Fluffy root celery soup with caramelized nuts L, G
Mushroom risotto with roasted Jerusalem artichokes and nettle cream L, G
Traditional whipped lingonberries with salty caramel and meringue L

*Vegetarian menu is also possible to enjoy vegan, please make a note to the booking if you wish the menu vegan


Traditional salmon soup L, G
Crispy chicken with french fries and mayo L
Traditional whipped lingonberries with salty caramel and meringue L, G

Private Celebration Dinner

If you are visiting us for a special celebration, this is the choice for you! Aitta restaurant’s private wooden hut is a perfect dining venue for 2-4 persons where you can celebrate your anniversary in your own privacy. A tastefully decorated room and delicious meals will give a special touch to your special day! Please let us know which celebration day you have in question.

Restaurant Kota Dinner

Experience the authentic flavors of the North on our delicious 3-course dinner. On this delightful dinner experience, you’ll be surrounded by the soft scent of smoke and the warmth of the fire in the center of a traditional wooden teepee-style building.

Please book your dinner by 15:00 for the same evening.

Festive Dinner

Delightful cuisine is the key to igniting your festive spirit. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve, Restaurant Aitta is brimming with holiday cheer, accompanied by an array of seasonal delicacies.

On December 24th, 25th, and 31st we have available seating at 22:00. Join our evening seating at 22:00 for a romantic Christmas celebration.

We warmly welcome you to celebrate the Holidays with us!

About us

Apukka Resort is a unique venue in Finnish Lapland, located on the edge of Rovaniemi city and the vast wilderness. As our service scale ranges beyond a regular hotel, we offer various accommodation types, thrilling outdoor activities, and delicious food served in our authentic Restaurant Aitta. Our doors are open to everyone, no matter if you’re staying overnight with us or in the city centre of Rovaniemi. Come and stay with us, enjoy a meal in our beautiful Restaurant or spend an adventurous day on one of our safaris – in any case, we welcome you as a dear Friend.
And nature fulfills the rest! 




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