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Kaarle XII Ski Ruka

$$ - $$$
European, Scandinavian
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Rukakylantie 15, Kuusamo 93830, Finland (Formerly Restaurant Rukahovi)
+358 8 85910
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Pori, Western Finland, Finland
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159 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

After a busy day it was great idea to have a buffet dinner. We ordered sparkling wine first and wines, too. Food was tasty. Sallad buffet OK but amount of the warm dishes a little bit disappointment.

Thank Konsta O
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

During our vacation we had 2 diners at this restaurant. The food is really good and so is the service. Staff is very friendly and helpfull with any special needs like allergens. Prices are reasonable.

Thank MartijnKNL
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We ordered chicken pasta and mushroom risotto and they were tasty and very reasonably priced. We expected something simple but those dishes come full of flavours. When we asked about local information, the staff were very helpful he even looked up information on the Internet for us. Nice pancakes too, also reasonably priced. This was the best restaurant we tried... More 

Thank Yumes
Espoo, Finland
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278 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

I was having a dinner there with my collegues. There were a couple of optiona to order for 12 peoples and i got (fish&steak&ice cream). Fish was OK Steak a little but cold, but ok. White chocolade Ice cream was quote good, but very sweet. In practise, It was Ok, but too Expensive comparing to value. I could eat there... More 

Thank Markus V
Buckley, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Great food but expect to queue for a table during February half term or book a table. Friendly staff and good service.

Thank MrPBandMrsCB
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Excellent food with good servings although sometimes a bit pricey. Good that we also didn't have to book which is especially good when visiting at Christmas time.

2 Thank Jason B
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2013

The restaurant was comfortable and the service was good. The restaurant serves traditional Finnish food, I had reindeer. Food was lovely. A bit pricey compared to the UK but that is typical of Ruka. If your in Ruka pop here for a meal. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Stuart H
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere was really nice very comfortable,the staff very friendly and welcoming. The food was also really good, I had the sautéed reindeer which was very tasty followed by ice cream, the servings are very generous. The price average, no reason for complaint here, look forward to going back next year.

Thank Michellej1975-2
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Great environment for enjoying a long and slow food. You could stay whole evening here. Not very cheap, but also not very expensive. Good food.

Thank JukkisV

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$47
European, Scandinavian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rukakylantie 15, Kuusamo 93830, Finland (Formerly Restaurant Rukahovi)
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Northern Ostrobothnia  >  Kuusamo
  • Phone Number: +358 8 85910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?