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“Great cozy place for an espresso drink”
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Saivu Cafe
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Reviewed 10 February 2013

Best place to have a good cup of coffee in saariselka. The place is warm and inviting, with great service. Nice place to unwind after a day of activities I the winter wonderland.

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1  Thank RD135
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Reviewed 4 February 2013

The cafe is on the first floor of the small Suila shopping centre at the bottom end of the village - we used this place a lot as it was close to our cabin and I got the feeling that it is a bit overlooked as its a 5 min walk further than the larger supermarket. Its a nice little complex with a few gift shops (more variety and better prices than the main gift shop next to the Panimo Bar). The cafe is small but serves high quality deli style coffee, sandwiches and cakes. its cozy to sit and while away an hour reading etc The young woman serving on the few days we visited was really helpful and chatty - giving us lots of helpful tips on how to make the most of our stay. Worth seeking it out.

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Reviewed 30 December 2012 via mobile

Very knowledgable staff who offer you all sorts of variety in your coffee. The tarts are delicious too. A welcome stop when the weather's bad or you just want a quiet place to read or get online.

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1  Thank Meerkat1402
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

The cafe serves excellent toasts for a reasonable amount of money. It takes a while for the staff to make them, but its worth it.

1  Thank Thefinnishguy
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

My wife and I came here several times whilst spending 4 days in Saariselka in March 2012. The town doesn’t have much in the way of cafes, and this one is easily the nicest.

It’s on the 1st floor (not ground) of the tourist information building. It’s done out in a cosy, stylish manner. The woman running the place is super friendly, and speaks particularly good English (she’s worked in London before).

The focus is on drinks and homemade cakes, but she also does a good toasted sandwich. She has a proper steam machine, so this is the place to get a decent cup of coffee.

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2  Thank thenighthawks
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