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“Excellence in a Cup :)”
Review of Saivu Cafe - CLOSED

Saivu Cafe
Cuisines: European
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

We came every day for a month - the cafe is beautifully decorated, designed by the owner. The coffees & hot chocolates are at the top end of quality & presentation. We tried everything that goes with coffee - my daughter heartily recommends the hot chocs & carrot cake as the best she has ever had. Despite all of the above, it is the owner & her friendly, generous nature, speedy service & attention to detail which shines above everything else. She is a walking encyclopaedia on all things Finnish. She is a keen photographer & is very interesting to talk to. She even gave my daughter a supply of carrot cake to keep her going on the day the cafe was closed for trading!! We are from Australia & found her to be the best ambassador for her country that we met. She explained things we were unsure about, gave directions, assisted us on Finnish websites & was an all round sweety. Go to Kahvila Saivu while it is still open. You will not be disappointed :)

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

I had gluten free chocolate cake with vanilla sauce which was really good. We visited here a few times and tasted lovely cheese cakes, quiche oh and more chocolate cake :-).


We told another couple we met about this little place and they were gutted they didn't try until their last day in Saariselka. Go and find it, you wont regret it.

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2  Thank jasongci
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

We popped in here for a drink and didn't want to leave. Coffee was great, cheesecake lovely and we couldn't fault the service.

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Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

Luxury Coffee Shop, wow, just wow! Many different coffee blends, home made berry juice and cakes, perfectly fresh and lovingly prepared.

Superb seating, big comfy soft arm chairs, superb views over the snow covered hills.

Make this a must stop if in Saariselka!

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1  Thank NeilD843
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Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

Beautiful little local cafe owned by a very pleasant owner who speaks fluent english. Probably the best coffee I have had in Finland as most of it has been filter coffee that sits in the pot all day. The owner always makes you a fresh filter coffee and also has a nice menu of proper coffee like cappuccino and that. Free internet was great as was nice to Skype family from Lapland. We got recommended to come here from our tour guide to try the cheesecake and was soooo tasty. Absolutely recommend this cafe and the cakes

1  Thank LittleWolfAdventure
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