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Ice Bar And Restaurant in Saariselkä

Built entirely of ice and snow, the Northern Lights Village’s Ice Bar & Restaurant in Saariselkä offers a truly unique, arctic dining experience.  

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Local Cuisine in extraordinary setting



We serve mouth-watering local flavors and special delicacies from Lapland and Barents Sea regions. Food is prepared in the restaurant Kota and served to ice tables in Ice Restaurant.

We are situated in the Northern Lights Village resort, just 350 meters from Saariselkä center. We welcome our overnight guests staying in Aurora Cabins, as well as everybody staying elsewhere in Saariselkä.

Please choose a menu and make a reservation beforehand to ensure a table.

Please note that as Ice Restaurant melts and is rebuild every year, the actual venue might vary from the videos and images on this page.

Opening Hours

Open 22th December – Spring

Daily dinner time slots:
17 – 19
19 – 21
or on request for events

Ice Bar open:
14 – 17
21 – 23

Kitchen closes at 21

Enquiries: +358 (0) 93 15 85 990 /

Ic Bar And Restaurant Saariselkä


Menu 1

Roasted mushrooms and root vegetable chips

Vegetable stuffed bell peppers with roasted aspargus and potatoes

Marinated fruits with soy ice cream

52 €

Menu 2

Salmon soup with toasted rye bread

Sautéed reindeer, mashed potatoes, lingonberries and pickles

Cream-braised Finnish cheese with cloudberries

58 €

Menu 3

Creamy mushroom soup with toasted rye bread

Reindeer sirloin filé, lappish potatoes, roasted root vegetables, cranberries and sweet red wine sauce

Blueberry cheesecake

64 €

Menu 4

Reindeer carpaccio, roasted mushrooms, cold smoked salmon, whitefish roe and rye bread

Fried Arctic char and king crab, mashed potatoes, roasted root vegetables and crab sauce

Cloudberry panna cotta

72 €

All special diets and allergies are taken into consideration. Just let us know of any dietary requirements when making your reservation.

Bar built to keep your drink chilled



Pop in for a drink and chill out at the intimate and atmospheric Ice Bar after active day of adventures.

Ice Bar is open 14:00 – 17:00 and 21:00 – 01:00. We serve overnight guest as well as people just visiting the bar/restaurant. See Northern Lights Village’s Facebook-page for possible events and gigs.


Please choose menu(s) from above list and make a reservation at least 24 hours beforehand.

Table booking and enqueries via online booking engine, at the reception, or by phone +358 (0) 93 15 85 990

Unforgettable place for unforgettable party


The Ice Restaurant can be hired for parties and private events. We cater for large festive events and intimate dinner parties alike.

You can also book our high class activities to create a truly unforgettable day. Contact us and let’s plan together.