Cafés and restaurants

In the cosy cafés and restaurants of Ruissalo, you can enjoy a delicious meal or stop by for a nice cup of coffee while admiring the sea view. Check the opening times on the website or Facebook page of the café or restaurant of your choice.

Address: Hevoskarintie 23

Located in the shipyard area, Avelia Cafe operates in connection with furniture store Avelia.
The cosy café has sweet and savoury treats to accompany your coffee. All products baked onsite are gluten-free.


Cafe Vanha Tammi
Address: Ruissalon puistotie 215

Cafe Vanha Tammi ('Old Oak') is located in the Botanical Garden of the University of Turku. Have a soup for lunch or simply enjoy a coffee and a bun.


Villa Promenade
Address: Kansanpuistontie 76

Located in Kansanpuisto park, Villa Promenade has a name that refers to the history of its surroundings. The café serves sweet and savoury treats, ice cream and soft drinks.

                              Café Villa Promenade


Address: Albert Ravilan raitti

The log cabin Honkapirtti serves coffee and home-baked goods, soup lunch and meatballs. Pea soup, oven pancake and jam at Honkapirtti has become an established tradition for many Ruissalo visitors and hikers.


Turun Pursiseuran Ravintola
Address: Ruissalon puistotie 316

During weekdays, the restaurant of Turun Pursiseura ('Turku Yacht Club') serves lunch that includes a selection of side salads and coffee. You can also pick à la carte meals. The menu has a special focus on fish dishes.
The building in which the restaurant is located used to be a private villa but was later expropriated by the City of Turku and turned into the first civilian flight terminal in Finland.


Villa Kuuva
Address: Kuuvantie 198

The villa, built during mid-19th century, used to be in private use only. The café serves pastries, cakes, sandwiches and salads for you to enjoy
while admiring a beautiful sea view from the veranda.


Ruissalon kahvila, Punainen tupa
Address: Tuulenpääntie 4

The Ruissalo café 'Red cottage' serves tasty doughnuts and other baked treats in beautiful surroundings.

                                                  Café tables in Ruissalo


Villa Saaro
Address: Saarontie 59

Café Villa Saaro is located in the Ruissalo camping area in Saaronniemi. Villa Saaro provides hot meals, sandwiches and pastries.
The villa, owned by the City of Turku, is of significant cultural and historical value. The building was establishded in 1850 and the veranda with glass windows was built in 1887.


Ruissalo Spa
Address: Ruissalon puistotie 640

The Ruissalo Spa Hotel lobby has a pleasant spa café offering beverages and a range of dishes.
The Merisali restaurant prepares delicious breakfast buffets, lunches and dinners and also serves à la carte meals.


Kesäkahvila Paratiisi
Address: Iso-Pukintie 39

Summer café Paratiisi ('Paradise') operates within the facilities of Villa Bella Vista and is open seasonally.


Ravintola - Aura Golf 
Address: Ruissalon puistotie 536

Oaky Restaurant, located in Ruissalo Aura Golf, serves lunch, à la carte meals and café treats. You are very welcome even if you are not fond of golf.


Ruissalon telakka
Address: Hevoskarintie 23

Enjoy a gourmet pizza and a cold beer or glass of wine at award winning Zaké Pizzeria & Wine Bar on the quay of the marina.