Café Villa Promenade
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Address: Iso-Pukintie 39
Summer café Paratiisi ('Paradise') operates within the facilities of Villa Bella Vista and is open seasonally.
Address: Ruissalon puistotie 536
Jesse's Dine, 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.
Sergio's al Mare
Address: Hevoskarintie 23
Located on the quay of the marina, Sergio’s al Mare is a tavern summer pizzeria serving Sicilian gourmet pizza.