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The Silent People and Niittykahvila Cafe

Campfire Coffee and Sweet Pancakes

Price / person
starting from

8.00 €



Niittykahvila Café's easy going atmosphere, the irresistible smell of fresh campfire coffee and pancakes and the play of the sun on your skin come together to invite you into their magical company. Time and place lose their importance. A sense of here and now pervades the air. The fragrance of wood smoke. The caress of hay around your feet. Pancakes with house marmelade or with vegetable filling or with reindeer-ham filling are great choise to fullfill your stomac's calling. Some delicious local snacks are also available. You can taste house Rowan leaf juice and other local sense of tastes. Afterwards, let's have a nap in hay barn! There is a room for 80 people in Meadow Cottage all year round and in summer time for 95 people in summer terrace. Our Café-Restaurant is also nominated as Tastefull Countryside -company of the year 2020 in Kainuu region.

Programme description

The Niitty Café is daily open in summertimes. Open other times by prior arrangement!

Opening hours summer 2023

6.6. – 18.6.  10 am – 5 pm

19.6. – 6.8.    9 am – 6 pm

8.8. – 30.9. 10. am – 5 pm

Finland – the best wildlife travel country in 2019

Embrace of Mother Nature -lunch buffet is available in Meadow Cottafe every day from 21th of June until 7th of August. And also at the same time have a look some art exhibition in the Cottage.

Tel. Ritva +358 050-3620609

Programme information


For groups open other times by prior arrangement.
6.6.-30.9. 2023


The Silent People and Niittykahvila Café, Viitostie 547, Suomussalmi, Finland


Campfire coffee and pancakes with house marmelade 8 €/person


We have renewed our campfire system so we can easily make pankakes for quite a big groups on short notice. Please ask our group prices!

Good to know

The environment in the field, in the middle of the nature, is present in our everyday work. It gives us boundary condition to honor and protect it and it`s a source of endless inspiration.We are one little part of a wonderful ecosystem. Cherishing that precious life, is our main principle.

We help to progress of local economy by selling local handicrafts and nature and organic products. The carbon footprint of our food, based on old haymaking tradition,is small. All ingredients comes from neighborhood and in summertime even from the field around the cottage.All our dishes are recycled, we use wooden salad plates and our pancakes are served on a shingle. Coffee spoons are made of the willow, which grows on the field. We don´t use any plastic in service process.

These little things shows us that we are in the right way. We continue expanding the Sustainable process by being involved in Visit Finland´s Sustainable Travel program. As a credit and appreciation of the work we done in the field of Sustainable development, Visit Finland has granted us Sustainable Travel -badge in June 2020.


You can also show your commitment and sign Sustainable Finland Pledge at


We have also been granted the key flag symbol as a sign of Finnish work.

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