"The Gingerbread House"
Restaurant Piparkakkutalo is located in a historical house. The house was built in 1906-07 as a home for merchant Anders Skogster whose department store was located next to the house. The house is designed by one of the most famous Finnish architect of that time, Selim A. Lindqvist. The house is a Jugend style building.
Restaurant Piparkakkutalo is ideal for all kinds of lunch and dinner occasions, informal or formal. There are also dining cabinets and meeting cabinets available for private occasions.
There is a cosy pub, Albertin Kellari, located in the basement of the Restaurant. The pub is fully licensed with a wide selection of beers, ciders and other drinks. Also a selection of tasty bar snacks is available. There is live music every week ranging from jazz to blues, roots etc. Also quiz and theme nights are organized regularly.
À la carte
TOAST SKAGEN 13 €
Shrimp tails and onion in dill mayonnaise, served on a toast with whitefish roe L (G)
ESCARGOTS 14 €
Escargots fried in bone marrow butter, potato foam, potato crisps & tarragon L, G
TARTARE 13 €
Lightly smoked beef roast, togarashi mayonnaise, pickled chanterelles, crispy onion & chives L, G
BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP 11 €
Creamy butternut squash soup, pumpkin-chili pickles, roasted pumpkin seeds & kale L, G (VEG)
SPELT & CELERY 19 €
”Risotto” made from spelt, smoked celery, chanterelle mushrooms, charcoal-grilled leek & pecan nuts L (VEG)
FISH OF THE DAY 29 €
Fresh catch of the day, chanterelle sauce, pickled kohlrabi, roasted Jerusalem artichoke & lemon-thyme oil L, G
GRILLED COUNTRY CHICKEN 25 €
Honey-soy marinated country chicken thigh grilled over charcoal, eggplant-sesame puree, root vegetable salad & blackcurrant sauce L, G
HOUSE BURGER 21 €
Brioche bun from Katinala Bakery, 150g ground beef patty, cheddar cheese, bacon-onion relish, romaine lettuce, pickled cucumber & house sauce made from sun-dried tomatoes.
Served with country-style fries and garlic mayonnaise. LL
JOSPER OF THE DAY at daily price
Daily changing dish prepared in charcoal oven – ask more!
IBERICO PORK 28 €
Overnight braised Iberico pork cheek, smoked celery-potato puree, rich apple sauce & hazelnut oil L, G
BLACK ANGUS 33 €
Charcoal-grilled 200g Black Angus sirloin steak, bone marrow sauce, house compound butter & roasted garlic potatoes L, G
PEPPER STEAK 35 €
A house classic – 160g beef tenderloin steak, creamy peppersauce, savoy cabbage-bacon sauté, garlic cream & herb-roasted potato wedges L, G
CRÈME BRÛLÉE & RASPBERRY 12 €
Classic crème brûlée, raspberry sherbet & liquorice syrup L, G
BLUEBERRY & CHOCOLATE 11 €
Blueberry compote, cardamom crumble, chocolate cake & lavender ice cream L, G
HONEY CAKE & BLACK CURRANT 11 €
Honey cake with black currant sorbet, praline cream & nut crumble L
ICE CREAM 4,90 € / scoop
Homemade ice creams and sorbets
Vanilla / gingerbread / lavender L, G
Raspberry sherbet L, G
Black currant sorbet VEG, G
Mint or caramel sauce á 1,00 €
TRADITIONAL MENU 56,00 €
Crème Brûlée & raspberry
TASTING MENU 68,00 €
Butternut squash & kale
Tartar, togarashi & chantarelle
Spelt & celery
Fish of the day
Honey & black currant
The tasting menu is served for the entire table party only.