Café Nestori: stories and treats on Lintusalo Island in Puumala

Welcome to the café!

Right, Luka has taken the best spot. Feel free to shoo him away!

Open during the summer and by order at other times

Contact information

Lintusalontie 1661 A, FI-52200 Puumala
Pier: Rapeikko, Vetojako 61⁰, 25,8’; 28⁰, 00,1’;
walking distance from the shore: 900 m
Tel. +358 40 510 6208
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Opening hours 2018

June and August. every day 12–17, Midsummer 23.06. 11–17
July Mon-Sat 11–19, lunch 11–14; Sun 12–17, lunch 12–15

July crepes on boat shore every day 12–17; except 14.7. 10–17
01.05. – 30.09. breakfast by order

Our offering

  • breakfast, orders in the prev. evening
  • sweet and savoury pastries from our kitchen, gluten-free alternative also available
  • waffles
  • grilled sandwiches
  • salads
  • soups of the day in July
  • coffee, tea and specialty coffees
  • refreshments
  • beer, cider (C rights)
  • ice cream (sundaes are also available)
  • meals for groups by order
  • pastries to-go by order
  • free wi-fi
  • Nestori ja norppa (Nestori and the ringed seal) exhibition
  • stories about Nestori and much more
  • tips on good trip destinations
  • games, books, recreational equipment for rent
  • facilities for celebrations and meetings (projector screen, data projector and flip chart)


Lettu kahvila

Crepes, coffee etc. you can buy in July here (open 12–17, except on 14.07. at 10–17)

The café features a permanent exhibition on old Nestori and the ringed seal, which are both also available in English and Russian.

At the café counter, you can handle reservations for accommodation and other services.

Treats of many sorts are on offer.

You can study maps of the archipelago and the Vuoksi water area on the wall of the café.

Singalong in the summer of 2014.

Café opening in June 2014.

Books on local history and nature.

Puzzles for rainy days.

On cold days it is nice to sit near the fire.

Riitta, the hostess of Nestorinranta, tells stories about Nestori and the ringed seal, and what happens at the giant's kettle during full moon.

Examples of our products:  

Breakfast includes

  • coffee, tea, fresh fruit juice, milk
  • porridge, muesli, yoghurt
  • jam, berries, marmalade
  • bread, cheese, cold cuts
  • vegetables, bacon, eggs

The breakfast table.

Borscht, one of soups of the day.

Bratwurst and sauerkraut.

Cheese cake.

Blackcurrant cheese cake in August.