A tour in Lahti

The destinations on this tour are united by the history of the city and its famous landmarks. Enjoy breakfast like a station manager next to the Lahti Travel Centre. Check out Gastropub Mylly in the old Oululainen quarter. Rejoice at the return of brewing operations to the premises of the former Mallasjuoma Brewery in Malski. Explore the restaurant hub of the old functionalist bus station. The Lahti Harbour, which used to be the busiest inland port in Finland, is today the living room of Lahti residents.

5 spots
Length: about 2,5 km by foot
Departure: Asemapäällikkö
Endpoint: Lahti passenger harbour

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#1 Asemapäällikkö

The former station manager’s office is now a popular café at Lahti Travel Centre. The station manager’s popular breakfast is a great way to start the day.

Askonkatu 3 A, Lahti


#2 Gastropub Mylly

The gastropub brings to life traditional artisan culture in the form of authentic home-cooked food. The restaurant is located in the old block of the Oululainen home bakery on Vuorikatu in Lahti. The mill offers honest flavours from pork shank to Gastron sausages plate with warm potato salad and creamy sauerkraut.

Vuorikatu 35, Lahti

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#3 Lahti Visual Arts Museum Malva and Malski

Get to know Malva and its exhibitions

Restaurants at Malski

Malski Bistro, Kahiwa Coffee & Wine and Ant Brew Pub

Kahiwa Coffee & Wine, the wine café of the Kahiwa Coffee Roasters roastery, the Ant Brew brewpub of the Lahti-based beer collective and Malski’s Bistro can be found in Malski, in the premises of a former brewery, in the centre of Lahti. In addition to high-quality coffees, Kahiwa’s selection includes selected natural wines, sweet edibles and artisan bagels. In the summer of 2022, Kahiwa opened its own bakery in Malski – Kahiwa Bakery. Malski’s Bistro serves lunch, brunch and dinner.

Malskin Bistro and Kahiwa Coffee & Wine
Päijänteenkatu 9, Lahti
Ant Brew Pub
Mallaskatu 1, Lahti

#4 Delicacies at Linkkuassa

The functionalist gem of Lahti, the former Bus Station, is now home to three restaurants. Kaarlo Social offers a memorable taste journey to Mediterranean flavours in the middle of Lahti in the form of buffet lunch, veggie buffet and à la carte dishes. Also afternoon tea is served, with sandwiches, snacks and sweet treats. Baba’s Grillhouse serves tasty charcoal grill dishes. Bar Kellotorni continues the evening with drinks.

Kaarlo Social 
Baba’s Grillhouse
Bar Kellotorni

Kartanonkatu 2, Lahti


#5 Vesijärvi Harbour

Cafe Kariranta

Restaurant Teivaan Lokki

In Lahti Harbour, you can enjoy a coffee break at Café Kariranta, which is open every day, known for its tasty pastries and savoury delicacies. From the terrace of the café it is nice to observe the life of the harbour and the beautiful lake landscape.

If you’re hungry, you can dine at Restaurant Teivaan Lokki, which is open daily, or at Restaurant Lastu in Sibelius Hall, where you can enjoy lunch on weekdays. Next to the Sibelius Hall Kokka Bistro&Bar has a living room-like atmosphere with bar, a quieter space for diners, tables suitable for larger groups and a lovely terrace.

Cafe Kariranta
Satamakatu 9

Kokka Bistro & Bar
Borupinraitti 4

Restaurant Lokki
Jalkarannantie 19

Restaurant Lastu
Ankkurikatu 7

Kokka Bistro & Bar

Restaurant Lastu

Additional tips

What would Lahti be without Teerenpeli? Teerenpeli’s original brewery restaurant can be found on Vapaudenkatu in the city centre. You can also taste Teerenpeli’s award-winning whiskies and brewery products at the Teerenpeli visitor centre, restaurant Taivaanranta, Wine Cafe Olavi and, in summer, on the terrace of Teerenranta restaurant boat in the harbour.

In the Lahti Market Hall, by the Lahti Market Square, you will find not only shops of local producers, but also small cafés and lunch restaurants.

Café Oskari is located in a charming wooden house in the middle of the Hämeenkatu apartment block. Oskari offers a soup lunch and a rich selection of sweet and savoury with coffee.

The title of the most legendary rock club in Lahti definitely belongs to Torvi. The gig calendar of Torvi on Loviisankatu includes live music in almost every genre; From punk to reggae, from acoustic to soul.

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