Take this opportunity to treat yourself to flavours from the Aland islands
Food is close to heart for us Alanders. With great respect for nature and considerable experience
in cultivation, many different raw materials are produced here in Aland. The fresh sea breeze and
clean air, fertile soil and long growing season guarantee quality and unique aromas that cannot be
found anywhere else. Many restaurants serve per season and prepare a lot by hand.
When you visit the Nordic Championships in Aland, you should also take the opportunity to enjoy the local
food. You can find lots of locally produced products in grocery stores all around Aland, and many
of the island’s restaurants are definitely worth a visit. On our Foodstreet, you will also find several
well-liked local entrepreneurs serving street food of the highest quality with many ingredients
Food court - competition area
The Food Court will be located close to the entrance, with seating in the area. The Food Court will have the following caterers:
Tuesday – Thursday:
Orientköket Tahini – oriental style streetfood, https://m.facebook.com/OrientkoketTahini/
Bamses Churros and Ice cream – https://www.facebook.com/Bamseschurros
Friday – Sunday:
Våffelrakan – delicious potato waffles, https://www.facebook.com/vaffelrakan
The whole week:
Álenskur tent – coffee, tea, small snacks. From Thursday: wraps, sandwiches, hot dogs
The Finnish Icelandic horse association tent – coffee, tea
Ålands Hästsportförening – pyttipanna, a dish with chopped meat, potatoes, and onions
our tips for bringing the perfect picnic basket
Bring your own, Ålandic picnic-basket with you and enjoy local delicacies whilst watching the competition!
Here is a list of great products from Åland that you can find in most local grocery stores:
- Grannas apple juice
- bread from a local bakery
- cheese from Mattas or ÅCA
- chips or other snacks from Taffel
- fruit (raspberries and blueberries are in season)
popular restaurants and cafés located all around Aland
Cafés and lunch restaurants
In Amalias Limonadfabrik in Lemland, the drinks are made in the old-fashioned way, with a taste of
real berries and fruits. You can have some really good lemonade without any extra additives.
Possibilities to try out the lemonade and exhibitions of the factory’s processes are also arranged,
and there are also gifts to take home. In addition to the lemonade factory, there is also chocolate
Smakbyn is the restaurant of chef Michael Björklund, located in Kastelholm, Sund.
A nice restaurant and bar located in the centre of Mariehamn.
The world’s best pizza, or plåtbröd, as we call them here in Aland. The restaurant is located in
Sjökvarteret, about 10 minutes from the competition site. Definitely worth a visit during your stay
This restaurant specialises in pure, locally-produced food without sugar, gluten or lactose. By showing your entrance ticket or mentioning the competition, you will get 15% off from your meal.
pubs, bars & nightclubs
The Stallhagen brewery does small-scale artisanal beer production. The creative brewing master
Matte Ekholm lets the beer take the time it needs to mature and is happy to mix in local flavours
such as honey and blueberries.
Pub Stallhagen in Godby is located next to a brewery with the same name and is known for its big
portions of locally produced and really good food. The menu is determined by the daily supply
from farmers, producers and suppliers. Everything is fresh, and if you wanted to know who picked
the carrots, you only have to ask the staff. You can also try the brewery’s beer with different
Find organic cheeses, yougurt and ice-creams which are made from milk from the farm´s five cows. A small family business located in Sund, northern Åland.
You find up to nine grocery stores on the mainland of Åland. The closest two is just 5 minutes from the competition site.