Nature at Its Finest on Your Plate
PihlasResort’s mesmerizing restaurant Siimes, cozy clubhouse Koto, scenic lounge bar Winter Garden, and room service serve unforgettable culinary experiences for our guests. Are you ready to taste all the beautiful ingredients from our lakes, forests, fields, and gardens on your plate?
During your stay at our resort you can also enjoy cup of tea with lovely pastries at our atmospheric tearoom, TeaHouse of Wehmais. TeaHouse of Wehmais is located in the beautiful courtyard of old Wehmaa manor in Juva about 20 km from PihlasResort. In summertime you have also a possibility to enjoy our Café Trapesa’s delicacies right next to PihlasResort.
Siimes, ‘Shade’ in Finnish, refers to the place where animals take a rest from the sun, on a hot summer day. In this case the name is omen because we want to offer our guests place to rest and relax while enjoying great food and drink in a warm and alluring atmosphere.
In Restaurant Siimes we are proud to serve the best Saimaa region has to offer and for that reason our menus vary seasonally. Are you ready to taste all the beautiful ingredients from our lakes, forests, fields, and gardens on your breakfast, lunch and dinner plate?
We want you to wake up to a glorious feeling each morning. From our seasonal breakfast menu, you can find selection of warm dishes, freshly baked breads with different accompaniments, porridge and yogurt with toppings, selection of Finnish cheeses, pastries, local juices, coffee, and tea.
Enjoy your lunch while admiring the view over beautiful Pihlas Park. During summertime Restaurant Siimes and it’s scenic terrace serve tasty bistro-style lunch. Lunch reservations are open for everyone.
Restaurant Siimes serves seasonal full-course menu, which is also always available as a vegetarian version. The menu is designed by our main chef Janne Ikonen based on seasons and the local ingredients available. Together with our mesmerizing menu we recommend you to try our high-quality wine pairings or alcohol-free drink pairings. Our waiters are happy to make recommendations. Dinner reservations are open for everyone.
Please inform us in advance about your dietary restrictions and food allergies to ensure that we are prepared in the best possible way.
Koto, old-fashioned word for “Home” in Finnish.
Clubhouse Koto’s warm atmosphere creates a perfect setting to relax and spend time.
To guarantee serene atmosphere Koto is open for resort guests only.
SNACKS AND REFRESHMENTS
Enjoy refreshments and small snacks at Koto while visiting lakeside sauna Henki.
During summertime clubhouse’s patio and rooftop terrace offer perfect setting
for enjoying beautiful day sunbathing, swimming, and just relaxing.
During summertime our guests can enjoy their light three-course lunch in Koto.
Lunch includes an appetizer, main course, and a small dessert served with coffee and tea, and it is included in accommodation package.
Would you like to enjoy delicious grilled local fish or meat with fresh sides?
During summer evenings Koto transforms into cozy restaurant serving tasty grilled food in family style. After dinner spend your evening enjoying refreshing cocktails at Koto’s rooftop terrace while admiring beautiful lake view.
Lounge Bar Talvipuutarha
Would you like to take a moment and enjoy a glass of your favourite drink
while admiring the greenery of our Talvipuutarha – “Winter Garden”?
Our resort’s lounge bar offers a perfect setting for enjoying glass of elegant bubbles
or aromatic wine, surprising cocktail or other warm and cold refreshments.
In addition to wide selection of drinks Talvipuutarha serves also
small savoury snacks and sweet delicacies within opening hours from 11am-2am.
Please notice that our lounge bar is open for resort guests only.
Next to the PihlasResort and The Church of St. George you can find Café Trapesa
that serves light lunch and delicious pastries with hot and cold drinks.
During summertime 1.6. – 31.8. Café Trapesa is open from Thursday to Sunday 11am-5pm.
In addition to this the cafe is open year-round on the days when Orthodox church ceremonies are held in The Church of St. George.
TeaHouse of Wehmais
Would you like to have a cup of tea? TeaHouse of Wehmais is a charming tearoom located in the beautiful courtyard of old Wehmaa manor in Juva, approximately 20 km from PihlasResort. At TeaHouse of Wehmais you can enjoy high quality tea with savoury and sweet delicacies from different tea cultures.
From the same building you can find also lovely tea and delicacy boutique where you can find over 100 tea varieties, wide selection of tea accessories, and local delicacies from TeaHouse of Wehmais’ own kitchen and from Saimaa.
Find out more and reserve your own teatime: www.teahouse.fi
Dinner under stars, private dinner at Club Koto, cooking over a campfire, tea tasting led by a tea sommelier or fishing trip where you learn to catch and prepare your own dinner. From our website you can find few examples of the culinary experiences we organize for our guests. Let’s plan a memorable experience for you, for you two or for your whole entourage.