A la carte

Local food is the cornerstone of the Tavern cuisine.
We prepare all our dishes in our own kitchen.
We use only Finnish meat and fish.
We get our potatoes and vegetables from local producers.

Special diets can be taken into account with
most our dishes. Please ask your waiter.

Appetizers
Rössypottu from Oulu 9,50   Roasted goat cheese 7,80
~ a plateful of traditional soup made of blood pudding, pork fat and potatoes with toasted rye bread and butter   ~ roasted Finnish goat cheese on white bread, green salad and organic honey sauce
Reindeer - false morel soup 12,80   White fish from Lake Oulujärvi 11,60
~ creamy soup of cold-smoked reindeer roast and false morels, toasted rye bread with butter   ~ raw cured white fish, onion and smetana on dark bread, white fish roe and beetroot
Old time aspic 12,60   Traditional roe appetizer 12,50
~ aspic made of reindeer tongue with forest mushroom salad   ~ whitefish roe, onion and smetana, toasted bread and butter
Classics
Tavern chicken salad 19,80   Hunter's sandwich 20,60
~ grilled rustic chicken breast, bread cubes, toasted bacon, green salad, tomato and cucumber, Caesar dressing (sauce contains anchovies)   ~ grilled pork sirloin steak and creamy mushroom sauce on white bread, green salad, tomato and cucumber, Tavern salad dressing
Grandmas Kitchen
Fried vendace 20,60   Lappish sauteed reindeer 23,50
~ vendace from Lake Oulujärvi fried in butter, roasted local root vegetables and buttery mashed potatoes   ~ simmered sliced reindeer roast, lingonberries, pickled cucumber and buttery mashed potatoes
Lamb liver 20,80   Wild elk meat balls 24,60
~ Sea Lapland lamb liver cooked in butter, sauteed onion, lingonberries and buttery mashed potatoes   ~ meat balls made of minced Finnish wild elk meat in cream sauce seasoned with juniper berry , pickled cucumber, lingonberry and buttery mashed potatoes
Main courses
Arctic char à la Sokeri-Jussi 26,80   Garlic beef 32,80
~ Arctic char baked in butter, creamy false morel sauce, sauteed local root vegetables and dill potatoes   ~ roasted and sliced beef tenderloin, garlic butter, marinated garlic cloves, tomato stuffed with garlic cream cheese and creamy garlic potatoes
Pike perch from Lake Oulujärvi 27,60   Tavern beef 32,80
~ lightly breaded pike perch fillets baked in butter, leek and chanterelle sauce, sauteed local root vegetables and pan cooked potato slices   ~ roasted and sliced beef tenderloin, creamy false morel stew, roasted local root vegetables and garlic potatoes
Tavern pike perch 27,20   Blue cheese beef 32,50
~ simmered pike perch fillets, creamy dill smetana sauce, sauteed local root vegetables and pan cooked potato slices   ~ beef tenderloin crusted with Peltolan Blue cheese, dark blackcurrant sauce, roasted local root vegetables and creamy garlic potatoes
Savoy cabbage rolls 23,80   Tavern style reindeer 38,80
~ oven cooked Savoy cabbage rolls stuffed with organic root vegetables, creamy leek and chanterelle sauce, sauteed local root vegetables and chive barley risotto   ~ roasted and sliced reindeer sirloin, dark cranberry sauce, creamy false morel stew, roasted local root vegetables, cranberry jelly and rye crusted fingerling potatoes
Rowanberry chicken 22,60   Tavern style wild elk 43,50
~ herb marinated rustic chicken, dark rowanberry sauce, sauteed local root vegetables and goat cheese potatoes   ~ roasted and sliced Finnish wild elk tenderloin with creamy juniper berry sauce, bolete stew, crowberry jelly, roasted local root vegetables, and rye crusted fingerling potatoes
Tavern beef pan 22,80  
~ sirloin beef and grill butter, battered pork sirloin with béarnaise sauce, grilled tomato, green beans wrapped in bacon and rustic French fries  
Desserts
Pikisaari special 8,80   Moonlight in Oulu 9,00
~ salted liquorice parfait, tar topping and whipped cream   ~ creamy organic sour milk pudding, Arctic cloudberry compote and caramelized oat
Raspberry Heaven 8,50   Lapland fever 8,40
~ white chocolate cheese cake, raspberry compote and whipped cream   ~ cranberry sorbet and cranberry sauce (dairy-free)
Whispers of Kainuu 9,50   Arctic Cloudberry Dream 10,50
~ bread cheese simmered in warm cinnamon cream and Arctic cloudberry compote   ~ Arctic cloudberry ice cream made in Tavern kitchen, Arctic cloudberry compote and whipped cream
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You can ask the staff for more information on the dishes and ingredients and products that may cause allergies or intolerances.
(Food Information Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011)