The best dining and lunch spots in Lappeenranta and Imatra have been chosen. By popular vote, Lappeenranta's most popular restaurant for the year is Angus Steak & Wine restaurant, while Imatra's best dishes can be found from Rosso.
A special favorite among to voters was the red deer on the Angus Steak & Wine menu. A wide-ranging menu and first-class ingredients were also appreciated.
It's a tradition in South-Karelia to eat well and the appreciation for good food is inherited. The Lake Saimaa region has traditionally a diverse and delicious restaurant culture. If however, you want to fill your belly with great Asian food on your visit to Lake Saimaa region, restaurant Tang Capital was the overwhelming favourite of the locals in a similar poll on best Asian restaurants.
The most popular lunch restaurant in Lappeenranta was Kehruuhuone. Those on holiday in the area will find colorful and attractive salad tables at lunchtime, one of the trademarks of the favorite restaurant. The most popular lunch restaurant in Imatra was cafe Elma for the second time in a row.
The best nightclub in Lappeenranta was Amarillo, who won the contest by a landslide. The excellent location, superb setting and excellent artists ensured the victory this year. If you're going to Imatra however, the place to down a few cool ones is Vuoksenvahti, which won a close contest for the best bar in Imatra.