Food Stop is the new food area that has been in the works for years. Various bars and restaurants come together in Food Stop: choose a drink and food for your liking and head over to a table to eat. You can find plenty of space for dining nicely at a table, safe from the elements. The dining tent and furnished booths are waiting for hungry festival goers! The Food Stop area provides diverse delicacies to meat-eaters, vegetarians and vegans alike and offers new experiences and tastes for all. The new Food Stop can be found near Metelli Stage.
Something for everyone
You can find all kinds of yummy foods at Ilosaarirock. Joen Ruokapriha offers local goodies such as smoked salmon and various game dishes that are sure to tickle your taste buds. If you fancy more traditional festival food, such as makkaraperunat (street food consisting of fries and fried pieces of sausage) or falafel dishes, head towards Sulo Catering. For tasty spring rolls, choose HO DAI.
Are you looking for some snacks before running to a pit? Or maybe something to share with your friends? Ruisherkku is the place for you! Experience how diverse roasted Finnish rye bread can truly be. For more delicious Nordic cuisine, steer towards Flying Reindeer. You wont be disappointed!
Asian cuisine is brought to the menu by Loving Hut Express and Premium Asian Food. The Hut offers professional level vegan dishes and the latter various chicken dishes. A little piece of Mexico with plenty of cheddar cheese can be experienced at Taste of Mexico.
Remember to try the burgers of Treffi Pub & Bistro if you have not done it already. The recipe reveals that the secret ingredient of these amazing burgers is uncompromising grilling attitude. What does joyfulness taste like? The answer can be sought from the fresh assortment of Green Hippo Café. Snacks, chocolate bars, smoothies and chips can be found at the Lidl Lounge. Spend a luxurious break here, between Main Stage and Rento Stage.
There are various food stands near the Main Stage. Stop there on your way to party on the beach or after the gig of your favorite artist. Taste the yummy chicken and falafel dishes of Fafa’s that are sure to bring a smile on your face. Dead Burritos, in turn, offer juicy meat, chicken or vegetable burritos that will make you truly feel alive!
Does pineapple belong on a pizza? You can argue about that, but it is certain that Pizzapojat belongs to Ilosaarirock. Leckers offers festival food classics and some new surprises – would you like fried chicken on a waffle? You can find them also near Main Tent. If you like Greek cuisine, Mihailin Taverna is the place for you. Come and experience true Greek delicacies. Their pita dishes are garnished with self-made tzatziki and humus.
You can find the tasty burgers of Kerubin Grilli near the Main Stage as well as near Main Tent. Halloumi cheese fries and other goodies sizzling in the wood grill are sure to make all kinds of eaters happy. This year you can also try chicken and tofu ramen. Local Bistro & Repo Food Truck is also keeping their grill hot as they offer their legendary vegan artichoke burgers and pedigree beef stakes.
You can remember the best weekend of the summer from the best ice cream of the summer! Would you like to taste Madagascar vanilla or tar ice cream? Or maybe redcurrant sorbet? Choose whatever you wish from the selection of Jäätelövankkuri, you won’t be disappointed! There really is no better way to take a breather than to sit down and drink a cup of coffee at Kihaus-kahvila. Enjoy authentic North Karelian pasties and freshly baked Finnish griddle pancake or muurinpohja-pancakes to experience real Finnish flavors.
If you are planning on spending a lot of time at Soundi Stage, do no fret. Gastro Rulla offers hearty soy and kebab rolls that are sure to fill the bellies of hungry festival goers near the stage. You can also eat delicious burgers from Kusmiku Food Truck and take some cricket fries to go along with it. Coffee and coffee bread can be found at Eetti-kahvila where you can spend a relaxing break in the warm atmosphere. Special coffees and other hot beverages can also be found at Coffee4You cart near the Main Tent.
Oh goody! Ready to rock and eat good food.
Translation: Tuuli Ahonen