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Restaurants and cafeterias, Oulu University Hospital

​​​​Dining options ​​for patients

Meal service prepares breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper for the patients while they are in hospital.
Lunch and dinner include hot main course, salad and dessert. If you prefer, you may also go to one of the cafeterias using a meal ticket you can get in the ward. Wards have also a snack available.

Food is prepared in compliance with a five-week menu. Most patients can have normal hospital meals. In addition to the basic menu, we serve a variety of special diets including structurally altered diets, gluten-free diet, vegan diet and different kinds of allergy and intolerance diets.

Visitor dining options

Personnel and visitors are welcome to our cafeterias for a meal.

Restaurants in Oulu University Hospital and Psychiatric Unit

​All eateries are open during lunch time on weekdays.
Restaurant Kotka is open also during weekends.

Restaurant Kotka, E​ntrance N

  • Monday to Friday 8-9.30 a.m. breakfast,
  • Monday to Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m
  • Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m

Cafeteria-restaurant Kielo in the Outpatient Unit​, Entrance G

  • Monday to Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m
  • Lunch 10.15 a.m. – 1.30 p.m​

Cafeteria-restaurant Lokki, E​ntrance LA

  • in the paediatric wing
  • 9 a.m. – 2.15 p.m 
  • Lunch 10.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m

Von Bagh training centre and restaurant in Peltola

  •  Monday to Friday 10.40 a.m. – 1 p.m

Lunch options and visitor price list

  • Breakfast                        €6,57 (adult) on weekdays at Restaurant Kotka
  • Salad lunch ​ ​                  €10,80 (adult)
  • Soup lunch                     €6,57 (adult)
  • Dinner                             €710 (adult)
  • Dessert                           €2,40
  • Children's meal (under 12-year-olds) €5, under 6-year-olds free with a paying quest.

You can pay for your meal by cash or bank card. Menus are pinned to cafeteria noticeboard and on meal service webpage.

Student dining options

Clinical phase medical students, other university students and university of applied sciences students.

Students are entitled to a meal subsidy and get a discount by showing their student card (SYL card) or student association membership card.
Medical students need to wear their personal name tag proving they are clinical phase medical students.

Students can get meal subsidy discount at Restaurants Kotka, Lokki, Kielo and Von Bagh.

Dessert is not included in the student meal.


Cafeterias, OYS

Hospital cafeterias lie in the entrance to the hospital (Outpatient Unit G, K, N, S and LA). The cafeterias in the entrances to Outpatient Unit, K, S and A5 are open from Monday to Friday. Cafeteria Neilikka in Entrance N is open also over the weekend.
Cafeterias serve coffee, fruit, meals and salads, sandwiches, bread rolls and other baked goods as well as magazines, newspapers and some personal care products.  Veikkaus, Finnish gaming company, service locates at Cafeteria Neilikka in Entrance N.

Cafeteria Kielo (Outpatient Unit, Entrance G)

Monday to Friday

Open 8 a.m. – 3 p.m

Tel. +358 8 315 2379 and +358 8 315 6011

E-mail: kahvio-ravintola.kielo(at)

Service Kiosk Kieku (Entrance K)

Monday to Friday


Tel. +358 8 315 5580


E-mail: palvelupiste.kieku(at)

Cafeteria Neilikka (Entrance N)

Monday to FridayOpen 7.30 a.m. – 5 p.m
Saturday and Sunday

Open 10a.m. – 3 p.m

Tel. +358 8 315 3216


Cafeteria Soilikki (Entrance S)

Monday to Friday

Open 8 a.m. – 2.15 p.m

Tel. +358 8 315 4194



Cafeteria Lokki (R floor)

Monday to Friday

Open 9 a.m. – 2.15 p.m

Tel. +358 8 315 5395


Cafeteria Kanerva (Peltolantie 5)

Monday to Friday

Open 8 a.m. – 3.30 p.m, Lunch 10.45​ a.m. – 1.00​ p.m

There are also a number of vending machines for soft drinks and snacks

Snack vending machines:Accident and Emergency Department and Paediatric Accident and Emergency Department LD
Drink vending machines:Several in various units in the hospital, for instance waiting areas in the paediatric hospital, and Entrance K, N and S​ to the main hospital.
Hot drink vending machines:Several in various units in the hospital, for instance  Medicinal day hospital, Paediatric Accident and Emergency Department and Accident and Emergency Department