Food & drinks
Restaurant Elsas kök
For almost 30 years Elsa Göransson was the manageress at STF Kebnekaise Mountain Station. Her great interest in mountains and people created a pleasant oasis in the mountains of Lapland. As Swedish alpinism grew in popularity, so did the number of visitors. Now, more than 50 years later, we have been inspired by both the conviviality and sense of community surrounding the shared meal and the culinary arts of yesteryear.
In Elsa’s time there were no helicopters and limited possibilities for the cold storage of food. As sustainability is a constant issue, we are now reintroducing old preservation methods and using old recipes with a modern twist. We serve dinner every evening. With us fullness and culinary experiences go together hand in hand. On your plate, you will find meat and fish from the local area. Vegetarian dinner options are of course available.
At Elsas kök you have the opportunity to eat all meals.
Well-prepared main course & dessert. Including bread, butter, sallad & coffee.
Are you interested in vegetarian alternatives or have special diets you need to contat us before arrival.
Each day you have the option of booking one of the evening’s three dinner seatings. Each seating is limited to 70 people, which means it is advisable to book in advance. Book your dinner here.
At 17:30 the bell rings for the first seating which ends at 19.00. This seatings is great for those who plan to climb the peak on the following day and fits in with the guides’ information meeting ahead of the ascent.
Dinner at 19.15 and 21.00 is better suited to those who like to make full use of the day or have climbed a peak during the day and want to make sure they make it back in time for dinner.
During the winter season dinner is served at 17:30 & 19:00.
Elsa’s lunch boxes
Elsa’s boxed meal is a substantial meal that you can enjoy whenever you want. We sell it in our store. You will find microwaves to heat your food in the self-catering kitchen in our service building. You can also heat it on your own stove by your tent.
Breakfast and packed lunches
A sumptuous breakfast buffet awaits you every morning. The buffet includes freshly baked bread, eggs, sandwich toppings, juice, yoghurt, porridge and coffee. Our packed lunches are perfect for your day trip. They include sandwiches you make yourself, fruit, raisins, a home-made energy bar and a hot beverage.
Lunch is served daily from 12:00–14:00. We offer traditional food with vegetarian options.
Breakfast summer 06:00–09:00
Breakfast winter 07:00–09:00
Summer dinner starts at 17.30, 19.15 and 21.00
Winter dinner starts at 17.30 & 19:00