Radisson Blu Hotel Oulu has stood witness to a major part of the cultural and culinary history of Northern Finland. The hotel was established in 1973 under its original name Vaakuna. From the very beginning, the hotel earned a reputation as the best place in town for hosting dinners, family gatherings, meetings and other events.
It also came to be known as the international heart of Northern Finland.
Today, tradition goes hand in hand with modern life at Radisson Blu Hotel Oulu. Restaurant Sassi treats its guests to some of the finest flavours of classic Finnish cuisine, spiced up with a delightful local twist. The menu focuses heavily on clean, pure ingredients, which are presented on the plate with skill and elegance.
The most popular sensory delights offered by Radisson Blu Hotel Oulu are yours to experience in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Restaurant Sassi.
Come and enjoy the true flavours of Northern cuisine in Oulu!
Sassi Menu P
Co-op members are always VIPs! By presenting your S-Etukortti card, you get 10% off our standard menu prices
Members of Club Carlson get 5 to 15% off our standard menu prices
MENU TEATTERI VL 36,00/40,00 €
Season’s salad Lamb neck braised overnight, fresh Salsiccia pork sausage, roasted garlic, boletus mushroom terrine and smoked bacon sauce. (Contais nuts) Seasonal cheese selection
MENU VAAKUNA 38.52/42,80 €
Buckwheat crêpe served with sour cream, onion, pickled cucumbers and honey Charred whitefish from Inari Tar ice cream and chocolate croquant
Squash cappuccino G , L 7.92/8,80 €
Roasted butternut squash with ginger mousse
Escargots gratinated with Aura cheese L 10.35/11,50 €
A generous serving of Aura Gold cheese, escargots and house bread
Season’s salad G , M 6.84/7,60 €
Fresh lettuce with radishes, pickled cucumbers and juiced tomatoes, served with toasted house bread
Buckwheat crêpe L 9,90/11,00 €
Served with sour cream, onion, pickled cucumbers and honey
Buckwheat crêpe with roe 14.58/16,20 €
Buckwheat crêpe with portobello mushrooms 12,60/14,00 €
Buckwheat crêpe with crayfish 15.03/16,70 €
Crayfish risotto G , L 11.52/12,80 €
Crayfish, Carnaroli risotto rice and Parmesan cheese
Crayfish risotto G , L 16.92/18,80 €
Crayfish, Carnaroli risotto rice and Parmesan cheese
Smoked Arctic char L 26.64/29,60 €
Served with boletus mushroom terrine, whitefish roe and creamed portobello mushrooms
Charred whitefish from Inari G , L 22.86/25,40 €
Served with leek and potato cake, beetroot pesto and sea buckthorn and carrot sauce
Pepper steak G , L 30.78/34,20 €
Beef tenderloin (100 g) served with ratatouille, pepper sauce and a jacket potato
Pepper steak for two G , L 51.48/57,20 €
Beef tenderloin (100 g) served with ratatouille, pepper sauce and a jacket potato for two
Chef George’s choice G , VL 25.02/27,80 €
Lamb neck braised overnight, fresh Salsiccia pork sausage, roasted garlic, boletus mushroom terrine and smoked bacon sauce. (Contais nuts)
Elk Wallenberg with a jacket potato G , L 19.71/21,90 €
Ground elk chuck, creamed portobello mushrooms, a jacket potato, lingonberry compote and pickled cucumbers
Blu Burger® L 20,70/23,00 €
100% beef patty, warm coleslaw, pickled cucumbers and bacon in a crispy bun and your choice of goats cheese or cheddar cheese Served with sweet potato fries and cucumber mayonnaise
Caesar salad L 15.75/17,50 €
Romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, Caesar salad dressing* and toasted country-style bread *contains fish
Caesar salad with chicken L 22.05/24,50 €
Caesar salad with goat cheese L 21,60/24,00 €
Caesar salad with prosciutto L 21.15/23,50 €
Club Sandwich L 20.25/22,50 €
Wheat bread, tender chicken breast, goat cheese, bacon, garlic pickled cucumbers and pepper compote. Served with sweet potato fries
Blu Burger® goes vegetarian G , L 17.82/19,80 €
Vegetarian soya burgers, grilled tofu, pickled cucumbers, dressing and sweet potato fries
House meatballs G , L 17.01/18,90 €
Meatballs prepared with 100% ground beef, served with a rich sauce, potato butter and pickled cucumbers
Kiikeli 17.01/18,90 €
Parma ham, ricotta cheese and rocket leaves
Sassi L 18.81/20,90 €
Pulled lamb neck, baby plum tomatoes, red onion, garlic and rocket leaves
Ainola L 17.01/17,90 €
Grilled chicken breast, devil’s jam, goats cheese and rocket leaves
Raatti L 16.65/18,50 €
Baby plum tomatoes, portobello mushrooms, red onion, basil oil and rocket leaves
All dishes on the à la carte menu are available on half size for children. Ask more from our staff!
Fried salmon G , M 11.38/12.65 €
Served with dressing and potato butter
Grilled chicken G , L 9,90/11,00 €
Served with cucumber mayonnaise and country fries
House meatballs G , L 9.18/10,20 €
Served with potato butter, dark cream sauce and pickled cucumbers
Ice cream 5.22/5,80 €
Vanilla, caramel, tar ice cream , orange sorbet or Tofuline. Sauces: salted caramel, chocolate, rasberry
Cranberry brûlée G , VL 8.91/9,90 €
Cranberry brûlée by Chef George, served with Salted caramel and caramel ice cream
Chocolate and tar G , VL 11,60/12,40 €
House chocolate cake served with tar ice cream and chocolate croquant
Seasonal cheese selection G , VL 10.44/11,60 €
Three types of cheese, crispy flatbread and berry compote *Available gluten free upon request
Ice cream G 5.22/5,80 €
Vanilla, caramel, tar ice cream, orange sorbet or Tofuline. Toppings: salted caramel, chocolate or rasberry
Sassi Drinks P
Gnarly Head Viognier, United States 38,90 €
Medium dry with peach and apricot aromas. Tropical fruit and bitterness in taste. Long and strong aftertaste.
Pinot Grigio IGT, Pasqua, Italia 44,50 €
Dry, well balanced with suitable acidity and softness and it has light traces of softness
Tarapacá Sauvignon Blanc, Chile 43,00/49,00 €
Dry, fresh and acidic. A pleasant wine with hints of herbs and citrus aromas.
Trapiche Viognier, Argentina 52,90 €
Dry, rich and freshly fruity with hints of honey and vanilla.
Laroche de la Chevaliere Chardonnay, France 56,80 €
Dry, fruity, fresh and slighty herbs classic Chardonnay. Organic.
Chardonnay IGT, Pasqua, Italy 38,00 €
Dry, fresh, pure and fruity.
Gnarly Head Old Vine Zin Zinfandel, United States 38,90 €
Berries and cherry aromas. Juicy, vanilla, and sweet blueberry after taste. Soft tannins.
Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOC, Pasqua, Italia 44,50 €
Medium-balanced, dark ruby red. Wine has soft tannins and a taste of ripe cherries and warm spices.
Tarapacá Carmenère, Chile 43,00/49,00 €
Medium-bodied and well balanced with soft tannins with traces of red berries and spices.
Trapiche Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina 52,90 €
Medium-bodied, with supple tannins and mature berries.
Laroche de la Chevalière Syrah-Grenache, France 56,80 €
Full-bodied with aromas of berries and spices. Organic.
Merlot IGT, Pasqua, Italy 38,00 €
Softly medium bodied with aromas of berries.
Sparkling wines and champagne
Rondel Cava Seco, Spain 39,50 €
This dry, balanced wine has a faintly roasted scent with a hint of apples. The wine’s acidity structure is fresh and pleasant. The taste is fruity and slightly aged.
Zonin Prosecco, Italy 14,00 €
Very well-balanced and appealing, with the extremely delicate almond note that is typical of Prosecco.
Anna de Codorniu Rosé Cava, Spain 54,90 €
Cherry and strawberry tones, aromas of red berries with faint notes of green apple. Creamy on the palate and with a good balance between acidity and fruits leads to a very refreshing taste.
Nicolas Feuillatte, France 39.95/69.95 €
Very dry, bright, clear and light yellow champagne with soft acids and notes of fruit and citrus.
Louis Roederer Champagne, France 139,00 €
Very dry, clear and fruity champagne with notes of citrus and toasty aroma.
La Caliera Moscato D’asti 7,90 €
Sweet, frizzy, refreshingly acidic, apricot and yellow plum. At its best with sweet and creamy desserts.
Reciotto Della Valpolicella 9,90 €
Sweet, intense taste with cherry and fruityness. Goes very well with chocolate.
Graham’s Six Grapes 12,90 €
Spicy and warm port wine.