Organise a meeting or event at the liquorice factory

The new Kouvolan Lakritsi factory in the centre of Kouvola offers a wide range of facilities for meetings and events, as well as comprehensive catering services. Let's organise a successful meeting, a delicious coffee event, an inspiring seminar or a memorable concert together!

  • Surroundings

    • Functional and nostalgic premises in a building formerly used as a trade school
    • The liquorice factory is also home to an atmospheric factory outlet
  • Arrival

    • Only 1 h 22 minutes by train from Helsinki to Kouvola
    • about 10 minutes' walk from Kouvola train station
    • Abundant free parking
  • A tasty experience

      • Versatile catering by Ruokala 57, which is located with the liquorice factory
      • Always serving freshly-made liquorice at events and meetings
Kartta, jossa näkyy Kouvolan Lakritsin tehtaanmyymälän sijainti, pysäköintialueet sekä sisäänkäynnin sijainti.

Locations and contact information

Why keep the factory to one side when you can put it at the heart of everything?

Location address

Salpausselänkatu 57
45100 Kouvola

Phone number
010 208 0170


Driving directions

Premises for hire

Kouvulan Lakritsi's new factory has facilities for everything from a 10-person meeting to a gala for almost 300 people.

Nouseva penkkirivistö auditoriosta.

Seminars, training, galas and gigs

Auditorium 1

The liquorice factory's large auditorium is suitable for seminars. There is also a stage, with plenty of clear floor space in front of it. This allows for 90 additional seats or maybe dinner tables to be placed in the space.

  • Up to 270 seats
  • Suitable for seminars, training courses, concerts and galas
  • Writing pad in front of the seats
  • State-of-the-art video and sound system
Nouseva penkkiriveistä auditoriossa, jossa punainen takaseinä.

Seminars and meetings

Auditorium 2

The liquorice factory's smaller auditorium is suitable for a variety of seminars and training sessions.

  • 150 seats
  • Suitable for seminars and training sessions
  • Writing desk in front of the seats
  • State-of-the-art video and sound system
Isojen ikkunoiden ääressä oleva aulatila, jota somistettu 10 pyöreällä pöydällä, joissa valkeat pöytäliinat. Aulatilan sivussa myös esitysscreeni sekä baaritiski.

Dinners and cocktail events

Atrium space

Between the auditoria is a bright and lofty atrium with impressive large windows. The space can be used as a break area for events or converted to suit a dinner or a cocktail reception.

  • 200 people seated or 300 standing
  • Suitable as a break-out area or for dinner or cocktail events.
  • High, bright and spacious
Lähikuva Ruokala 57:n ruokapöydistä ja ruokatuoleista.

Banquets and coffee events

Lunch restaurant Ruokala 57

The liquorice factory's cosy street level lunch restaurant, Ruokala 57,is suitable for a variety of banquets and coffee service events.

  • 120 covers
  • Suitable for medium-sized parties and coffee service events.
Neuvotteluhuone, jossa pitkä 12-14 hengen pöytä ja tuolit. Pöytää sekä huoneen takaseinää koristaa lakupalakuviointi


Laku conference room

The compact Laku conference room is ideal for holding meetings. The room is decorated with elegant wallpaper with a liquorice pattern.

  • Seating for 16 people around the conference table
  • Compact space is suitable for a variety of meetings
  • Tour of the factory

    At the new liquorice factory, tours lasting 45 minutes are organised by Kouvola tourist guidesDuring the tours you will learn about the production of liquorice and the history of Kouvolan Lakritsi and liquorice. The production facilities are viewed through windows.

    Price list
    Price 100 €/tour. Recommended group size approx. 25 persons/guide

  • Escape room game

    A liquorice factory in the Kouvola Escape Factory planned by Sportspot is under threat. In this escape room game, the team doesn't escape from a single room, but from the entire liquorice factory and yard!

    Price list
    8-19 players = 39 €/participant
    20-39 players = 35 €/participant
    40-99 players = 29 €/participant
    100-300 players = 25 €/participant

    More information and special offers 
  • Champagne and liquorice tasting

    Tangy champagne and soft Kouvola Liquorice are surprisingly the perfect flavour pair. At a tasting led by the liquorice producer himself, Timo Nisula, you will also learn about the history of liquorice. Also available as a wine tasting.

Catering services

Our restaurant Ruokala 57's catering services cater for weddings, seminars and cocktail events with years of experience. Our entire liquorice factory also has a liquor license.

Contact us

Don't hesitate to contact us, we will tailor a meeting or event package just for you!

Phone: 010 208 0170

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