Cafe in Ålesund


At this great-value place, join the youthful crowd on its deep sofa. There are free refills for coffee and soft drinks, and the west coast pulled pork and coleslaw sandwich is a local favourite, along with its fish …
Seafood in Ålesund

XL Diner

Nothing could be further from a trad greasy diner than this 1st-floor fish restaurant overlooking the harbour. Seductively lit klippfisk (salt-cod) line the entrance, so there's no doubt what's the house speciality.…
Cafe in Ålesund


Affiliated with antique shop next door, this unpretentious cafe serves sandwiches, big slices of cakes and fresh coffee and has its own changing art exhibition.
Cafe in Ålesund


Invit does central Ålesund's best coffee and is its most stylish lunch spot. Daily changing salads are super fresh and inventive, healthy soups are warming and the nutty, fragrant cakes are home made. If the street …
Norwegian in Ålesund


This upmarket waterfront place attracts a young crowd and caters to a variety of moods. Woodfired pizzas are the real deal and can be ordered in the lounge, or book a table for their more formal dinner menu. All dis…
Seafood in Ålesund


The chef at Hotel Brosundet's portside restaurant earnt his stripes as a ship's cook and his trawler connections means he gets the best seafood along the coast. Dishes have an international slant, though all is kept…