Top Choice Cafe in Voss

Tre Brør Café & Bar

This casual cafe in one of Voss' few original buildings is a long-time favourite with both travellers and locals. The recent addition of a basement bar means the fun continues until late most nights. Upstairs, there…
Top Choice International in Stavanger

Renaa Matbaren

Yes, that’s a proper Tracey Emin on the far wall and an actual Anthony Gormley in the middle of the room. This perpetually bustling bistro is testament to just how cashed-up and cultured this North Sea port is. You’…
Top Choice Norwegian in Bergen


Lysverket poetically translates as 'light plant', though the name has a down-to-earth explanation: this building once housed the city power company. The food itself is an intriguing combination of the everyday and t…
Norwegian in Bergen

Bryggen Tracteursted

Housed in a 1708 building that ranges across the former stables, kitchen (note the stone floor, which meant that it was the only Bryggen building allowed to have a fire) and Bergen's only extant schøtstuene (dining …
Norwegian in Bergen


Devoted to Norwegian home cooking, and with a delightfully informal ambience, Pingvinen is the old favourite of everyone in Bergen. They come for meals their mothers and grandparents used to cook, and although the m…
Seafood in Bergen

Torget Fish Market

For atmosphere, it's hard to beat the fish market. Right alongside the harbour and a stone's throw from Bryggen, you'll find everything from salmon to calamari, fish and chips, fish cakes, prawn baguettes, seafood s…
Norwegian in Voss

Ringheim Kafé

One of numerous cafes lined up along the main Vangsgata thoroughfare, Ringheim has outdoor tables and a cafeteria-style interior. Far from fancy, they serve regional-style dishes, including elk burgers (Nkr165), bak…
Norwegian in Stavanger

Bølgen & Moi

This stylish Stavanger outpost of the national restaurant group is attached to the Oljemuseum and, as such, is in a winning location. There's pizza, burgers and salads available at both lunch and dinner, as well as …
Spanish in Stavanger

Emilio's Tapas Bar

This old-school tapas bar with friendly service creates traditional Iberian tapas. The lunch-time selection of six tapas (Nkr175) is good value. They also have a small selection of Spanish wines and beers.
Norwegian in Stavanger

NB Sørensen's Damskibsexpedition

Our pick of waterfront restaurant row, this large maritime-themed place serves everything from confit duck (Nkr310) to roast Atlantic makerel (Nkr290). They really hit their straps when it comes to hearty, meaty mai…