Top Choice Seafood in Hammerfest


The hugely popular Havørna couldn't be closer to where the fishing fleet comes in, and it serves up suitably fresh fish, from fish cakes or fish and chips for lunch to fish soup or oven-baked salmon in the evening. …
Pizza in Hammerfest


The 'Quayside' is a popular pub that serves pizzas and other snacks. Nautically themed (the backdrop to the bar represents old Hammerfest's dockside, and sail canvases billow beneath the ceiling), it has comfy sofas…
Norwegian in Hammerfest

Du Verden Matbar

Part of a stylish chain that we've enjoyed across Norway, this brasserie-style place does Norwegian classics, sometimes with a contemporary twist to suit the modern surrounds, as well as tapas. It's inside the Smart…
Norwegian in Hammerfest

Skansen Mat og Vinstue

A cut above most of the other restaurants in town, the Scandic Hotel Hammerfest's restaurant serves up fine local specialities such as king-crab soup and reindeer stew, although the menu changes with the seasons. Se…
Cafe in Hammerfest


From atop Salen Hill, Turistua offers great views over the town and sound. The off-putting name is for a lady named Turi, though turist buses often stop here too.
Chinese in Hammerfest

Dickson Restaurant

If you can't look another salmon in the eye, you could do worse than go for Hammerfest's Chinese option, which does most of the usual mainland Chinese staples and does them reasonably well.
Cafe in Hammerfest

Qa Spiseri

Just off Sjøgata, this popular place offers reliable cafeteria-style cuisine and OK coffee, but it's not quite what it used to be. There's a choice of Norwegian and Italian dishes.
Cafe in Hammerfest

Ellens Café

Upstairs from the Coop Supermarket, this is an unpretentious, inexpensive cafeteria with no-frills food – ideal for a quick lunch.