Top Choice Norwegian in Longyearbyen


It's something of a walk up here but it's worth it. Dining in the cafe-bar is casual, with well-priced pasta, pizza and reindeer stew on the menu. Its signature dish is hamburger med alt (Nkr105) – a meaty burger wi…
Norwegian in Longyearbyen


This pub-restaurant was reconstructed from the elements of a building brought in from Russian Barentsburg (the giant white bust of Lenin peeking from behind the bar gives a clue), and it feels like a supremely comfo…
Thai in Longyearbyen

Mary-Ann's Polarrigg

This excellent restaurant offers up spicy Thai rice dishes in a wonderful glasshouse setting, festooned with living plants that, unlike their native Svalbard counterparts, entwine and climb much more than 2cm high. …
Hotel Restaurant in Longyearbyen

Brasseri Nansen

The restaurant at the Radisson SAS Polar Hotel serves up an outstanding Svalbard set menu, with reindeer and other local specialities making a regular appearance on the fine a la carte menu. Whale is served here.
Cafe in Longyearbyen

Fruene Kaffe og Vinbar

'The Missus', run by three sprightly young women, is a welcoming and popular cafe, serving decent coffee, baguettes, pizza and snacks. There's free wi-fi, the walls are hang with stunning photography and the food's…