Nordland Coast restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Saltstraumen

Kafe Kjelen

On a promontory overlooking the maelstrom, this warm and wonderful little cafe is gorgeous. Run by the same family since 1955, it does a simple menu that includes local fish, pastries and real specialities worth try…
Top Choice International in Bodø


High above the city on a 17th-floor perch in the Scandic Havet hotel, Roast is true to its name – you could play around with different tastes but you really must order the roast board, with its different meats (ribs…
Top Choice Deli in Brønnøysund


This gem of a place is both grocery store and delicatessen selling locally produced food products (think cheeses, spices and craft beers), and a fine little cafe where you can sample the local produce. On Friday and…
Top Choice Norwegian in Brønnøysund

Restaurant Sagastua

Exquisite tastes, professional service and artful presentation make this one of the best places to eat in this part of the country. The fish dishes are particularly memorable but the steaks, too, are perfectly cooke…
Norwegian in Bodø

Bryggeri Kaia

Bryggeri Kaia is a firm favourite. You can dine well, snack, enjoy its weekday lunch buffet (195kr), its Saturday herring buffet (195kr) or quaff one of its several beers. Enjoy your choice in its large pub-decor in…
Cafe in Bodø


This pleasant place has quickly become a popular haunt, especially of Bodø's younger movers and shakers. It serves a variety of creative snacks, wood-fired pizzas, tapas and sushi, and partly occupies the sealed bri…
Italian in Sandnessjøen

Restaurante Soprano

A good alternative to the hotel restaurants, the Soprano is nothing special but it does serve authentic Italian pasta and pizza dishes. It's a slight cut above most other restaurants of its kind in Norway. For lunch…
Cafe in Sandnessjøen


In an attractive mustard-yellow wooden building that stands out as one of the prettiest in the downtown area, Scandinavie serves up sandwiches, baguettes, soup and salads, as well as a handful of other light meals. …
Cafe in Bodø


This great outdoor spot in the main square is the place to down a coffee or one of its three choices of draught beer, and perhaps nibble on an inexpensive lunch while watching the world pass. It serves pasta, fried …
Thai in Bodø

Chonticha Thai

This excellent Thai restaurant does the usual range of noodles, tom yum and other soups and curries, and does them well. Good service and takeaway options make this a good change from the usual Norwegian fare.