Restaurants

Top Choice Norwegian in Trondheim

Folk & Fe

Rustic-chic is the modus operandi at the Folk and Fairy. Lauded by the White Guide (Scandinavia's equivalent of the Michelin Guide), it's vintage New Nordic, with a taste for minimalist presentation and seasonal dis…
Top Choice Bistro in Stavanger

Egget

In a clapboard building off Steinkargata, this ramshackle, rough-and-ready eatery is small in size, but strong on ambition: the food is modern, creative, and bang on trend, with an emphasis on freshness, seasonality…
Top Choice Bistro in Tromsø

Mathallen

With its industrial styling, exposed pipes and open-fronted kitchen, this elegant place wouldn't look out of place in Oslo or Stockholm. It serves some of the best modern Norwegian food in town, majoring on fish and…
Top Choice Norwegian in Svolvær

Børsen

Located at the Svinøya complex, this is one of the town's top tables. A former fish house, it was called the 'stock exchange' after the bench outside, where the town's old geezers would gather to debate. In its dini…
Top Choice Norwegian in Stavanger

Renaa Xpress Sølvberget

One of three Renaa restaurants in Stavanger, this upmarket cafe pretty much corners the lunchtime market. Go for the daily soup deal, tuck into a huge salad, enjoy a panino topped with Parmaskinke (Parma ham) or røk…
Top Choice Norwegian in Trondheim

Baklandet Skydsstasjon

If you're still searching for that quintessentially Norwegian meal out, then you won't get much more traditional than this. Originally an 18th-century coaching inn, it's now everyone's favourite homely hangout in Tr…
Top Choice Norwegian in Tromsø

Emma's Under

Homely and down-to-earth Norwegian cuisine is the dish of the day here. You'll find hearty dishes like fish gratin, king crab and baked clipfish on the lunch menu, served in a cosy space designed to echo a tradition…
Top Choice Norwegian in Kabelvåg

Lorchstua Restaurant

Located at the Nyvågar Rorbuhotell, this smart restaurant is renowned for miles around. Headed by chefs Ove Vollan and Tor Erling Dreyer, who work with local foragers, farmers and fishermen, the food here is sophist…
Top Choice International in Stavanger

Renaa Matbaren

Run by top chef Sven Erik Renaa, this smart bistro offers a taste of his food at (reasonably) affordable prices. The menu is classic – mussels in beer, rib-eye with rosemary fries, squid with fennel and shallots, al…
Top Choice Seafood in Henningsvær

Fiskekrogen

At the end of a slipway overlooking the harbour, this dockside restaurant – a favourite of the Norwegian royal family – is Henningsvær's other culinary claim to fame. Try, in particular, the outstanding fish soup (N…