The Far North restaurants

Top Choice Norwegian in Kirkenes


The restaurant of the Sollia Gjestegård hotel is clad in wood and glass, and from its broad picture windows there's a grand panorama of the lake at its feet and the Russian frontier post just beyond. Discriminating …
Top Choice Bistro in Tromsø


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


It's reindeer or reindeer plus a couple of fish options at this summer-only rustic complex of four large interconnected Sami huts, run by the Scandic Hotel. Although it may be busy with bus-tour groups, it's an atmo…
Top Choice Cafe in Tromsø


You'll find this popular coffee and lunch bar packed throughout most of the day: young trendies come in for their hand-brewed Chemex coffee, while local workers pop in for the daily specials, open-faced sandwiches a…
Top Choice Norwegian in Alta

Restaurant Haldde

This quality restaurant within Thon Hotel Vica relies almost entirely upon local ingredients in the preparation of choice dishes such as reindeer steak, grilled stockfish and its Flavour of Finnmark dessert of cloud…
Top Choice Norwegian in Tromsø

Kitchen & Table

Combining a touch of Manhattan style with Arctic ingredients, chef Marcus Samuelsson serves up some of the freshest and most original tastes in Tromsø – there's reindeer fillet with mango chutney, reindeer ratatouil…
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. …
Seafood in Tromsø


This long-standing Tromsø fish and seafood favourite has a prime portside site and is a classy dinner option. All starters and mains, subtly prepared and enhanced, are from the ocean – the fish and shellfish soup is…
Norwegian in Senja

Segla Grill og Pub

All manner of creative things go on here, from seasonal soups to a rather yummy pizza buffet on some nights. It's a pretty casual place that has a great mix of fine food and fun atmosphere.
Norwegian in Tromsø

Emma's Drømmekjøkken

Upstairs from Emma's Under, this place pulls in discriminating diners, providing traditional Norwegian dishes created with top-quality local ingredients such as lutefisk (stockfish), baked Arctic char, ox tenderloin…