Must-see restaurants in The Far North

  • Knoll og Tott


    Run by a cheerful young team, this popular upstairs-downstairs place serving fresh salads, crisp baguettes and house quiches is ideal for a filling midday…

  • Qa Spiseri

    Western Finnmark

    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…

  • Hildonen

    The Far North

    The aroma of warm bread and sweet cakes draws you into this bakery and cafe, hugely popular with locals for its pastries, focaccia, baguettes and paninis.

  • Go Biten Pizza & Grill

    Western Finnmark

    Despite its rather disconcerting name, this place on the road out of town towards Kirkenes does serviceable pizzas and dishes like steak and chips.

  • Shanghai Restaurant

    The Far North

    The fairly standard Chinese food here probably wouldn't rate a mention elsewhere, but given the limited choice in Kirkenes, it's worth considering.

  • Ellens Café

    Western Finnmark

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

  • Åstedet Café & Bistro

    Western Finnmark

    Both pub and cafe-restaurant, Åstedet Café & Bistro serves a range of meaty mains plus the usual burgers, pizzas and salads.