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 Cafe in Hammerfest


A couple of blocks back from the waterfront, Redrum, with its attractive contemporary decor and flickering candles, saves its energy for weekend wildness, when there's regularly live music. To the rear, there's a de…
Cafe in Alta


As its name suggests, this place has two parts: Omega, its contemporary cafe, open 11am to midnight, serves salads, sandwiches, pastas and cakes. Sink your teeth into its hugely popular Ole Mattis reindeer steak san…
Cafe in Hammerfest

Qa Spiseri

Just off Sjøgata and run by a young team, this popular place offers reliable cuisine with a great price-to-quality ratio. There's a choice of Norwegian, Italian and Thai dishes.
Norwegian in Alta

Rica Hotel Alta Restaurant

The Rica's restaurant serves up Arctic specialities such as Arctic char and some creative salmon interpretations.
Pub Food in Hammerfest


The Quayside is a popular pub that serves pizzas and other snacks. Nautically themed (the backdrop to the bar represents old Hammerfest's dockside, and sail canvases billow beneath the ceiling), it has comfy sofas i…
Cafe in Hammerfest

Ellens Café

Upstairs from the Coop Supermarket, this is an unpretentious, inexpensive cafeteria.
Cafe in Honningsvåg


Corner serves the usual pizzas and snacks, but also offers great seafood such as crispy cod tongues or, more conventionally, fried fillet of cod. It also offers plenty of meaty mains and has a bar with an inviting o…
Norwegian in Hammerfest

Skansen Mat og Vinstue

A cut above most of the other restaurants in town, the Rica Hotel's Skansen Mat og Vinstue serves up fine local specialities such as king-crab soup or reindeer stew. Sea views are thrown in for good measure.
Norwegian in Alta


Located inside the Rica Hotel Alta, this fine restaurant serves up Arctic specialties such as reindeer or king crab, with salmon and Arctic char also likely to feature.