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Kjelen Kafe

Saltstraumen, Bodo 8056, Norway
+47 75 58 75 29
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good53%
  • Average35%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Awesome view and very nice people”
2 Jan 2018
“The view!”
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$$ - $$$
Saltstraumen, Bodo 8056, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on two consecutive days as we discovered on our first visit that fishing in Saltstraumen is very exceptional. So on the second visit the parents took turns hanging out in the café with the younger kid without buying lots of foods while the...More

Thank miriamhvidt
Reviewed 2 January 2018

A 10-15 minute walk from Saltstraumen Pluscamp this cafe offers a gorgeous view of Saltstraumen and surrounds. We had the brown cheese lefse which to be honest is an acquired taste. Should come with a warning - only order if you are Norwegian! Waffles were...More

Thank Eddwina
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The sea food you will find on your plate is probably the catch of the morning from the Saltstraumen. Food is simple, but that accounts certainly not for the quality which is great. View is simply stunning. Service is very friendly and gives expert advise...More

Thank Michel H
Reviewed 29 July 2015

After a long drive, we stopped here for dinner. My wife somehow got the corner table overlooking the Maelstrom and we both ordered the Halibut and a coffee. Wow what a dish and plenty of it too. Great value and great food while we watched...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Old fashioned cafe with a stunning view over Saltstraumen. You can watch fishermen land tons of fish while enjoying warm waffles.

Thank Trond R
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

A small sign along the road by Saltstraumen says "café open" I don't know how many times I have passed it, but finally my hunger coincided with me passing by. So I decided to find the place. After a few tries (it is straight down...More

Thank StineMilla
Reviewed 30 July 2014

After watching the fast water for some time, we went to Kjelen to get some refreshment. You can sit on their terrace, when weather is nice, and have a perfect view of Saltstraumen. We had coffee and the specialty: Møsbrømlefse. Hard to describe, but like...More

Thank pjsv
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  • Address: Saltstraumen, Bodo 8056, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Nordland  >  Bodo
  • Phone Number: +47 75 58 75 29
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Welcome to Kafé Kjelen We are situated in the middle of Saltstraumen with the best views and excellent fishing. This is the best place to view the magnificent maelstrom and enjoy a nice meal at the same time. Refreshments can be enjoyed outside on our beautiful porch. We have a beautiful fish restaurant where we serve 3-course fish menu with wine that accompany the food perfectly.
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