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Mack's Beer Hall

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Storgata 5-13, Tromso 9291, Norway
+47 77 62 45 80
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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stumbled across the 'brewery tap' of the local brewers which had the the finest and longest set of beer taps we've ever seen. Some 30 + beers from the brewer Mack's and other small and craft brewers. Nice atmosphere and good beers(at least what we had was good. British 'style' porter good as was the Christmas beer. We tried several... More 

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Middlebury, Vermont
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180 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the oldest pub in Tromso, and it's just plain funky inside, full of historical character, right down to the giant stuffed standing polar bear....in homage to Norwegian Henri Rudd, who was the king of killing polar bears in the old days. The pub was built in 1928, and appeared to me to be the hangout of locals as... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked all over town in snow gear so very happy to get to OHallens for a cold beer & a sit down :-) Met some lovely people & really enjoyed the beer and the afternoon was gone in a flash..i heard it was great fun on Paddys night, sorry we arrived late & didn't know this..highly recommended:-)

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Tromso whilst on a cruise from the UK and popped into the Olhallen for a 'liquid lunch' following a visit to the Polaria centre just down the road. What a lovely, dark, cosy and atmospheric place to have a drink and enjoy the lively locals enjoying themselves. A vast selection of beers to choose from, lots of... More 

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here in the late afternoon after a tour of the town and found the scene lively and friendly, the beer we had tasty. Too bad we had a limited amount of time; it looks as though it would be a great place for the locals.

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Thank Lipadad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well if you like to try various beers this is the place to go... weirdly it's busier during the day than it is late at night... I managed to try a few of the various beers but would need to be there for a month to get through the full range... Everyone as always in Norway were very friendly and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a visit to Tromso to see the Northern Lights, it seemed a good idea to visit the city's oldest pub - adjacent to Mack's brewery. It is worth a visit with a wide array of beers and lots of history on its walls - even a huge stuffed polar bear! But be prepared to pay - two cans of... More 

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Bodo, Norway
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beers on tap and the staff were very helpful in picking our flights of beer. Would recommend stopping in.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place.We were too late for the brewery visit so popped into the pub.Its eye wateringly expensive compared to home.But 50 beers to try and its infectious.You try one and you want another ! Our first two little glasses cost us £20 ! and they really were small but once we got over the pain of the price... More 

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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the origin of brewpub history of tromso. There are more than 50 microbrewery taps and close to 10 industrial beer taps. You just get beer and some snacks here - no food. The experience is authentic. The bartender helps you with good reccos if you need one. You can also sample 5 beers ( 200 ml each... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pub
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Storgata 5-13, Tromso 9291, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Troms  >  Tromso
  • Phone Number: +47 77 62 45 80
Description
Traditional beer cellar in Tromso city centre connected to Mack Brewery. Open Monday-Friday 9am-6pm (Saturday 9am-3pm)

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