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) #8 of 68 Restaurants in Alesund $$$$ , Seafood, European
Brunholmgata 1A, Alesund 6004, Norway
+47 70 12 71 00
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster soup” (8 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
“salt cod” (5 reviews)
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Norwegian, Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Brunholmgata 1A, Alesund 6004, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

may be the best cod entre I've had. expensive but thtas what we were expecting The staff were very nice although oir waiter figured were in over our heads

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Godd atmosphere. Excellent fish choices. The fish soup was heavy on cream and a bit bland. other dishes quite good. expensive

Thank agaryco
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a bit disappointed the last time our big family visited Sjobua. This time everything was simply outstanding. The twelve of us had a wide variety of their courses, and every single one was made to perfection. Some even combined two of their starters...More

Thank Kimmen1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick and efficient service and high quality food. A good seafood option with local specialties like smoked whale as an appetizer. Both the hake and the monkfish were excellent.

Thank Magnus S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read some mixed reviews, but it appears that the management have too. We encountered none of the issues others have raised. We are visitors to the area and it is unlikely we will return any time soon, yet we had excellent service in the...More

Thank Stirlings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This could have been a 5 star restaurant, location is good, the restaurant by itself is very cosy. Food is more than ok, generous size main course well prepared nice fish dishes. But the service is not there, we arrived shortly after 18 at the...More

Thank Eva T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant delivered 100% and then some. Service, food, facilities, restaurant, people, wine, location - all was perfect. They managed to handle special requests without any flaws and did it all with a smile, all through our visit. The food was perfect. They were the...More

Thank Tor K
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Not sure if it was just this day but we left full but disappointed. Entrees were OK. But the scallops were meant to be served with asparagus and green beans were substituted. No explanation given. The lobster soup puff pastry was all a it soggy....More

Thank Rayfred
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Our second visit since reopening was, sadly, a disappointment. Lobstersoup and gratinated salted and dried cod was up to standards. BUT - scallops without taste was a major disappointment. The fresh cod was overcooked and dry, the sauce supposedly from chorizo did not match the...More

Thank Kimmen1
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We were four couples from Finland visiting at Ålesund. We had reservation to Sjobua and dinner was perfect. Large variation of fish and also something for allergic. Worth of visiting😀!

Thank jyrkiviitala
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Norwegian, Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brunholmgata 1A, Alesund 6004, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  More og Romsdal  >  Alesund
  • Phone Number: +47 70 12 71 00
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By Brosundet canal you can enjoy exquisite seafood at Sjobua Fiskerestaurant. The courses are made in accordance with the areas food traditions. Tanks inside the restaurant keep the fish fresh. Sjobua Fiskerestaurant is situated in a renovated warehouse used for fish processing. Here you can enjoy a delicious sortiment of courses with fish and shellfish, made from fresh raw materials. Try tasty meals with for instance monkfish, cod, halibut, catfish and stingray. Fishing boats deliver fresh crabs and lobsters to the restaurant, and they are kept in crab pots outside in Brosundet canal. Inside the restaurant there are also special tanks where live shellfish and fish are held, so the guests are treated to fresh seafood of the highest quality, and a beautiful view of Brosundet canal from the restaurants gives a pleasant setting for the meal.
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