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Huset Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Vei 300, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 50 02
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14:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 14:00 - 22:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The bistro is a bar type restaurant with high standard. If you want to go for a fancy full course dinner, the Huset restaurant is in the same building.

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Thank magnusweckstrom
Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere in this historical house. We had a great dinner with good advice from our waiters. Was very helpful finding the best wine to go with the meal. Such a good experience and quite different from what we expected. Will come back.

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Thank evensk2017
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was superb, and service was excellent. I Would definitely go again. The the staff was also helpful in calling a cab for the guests afterwards and had good recommendations for the menu.

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Thank Amalie B
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be fooled, what you read is true. Huset is a true gourmet experience in the Arctic circle. They have an unbelievable wine selection and we were assisted by the inhouse sommelier throughout the meal. We ordered an exquisite 5 course meal and enjoyed every bite of it! It was a superb experience.

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Thank 662louisd
Tromso, Norway
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40 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the waiters. They were knowledgeable, pleasant, and they gladly shared the history of Huset Bistro and Svalbard. We had the 'Arctic Surprise Package'. Very tasty. But the portions were small as they often are in restaurants like this. Some of the food was served on stones and planks. Cool! I would deffintly go back, but I'll be asking... More 

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Thank norwegiandude
Wiesbaden, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

my guide recommend this bistro and I have got reender dinner there. The food was good, but service terrible - dirty glasses with lipstick, very late serve of the dinner more 40 min( and i must ask what is happened), bring water to the table without order and charge this one...

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Thank takvor
Gosport, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We opted for just a main course without a starter but found we didn't have space for dessert! Good meal. Pleasant surroundings. Helpful staff but they cleared our main course away but didn't come back hence only 4* not 5*.

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Thank Roger F
Royken, Norway
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With the most fabulous wine cellar you can find, this is really worth a visit. Food is great and very skilled staff

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Thank Eidenorge
florida
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Svalbard tasting menu which was fabulous in quality, variety, presentation and service. The wine pairings were excellent and interesting selections from all over the world. Seal, reindeer, and whale were among the many local delicacies we enjoyed. We were graciously taken on a tour of the extensive wine cellar. This was a great evening and dining experience... More 

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Burnley, Lancashire
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Longyearbyen has only about 2000 residents, on an island hundreds of miles north of the rest of Norway, where it enjoys permanent darkness for almost 4 months of the year. Despite this, it is home to this exceptional restaurant. As we visited for my birthday, we had the full experience - a wine tasting, followed by a tasting menu with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vei 300, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 50 02

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?