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Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 13 00
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (85 reviews)
“pepper steak” (19 reviews)
“nachos” (9 reviews)
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Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here a couple of times while we were in Svalbard. The menu has enough to satisfy most tastes. The food is good and fresh. The prices are on the lower side for eating out in Norway. not cheap but not horrific. Staff are...More

Thank wendynjeff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located next to our hotel. Nice rustic feel with all furnishings in wood. Good quality food and wine and very friendly service

Thank David J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good points: atmosphere, décor, attentive (almost too much!) service, big and comprehensive menu. BIG disappointment: soup starter and "slow-cooked ox steak" were tepid and insipid. Underwhelmed.

Thank Bathman
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a city where the food is quite expensive, we had a delicious meal at Kroa. We tried both the moose and reindeer burgers (preferred the reindeer), and were overall very satisfied with the food and service.

Thank alkeaton1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I arrived without reservation, the staff managed to fine a table and did all they could to make my stay a pleasant one. The whale steak tasted great and the atmosphere was very authentic. I'd gladly go back there.

Thank Dimitar S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best popular restaurant in the middle of Longyearbyen. Food is quite expensive (at least by other European standards), but then so are most things on Svalbard. Very good standard menu with daily specials, quality has always been reliable. Booking very often required, and...More

Thank polarbug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a good connoisseur or food critic but having heard positive reviews about Kroa, I experienced one of the poorest eating experiences of my life tonight. I had the bog standard homemade hamburger and thought little of the heap of very dry stale French...More

Thank AlanPWilliams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to eat. Great menu compared to alternatives, and good value, for the quality on offer. Usually busy, so will need to pre-book once you arrive in Longyearbyen.

Thank D J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very expensive. Tasty, but pizza & soup is about 70 euro. Norwegian restaurants are not places to eat for ordinary people

Thank ewka2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kroa is located in the heart of Longyearbyen on the main street in the town, so very accessible and easy to find. Staff are welcoming and attentive, there is a good range of meals and beverages to choose from, and the decor is wonderful! Would...More

Thank Purple_Aurora
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rob s
25 February 2016|
Response from Kroa | Property representative |
Hi Rob! A pint of tap lager costs 53Nok. We server Mack Actic anf Mack Bayer on tap and it is a beer from Tromsø in northern Norway. Welcome to Kroa!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$130
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 13 00
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Welcome to Svalbards most relaxed and historical restaurant, for celabraiting a birthday, romantic dinner or for a glass together with the local citizens. Our menu are focused on seasonal ingredients and our chefs and waiters work hard to serve you the best as they can. Our opening hours are 11:30-02:00 every day. You will find us right in the center of town, just a few minutes walk from most hotels in Longyearbyen.
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