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Gammelbua

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Scandinavian, Norwegian, Seafood, European
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Reine, Moskenes Municipality 8398, Norway
+47(0)76 092222
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Singapore, Singapore
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103 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Make sure you try their baked codfish. It's so good it almost crosses into fine dining territory. Impeccably done and without a doubt the best thing I ate throughout my entire one month in Europe. Nice touch of wooden firework during winter too... a great place to warm up after a long day out in the cold. I have since... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful rustic fishing village interior. Our server Jan Brevik was one of the most sincere and accommodating individuals we have met on our trip to Norway. He helped us learn part of the Norwegian alphabet and pronounce the names of towns we have been through. This was the icing on the cake to out trip in the islands. We will... More 

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Brisbane
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536 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

A generous sized fillet, tender and tasty. Its an unassuming restaurant with excellent quality food. A truly pleasant experience

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Thank codym481
Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We wanted to eat some local recipes and this place met our expectations. I wanted to taste the steak of whale and it was a good surprise, well cooked and dressed. The atmosphere is really nice with wood walls, tables and chairs. The service was also very friendly. To recommend if you want to be a Norwegian just for one... More 

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Thank Florian B
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Excellent place for lunch or dinner with traditional food, especially seafood. Reine is a very beautiful place and the view is fantastic. The service was nice. The place is more authentic than many other places we visited in Lofoten.

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Thank Westnorwegian
Warsaw, Poland
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130 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I think this is the only restaurant in Reine (other than fast food of tea/coffee places). They serve breakfast and then they are open at 5pm for dinner. They serve local fish (catch of the day). I had halibut (was great) and other person had cod (it was ok). Other people took beef and they said it was very good.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

No complains at all about the food, but maybe we were just unlucky with the service that day. We had to wait around 40min after ordering for the dishes to come. After we were finished, we had to wait another 30min in hope to get the dessert that in the end didn't come at all. Thus, we left "dessert-less"

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Thank Flladi
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast and dinner here both days of our stay. The breakfast is a typical Norwegian breakfast buffet with great freshly baked bread and all the usual stuff to go with it. At night, the restaurant fills up quickly and a reservation is recommended although the added loft takes most of the traffic. The fish soup is lovely and... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Had a dinner here in June 2016 and it was very nice! Fish soup and baked daily fish catch, as well as biff and whale stake were great! Cozy atmosphere, nice service! Homemade bread! Since the place only have around 10 tables, book in advance.

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Thank Irusja_mex
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We only had lunch here but that was delicious. Excellent fish soup and a superb smoked salmon open sandwich. Simple but well done - the art of good food. Prices are on a par with most good restaurants in Norway. Be warned!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$55
Cuisine
Scandinavian, Norwegian, Seafood, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reine, Moskenes Municipality 8398, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Nordland  >  Lofoten Islands  >  Moskenesoy  >  Moskenes Municipality  >  Reine
  • Phone Number: +47(0)76 092222

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