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Hvelvet restaurant

€€ - €€€French, European,
Stortorget 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
+47 907 29 100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Norwegian, Scandinavian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Stortorget 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Hvelvet Restaurant is probably the best restaurant in Lillehammer, and for many reasons. It might not be super fancy or uptight, but the food served is great and comes in really perfectly sized portions (and not these huge portions you can get in other Norwegian...More

Thank LG-Aude-LG
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Have been with the family (3 kids) to Hvelvet resto and sat on the nice terrace in sunset. Very good filet steaks and Cesar salad. Excellent spanish Chardonnay. The staff is very helpful and heartful.

Thank marcobuehler
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Stilishly arranged place located in the most attractive part of Lillehammer pretending to be exclusive but finishing in being just an enormous misunderstanding. Our general impression was so bad that I do not know where to start- with undercooked potatoes, BAD service, unsuccessful meringue on...More

Thank Iwona Julita N
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Iconic location in an old stone building that used to be a bank. A lot of thought has gone into the menu, few choices but big authentic local tastes full of flavour and well presented by knowledgeable staff. Extensive wine list also available. Excellent meal.

Thank PhilandLisa2014
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Very nice place in an old bank-building. I guess this is the only real restaurant in Lillehammer, the rest is more Café-like Good menu, small but good. Very good winecard. We had Cheviche Kveite and the Entrecote. To be honest I think that the ambitions...More

Thank Jens U
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Looking for a night out with friends and the 5 course tasting with wine was a winner. Great food, great wines and great staff. Thank you Inga and Kenneth for accommodating us.

Thank meininga
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Had a three course meal at this restaurant and it was all great. Attentive and nice staff, lovely atmosphere. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Jeanette L
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Hvelvet in Lillehammer always provides a first class dining experience! We have visited the restaurant several times and we are always overwhelmed by the amazing service and food. The staff is professional and friendly from the time they take your coat at the door until...More

Thank Hailey H
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We visited this restaurant full of expectations and were a little disappointed. The food was good, bit not outstanding. The atmosphere is somewhat formal. The staff was friendly and helpful. Prices are relatively high.

Thank Isa1811670
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Nermo is a very nice place with an excellent kitchen. A very good menu with a fine selection of wines, we had a wonderful evening at Hvelvet's. Nice deatil: this used to be a bank and downstairs one can see the vaults where in wartime...More

Thank Lukas B
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9 February 2015|
Response from Kenneth S | Property representative |
Hello. We have a parking just in front of the building. After 15:00 o¨clock its free to park there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$8
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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: Stortorget 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oppland  >  Lillehammer
  • Phone Number: +47 907 29 100
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