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Hvelvet restaurant

€€ - €€€French, European,
Stortorget 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
+47 907 29 100
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cod” (2 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
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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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the great diner and excellent wines they serve at Hvelvets. Good atmosphere, professional and friendly staff. It may beva little bit more expensive than any ordinary place, but it’a worth every Crown to go there!

Thank Lukas B
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Hvelvet means The Vault. Youn can eat here where the Norwegian gold was stored for some days in April 1940 when German troops were trazing the Norwegian King, the Government escaping from Oslo . 25 tons of gold followed from the National Bank of Norway....More

Thank Kas2356
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you want good food this is the place. Not cheap and not expensive. Nice selection of wines. Interesting menu. I have always been positively surprised when tasting food here. A place to visit again and again.

Thank 939bj_rna
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I had the opportunity to eat outside for dinner. The service was good. The dishes were clearly prepared by an experienced cook. Although the prices may be normal in Norway they are at the high end. For sure a good choice in case you you...More

Thank Koen V
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Expensive but still normal for Norway. Good starter and the beef and the duck were divine. A fancy restaurant in the heart of Lillehammer.

Thank Vanda M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We chose the 5 course menu and everything was meticulously prepared and presented. The flavors were unique with attention to detail. The soup course was outstanding, the starter (trout) was excellent. The main course was duck breast and it was excellent and the vegetables included...More

Thank dbnewton
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My wife and I had dinner here on friday june 16.th. We were impressed by the staff, who were very attentative and helpful , but not too much either. We had the fixed menu with wine menu, all very tasteful , and indeed a meal...More

Thank Eyvind S A
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I was there for a dinner of some 20 people at the end of a long business meeting. We were served on two large tables in a underground room without fensters, possibly the vault of the bank. The problem of this location is the acoustics:...More

Thank Antonguido
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The setting is classy but comfortable and cozy. We are in the old vault itself which retains its old door. All food was perfectly cooked and served at the right temperature. Not only did the the dishes surprise and satisfy, but the presentation was pleasantly...More

Thank Jksparz
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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