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) #12 of 96 Restaurants in Tromso €€ - €€€ Seafood, European,
Strandtorget 1, Tromso 9008, Norway
+47 77 60 07 20
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Strandtorget 1, Tromso 9008, Norway
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1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice and popular bar within a complex by the water with several restaurants. It has a nice room inside and a popular patio. There is a good assortment of wine and beers. The menu is posted on the blackboard and it is...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time my wife and I have visited Skarven and we were not disappointed. On our first visit we went to Arctandria but as it was a Sunday only the Biffhuset restaurant was open. It was very friendly with a great atmosphere...More

Thank alanhomer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really recommend that place at any time! Today we went to have breakfast and we loved it! I had a focaccia with cheese and ham and my girlfriend had the buffet. The buffet was amazing: waffles with different toppings, pastry and even fish soup...More

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely location, friendly and efficient staff. We didn't eat off of the menu because we had a set menu however from everything I saw this looks like a place to go. Get there early if there is sunshine in the afternoon as the outside space...More

Thank Keffmeister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the nearby The Edge, we went out for dinner and found a bunch of restaurants around the corner. The first ones were full, but this one wasn't. We ordered garlic and chili shrimps for starters and I had the steamed clams for mains...More

Thank Zebban
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Skarven is a nice place to go for a beer or five. The place is nice with a charm where retro and modern is carefully mixed in a good way. The selection of beers is very good and beer-lovers will love this place. We went...More

Thank olereidar
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent crab soup. Unfriendly staff. It's been said before and it's true. A pity as the food is great.

1  Thank adrianachatelain
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We called in for a glass of wine here. It has the feel of an old beer hall. The open fire made the large space very cosy. The wine was very good. Ice cold Chardonnay at 98 NOK a glass is pricey but comparable with...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Happened on this gem by accident but had a great low key dinner in a relaxing pub atmosphere. Local Mack beer was great

Thank Mark-n-Wendy
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews we thought we would give it a try. I had reindeer and my husband had ox. He thought the ox was lovely but I couldn't finish the reindeer as I started to feel guilty that Santa would hunt me down for...More

Thank samantha P
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Andre Waldemar H
Can i eat breakfast here for a cheap price?
10 July 2016|
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Response from Haarud | Reviewed this property |
Not breakfast, not cheap, unless very late, as well into the day, and/or you are so well off that it would be considered cheap. But they have really good dinners. Recommended.
Andre Waldemar H
Can i eat breakfast here for a cheap price?
10 July 2016|
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Response from f0xyf0x124 | Reviewed this property |
Hi You cannot eat breakfast there. Although the restaurant is expensive, it was worth every penny, the food was excellent with great wines and perfect view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strandtorget 1, Tromso 9008, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Troms  >  Tromso
  • Phone Number: +47 77 60 07 20
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Restaurant with table service. Traditional food, fish, seafood, sea mammals. Located in an old stone house on the quayside in central Tromso
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