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€€€€Seafood, European,
Kjopmannsgt. 7, Trondheim 7013, Norway
+47 73 87 40 70
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (14 reviews)
“halibut” (6 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options
Kjopmannsgt. 7, Trondheim 7013, Norway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once one is in Trondheim, one has to sample the best fish solution. The only restaurant that has the perfect solution is Havfruen ! BUT, you must book early, we will be back.

Thank Neil03091947
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We chose Havfruen to celebrate our wedding anniversary during a trip to Trondheim and were not disappointed. Our waiter was friendly and pleasant and extraordinarily knowledgeable. We both had the catch of the day, haddock, with risotto and broccolini and the dish was bursting with...More

Thank Lil76
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Philip the owner recognised us immediately as did his staff. They were very welcoming and took our order promptly. The coffee is delightful. We then had starters and makes. The pickled herring is superb. The fish and chip are crisp and we'll presented. The steak...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Been there twice now. Both times I felt it was an enjoyable experience overall. There was a nice and quiet atmosphere both times. The usage of raw materials, the presentation and taste impressed me. I would describe it as classy Nordic style seafood. Great three...More

Thank Eirik R
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Incredibly poor experience at a highly rated restaurant. 20:15 reservation. Seated immediately although no water or waitstaff for 15 minutes. We ordered appetizer and full meal all at that moment (20:30). Out appetizer finally came at 21:15. Apologies of 'it's been a busy week'. This...More

2  Thank Adam M
Jeanette H, Informasjonssjef at Havfruen, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Adam, Thank you for your review. We apologize for your bad experience at Havfruen. This is not how we would like our guests to experience a meal at our restaurant. We hope that we can get the pleasure to invite you back to us...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Was there 14.feb and we orden 3-rett for each. for gud sick i can still remember the fish soup and is the best best fish soups and not one made better .. and special gin tonic too. everytime when i back to Trondheim and i...More

Thank Key N
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Location: excellent. The restaurant is in an old warehouse overlooking the water. Cool and warm interior with great windows view. Service: ok. Efficient, professional and very well informed about the recipes. Food: overall it was good. The main courses were the best part of the...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very nice place,charming premises, placed in the old buildings by the river! Where they serve dishes of sea food and meat from the wild Norwegian nature! Food was excellent, served with very good wine!

Thank JohannesH
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Last night in Trondheim. Went for the fish and was not disappointed. Fab muscles to start and a huge portion followed by catch of the day. Cod dish with a meddley of veg all beautifully cooked with a great flavour. Lovely atmosphere overlooking water and...More

Thank Dj8452
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I have heard a lot of positive things about this restaurant. It's supposed to be one of the best fish restaurants in Trondheim. To be honest I find the whole place quite average. Nothing special and uninterested waiters. Strange!

Thank Trond F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$48
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kjopmannsgt. 7, Trondheim 7013, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Central Norway  >  Sor-Trondelag  >  Trondheim Municipality  >  Trondheim
  • Phone Number: +47 73 87 40 70
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Those who love seafood will be delighted with Havfruen, the oldest Seafood restaurant in Trondheim; a Place with high quality standards and a nice atmosphere. It is located next to the Old Town Bridge, nearby Nidaros Cathedral, in one of the oldest pier houses by the river Nidelven. It houses history back to the 18th Century. The menu features a rich selection of fish and shellfish,always the best of the season. You can choose from different meals in our A la Carte menu. We also have meat on the menu. You can reserve a table or just drop in. We are open Monday-Saturday from 16.00 and the Kitchen closes at 22.00. The restaurant also offers a private room, seating 16 persons and a banqueting room seating 50 persons. Upon request we offer catering. Welcome!
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