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Restaurant Kommandanten

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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
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Kristiansten Festning | Kristianstensbakken 30, Trondheim 7016, Norway
+47 450 52 666
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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54 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Trondheim on business two weeks ago, and stumbled on this place by accident as we were climbing up the fortress. Didn't know it was open but went in for tea - we happened to be the only ones there. The chef happened to give us some samplers which we were fantastic, and we decided to visit this place for... More 

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Thank timothyseanfang
Trondheim, Norway
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The location is picturesque and authentic. The service standard is advanced , the food is refined, with a sufficient choice of wines & spirits. Excellent soup. Too bad for small portions

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Thank Walid012
Northern Norway, Norway
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206 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The place is one of Trondheim´s best kept secrets. It is situated inside the fortress and you can overlook the whole town. Well worth a visit. Traditional cuisine with local produce of meat and vegetables etc.

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Thank Pål H
Norway
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Recommend sautéed reindeer and brownies / coffee . Beautiful setting at the fortress, great views of Trondheim. Very recommended combined with a hike.

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Thank Kvalitetsreise
Norway
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

After all the positive remarks here, we decided to go to Kommandanten for Lunch. The atmosphere. Restaurant Kommandanten is beautifully situated by Kristiansten Festning. The weather was very nice and we ate outside. The scenic surroundings are very pretty. The food. We ordered a "Denver Style Burger" for lunch. The burger was very small, with no regular burger buns, but... More 

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Thank groetting
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96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

So we took a break after the hike up the hill to the fort and sat down to plan our next move. I had several restaurants saved on Tripadvisor, but none of were open for a while, so I reverted to show the closest – which turned out to be the Kommendante about 100’ away in the center of the... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

This place, located inside the fortress of Festningen, might look like a place for tourists to have a coffee but it is much more than that. It is a restaurant with some very nice food (mainly Norwegian specialities) in a very charming place. I tried the reindeer and it was very well prepared, with a nice side-dish and a good... More 

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Thank ViBe12
Tampa, Florida
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

After using Trip Advisor (which did not fail) reviews as the basis of constructing a Trondheim tour for a large group of coworkers, I planned lunch at the Restaurant Kommandanten into our itinerary. The restaurant is warm, cozy, and the service is pretty spectacular. The beer and wine menu is also impressive. I ordered the sunchoke soup, while the others... More 

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Thank Chris M
Vancouver Island, Canada
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is a great restaurant for any number of occasions, and one that became our Norwegian favourite. Fantastic atmosphere, a menu that changed with the seasons, and extremely personable staff.

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Thank daddynuke
Port Hedland, Australia
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417 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

A simple affair that tries very hard to be more. The food is relatively good and the service is great. It is well worth a visit for lunch to make the fort outing a bit more. Lovely for a walk around and then dro in For a hot chocolate or a bit more like lunch. The food is very tasty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kristiansten Festning | Kristianstensbakken 30, Trondheim 7016, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Central Norway  >  Sor-Trondelag  >  Trondheim Municipality  >  Trondheim
  • Phone Number: +47 450 52 666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?