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Svalbar

Longyearbyen, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
+47 79 02 50 03
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (90 reviews)
“gin tonic” (3 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
CUISINES
American, European, Pub, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Longyearbyen, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
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1 - 10 of 308 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a burger each which was served with fries - the burger patty tasted homemade and the food was fresh. The serving size was quite large, however overall, the cost was quite expensive for two burgers.

Thank Kylie B
SvalbarPub, Chef at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Kylie B, Thanks for stopping by and having a meal. Safe travels =) regards

Reviewed 6 September 2018

I visited Svalbar a few times during my week in Longyearbyen. The food I tried there was very tasty and I especially had a great experience with their lunch offers, which were cheaper than most food in Longyearbyen but even tastier! I also recommend their...More

Thank ErlaRG
SvalbarPub, Chef at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Hey ErlaRG! We will continue to have the most resonable prices in town and still the yummiest food =) Were happy that you found our place and paid us a visit. Safe travels :)

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Definitely try the flights of beer - really good opportunity to taste beers from the Svalbard brewery if you are unable to go on the brewery tour. Food is ok, and they serve Norwegian specialities alongside burgers for the less adventurous!

Thank Fiona_and_Fam
SvalbarPub, Chef at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hey Fiona_and_Fam! Thanks for a great review! Regards

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in for lunch to try the local brewery beer since it is open only for a few hours each week and we missed the day. The svalbard beer is excellent, by the way, being California beer snobs we were so impressed by the...More

Thank Explorer575362
SvalbarPub, Chef at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hey! Big up and thanks for an awesome review!

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nice bar and grill, but terrible choice of music.... difficult to talk. Nice and friendly staff. Popular among the locals.More

Thank Gunn P
SvalbarPub, Chef at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hey Gunn P, Were sorry that you had to put up with an unfortunate session of music. The music you are referring to is not what we want to have on the speakers, thanks for letting us know =) Hope that youll stop by sometime...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We ate dinner here early one evening, as we wanted to try somewhere different to the hotel and this place was well reviewed on Tripadvisor. The interior has a welcoming feel, despite the subdued lighting, and the menu is exactly what you want in the...More

Thank Propaganda_Machine
SvalbarPub, Daglig leder at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hello Propaganda Machine, We really appriciate the review, and thanks for getting back to us regarding service. In this way we can grow even stronger =) Hope to se you on your next visit in Longyearbyen! Regards

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

When visiting Longyearbyen, there is a small promenade in downtown with shops, restaurants and hotels. In the middle is a great little restaurant, Svalbar. We found a booth at the window, giving us a good view of the street. Large windows, good view. Food is...More

Thank RobEnJolanda
SvalbarPub, Daglig leder at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hey RobEnJolanda, Thanks for stopping by! Its not a lie that we take pride in everything we do, we try to combine our love and passion for the proffesion and put on a plate or in a glas. So thanks for noticing =) Your welcome...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

What does make a place cozy and friendly? Some place are and some are not, and it is difficult to say why. Svalbar is definitely a place bribe you with great atmosphere- simple place, but warm and friendly. Very good local beer and good food...More

Thank Elena T
SvalbarPub, Daglig leder at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hey Elena! Its always a pleasure to read a review when its made right! Great food to reasonable price and cozy atmosphere, the perfect place after a long trip =) Everything we work for. We hope to see you again =) Regards.

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great food but a little expensive... For example : a coffee for NOK 37 But the atmosphere is really cool

Thank Naly N
SvalbarPub, Daglig leder at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hey Naly N, Looks like you eat food at the right place. Agrreed on the price on coffee is a little stiff. It was never 37NOK thou, it was 34,- and are now down at 28NOK,- Hope to have you back =)

Reviewed 8 August 2018

This Bar that is warm and welcoming with a decent list of dishes with a number of local beers on tap. So if you after a relax atmosphere a good meal and beer this the place.

Thank I_bean_chipped
SvalbarPub, Daglig leder at Svalbar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hello I_bean_chipped! Thanks for stopping by! I couldn`t agree more, this is the place to chill with a local beer and a great meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Cuisine
American, European, Pub, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Longyearbyen, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 50 03
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