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Bakgaarden Bar og Spiseri

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Kjopmannsgata 40, Trondheim 7011, Norway
+47 452 22 488
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here while on a solo business stop in the city. My meal was simply superb. The food was excellent, fabulous flavours that make great use of local Norwegian ingredients paired with the Spanish/Mediterranean dishes. Be sure to order desert, it was able to exceed my already lofty expectations set by the food.

Thank Ricter8
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very good food, especially the once based on local food. The service was nice service and nice atmosphere. Ordering a table is normally needed.

Thank Westnorwegian
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109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Found the restaurant on Tripadvisor and was not disappointed. The waitress was great and advised us on the Tapas menu. We chose Menu 3 for two people and it was lovely; a nice mezze of lamb, mussels, fish, meatballs, tomatoes, blah, blah. Plenty of food but we also had the tapas sweet and two spoons! Would return, nice place.

Thank Hazelnutineverybite
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have long wanted to visit Bakgarden, but it took me almost 2,5 years after moving here before it came to a reality. Very nice staff, good on recomendations on both vine,beer and food. exelent tapas!

Thank Christina K
Keller, Texas
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281 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I had checked the menus out online before deciding to go here. Online they show a lunch tapas menu starting at 160 (5 dishes) and a dinner tapas menu starting at 300 (7 dishes). Our server only showed us a menu with the 7 dish tapas, I asked about the lunch version and she said this was the only menu.... More 

Thank Deac83
Mo i Rana, Norway
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96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Visited the place with my family on a warm and lovely afternoon, so we chose to sit outside in the pleasant courtyard. There were many guests, but unfortunately only two waiters, so the service was slow. We chose a menu of eight different tapas dishes to share. The food tasted okay, but none of it was particularly exciting. The really... More 

Thank oskaalb
London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I went with my family with the recommendation from a friend. Not very impressed with the food. The paella was very salty and not a lot of rice in it. The fried cod and fried calamari were OK, didn't wow me. The meatballs definitely not Spanish meatballs. The texture was like Ikea meatballs with Moroccan sauce. The lamb with mango... More 

Thank Roehamptonfoodie
Trondheim, Norway
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

One of Trondheims best small restaurants. Excellent service and nice atmosphere for a lunch or a dinner. The food is really tasting good, and after one visit you'll for sure want to come back!

Thank Larstrondheim
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Great food and really friendly waitress. Dinner for two cost under 400NOK, without wine. calamares were great as well as the chicken.

Thank Nuno F
Trondheim, Norway
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52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I have been there to eat some tapas and I have to say that I have been very far from being impressed by the quality of the food. I don't know if it is because I have lived almost 4 years in Spain before but I was quite disappointed by the tapas.

Thank ViBe12
Stein A, Daglig leder at Bakgaarden Bar og Spiseri, responded to this review

Hello Vincent. Sorry to hear you had less than satisfying meal at our restaurant. We do stribe to serve quality food with good local produce. Maybe you could send us a mail and tell us in more deatails about what you found wrong with our quality so we can do something about it. We are allways interested in bettering ourselfes.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 89
Norwegian, European, Spanish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kjopmannsgata 40, Trondheim 7011, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Central Norway  >  Sor-Trondelag  >  Trondheim Municipality  >  Trondheim
  • Phone Number: +47 452 22 488
Tapas restaurant with focus on local produce, with a nice and cozy atmosphere. Good selection of wines and local beer and a staff with a smile.

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