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Fretheim Hotel Restaurant

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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
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Pb. 63, Flam 5742, Norway
+47 57 63 63 00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The customer service at this place is about what a person would expect at a poorly managed fast food restaurant. I don't ask for perfection and am always happy to extend a little grace -- especially if the team cares and is trying. They didn't seem to be trying and don't care. They sat us. They host was nice enough,... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Stayed in the hotel and rose to a very good selection of Norwegian foods for breakfast. The staff was very attentive to table needs. There was always plenty of items as the guests worked over the selections.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The a la carte menu was limited probably because they provide ingredients from the local produce including fish, which would typically be the catch of the day. We went for Main and Dessert and both were delicious. Though I must say the price was high (which is a common theme in Norway anyway) and the vegetarian option in Starter and... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

There is a lovely reception/bar area with glass walls which gives superb views of Flam and that is the highlight of the hotel. Main areas have been renovated but rooms are a bit old fashioned and drab. Heating did not work in our rooms so we were provided with extra blankets.

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Mumbai
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The sit down dinner is over priced at NOK 400+ with just the basic option for vegetarians. True to its name, the hotel is really historic as the staff is from the 18th century and need grooming and training in hospitality. An avoidable place.

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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205 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Our dinner was fabulous. We were a group of 34 so it was selected for us. We had fabulous breads, pork loins, great vegetables. THe breakfast buffet was great. The coffee was good! The breads were plentiful, great selection of foods from eggs to fish!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We were surprised to find that there was a fixed menu ... 2 two starters, neither of which we wanted, and three entrees, one of which was good. There were three of us, and we tried all three. Only liked the beef. Dessert was good. Our waiter, fresh from Barcelona, was really nice - but the rest of the staff... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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185 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Lovely venue on the 1st floor of this stunning architectural building. The glass wall allows a view over the fjord and mountain ranges.l The restaurant offers a fixed price 3 course meal for dinner or 3 Main course choices. We chose the fish and pork main courses as that was enough for us. Different vegetables were presented with each dish... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Dinner was very, very, very delicious. Breakfast was very good, but somewhat slightly underwhelming after such a stunning meal the night before.

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Singapore
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

I love the architecture of the hotel, the old and the new blended well together. The staff are super friendly and helpful. The rooms are really comfortable! The glass tower is stunning to for star gazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pb. 63, Flam 5742, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Sogn og Fjordane  >  Aurland Municipality  >  Flam
  • Phone Number: +47 57 63 63 00

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