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Huset Bistro

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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
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Vei 300, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 50 02
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 14:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a litle drink, and then main course and dessert. Meat (lamb) was very good, I'd say perfect. The rest was like any other restaurant. It was not very cosy for a couple, but great for a group. Lack of atmosphere.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Served probably the best Lobster soup we will ever eat. Our waitress had only stayed at Longyearbyen for 5w, studying to become architect and doing her final essay about “How it will be living at Svalbard 300 years from now” (The year of 2316). The kitchen and the service was like taken from any of the fine dining restaurant’s in... More 

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HusetSvalbard, Booking Agent at Huset Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review! We are so happy to have met or maybe even exceeded your expectations! I will forward your kind words to the kitchen and service staff and we hope to welcome you back to Huset soon. Best Regards, Cecilia, Huset More 

Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

From 4 to 6pm daily, they put on a wonderful meal for around AUD$16 - I have it on good authority that the locals all eat here as much as possible. My meal was a beautifully crafted rissoles, mashed potatoes and lingonberries. Now this might not sound too flash, but I can assure you, it was delicious. The staff know... More 

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HusetSvalbard, Booking Agent at Huset Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review! We are so happy to hear that you liked our daily dish! It is very popular with the locals as you mentioned. We hope to welcome you back to Huset and maybe even for an evening visit in the bistro or our fine dining restaurant! Have a great day! Cecilia - Huset More 

Tromso, Norway
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Had a very nice evening there. Fantastic food, nice atmosphere and efficient staff. Even though we were a large group we all got the good on time and according to our order.

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HusetSvalbard, Booking Agent at Huset Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for this review! It's great to hear that you had a good evening at Huset and that everything went smoothly when you were here as a part of a larger group. We do take pride in being able to cater to larger parties! We hope to welcome you back to Huset soon! Cecilia - Huset More 

Hyderabad, India
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The place has a got a great buzz and was packed. Luckily we made prior reservations. The food was fantastic. Great selection of wines. They apparently have over 20000 bottles of wine - the biggest collection in northern europe. Out waiter was exceptional. We were 4 of us with 4 different dietary requirements and she executed them with perfection. One... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We decidede to try Huset Bistro as highly recommended by our guide. The Bistro had a limited number of dishes compared to the restaurant, but with cheaper prices: we tried the reindeer with pashed potates, together with a nice glass of white beer from Svalbard Bryggery. Service was very friendly and while waiting we had the opportunity to take a... More 

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Norway
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We decided once again to try out the day's special on the Bistro located in the same building as the well reknowned Huset. The dish of the day on Saturdays is a beef with beairnaise and different potato varieties. You order at the desk and pay at once. The beefs were actually delicious. Two persons with one big beef, one... More 

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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for something local, we tried reindeer sausages, with puree and some vegetables. All came with a good presentation, and a glass of the fine local beer from Svalbard bryggeri. Service was fine, as well are spaces on the "bistrot" where we had our dinner. Menu is not full of staff, choice is limited but with local food and they... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We visited the Restaurant one evening and took the seven-course menu, but chose to drink our wines by the glass. The food was exceptional, with a great deal of thought and finesse in the way the menu was created. Fantastic wine list, and a most knowledgeable waitress how could explain all facets of what we were eating and drinking. Attention... More 

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Windsor, England
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Huset is a little out of town. From the outside you wouldn't know it's a restaurant and lacks character. In fact it has a posh restaurant, which looks nice, but was fairly empty and a bistro which is where we went. Again it lacked atmosphere. However the food was fine as was the service. They did local dishes eg... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vei 300, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 50 02

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