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Stortorget 1, Lillehammer, Norway
90729100
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago, In Norwgeian, but did not recieve an...
I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago, In Norwgeian, but did not recieve an answer. Please put the restaurant on your list and bring my review to public. It is on the waiting list.
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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Birthday Surprise

My kjære treated me to a birthday surprise with 10 friends in the vault at this converted bank. We had venison & wine sauce, mushroom soup and an amazing dessert. I have never, ever had venison I liked until just then--when I had it done just right! I have not had fine dining like this in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
JT S
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Lillehammer, Norway
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lillehammer, Norway
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My kjære treated me to a birthday surprise with 10 friends in the vault at this converted bank. We had venison & wine sauce, mushroom soup and an amazing dessert. I have never, ever had venison I liked until just then--when I had it done just right! I have not had fine dining like this in a long time, and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Visited place while on the short trip to Lillehammer. We got attracted by location of the place. It used to be an old bank. We weren't disappointed. Places looks very cool and you can see big, heavy doors to the vault. Pretty cool. Could be a bit lighter ;) We ordered 3 course dinner. We also got some nice bread.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The restaurant is situated on a building that used to be a bank before. You can still see the heavy doors of the treasure rooms. Haven't tried the food cause I were on a fast meeting there but a cording what I saw looks very good. Service was very good and personel were friendly

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This restaurant is situated in an old bank, which I think it supposed to give it a modern charm. It doesn't. It's dark and gloomy, and we ate in what used to be the entrance room to the vault. If you can imagine what it might be like to eat in a dark bank vault you'd get the ambience of... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Very nice place and service, menus in English. We had the Month's Menu with three cources. Some foods very delicious some more on average side but still tasty and good. Biggest minus that my husband's soup was not properly warm(!), or is it a local way to serve luke warm soap.

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Moelv
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Expected this place to be overly expensive, but we got a really good dinner for a nice price! The waiters were very nice and effective!

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Lillehammer, Norway
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Service level has been average at this restaurant during my earlier visits, but was very good this time. We all had four of five courses from month menu, and the food was very good as always.

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Recently, my wife and I had dinner at the Hvelvet. Being from the United States, I found that this was the top rated restaurant in Lillehammer by Trip Advisor. Therefore, we went and ate the five course tasting menu. This was superb! The meal started with a cauliflower soup with truffle. Afterwards, we had Norwegian salmon(in Norway you can eat... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a magnificent dinner at this restaurant. Attentive staff, good food, knowledge of gluten-free options on the menu. Really enjoyed the whole experince, if in Lillehammer you must eat here!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We have been here several times and the food and service are always at it's best. The chef have worked for several years with the first Scandinavian gold medal winner in Bocuse d'Or, Bent Stiansen. This place is a must if you visit Lillehammer!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stortorget 1, Lillehammer, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oppland  >  Lillehammer
  • Phone Number: 90729100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Description

I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago, In Norwgeian, but did not recieve an answer. Please put the restaurant on your list and bring my review to public. It is on the waiting list.

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