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Hvelvet

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French, Seafood, European, Norwegian, International
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Stortorget 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
+47 907 29 100
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    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
Top restaurant in Lillehammer

Yesteday evening I was taken to Hvelvet by my wife, as my birthday present from her and our children. This was our first visit here, and it turned out to be a most enjoyable and tasteful one. We both had a three course meal with wine to follow each dish, starting with scampi on a bed of greens for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Lillehammer, Norway
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  • English first
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  • Norwegian first
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English first
Lillehammer, Norway
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Yesteday evening I was taken to Hvelvet by my wife, as my birthday present from her and our children. This was our first visit here, and it turned out to be a most enjoyable and tasteful one. We both had a three course meal with wine to follow each dish, starting with scampi on a bed of greens for my... More 

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Gjovik
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were four friends celebrating, and had a really nice evening. The food was totally awsome to nice prices. Staff was verry service minded and entertaining without beeing "pushy". Stayed there longer the we attended too becouse the enviroment, service and quality all over kept us there :) They also keep a small menu, not 100 dishes. The dishes on... More 

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Lillehammer, Norway
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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
9 restaurant reviews
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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
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stortorget 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oppland  >  Lillehammer
  • Phone Number: +47 907 29 100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 66
  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, European, Norwegian, 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.
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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