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Rokenes Gard og Gjestehus Diner

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Stornesveien 127, Harstad 9402, Norway
7705 8444
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Good for:
Doing business
Local cuisine

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Family driven guesthouse with a personal touch

I know this place very well since I keep coming back with family and friends. It,s the 10th generation that is living on this farm that was turned into a gourmet restaurant. The surroundings are beautiful, whether you want to observe the Northern Lights (borealis) in the dark period, or the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
Merethe Y
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Harstad
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
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26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Harstad
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I know this place very well since I keep coming back with family and friends. It,s the 10th generation that is living on this farm that was turned into a gourmet restaurant. The surroundings are beautiful, whether you want to observe the Northern Lights (borealis) in the dark period, or the Midnight Sun in the summer time. There are also... More 

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Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A birthday celebration with the a good parts of our big family- 19 persons with small children and a carrige- spent 2 hours with a 3 course dinner- all home made style in the cosy timber framed rustic barn with original local artwork, candelligths and a fireplace. The kids playing inside and outside- its a very nice place for everyone.... More 

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Harstad, Norway
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Had a buffet dinner with family members in September. Starters were ok, soup and a few other dishes at a stand. Main course was prepared in the kitchen and tasted very good. Large portion and cooked to perfection. After dinner you chose dessert from a stand. Puddings etc. that tasted alright. Good service from the waiter who was also the... More 

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Narvik, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Røkenes Gård is a whole experience, and not just a meal. The atmosphere is unique and the service impeccable. The dining-rooms are decorated so as to create a fitting frame around the experience without distracting from the food. The food itself is a choice of local and traditional Norwegian dishes which make up an unforgivable evening. You leave Røkenes Gård... More 

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UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Extremely friendly and courteous service. We enjoyed excellent plum cake and coffee before walking along the water edge to Stornes. We had used enough energy on a very hot day to return for dinner. Excellent smoked reindeer with lingonberries, potatoes and other small delights followed by traditional cod with potatoes, cauliflower, cream sauce and small pieces of roasted pork. It... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great service, profound understanding of preserving Northern Norwegian tradition and culture, both for accommodation and food

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Unfortunately cannot comment on food even though the menu sounded very nice... Problem was that they close the kitchen at 9pm... So plan accordingly!

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Harstad, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Rökenes Gård consisst of several old buildings. The farm dates more than 500 years back, always functioning as a house fit for travellers and kings. In fact it is the place where the King of Norway prefer to stay when visiting the Harstad region. Mikhail Gorbachev with wife Raisa also chose this place. 2 weeks ago my wife and I... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We have just returned from a short trip to Harstad to celebrate the New Year and we had the honour of dining at Rokenes with Kristian and his family on New Years Eve. The meal was outstanding - I'm sure the chef is a wizard as I've never tasted meat so tender and flavoursome, followed by the chocolate and raspberry... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This week with a group we had a superb evening meal at this amazing venue, a wooden converted barn and superb views outside. Earlier that day the King & Queen of Norway, along with the King & Queen of Sweden, had their lunch there. We had the same menu. Cuisine and service aside the proprietor, Kristian, welcomed us by explaining... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stornesveien 127, Harstad 9402, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Troms  >  Harstad
  • Phone Number: 7705 8444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Norwegian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine

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