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Food Asylum

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Markensgate 9 | 4610, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
+47 992 43 663
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Today
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 89
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
You can't visit Kristiansand without a trip to Food Asylum!

I've been eating here since they first opened and whilst the chefs and staff have changed, the quality and imagination of their dishes has not! If you're a sushi fan, this place will soon become one of your favourite restaurants. Whilst offering the more standard sushi and sashimi that you know... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
maselbon
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Stuttgart, Germany
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141 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Stuttgart, Germany
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I've been eating here since they first opened and whilst the chefs and staff have changed, the quality and imagination of their dishes has not! If you're a sushi fan, this place will soon become one of your favourite restaurants. Whilst offering the more standard sushi and sashimi that you know and love, the chefs also love to get creative... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Walked in on a Friday in April without a reservation and were seated immediately. Service was excellent. The command of english (as elsewhere in Norway) is embarrassingly good! We got the combo-deluxe for 2 which consisted of sushi, tempura and sticks. Some average bites but some really tasty morsels. We had chablis by the glass and sparking water. The waitress... More 

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Oslo, Norway
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Both the interior, service and food convinces here. A good selection of traditional sushi dishes and various tasty sticks with mainly grilled, small tastesensatio. But it is recommended to try the chef's more exciting experiments, both raw, cooked and fried. Tried a strong miso soup for a starter, which tasted exelent. Also try the different variations with sauces and dips.... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Best food but could little bit improve the service too, But no matter what I always visit this restaurant whenever in town.

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Arendal, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Even if the resturant was full, we managed to get good service, the employees was both helpfull and observant. The food was also excellent , we will be back next time we visit Kristiansand

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Kristiansand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I've had both sushi and sticks at food asylum. The food is really good and the atmosphere is awesome.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We've had a splendid evening in a very surprising surroundings; the venue was hip and trendy with a combination of Nordic style and functionalism. The combination menu's were not only a treat for the eye but most of all for the tongue :-) Service was great and the Swiss invented percolator type coffee set-up a good finish of the evening.... More 

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Good restaurant with quick service (with 50% of the tables already ocupied) and a very good quality of sushi and sashimi!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The sushi is simply amazing. Fresh, great combinations of ingredience and nice presentation. The "good, better, best" wine selection gives you plenty of choice and they do have some very nice bottles including Cristal champagne if you want to go all out... Will be back for sure.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

By far the best sushi place for miles. I had the signature dish and different sorts of maki. The Food was excellent, and service friendly. A new favorite place in Krsand

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Markensgate 9 | 4610, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
  • Phone Number: +47 992 43 663

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 45
  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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