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XL Diner

Skaregata 1B | Skateflukaia, Alesund 6002, Norway
70 12 42 53
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Ranked #1 of 58 Restaurants in Alesund
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $49
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Scandinavian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Great service and good food. I had reindeer and it was delicious. Bacalao seems to be most popular dish here and comes in 3 flavours at one go. Place seems a little cramp though with tables placed very close to one another. Food is expensive so luckily it was a business dinner. Don't forget the dessert and try their irish... More

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Leeds
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166 reviews 166 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Luckily we'd pre booked a table on a Monday evening, otherwise we probably wouldn't have got in. We realised beforehand how expensive it is to eat and drink in Norway, so we were prepared for the £45 bottle of house red! The fish soup was delicious and we then shared the Bacalao Royal,which was excellent and very filling. Most tables... More

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all over the world on a yacht
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99 reviews 99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

THIS PLACE IS GREAT! don't let the name fool you, it's not really a diner, it's a lovely restaurant. it's above the harbour of this lovely little town, and the food was terrific. the service was also terrific. we walked in, thinking it was going to be a diner, and so didn't dress up very nicely. we were surprised that... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

its a very nice resturant, with a great view. serviceminded staff and exellent food. they have mostly fish in the menu, but we had det steak. perfectly cooked, it melted in our mouth. one the best meald i have ever had. very good service, fantastic dessert. all in all one of the best resturant experrience i have ever had.

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Alesund, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Order the Bacalao Com Nata and go home happy, and if you ordet the Let the Chef Do It for You for dessert, your meal is complete.

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Warsaw, Poland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The restaurant is at the expensive end but definitely worth visiting. They have an excelent fish selection. XL dinner ( monk fish, cod and salmon) is really large and tasteful. The Bacalao, although a bit to heavy for me, was complemented by my companions. An amazing sunset view which can be seen through the restaurant's windows is worth repeating.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

sea food cooked in different Norwegian standard kitchens. order table few hours in advance if u like to eat dinner 19-20:00

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Barcelona, Spain
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

One off the best bacalao I have ever eat.The situation over the harbor is magnific. The sunset perfect.

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Oslo, Norway
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was one of my favorite meals ever. A fantastic starter, with fish soup that just made us want even more. The main course; with Royal Bacalao, was just incredible. Three different bacalaos; Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. It is a sharing menu, and it was a lot of food. Nice presentation of the food, and nice service. The view is... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We chose this place based on the feedback here on TripAdvisor. Unfortunately, our experience of the restaurant is not as positive as many others. The location is great and the venue is nice. The menu consists mainly of fish dishes, including different bacalao variations. But this evening, the friendly waiter recommended the large fish dish containing a selection of today's... More

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