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Kroa

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P.b. 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 13 00
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 111
    Excellent
  • 164
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cosy atmosphere

Excellent food but especially nice atmosphere with 'native' decoration. Friendly staff. You need to make a reservation because always crowded in the evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Lieven V
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Wassenaar
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324 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Oslo
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

For dinner, I ordered the special of the day and was not disappointed. Portions are generous here, and the food reflects that these are quality ingredients in capable hands. Love the rustic atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We had starters with unusual ingredients that went down a treat, then a recognisable Hawaiian and also a Norwegian special of mince, Chinese cabbage and garlic sauce, scrum delicious

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Wassenaar
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Excellent food but especially nice atmosphere with 'native' decoration. Friendly staff. You need to make a reservation because always crowded in the evening.

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is a fun restaurant. It has a very warm feel to it (lots of seal skin and rustic wood for decor). We had the roast duck appetizer, with a beef and potato entree and lemon cake for dessert. The food was good, as was the service.

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

it did take some time to get the food but it was a lot of it and it was very good. the place was very nice with their special design

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Oslo, Norway
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Price is comparable to Oslo. Quanity is huge to fill you up. But certainly no dining experience, I will say food is in the 'junk food' category. A key plus for this place is its opening time - often before anybody else, incl public holidays.

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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188 reviews 188 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The Kroa is my favourite restaurant in Longyearbyen and I eat here every time I visit and always ask for the big round table when I have large groups. The choice of food and drink is very good and the prices are Ok, not the cheapest in town but the food is excellent. You may find if you eat here... More 

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This restaurant is located next to basecamp spitsbergen hotel. Actually, there is a direct entrance from the hotel. The ambience was nice, they decorated with woods and any other eco friendly stuffs. The food was great, I ordered fetuccini + salmon, no complaints. I think this restaurant can be the best restaurant in Longyearbyen. Although I didnt try number 1... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Kroa in central Longyear has great charm with its expedition lookalike interior with many nice decorate objects, though must of the standalone chairs is somewhat uncomfortable stools. It is a big and busy place but with many 'corners'. The service was fine, but it took long – 30 minutes – for the kitchen to prepare the main dishes (and we... More 

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Lage Zwaluwe, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed in the next door hotel so Kroa was the obvious choice at the first night of arrival. The place is always full so booking in advance is recommended or you will be eating very late.The menu offers a wide choice of varieties, like burgers, pizza but also std. dishes. The place is nicely decorated and there is always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: P.b. 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 13 00

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 130
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?