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Aaron Mathiesenip Aqquserna B-1128 | Aaron Mathiesenip Aqquserna B-1128, Ilulissat DK-3952, Greenland
+299 94 41 53
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Ranked #5 of 8 Restaurants in Ilulissat
Price range: $9 - $38
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Scandinavian
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Description: You will love Restaurant Ulo. Our gourmet cuisine is recognized as one of the very best in the whole country. The chefs are masters in their fields and use only the very finest Greenlandic and international raw materials. At the same time the experience is spiced by a bewitching view from the restaurant - of the Ilulissat harbour and life on the waters of Disko Bay among the gigantic icebergs.

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  • German first
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We enjoyed our dinner here with my husband and son and really ENJOYED. The service was professional and friendly. The food was very good. We ate five courses dinner with my husband and our son ate pasta bolognese. This is really 5 star restaurant.

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Perth, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Yes the view is fantastic , but the food, the service and the food hall mentality leaves a lot to be desired. The cafe upstairs leaves this so called a la carte for dead. Booked for the first night, we were not told until we arrived for our booking, that it was a set menu (Sunday night), in Greenland a... More 

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Batehaven, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The Greenlandic buffet is unique - whale, musk ox, seal, an amazing array of local delicacies. But the best part is the view. You can not take your eyes of the constantly changing panorama of gigantic icebergs floating around Disko Bay.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

As part of my Tour visit to Ilulissat I was given a meal here as a welcome. The food was great and very tasty - the poached Musk Ox was simply awesome. Honestly the price was too much for me to justify eating at other times during my visit.

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New York City, New York
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102 reviews 102 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

a number of people complained about service: you are in Greenland miles above the circle, not NYC or London: relax, enjoy.

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Switzerland
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350 reviews 350 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
405 helpful votes 405 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

We staied at the Arctic hotel for 6 days and had 2 dinners at the Ulo Restaurant which belongs to this hotel: the welcome menu and the Greenlandic Buffet - and the breakfasts. The food quality of the dinners is very good, and it's worth to try the Greenlandic Buffet (usually on Mondays) as it offers many local specialities, some... More 

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new york
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113 reviews 113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We were looking forward to trying this restaurant which has such great write ups, but had been warned by locals that it was overly pretentious and too expensive. We absolutely agree. We had just had three dinners at the Icefiord Hotel where we loved everything served. What we found here seems similar to other restaurants trying to be different. Some... More 

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Rungsted
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Great food, great views ... friendly staff ... maybe not the fastest ... but we have time on Greenland

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

From the restaurant you will enjoy a view over the village of Ilulissat and the Disko Bay. Whether for lunch or dinner, the menus are delicate and sophisticated. The focus is set on local products, fish and shellfishes. The staff is extremely well-mannered. Prices are set accordingly to the high standards, e.g. around 375 DKK for an appetizer + main... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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106 reviews 106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

If you wish to experience what Greenland has to offer in terms of ingredients, then this has to be the best option in northern Greenland if not the whole country. Menus are fixed except for buffet night. The waiters will explain each dish so you know when you are about to embark on seal souffle or wade into a wedge... More 

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Address: Aaron Mathiesenip Aqquserna B-1128 | Aaron Mathiesenip Aqquserna B-1128, Ilulissat DK-3952, Greenland
Phone Number: +299 94 41 53
Location: Greenland  >  Qaasuitsup Municipality  >  Ilulissat
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 38
Cuisine: Scandinavian

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