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Arresten

Prinsens gt 6, Andenes 8480, Norway
94981830
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Ranked #1 of 4 restaurants in Andenes
Cuisines: Norwegian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: microbrewery, restaurant, pub
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: microbrewery, restaurant, pub
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The restaurant changed it's owner and is now an Indian restaurant. Poor menu and poor rood. Order two maincourses if you are hungry. The restaurant does not deserve this qualification anymore.

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Sortland, Norway
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I wish that this restaurant would use more fresh herbs and vegetables in the courses. The food was way to simple for the price (around 200 pr. person) and tasted pre- done. Both the rice and the naan was heated in the micro (Or at least tasted that way). I think the trick to make sucess in a small place... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Under new management this year as an Indian restaurant and bar, the food was great and in decent portions, the prices were fine and the service was perfect. I wish them well

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Houten
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

The locals recommended this restaurant. The atmosphere and design of the restaurant is very nice and cosy. The owner and her staff are very friendly, and speak english. The menu is a bit limited in choice. The bacalao was a lot of potatoes, some vegetables and tasteles bits of fish. Not recommendable. The hamburger was ok. They serve a lot... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Arresten came highly recommended by locals. It has a nice atmosphere - you dine in converted prison cells - and a very friendly and helpful owner. The food on the menu was a bit limited and we couldn't find much for our fussy girls but our boy enjoyed his "surprise" burger and we had plentiful portions of cod. The fish... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

What a surprise to find finally a nice restaurant during our journey from Belgium to Kirkenes. We enjoyed the good food, the nice wine, the tasty espresso and the delicious thea. We were welcomed by a very nice and smiling face. The restaurant is really very cosy...congratulations to the coock and his team! Marise & Xavier

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Wetteren, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Best food since 2500km in Norway! Nice service, cosy restaurant, fine food, normal priced! Bravo. Marise & Xavier, Belgium.

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NARBERTH, PEMBROKESHIRE
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

We were told best restaurant in Andenes.... Really? Oh dear! Food was average, no ambience, no music, waitresses were miserable with zero personality not even a smile? We wanted to have a nice evening meal with a bottle of wine we took 49minutes to eat & leave. The atmosphere was cold uninviting and nobody had a personality. The restaurant is... More

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Milano Marittima, Italy
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We have got a bad experience of this restaurant be' cause we roder ed bacalao but we didn't find any fish in the plate but only vegetebles and potatoes. We were not able to speak to the owner but only to waiters. We Advise against to frequent this restaurant.

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Oslo, Norway
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

we visited Arresten yesterday and were disapointed. first because two of us cant have food with neither milk nor gluten. the waitres had no knowledge about this, but with communication with the cook we sorted it out. the Tacosalad ( without the sour cream and cheese) was very good. But the baked cood was dry and tastless. Disapointing!!!

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