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Arresten

Prinsens gt 6, Andenes 8480, Norway
94981830
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Ranked #1 of 4 restaurants in Andenes
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Norwegian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: microbrewery, restaurant, pub
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: microbrewery, restaurant, pub
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Houten
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
74 reviews 74 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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
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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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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Stavanger, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Somewhat inexperienced staff the day we visited, but overall a very cosy place with great atmosphere and good service. Solid beer menu for such a small place. The codfish was just amazing!

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Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Good food, decent portions at a fair price for Norway. Smiley staff with good english. 54 types of beer last time i visited. I've gone back several times.

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Erdenheim, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Travel for work sent me North. Much to my surprise I found an amazing restaurant where I spent nearly all my free time. Excellent food. Friendly staff with an excellent command of the English language. The only down side was that the brew master had left town for the month so I missed the craft beer.

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