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Mack's Beer Hall


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So many beers, so much choice! Sit down for an afternoon and try as many as possible, that’s my recommendation! Lovely old pub located downstairs, lots of character and atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SJMitch86
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I dropped in here and found they have about 70 beers to choose from. I wanted a Mack brewery Pilsner and of course they had it. I ordered a half liter and it was served at a great temperature. The staff was helpful and the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in on a late Tuesday evening with my parents who are from the UK. Lovely service and great craft beer.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank christromso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Known as Ølhallen, the oldest pub in Tromsø, Mack’s Beer Hall has whatever brew you may be hankering for north of the Arctic Circle. It has sours, ales, porters, pilsners, lagers, etc. Boasting over 70+ taps you can find a favorite and enjoy it with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank FantescaGirl
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

Cannot recommend this place enough. Great atmosphere, overwhelming selection of beer, friendly knowledgeable staff, and a cracking atmosphere.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ronan M
Reviewed April 23, 2019

A charming German-style bierhalle. Friendly staff. An excellent selection of Norwegian draft beer (with ~50 on tap).

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nick164
Reviewed March 31, 2019

There are just too many excellent beers to choose from - I suggest going for the tasting tray. I was travelling solo and it was quite a party for 1 by the end of it :) Met a lot of regulars and heard stories about...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kittensandmittens
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

It’s a great location to visit and to have a great beer. 72 options for great beer. Go and try. You can have the beer only in the pub by local regulations.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank shenharg
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Had a wonderful couple of hours in here with friends after watching the nighttime ice marathon start in Tromso, what a memorable afternoon. The barman was brilliant in his advice on what to try and the history of local beer making. The beer was tip...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ThomasGradgrind
Reviewed March 17, 2019

I told the bartender, “I’d like a nice cold beer.” I guess my accent was confusing because he thought I said, “I’d like an ice cold bear.” He immediately released the chain holding back the brewery’s resident polar bear. That’s the last thing I remember....More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from 718garyr | Reviewed this property |
Snacks aren’t worth it. Beer prices are mainly driven by alcohol %. $10-$15 per beer. Typical for Norway!
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