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Sjohuset Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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Oestre Strandgate 12 A, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
+47 38 02 62 60
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ordered a 4 course meal, and we were served with no delay by a very pleasant servant. First we got salmon, nicely presented and very tasty. Then we got cod, also nicely presented, but a bit dry and boring taste. The third plate was very good calve meat with tasty vegatables. Finaly we eat apple cake with icecream. We... More 

Thank Geir K
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Under the leadership of Max Hansen, the Restaurant Sjøhuset has gone from mediocrity to greatness. Wether it is a simple dish on the sun terrace during summertime or a solid christmas meal during December, Sjøhuset never disappoints me. The atmosphere inside is rustic, maritime and typical for this area. This is my first choice when taking guest and business contacts... More 

Thank Thoraveler
Grimstad, Norway
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187 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

A unique, popular restaurant in the heart of Kristiansand, with a sea view scenery. It offers unique menus such as lamb and reindeer meat, in addition to fish dishes. A very expensive, though, but it is worth for a special occasion. The staff is friendly, although they seemed extremely busy due to so many guests come for dinner.

Thank Dian H
Hurth, Germany
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321 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I reviewed this place last year already. The Sjøhuset still has fantastic food in a great location (with views!). The kitchen is very attentitive and will take care of dietary meeds and wishes.

Thank SimsalabimTim
Kristiansand, Norway
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Nice atmosphere, right on the water. Great view of the harbor. The food is always fresh and service is friendly. Good for business and couples.

Thank R S
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Wonderful place to sit and watch the water, whether outside in the cafe area, or in the much more refined main seating area inside. The food is good, rather than great, but service, environment and views are great.

Thank Mark C
Kristiansand, Norway
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89 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Visiting this restaurant is a nice experience, both the food and service are very good. I also like the location of the restaurant as it's really nice to have a walk and enjoy the views after the dinner!

Thank Aleksandra L
Kolding, Denmark
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I was visiting this Nice restaurant On a business trip. The restaurant is placed On the harbour with a perfect view to the see and the harbour. I Got a plate with crab, scrimbs and lobster. It was tasty and there was more than enough. Normaly it is expensive to eat In Norway, but the prices here is fair and... More 

Thank Palle K
St. Gallen
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Dined here with a large group. Many seating options outside (right by the sea) and inside. Due to its size, not really cozy and frequented by many groups. Friendly service and good local food.

Thank trooper92
Kristiansand, Norway
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The food are excellent. Very nice service. Very good place. Good chice of meals and wine. You can book your own room if you need more privat place.

Thank Kjell Andreas K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oestre Strandgate 12 A, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
  • Phone Number: +47 38 02 62 60
Sjohuset Restaurant has for nearly two decades been a landmark among Kristiansand's finest restaurants. Here you're served fish and shellfish of supreme quality, lobster fresh from our tank - and a good selection for those who prefer meat. Idyllic location on the waterfront makes a perfect setting for a memorable meal. On the outdoor restaurant you can enjoy a full meal or have a refreshment in the evening sun. Open (kitchen):15.00-23.00. From April open from 11.00

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