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Sjohuset Restaurant

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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Seafood, Grill, Soups, Gluten Free
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Ostre Strandg. 12 A, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
38 02 62 60
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You have everything in this Restaurant, very good food, a good and professional service and a nice and beautiful building. The view that it has also add a more charming experience. A restaurant that has to be tried, by the way, the fish and chips were awesome.

Thank Marcel D
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a drink and nibbles as we toured a bit of Kristiansand with friends. Great views, conversatory with radiant overhead heaters and blankets, nice service, drinks and a few lovely olives. A great way to spend an hour looking at the views over the bay.

Thank Flyguy-S42
Valencia, c
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's in a lovely location, overlooking the bay, and the fish we had (mussels and the fish platter) where both very nice. I can imagine it gets busy so you might do well to get a reservation. A lovely spot well worth visiting.

Thank Andrew W
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The choice of dishes was not too extensive but that's perfectly fine - Id rather have a choice between a few well prepared and fresh dishes than be given a long menu. We had fish&chips and moules frites. The mussels could have been served in a more interesting souce but all in all we were very happy with what we... More 

Thank filipinka
Southern Norway, Norway
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We went there With my wife's company, and got a seat very close to the water/harbour. It's nice to sit and watch the boats pass and enjoy good Food in the summer... Good service, excellent quality. We had a fishsoup for starter, tender veal for dinner and a panna cotta With rubarbsorbet for dessert. Very recommendable, especialy if you get... More 

Thank GarthElvis
Stavanger, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were served excellent food and wine in an old seahouse atmosphere. The waiters really looked after us. We really enjoyed this time and it became the highlight of the day. A place to recommend.

Thank 959kjells
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, I prefer seafood /fish as they deliver fresh and appetizing Knowledge about wine Quick and smiling waiters Affordable prices for high standard Seaview/next to the seaside Walking distance from city center in Kristiansand

Thank Bardutt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

By the seaside in central Kristiansand, this is an obvious choice for a meal or a drink when the wonderful summer weather heats up Kristiansand. The menu is not large and feels on the safe side, nothing to make you curious. Still, the comfort of old favorites well prepared and nicely served is sometimes exactly what you want after a... More 

Thank kbergaust
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Very good food, from an admittedly small selection on the menu. The mussels were delicious, and the veal cooked perfectly. The only possible complaint would be the time they took to bring the bill, but as I was in good company that wasn't too much of a problem.

Thank PhilKingsbury
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

The place is nice , but the waiters are slow to answer. The food is good but the menu does not have many food options. Would be very interesting if had music , I was already a few times and none of them , listening to music. I think with music on the place is more cheerful and relaxed .

Thank Thais A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Seafood, Grill, Soups, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ostre Strandg. 12 A, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
  • Phone Number: 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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