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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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Grimstad, Norway
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187 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 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.

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Hurth, Germany
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320 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 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.

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Thank SimsalabimTim
Kristiansand, Norway
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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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.

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Thank Mark C
Kristiansand, Norway
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79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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!

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Thank Aleksandra L
Kolding, Denmark
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Palle K
St. Gallen
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156 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 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.

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Thank trooper92
Kristiansand, Norway
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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.

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Thank Kjell Andreas K
Kristiansand, Norway
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Lovely seafood served from an excellent kitchen, but if you rather like meat, good alternatives can be choosen from the menue. However, the fish soup is famous and must be tried! Good win list also. Staff is pleasant and service minded

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Thank RagnhildJensen
Tallinn, Estonia
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Nice location food normal Service , kind but could be improved. Anyhow its a recomended restaurant in Kristiansand and once here why not?!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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
Description
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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