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Food Asylum

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Markens gate 9 | 4610, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
+47 992 43 663
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best sushi in town, but also the most expensive sushi in town. Very cool atmosphere - even in the restrooms. Worth to check out!

Thank MarenKitts
Stavanger, Norway
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was out with clients and we were met by friendly waiters who showed good knowledge of the menu and customer care. The food was very good and I really would recommend this place. My best recommendation

Thank Fotoexplore
Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Back when this place opened, I loved to go here for a higher quality feel of sushi as it was a big step up from anything else nearby. Their quality is still good in some sense, but their menu is so stale. Nothing new has happaned here, and the selection of different fish/toppings for nigiri and gunkan sushi is among... More 

Thank oladunk123
Kristiansand, Norway
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219 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

I took my sushi manic girlfriend here and we spent a very nice time in a cozy restaurant and with great sushi. For me personaly I love their tempura special sushi. One of my absolute favorite in Kristiansand and for my girlfriend which is not from this city.

Thank enurweb
Mandal, Norway
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We knew beforehand that Food Asylum would be in the upper price range and were hoping for a special experience. A lot of thought has been put into the interior of the restaurant and everything is "asylum-oriented". Looks great! Staff was also friendly and helpful. The food was less interesting. For the price we paid, we had expected more interesting... More 

Thank KjzLrs
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a good meal with some business colleagues. The maki pieces were tasteful and creative with more flavor than what I'm used to at Sabi Sushi in Stavanger. It was not earth-shattering great but I would definitely eat here again. Ok prices, we ended up at around NOK 1200 for 3 people, including some drinks.

Thank Eric P
Kristiansand, Norway
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

There is no better! The taste is perfect, the servings are delicately done, the staff is nice, prices are good compared to quality and it has a cool ambience. Love it!

Thank heidishoff
Oslo, Norway
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Modern and really cool inventory! Excellent service and fantastic food. Waiter well informed about all the food.

Thank 577ceciliek
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I had sashimi and and a signature roll. Sashimi was super-fresh and the roll was exellent. The service was super friendly. I do recommend it for all those who love Japanese food.

Thank Emanondasilva
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

On our last day in Norway we went to the no 1 in Kristiansand on tripadivsor. And we weren't disappointed. We had sushi on a very high level.

Thank Kris G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $41
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markens gate 9 | 4610, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
  • Phone Number: +47 992 43 663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?