We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Food Asylum

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Markens gate 9 | 4610, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
+47 992 43 663
Website
Today
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

319 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 134: English reviews
Oslo, Norway
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

Helpful?
Thank oladunk123
Kristiansand, Norway
Level Contributor
219 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Helpful?
Thank enurweb
Mandal, Norway
Level Contributor
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 

Helpful?
Thank KjzLrs
Stavanger
Level Contributor
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.

Helpful?
Thank Eric P
Kristiansand, Norway
Level Contributor
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!

Helpful?
Thank heidishoff
Oslo, Norway
Level Contributor
16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank 577ceciliek
Level Contributor
80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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.

Helpful?
Thank Emanondasilva
Level Contributor
44 reviews
22 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.

Helpful?
Thank Kris G
Kongsberg, Norway
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

The place came recommended as the no1 in Kristiansand so we had our hopes up. Also since the prices were close to the best Sushi restaurants in Oslo. Alas what they delivered can barely compare with the takeout version you can get at gas stations. First of all they were out of tuna and had only salmon and halibut. What... More 

Helpful?
Thank jfas1
Stabekk, Akershus, Norway
Level Contributor
20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

We tried food Asylum as take away tow times in July. The first time we ordered a selection of fried maki rolls which was very good, and therefore tried a set box a few days later. The second time we were quite disappointed of the food compared to the price. The pieces were fancy made, but it seems as if... More 

Helpful?
Thank Helene M

Travelers who viewed Food Asylum also viewed

Kristiansand, Vest-Agder
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder
 
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder
 
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder
 

Been to Food Asylum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $42
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Food Asylum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?