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Restaurant Sjoloftet

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Pizza, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed July 30, 2020

So... we're back. The last visit, about the same time last year, was great. With high expectations we returned, sure of another great experience. We, 4 adults and 3 kids, were seated immediately at the reserved table. I think we waited about 15 minutes before...we were given the menu and asked for drinks. It took another 30 minutes before they took our order. The startes were ok, but the main course were served individually, with 10-15 minutes between the first and last person in the group was served. The ducks was overcooked (well done+) and the fish was served with cold and bulky sauce. The meat, fishsoup and pizza was ok. The dessert, Chokolate Fondant, was perfectly made and served, and tasted really good. Sorry Sjøloftet, this was a very disappointing experience. The service was way below standard, and the food wasn't anywhere near what you expect with such a menu and prices. And no - you weren't even fully booked this evening - there were more empty than taken seats...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed July 27, 2020

We've been here many times. They have one of the best pizzas in the area and a great location in Brevik. The restaurant was very busy, and we were not able to book a table over the phone. But we showed up and were rather...quickly given a table. Instead of the pizza we tried the mussels. The mussels were great, the chips godd, but the focaccia wasn't very good. Didn't taste like it was made that day, and didn't really need it either. But the mussels made up for it. The service was good even though they were very busy.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 23, 2020

They served cold spareribs with warm french fries. When I made the nice waitress aware she kindly warmed the meat in the micro, but by the time she got the plate back the fries where could and soggy. My wife’s burger was not warm either,...but at least it wasn’t cold. If you go there you should probably go for the pizza or the door.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 5, 2020 via mobile

One day we had lunch in the place which was like ok stuff. Another day I picked up pre-packed food with the boat for our cabin on a nearby island. It is what most people with cabins in the area do. It is strongly recommend...to open the packages and examine the food when picking up. I took various meals with me and just opened it in the cabin. It was not cooked properly and a distressing experience in particular for the children. The owner of the place is running around with sebago shoes and Gant shirt playing big boss property owner. Not a nice appearance when providing junky food to young families.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Down in the harbour in the middle of Brevik you find Sjøloftet. This is a cozy restaurant situated in the harbour, and you can look at the sea and the boat while eating your food. My second visit to this restaurant, and I will be...back for more 😊 SPECIAL STEAK OFFER Every Wednesday you can enjoy a tasty grilled tenderloin steak for only 279, - This is something you have to try, it’s the most tender beef I have ever had.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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kristianb612, Daglig leder at Restaurant Sjoloftet, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2020

Thank you so much for your visit! Hope to see you soon:)

Reviewed November 16, 2019 via mobile

Every Wednesday the restaurant has what they call «Wednesday steak», and they then serv a nice big steak to a very pleasant price.i had my steak with baked potatoe and pepper sauce, and this is one of the most tender steak I have ever had....My colleagues that have eaten there several time, claims that it has been this tender every time they have been there. I really recconmend a visit to this cozy restaurant if you are in the area.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

Four of us came back from a small hike on vealos n we stopped there... nice atmosphere, very good service n dishes are enough for two person!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

We dined here twice in a three day stay in the area. Great waterfront location. Fish soup had a load of fresh seafood. Medium pizza was a meal for two. Not Michelin star quality but top notch for a small town.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

I am a pretty tolerant guy. I do understand local twists on time proven classics. Poor execution is sadly one of the things I find hard to forgive. With a 45 minute wait for food in a nearly empty restaurant, I expect excellence, this was...not even close. The food looked good and the plating was decent. However sticking a fork in one of the cod pieces revealed a serious flaw. What was supposed to be a hot, crispy embrace covering the fish fillet, could best be described as a soggy sleeping bag of dough clinging to the fish. Apparently this is how they do fish and chips here according to the waiter. The fish itself was tasty, but the soggy sleeping bag tasted like the uncooked batter it was. Please rename the dish to soggy cod (or whatever white fish you use.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

2 families. Kids. Wifes. Men. Needless to say... a variety of wishes! Fast service. Absolutely great food, well and correctly cooked. Great wine-recommandation. If you're unknown to Brevik - Sjøloftet has a great scenerie and location with a perfect view to 'downtown Brevik'. Recommended!

Date of visit: July 2019
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