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Welcome to Svalbards most relaxed and historical restaurant, for celabraiting a birthday, romantic dinner or for a glass together with the local citizens. Our menu are focused on seasonal ingredients and our chefs and waiters work hard to serve you the best as they can. Our opening hours are 11:30-02:00 every day. You will find us right in the center of town, just a few minutes walk from most hotels in Longyearbyen.
$14 - $35
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Norwegian, American, Bar, International, European, Scandinavian
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 11, 2021 via mobile

Been here twice on this trip (as it was the only restsurant open at that time of the day) Good food, friendly staff, rather small pizzas ( 😀 ) and cool interior. Great for lunch (haven't had dinner there)

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 20, 2021 via mobile

Exceptionally good food and service. Try catch of the day - really worth trying!! Natural arctic atmosphere to enjoy!!!

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 10, 2021

Good value for money, excellent food and service. My go-to place for lunch, the soup especially is always amazing.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 25, 2021 via mobile

Nice people and service. Food average. We had burger , onion soup and pizza. The soup was a bit tasteless.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed November 8, 2020

The food is OK - nothing special.... similar with a home food from microwave. The interior looks nice from outside and inside, suites to this place. Locals like to drink beer here. P.S. there is the famous bust of Lenin inside at the bar

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed November 2, 2020 via mobile

They have a lunch menu until 4 and then a la carte dinner menu. Nice place, fast service and the burgers were tasty! But asked for some mayo for our fries and were charged an extra 15 NOK for that...

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed September 19, 2020

As Longyearbyen is a very vulnerable place with regards to Covid-19, it was reassuring to see that all guests had to leave their contact information in case of necessary contact tracing. Other places could learn from that. Service was quick and friendly. We ordered hamburger...and did not have to wait long. The food was tasty and the quality matched our expectations.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 4, 2020 via mobile

I take fish soup and pizza and coffee. All was fine.Just most to say: i need to traveling to Svalbard for the best coffee!

Date of visit: September 2020
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2020

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you liked our food and coffee. Hope to see you again. Best regards, Zandra

Reviewed August 17, 2020 via mobile

We went here a couple of times during our stay in Svalbard, both for dinner and drinks. The location and the atmosphere is the place is cosy and laid-back. Food is good, and it seems to be the place where people hang out in Longyearbyen.

Date of visit: August 2020
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2020

Thank you Kristine for a geat review. Hope to see you soon again. Best regards, Zandra

Reviewed July 28, 2020 via mobile

We had dinner there three times, very sastified every time. Service was great, but often I would advise to book ahead, as they are very popular. You must try the beer from the Svalbard Brewery, I just love their IPA. Beware though, it’s strong, holds...7%.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2020

Thank you Steen for a nice review. We are glad that you came to Kroa three times. Hope to see you soon again. Best regards, Zandra

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rob s
February 24, 2016|
Response from Zandra Z | Property representative |
Hi Rob! A pint of tap lager costs 53Nok. We server Mack Actic anf Mack Bayer on tap and it is a beer from Tromsø in northern Norway. Welcome to Kroa!
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  • Kroa is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5