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Norwegian, American, Bar, International, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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P.b. 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 13 00
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Oslo, Norway
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our Guide in Longyearbyen recommended this Pub/restaurant for Dinner. Very informal and roustic interiour. Try the Whale as starter 😊 We had todays catch and Panna Cotta for Dessert. Large Potions above average in taste. The Panna Cotta was superb.

Thank Tor A
Troms, Norway
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cosy and warm place, top notch food. Had the homemade burger and a spitsbergen IPA. I'm very pleased with the food and beer.

Thank Andyy_aa
zasse, Leder  at Kroa, responded to this review

Hi Andyy_aa! Thanks for your review. Glad you liked our hamburger and that Spitsbergen IPA from Svalbard Brewery was a beer that you were pleased with. Welcome back to Kroa next time you visit Longyearbyen. Regards, Zandra Z. Restaurant manager Kroa More 

Tromso, Norway
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a group of five on a Saturday evening, but had no trouble getting a table. The food was good, the burgers looked the best, and those who had the elk burgers seemed the most satisfied.

Thank AasneOeH
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this review

Hi AasneOeh! Im glad you manage to get a table, we are often fullybooked so to be sure to get an table we always tell people to book. Our elk burger is very popular and Im glad you tried it. Best regards, Zandra Z. More 

Oslo, Norway
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117 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner three times in Kroa during our stay at Svalbard, and every meal was great. The clipfish is to die for, and so is the duck breast and the long time boiled meat. Ask for the daily special and see if there ais something for you. The service is good and friendly as everything in Longyearbyen. If you... More 

Thank arg02
Cotonou, Benin
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very cosy place to hang out and have some food and a beer. Food is good. The menu range from pizza to gamemeat.

Thank Ditte B
Longyearbyen, Norway
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kroa is one of the older retaurants in Longyearbyen, and has one of the more interesting menus. The beer selection is somewhat limited, but they have some interesting wines and have added single malt whiskey to the liquor menu. The food is always good here, and the service is okay (the servers are nice, but will sometimes leave you sitting... More 

Thank Mark H
New York City, New York
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A guide suggested I try Kroa for dinner this past July. With no real expectations I was very pleasantly surprised and found myself at the restaurant for five meals in five days. It is very popular, so reservations are a must during the high season. Service was very good, and the food was great. Menu items range from pepper steak,... More 

1 Thank godot1313
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71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided to have dinner here one Thursday night without making a reservation. Despite the restaurant looking busy, we were lucky enough to be seated without waiting. We had a pizza and the moose burger. Both tasted great but they were not outstanding. The portions were hearty, and even the (non-alcoholic) drinks we came in the pint beer glasses!

Thank palliechen
Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I visited the Kroa restaurant twice for meals and for drinks they serve an excellent draft Norwegian beer on there and have a great menu full of all sorts of great things from burger and pizza to Scandinavian dishes such as minke whale, also on the menu is a moose burger which was great, the staff were all very friendly... More 

Thank Richard W
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183 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We ate here as it was near our hotel, and had booked in advance. We had a lovely table, staff were friendly, and we both had the moose burger which was delicious - far too much food! Wine not so expensive as no tax.

Thank kathy27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$33 - $130
Norwegian, American, Bar, International, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.b. 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 13 00

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