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Arresten

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European, Norwegian, Seafood, Scandinavian
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Prinsensgate 6, Andenes 8480, Norway
+47 995 80 447
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Street, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Had several meals here and liked all of them. The restaurant is also nice and cozy which gives it an authentic feel

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Bergen
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Fresh and good quality on the fish that we ate. Can easily recommand it! Good selection of local beer and friendly staff

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is a nice restaurant, the room is well furnished, the staff nice and professional, last and not least the food is good. I would recommend !

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Thank Fuppsala
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Food has been consistent and very good. Fish soup is very good and fish main dishes are very good as well. Deserts are excellent, save room.

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Thank Howard K
Tromso, Norway
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Ordered a three course menu. Had a delicious fish soup for starter, cod and potatoes for main course and a wonderful creme brulee for dessert. The service was great and the house has an interesting story (old prison). The main course was a bit tasteless, but all in all probably the best restaurant in town.

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and really good fish! I really like the interior in Arresten in Andenes. Will come back!

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Sittard, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

There are not a lot of restaurants in Andenes, but Arresten attractie our attention due to the fact it looks nice and authentic. The food the serve is simple, but very tasty. Worth a visit.

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Thank Peter v
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We ate here a couple of times, my husband loves fish and really enjoyed the fish here. Norway is not great on vegetarian food but the chef was helpful in rustling something up, Absolutely delicious desserts in a lovely atmosphere with friendly staff and a nice log burner for some winter warmth.

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Clent, Worcs, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

The food was fantastic, staff were lovely & the restaurant is really romantic with an interesting history.... we had a perfect evening with new found friends followed by a snowball fight on the way back to our lodge! We really only came to Andenes for the whale watching, Arresten was an added bonus.... we're coming back chasing Orca's next January,... More 

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Ibiza, Spain
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Andenes doesn't offer many places to eat out or hang out. We tried Arresten today and it was simply amazing. Great fish, stunning flavours, amazing service and beer selection. Good desserts and patisserie. All tasting fresh and home made. We are super happy with our lunch and dinner there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $34
Cuisine
European, Norwegian, Seafood, Scandinavian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prinsensgate 6, Andenes 8480, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Nordland  >  Andoy Municipality  >  Andenes
  • Phone Number: +47 995 80 447
Description
Arresten is a local restaurant with a completely unique atmosphere in Andenes, situated way above the arctic circle in Northern Norway. Arresten is actually the old jail in Andenes, restored with much love, as well as a lot of the original features intact. Everywhere you look you'll see bits and pieces from old times on shelves, covering the walls and dangling from the ceiling. You can sit in one of the original cells, or in front of the fireplace and have a wonderful candlelight dinner prepared with fresh fish from the fjord right outside, order from our extensive beer menu and enjoy our delicious home made dessert such as our own cloud-berry Creme Brulee, gorgeous pies, chocolate temptations and much, much more. We specialize in local fish, seafood meat, beef, lamb and as much as we possibly can, everything we serve is as genuine, and as locally produced as possible. We make, create and produce everything ourselves without shortcuts. This of course includes baking our own bread, cakes, cookies, pies and desserts. We only use real butter, lots of cream and...With every breath we take we put our heart and soul into every single plate we serve. Come by, stay a while, eat, drink, live, love and laugh... Fall in love with Arresten just as we have!

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