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Arresten

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European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Norwegian
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Prinsensgate 6, Andenes 8480, Norway
+47 995 80 447
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3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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bergen
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very pleasant visit. Fantastic fish soup, served very hot with bread. Maincourse the same. Good and quick service with reasonable prices.

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Thank ericoBergen
Paris, France
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had beer, fish soup and the rose fish. The soup was delicious and super filling and contained lots of fish and shrimp in addition to veggies. Broth had a slight curry flavor which my husband and I both found delightful. The rose fish was just awesome! Highly recommend. The decor is authentic.

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Thank Piskinek
Langhus, Akershus, Norway
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Special small and intime place.We hadde "malurke" and "fiskesuppe" for dinner. Tasted exelent. Good service. The only minus, perhapes some of the personal should learn a little bit more of wine... But the place can be highly recommended.

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Thank bjafa
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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Thank ewelvis
Bergen
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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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Thank Geir-Arne K
Zug, Switzerland
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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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4 reviews
3 restaurant 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
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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1 Thank Martinho89
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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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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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

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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 - $36
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Norwegian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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