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“Soul food”
Review of Kroa

Kroa
Ranked #3 of 16 Restaurants in Longyearbyen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $33 - $130
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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.
London
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Soul food”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

I ate here twice, the first night when we arrived in Longyearbyen (excellent) and when we got back from a 3 day snowmobile expedition (also excellent!). The duty free prices on alcohol make the prices all the more reasonable.

Visited February 2013
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Somerset
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good value everyday food”
Reviewed February 22, 2013

Pizza + burger good value (for Norway)...not sure if eating minke whale is quite politically correct though!

Visited February 2013
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Florida
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great Tomato & Pepper soup on a long winter's night”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

a local hangout with excellent food, especially the tomato soup as the snow piled up outside. it was a short walk from our hotel and good to hang out with the local people.

Visited February 2013
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Longyearbyen, Norway
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nice location, good restaurant”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Cool place with good food. Nice interior. The staff are very hospitality and the food are good. Good atmosphere.

Visited February 2013
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Sydney
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171 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Great place to relax”
Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

Situated behind Basecamp Spitsbergen, Kroa was our local hangout! The bar/restaurant is decked out with photographs and artifacts of years passed and has a really lovely feel about it.  Albert (our waiter) was brilliant particularly when recommending local food and drink to try. He even remembered what we were drinking, not bad considering how busy it can get.

The food was very nice with local Norwegian selections on the menu. Just remember where you are (approx 1,000km from the North Pole) and you won't think the food choices are bizarre. As far as price is concerned and remembering Norway is an expensive country for some, our bill was quite reasonable. 

Highly recommend Kroa to visit for lunch, dinner or just pop in for a drink and check it out. 

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