Beautifully located at Nidälven lies historic Trondheim. Today the city is a major education centre with research in technology and medicine – the renowned university has over 30,000 students. The lively city is also one of Norway’s premier food towns with a large number of good restaurants that focus on local produce. Here are tips on 5 restaurants you mustn’t miss whilst staying in intimate Trondheim!
If you are looking for a great, juicy burger, SuperHero Burger is well worth a visit. The restaurant is centrally located on Olav Tryggvason Street 1, right at Bakke Bro, and has great burgers at reasonable prices. Whether you are looking for a simple cheeseburger or an exciting burger with unusual sides, SuperHero Burger has something for all hamburger lovers. With a relaxed atmosphere, the restaurant has quickly become one of the most visited and popular spots in Trondheim. At Comfort Hotel Trondheim, just around the corner from SuperHero Burger. The hotel is super-centrally located with delightful rooms; everything’s nearby!
Homemade burgers and buns! Photo: SuperHero Burger
An elegant restaurant, To Rom og Kjøkken focuses on high quality in everything from raw materials to menu, bar and staff. On Carl Johans gate 5, only 5 minutes from the trendy and central Clarion Collection® Hotel Grand Olav, you will find this restaurant to be of unbelievably high standard. By working closely with local produce and delicacies and preparing them in Mediterranean style this restaurant has become an exceedingly popular restaurant choice. The menu allows you to choose from fish and seafood to lamb and duck – all of the highest quality and in a wonderful environment. Highly appealing to the connoisseur who wants a holistic experience with good food and drink in an exclusive setting.
Located about 1 kilometer from Trondheim city centre, in the harbor at Trondheimsfjorden, Clarion Hotel® Trondheim is one of Scandinavia’s largest congress hotels. The hotel has 400 rooms and 18 meeting rooms. In addition, there is a restaurant and Skybar, Kitchen & Table, on the 9th floor with a magical view of the fjord. Here you can enjoy an exciting menu based on produce from that region, and where Nordic cuisine meets rustic American flavours and sophisticated Asian traditions.
Have a seat outside and enjoy the panoramic view over Trondheim city!
Havfruen Fiskerestaurant is located in the old district of Bakklandet, overlooking the Nidelven river and the picturesque little colourful houses. Ever since 1987, the restaurant has served dishes made from the sea’s delights. In historic, unique and cosy premises, you can enjoy local fish and seafood dishes of absolute world class. The restaurant is located just a short distance from Gamla Bybron (the Old Town Bridge) and is close to both Nidarosdomen (The Nordic region’s second oldest cathedral) and the stylish design hotel Comfort Hotel® Trondheim.
Try the tasting menu at Havfruen Restaurant! Photo: Havfruen Restaurant
The Solsiden neighborhood at Nedre Elvehamn, in the north-east part of the city, has been transformed into a popular residential and shopping area. New and modern buildings are combined with old shipyards and industrial premises, which now have completely new features. The outdoor dining area outside the shopping centre is alive with the buzz from the many restaurants there. Especially in the summer, this is an incredibly beautiful place overlooking the calm river. NordØst started the summer of 2015 with the concept of combining Asian techniques with Norwegian raw materials. With some of Norway’s best chefs and exciting dishes such as sea crêpes with miso-mayonnaise it has very quickly become a favourite spot to visit. If you want to stay close to Solsiden, the best place to stay is Clarion Collection® Hotel Grand Olav – a trendy hotel in the same building as Olavshallen Concert Hall.
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Trondheim is a city with a long and exciting history – the city was founded by Olav Tryggvason as early as the year 997, and was then called Nidaros. With just over 195,000 inhabitants, Trondheim, in Trøndelag county, is today Norway’s third largest city. With its beautiful location at Nidälven’s outlet, the city is a nice destination for those wishing to see a mix of old picturesque wooden houses and modern architecture. Trondheim is a focal point on Norway’s largest and most important motorway, the E6. In addition, several railways and the famous Hurtigruten all connect together in the city. The city centre is small and is suitable for getting round on foot. If you want to get around using public transport, there is both a bus and a tram. The tram line, Gråkallbanen, is actually the northernmost in operation in the world and can smoothly and conveniently take you to the shopping centres, culture and tasteful restaurants in the city.