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5 restaurants you shouldn’t miss in Tromsø

Tromsø is located on Norway’s north coast, 300 km north of the Arctic circle. Tromsø is also a gastronomic city with a wide selection of exciting restaurants. Here we have collected 5 restaurants you shouldn’t miss!

Dining area at Kitchen & Table Tromsø

The proximity to fresh seafood and wonderful produce have influenced the restaurants in Tromsø.

Emmas Drømmekjøkken – French cuisine with a welcoming atmosphere

In central Tromsø, just opposite the beautiful cathedral, you find Emmas Drømmekjøkken. The fine dining restaurant offers a complete menu and serves French and International cuisine prepared from local ingredients and produce. In a warm and welcoming atmosphere, you can enjoy delicious and affordable food. Generosity, care and love are the lodestars of both the staff and the cuisine in this French gem, located at the heart of Tromsø.

Emmas Drømmekjøkken restaurant in Tromsø

Located only 70 metres from the restaurant is Quality Hotel Saga – a modern hotel with a fantastic view of the Arctic Cathedral and Tromsø centre. From the hotel, you are at walking distance from both the cathedral as well as the Northern Norway Art Museum and with great options to explore the city.

Fresh fish of superior quality at Fiskekompaniet Sjøsiden

If you are looking for a restaurant with fresh fish of superior quality on the menu, you should take a closer look at Fiskekompaniet Sjøsiden. The restaurant is located along the city’s main street and offers a seasonal menu. Here you are guaranteed new and fresh flavour sensations with all their seafood dishes. In addition to delicious food, you will also be able to enjoy the amazing views of the ocean.

fiskekompaniet-restaurant-tromso-kim-steven-knutsen Photo: Fiskekompaniet/Kim Steven Knutsen.

Clarion Collection Hotel With: boat outdoorClarion Collection Hotel With is a gem right on the pier, only a couple of hundred metres from the restaurant. Here you’ll have an incomparable view with the city’s nightlife just at your doorstep.

Family friendly and delicious at Yonas pizzeria

Even though you’re right by the ocean, a delicious pizza is never wrong. Yonas Pizzeria in central Tromsø opened their doors already in 1974 and have offered their customers truly delicious pizzas ever since.

In a relaxed and cosy environment, you can try the renowned pizza ”Taco” – a pizza you can order with both hot and medium hot salsa. The pizzeria has set up a play area for the little ones and is therefore a family friendly and affordable option for those looking for an enjoyable pizza experience in Tromsø.

Kitchen & Table by Marcus Samuelsson – a great dining experience

Kitchen & Table Tromsø: entrance

At Clarion Hotel The Edge you find Kitchen & Table by Marcus Samuelsson – a restaurant concept combining Arctic produce with the enticing flavours of Manhattan. Enjoy fun dining in a wonderful setting. After dinner, you could go up to the 11th floor and visit Tromsø’s only skybar with tempting drinks, great music and a spectacular view of the city.

Clarion Hotel The Edge opened in May 2014 and is a new cultural rendezvous in Tromsø. The eco-friendly hotel boasts an excellent location on the pier and a contemporary and exciting architecture.

Culinary experience at Smak

If you are looking for a small and intimate restaurant offering fine dining, prepared from local produce, then Restaurant Smak is the place for you. At Skippergate 16b, you have the opportunity to enjoy a seasonal menu with, for example, seafood and lamb from local farms. The menu changes every fortnight and offers four, five and six dishes.

Smak- Restaurant-Tromsø-fisk.jpg Dining at Smak is a culinary experience where you can enjoy both delectable food and drinks as well as excellent service.


Stay at one of our hotels in central Tromsø and truly experience the northern lights, total darkness and Arctic adventures! See all our hotels in Tromsø here!