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Lyst Cafe, Bar & Food

$$ - $$$European, ,
Kongensgate 12, Alesund 6001, Norway
+47 991 00 560
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish soup” (23 reviews)
“salads” (10 reviews)
“potato boats” (2 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kongensgate 12, Alesund 6001, Norway
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on the advice of our hotel! We truly enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. We ended up eating chicken nachos and they were delightful. Very fresh and interesting ingredients, unlike the kind you would ever get in the states.

Thank MamaShuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cod was very bad. I cannot imagine this was fresh. It was very chewy. Next to the cod, there were some mussels, which were lukewarm or even cold. The cold prawns (were they even meant to be cold?) I didn't dare to try. The...More

Thank marlizzz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first café we saw while walking around Ålesund and it suddenly started raining. The Lyst Café is an absolute gem, it is very cosy, the staff is very friendly and the food is very nice! We really enjoyed our visit!

Thank Lissa98
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to get a beer late on a Sunday afternoon and were enticed to stay for food. The smells were amazing and the food lived up to expectations. Sea food cocktail to start followed by cod in herb sauce and salmon...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Subtle change of name and suddenly this restaurant has two sets of reviews in TripAdvisor. It's an intentionally quirky little place with interesting art and funny cacti on the tables. Food focuses on burgers and almost Americana type foods. They're done well. The staff are...More

Thank OchreSilence
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Dropped in on spec for lunch. Got a table luckily as the place was pretty full. We ordered two "sandwiches" for lunch, and when they arrived, they were full main course meals. The entrecôte sandwich was actually a nice big piece of steak cooked medium...More

Thank Stirlings
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Our food was excellent and we enjoyed the wine. The restaurant was full when we had dinner with a line out of the door. Service became a bit slow at the end but overall our waiter was excellent. There is nothing vegetarian on the menu...More

Thank Skylar H
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This used to be our regular/favorite lunch place in Aalesund and we loved everything about this place..Unfortunately Lyst got a new owner, who changed the restaurant around.. New menu, the famous chicken salad is not the same, price increased much and the atmosphere changed to...More

4  Thank Kristine L
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I tried to have dinner there this week and the staff was absolutely horrible . We waited at the entrance for several minutes waiting to be acknowledged and the staff kept walking past us saying nothing. I finally got one persons attention and asked where...More

1  Thank BallardGirlForever
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lyst has in recent times changed. And not for the better. The restaurant it self has had a cleanup, with new tables new interior etc. And that is sadly the only thing that has been for the better. We were a group of six people...More

Thank Tor Erik B
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6 June 2016|
Response from Aldehyde007 | Reviewed this property |
Good day, yes no problem to pay with visa. Enjoy !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kongensgate 12, Alesund 6001, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  More og Romsdal  >  Alesund
  • Phone Number: +47 991 00 560
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