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Lothes Mat & Vinhus

$$ - $$$European, ,
Skippergata 4, Haugesund 5527, Norway
+47 52 71 22 01
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Skippergata 4, Haugesund 5527, Norway
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

My team visited Lothes Mat & Vinhus quite by chance and luckily we got a table. While they arranged for everything we went to the bar in the house just opposite. We were called back and got a very cosy table - we actually had...More

Thank MereteML L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This place is awesome! It's a beautiful old house, the service is perfect and the quality of the food is great. I couldn't expect something better thinking about a small Norwegian town. Recommend!

Thank federico b
653post, Manager at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Hi Federico b Thank you very much for your review. Looking forward to have you back at our place again. Kindest regards. Lothes restaurant team

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Haugesund port is rather small and crowded during the jazz festival. Step away drom the first street and go up the stairs to this place:you will be quiet and get a very good meal. We chose the 6 course menu, that allowed us to taste...More

Thank AnneF36
653post, Manager at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi AnneF36 and thank you for your nice review. One again i wish to take the chance to apologize for the inconvenient with the neighbour table. Changes in terms of furniture and "modernising" the restaurant interior are on our list, so hopefully we can do...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Nice view and outdoor area very limited menu during the festival days, nothing for vegans. Service average, when we ordered at the bar as said on the menu, someone came over and wanted to take food order but not drink order, seemed to be very...More

Thank mathildesophie
653post, Manager at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi mathildesophie thanks for your feedbak, but i believe is posted under the wrong business, as Lothes Restaurant is closed for lunch, even under Jazz festival, and the menu is the same. Please refer it to Himla Godt. Kindest regards. Stefano Pagani Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Normally we used to take our meals at India Gate restaurant in Haugesund, my wife being a vegetarian and we could get authentic Punjabi food there. For a change I visited Lothes Mat & Vinhus. I came there upon the recommendation of Manjit, to try...More

Thank Arunverma
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The best food in Haugesund, by far. Been here many times, also in bigger groups, but this time only two. We were met by a very cosy and attentive waiter, we had the July menu (5 courses incl wine for less than 1000,- nok). And...More

Thank ToreLev
653post, Manager at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi ToreLev thank you for your kind feedback, and for having been our guest several times. We work hard daily in order to make our kind guest happy, and we are pleased when we manage to do it. Hope to see you again soon. Kindest...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

I've just returned from an excellent experience at Lothes Mat & Vinhus. I came there upon the recommendation of a colleague, but with no other expectations. The experience by far surpassed what I expected. The food (every course) was excellent, the waitress, Kristin, was proffesional...More

Thank Hogne F
653post, Manager at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi Hogne F Thanks you very much for your kind review. Hope to see you again soon. Enjoy this beautiful summer day. Kindest regards Stefano Pagani Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Good atmosphere, food just amazing with a wine menu to suit, waiters that can explain and guide you properly, and they even change the dishes if you have special requests or changes to certain dishes.

Thank sveinung1963
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I have visited Lothes Mat & Vinhus after 6 years. I can say that I was disappointed. The level is not the same as it was before. The menu did not had any variety. They had just one choice of fish or meat for the...More

Thank Mhaugesund
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were there in a group of 10 people having booked the special menu. We got the separate area used for bigger groups with view over the harbour and a cozy maritime atmosphere. We had a set menu of several different dishes, and none disappointed-...More

Thank jojimbo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$77
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skippergata 4, Haugesund 5527, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Rogaland  >  Haugesund
  • Phone Number: +47 52 71 22 01
  • E-mail
A restaurant for memorable culinary experiences and a cosy atmosphere, both in- and outdoor. The bar features an open hearth and a modern café. Great view over Smedasundet Sound. In addition to be a great restaurant, Lothe's offers events such as cooking-battle, cooking-courses, coaching tapas style, food theater, concerts and more. Lothe's also offers good conference facilities for up to 80 people.
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