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Kroa

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$$ - $$$
Norwegian, American, Bar, International, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 13 00
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11:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Bangkok, Thailand
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here for lunch and dinner. Food were okay. We really love the atmosphere and the decorations at this restaurant. It was like we had eaten our meals in a nordic wild hut (something like that). All of the staffs were nice and informative. However, the services were very slow due to a lot of clients. Anyway, this restaurant... More 

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Mumbai
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

August doesn't give night time to this quaint little human outpost. While walking in the small city we stumbled upon this place and decided to walk in for a drink or two. What we cam across was some of the finest lamb chops and lentil soups that we savored during our last Europe trip. This place has beautiful warm decor... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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183 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a dinner at Kroa located in the “main street” of Longyearbyen. It was only 500 meters to walk but my wife was a bit freaked out by all the talks of polar bears and we walked there quickly. The other challenge is of course how to dress when it is -10 degrees and strong wind. We had regular... More 

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Alesund, Norway
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rough interior, great ambience, good service and really good food. Good place for a cold beer after a day out in the wildlife.

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Thank jannes446
Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a very nice atmosphere, the staff is superfriendly and the food is really good. They have one vegetarian dish on the menu, which can be made vegan. Just make sure to book a table, it can get very busy here.

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Thank CatrineStorhaug
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good restaurant featuring one vegetarian option. Food was great, staff nice and interior very hunting-like with many animal skins and pictures of hunting scenes on the walls.

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Thank magdzilla
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, friendly service. Good burgers & beer. You can wear your boots inside. Yay! Reindeer was good too.

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Thank Gallavantingone
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal here on New Years Eve. We managed to get the last table available and were treated to a fabulous five course dinner. Each course was magnificent and tasted wonderful. Service was excellent, drinks all good and a great atmosphere. Loved it.

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Thank SJC67A
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kroa is a really cute restaurant, the woody-causy atmosphere is really warm and friendly. The food is wonderful and affordable (relatively to the cost of living in Svalbard, of course). Reindeer steack, Whale, Char are perfectly cooked. There is a large choice of beers, wine and spirits. The waitress was really nice and helpful ! Have no hesitation !

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Thank Aurélien M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service here was very quick. I had smoked minke whale and slow-cooked moose with mushroom, potato, and onion. The food was definitely tasty, and the price was pretty reasonable compared to the other Svalbard restaurants. I particularly liked the interior, which was covered in seal pelts. Seal pelts everywhere! On the chairs, on the benches, on the walls, on... More 

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Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this review

Hi Anthony! Thanks for such a wonderful review! Welcome back when you visit Longyearbyen next time. Best Regards, Zandra and the rest of the team at Kroa More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$130
Cuisine
Norwegian, American, Bar, International, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 13 00
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.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?