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$$ - $$$, American,
Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 13 00
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (102 reviews)
“pepper steak” (17 reviews)
“fish” (32 reviews)
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Norwegian, American, Bar, International, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate at Kroa last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were all very friendly; no complaints about the service, and I really liked the atmosphere of the restaurant. It wasn’t jam packed, but quite busy, considering it was a Monday evening, so I...More

Thank ScottyMike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An adequate diner in the middle of town, for the days when you just want a quick fix. The food is not out of this world but it's decent. The service is warm. Enjoyed the fish soup.

Thank Lim_Eleanor
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I just had desert. It was the Chocolate Fondant. It had a very good flavor. Red fruits and chocolate.

Thank Inaldo S
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I really liked the atmosphere of being in a trapper's cabin. The moose burger was so delicious I went there twice in one week.

Thank 12Travellingismylife
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I ate here with a small group and was not very impressed. The trapper cabin decor made the environment drab and dark. Service was slow and unenthusiastic. Food was average - I had moose burger which was over cooked and came in a basic dry...More

Thank Bro44
Reviewed 18 September 2018

At the suggestion of a local, we chose Kroa for our one dinner in Longyearbyen and it was terrific. The wait staff was lovely, the place was full (we did make a reservation) and the food was delicious. We really enjoyed the halibut - beautifully...More

Thank TwoTravelers21
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Service: Came with a group of friends. We didn't book a table but the staff was friendly to accommodate us all the same (a group of 17). Service was good. Food: Had whale carpaccio as a starter, which was tasty but not much value for...More

Thank ErlaRG
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

More bad than good. Ate here twice; ranked 4th in Longyearbyn. But really a bit of a grimy burger/pizza joint. Looked worse on second visit ; dirty tables and in attentive waiting staff. Delivered wrong pizza so all of us were finished when the right...More

Thank mukdennnis
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We fell into loving KROA as some of the more locally positioned restaurants were not to our expectations or tastes. I guess we were early as we offered a table that if we took too much time, we might be asked if we minded some...More

Thank 943RickR
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My first ever visit to Longyearbyen. And my first ever meal there. Got served by a friendly waitor. Food served quickly - and in style. I recommend this place to everyone visiting Longyearbyen.

Thank larsr477
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you Lars for such kind words. Hope you will travel back to Longyearbyen and if so you are very welcome back to Kroa. Best regards, Zandra

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rob s
25 February 2016|
Response from Kroa | Property representative |
Hi Rob! A pint of tap lager costs 53Nok. We server Mack Actic anf Mack Bayer on tap and it is a beer from Tromsø in northern Norway. Welcome to Kroa!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$130
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 13 00
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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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