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Restaurant Nansen

$$$$European, ,
Vei 500 2 | P.O.Box 554, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
+47 79 02 34 50
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Vei 500 2 | P.O.Box 554, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this was a dinner that was totally unexpected. Perfect in every way, the taste sensation that came out of this dish. I had the tenderloin, with a glass of Sancerre My wife had the vegetarian dishes, they where some of the best she's had.

Thank 662jesperm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't care about the size of the room.thought the furnishings quality was just fine. Had a window table for two with perfect low lighting. The menu choices were plenty and all corses of the meal were fantastic. Very well prepared and the flavors exceptional. Serving...More

Thank travelinman045
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Ate breakfast here while staying in the hotel. The huge open space could easily accommodate everyone, the sit where you want policy kept things simple and speedy and the buffet was extensive. The breads were excellent, I liked the cold cuts selection with the local...More

Thank Bro44
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We tried the most exclusive of Radisson Hotels two restaurants, which didn't disappointed us at all. Modern and innovative, using genuine Norwegian specialties along with other "foreign" ingredients. A delightful presentation and an explosion of flavours and aromas. Nice atmosphere and great views to the...More

Thank Mariodoors
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is the hotel restaurant in the Radisson Blu in Longyearbyn. Like many hotel restaurants it finds it hard to lift itself above being a breakfast room. Tables and chairs are very cheap and basic and it is a huge space. However, it has these...More

Thank mukdennnis
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The hotel was very comfortable, the staff friendly, the meal of fish that I ate was the best EVER. The kitchen also coped very well with my Vegan daughter's requirements. The only thing I could find to complain about is that the hotel could do...More

Thank sjwills2014
Hurtigruten S, 1:a servitør at Restaurant Nansen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for taking your time to write us an review! I will make sure to tell the kitchen that you really enjoyed the food you got served! I do hope that we will get the chance to see you again.. Maybe...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018

If you are looking for good food, this a good place. If you want a quaint or intimate meal this is one big room with a great view. Not private Service was good they explained the menu well. They also have a fabulous breakfast buffet.More

Thank Kathleen H
Hurtigruten S, 1: waiter at Restaurant Nansen, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Hi Kathleen, Thank you for taking your time to write an review! I am happy that you had a lovely evening here with us at Restaurant Nansen and that you really enjoyed the food and service! I hope that we will have the pleasure to...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

The food is so incredibly delicious it cannot be described with words, it has to be experienced. The reindeer was perfectly cooked. And the halibut (catch of the day) was incredible.More

Thank mattiasskog
Hurtigruten S, 1:Servitør at Restaurant Nansen, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi Mattias, Thank you for taking your time to write a review, we really appreciate it! It is so wonderful to hear that you really enjoyed your evening here at Nansen with amazing food! I do hope that we will have the chance to serve...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Had my breakfast here while staying in the hotel.Opted for a dinner once. Tried their Reinsdyr dish 385 NOK .It was recommended from others.It was not to my tasteMore

Thank stoyanov2013
Hurtigruten S, 1:Servitør at Restaurant Nansen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi, Thank you for your feedback. I absolutely agree with you about the view, it is truly breathtaking! And it is only going to get better once we start to get sunset. It is one of my favorite things up here, just sitting outside at...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Just what you would expect in a full breakfast bar from a Radisson. Top notch. Large room with large windows with a spectacular view.More

Thank darbrkm
Hurtigruten S, 1:Servitør at Restaurant Nansen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi, Thank you for your feedback! Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and I am happy that you really enjoyed your stay and the breakfast here at Nansen. If you are planning on coming back I recommend taking a trip during the dark...More

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Sandra B
17 July 2015|
Response from SpitsbergenTravelCSR | Property representative |
Hi! Unfortunately Restaurant Nansen is not open for lunch. We can definitely recommend Barentz Pub & Spiseri in the same building, or Rabalder Café & Bakeri which is close by.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$47
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vei 500 2 | P.O.Box 554, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 34 50
Come in a suit or a snowmobile suit. Come as you are! Experience fantastic meals with an Arctic twist.
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