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“Fine dining in exquisite surroundings - north of the polar circle!”
Review of Huset Svalbard

Huset Svalbard
Ranked #3 of 16 Restaurants in Longyearbyen
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: At Huset we offer both a Bistro and a fine dining restaurant. Please visit our website for more information and for reservations.
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Amazing food in the most incredible of settings - an unforgettable experience. Old grandeur and glamour with a modern twist, set in one of the most rural yet beautiful places this world has to offer. Bar fun followed by world class food. This restaurant is unforgettable. Amazing effort by a very service minded team. Highly recommended. A must, if one goes to visit Svalbard!

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Thank Silje Christine A
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HusetSvalbard, Booking agent at Huset Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind words.

I will forward your review to my colleagues.
Hope to see you at Huset again!

Best regards /Mattias

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is the best place to go to for an upscale dinner in Longyearbyen. Apparently they have one of the best wine cellars in Northern Europe and I do belive them as I have had a private tour in their amazing wine cellar. Don't forget that Svalbard is tax-free so you can drink amazing wine for very reasonable prices, and you should take advantage of this together with an amazing meal from this gourmet kitchen.

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Thank Mie M
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HusetSvalbard, Booking agent at Huset Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a good review!

Hope that we will have the chance to welcome you again in the future.

Best regards /Mattias

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The staff was rude and arrogant. We do not recommend this restaurant at all. Being one of the finest and most expensive places in town, they should select their employees more carefully.

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Thank mcdl_82
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HusetSvalbard, Booking Agent at Huset Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for taking your time to review Huset!
We are very sorry to hear that your visit at Huset wasn't as you expected! We would like to get an opportunity to hear about what happened, if you have time please email us at booking@huset.com. Hoping to hear from you soon!
Cecilia - Huset

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

All in all completely happy - had a great, romantic evening there with excellent food, lovely service, cosy atmosphere. Very relaxed - a food experience. I would definateley recommend to book a table there (advance booking recommended). Instead of wine I chose juices with the food and that was very taseful

Thank Dixi27
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HusetSvalbard, Booking Agent at Huset Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you for your review of Huset Restaurant!
We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere at Huset Restaurant! I will forward your kind words to the kitchen and service staff. We hope to welcome you back to Huset soon!
Best Regards,
Cecilia

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Nordic "film noir" like Broen and new nordic cooking has became an international hit this century.Nordic cuisine used to be dull, fat and boring or a bad French copy, partly due to lack of high quality raw materials apart from seafood.
Now there is av new trend using everything local from sea and forest or where ever. The result can be nice and good, but often it is a bit overdone in creativity.
"Huset" is the most Northern example of it. Huset means the house, the Folkets Hus (Peoples House) where trade unions of the coal miners used to meet, drink and sometime dance with the very few women in this community.
Today it is no workers in to be seen, only tourist longing for a culinary experience.
Five courses are the minimum, but adds up to eight because of three diffirent "amuse gueles". It a bit like la cusine nouvelle in the 1970-80ies. Large and deep plates with litttle in. Here stones and woodbits often is the plate broght to you with a long explanation what is on it. It can be five differete tastings/spices on the same plate. So you add upp with 8 your tongue has to part 40 different tastes. Quite a job.
So when the last bit of local cod and reindeer is served and there are still two more dessert, you feel enough is enough. The wine packet included three white wines , of which I like the riesling best. An Italian toscana was good with the deer.
Conclusion: Not my daily diet, a bit over kill?
During the night I dreamt about a sizzling steak, a juicy hamburger an a crispy chicken with French fries. I still wonder why.

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Thank Kas2356
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