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$$ - $$$
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Grill, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Fredrik Langes gate 2 | Scandic Ishavshotel, Tromso 9008, Norway
+47 77 66 64 00
18:00 - 22:30
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Bath, United Kingdom
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333 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the food - so much so we ate here twice. Good wine list. Really enjoyed the reindeer. Fish soup the next visit was above average. Lovely desserts. A bit expensive, by about nok 50 a main course, but good quality. We had no issues with service as others have said.

Thank MuddyBath
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It had a small menu and a couple of items on it were not available. The portions were small and expensive. However, we did enjoy our meal but would not return because of the price. Friendly service.

Thank 710fiona
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We just enjoyed a nice meal with our friends at Tromso. The food was nice and the service was at it's best! We ordered some roast boards and a steak. The flavours were good and kitchen was well coordinated. 1 small remark to improve: the steak was just warm enough.

Thank Sven V
Hertford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

If you are staying at the Scandic Ishavshotel in Tromso don't be tempted to eat in the Roast restaurant. The food is average, but the service is dreadful (we had to ask for menus after 10 minutes, same for drinks and when food arrived well over an hour after we'd ordered, it was lukewarm). By contrast the hotel's breakfast and... More 

Thank NickyGoodyear
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It was a horrible experience ..... We ordered the food and It came an hour and a half late, no water was given to us like the rest of the customers ... i ordered soup and no spoon was given and the waiter noticed immediately but stopped to speak to the table Next to us, for another 10mins waiting! We... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Had to reorder as the food served was cold. Waitress was rude and could not care less, wanted dessert but impossible to order, left angry and hungry! A pity.

Thank Javier F
Tromsø, Norge
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Probably my worst restaurant experience so far. Incredible bad service. The waitress even forgot to take the orders from half of our group before she just vanished. The meal was not much better. It was not worth a third of the price. Last time (2 years ago) we went here, the service and food was excellent. However now I would... More 

Thank RonningA
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Disappointing from start to finish. Arrived without reservation but took a while for anyone to advise us if we could get a table, felt a bit uncomfortable. Then took another ten minutes before we were seated. I had cod dish which was lovely but the meal was cold, I couldn't finish the fish. Flat ironed steak was delicious, roast board... More 

Thank anita_altham
Greenville, South Carolina
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a dinner buffet here for Christmas that was fantastic! Tons of Norwegian seafood options to try and great roasts available. My entire group thoroughly enjoyed the food and the buffet. We paid for it though. Ended up averaging about $50 per person which is a bit high, even by Norwegian standards. This was, however, the best and most... More 

Thank TravelingKnight75
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered the grilled cod and the roast board. The size and taste of both dishes were very good. For dessert, we had the "chocolate and berries" which was an absolute delight. Ambience is very important to us, the restaurant is kept at the very back of the hotel behind a curtain which divides it from the buffet of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$47
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Grill, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fredrik Langes gate 2 | Scandic Ishavshotel, Tromso 9008, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Troms  >  Tromso
  • Phone Number: +47 77 66 64 00
Get your gastronomical kicks at Roast Tromso.
Our Chef offers the freshest fish and shellfish that the northern seas has to offer, and only
the very best of meats and produce from the local farmers of our region - All prepared in an original Josper Grill(R) featured in our beautiful open kitchens. We hope to welcome you at Roast Tromso soon, located at Scandic Ishavshotel in Tromso Norway.

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