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Ting Hai

$$ - $$$Chinese, Asian,
Torvgaten 5, Arendal 4836, Norway
+47 37 02 22 01
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
27 Jun 2016
“Still great”
5 Aug 2015
“Poor food, bad location, decent service”
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Chinese, Asian, Singaporean, Norwegian
$$ - $$$
Torvgaten 5, Arendal 4836, Norway
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

After reading some mixed reviews here on Tripadvisor, I thought it was time for another visit to Ting Hai in Arendal. I have reviewed this restaurant a couple of years back, so I was curious to see if things had changed. To save you the...More

1  Thank Rune69
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Was excited to try the food here, as it's commonly discussed in Arendal. Sadly it was sub par, not really good. The location is terrible, far from most other restaurants, not very nice, and smells like cigarettes. Wasn't very popular either. The service was pretty...More

Thank Aleksander S
Reviewed 10 May 2015

The dish is properly made and presented. It taste really good :D

1  Thank Zhozho
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Felt like I was in Hong Kong or China. Food was good and service was great. The ku lou yok ( sweet sour pork ) is Ting Hai's best seller. I was informed that Ting Hai was the first Chinese restaurant in Arendal and have...More

Thank 911Steven21
Reviewed 19 May 2013

I have visited Ting Hai Restaurant several times after they reopened with a completely changed menu last year. Every time the service is perfect and the food is exquisit. I can recommend this restaurant if you visit Arendal and would like to eat Chinese.

2  Thank Martina N
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This is the oldest chinese restaurant in Arendal, and still the one to choose. The food is good and the staff is friendly.

1  Thank Barbro60
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Last Sunday my family visited the Chinese restaurant Ting Hai in Arendal once again. After a few months with a new concept, we were eager to see if they could still follow up on the earlier visits last autumn: and they did. We were quickly...More

1  Thank Rune69
Reviewed 1 October 2012

I visited Ting Hai after the reopening this summer, and now (Oct 1, 2012) we came back to check if everything is still the same. I am glad to say that we (me and one of my sons and both my parents) enjoyed a terrific...More

Thank Rune69
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Ting Hai Restaurant is one of the oldest Asian food restaurants in Norway. Over the years, the menu has not had many changes - the restaurant needed "something new" and a face lift. Yesterday we went to the reopening of the restaurant and was surprised...More

4  Thank Rune69
Reviewed 23 April 2012

What a great jewel of the orient on the hill going out of town. The best Chinese cuisine you could ever want to eat to great Cantanese traditions. Immaculately clean, good and quick service from nice staff. Even the NORWEGIAN FOOD is as good as...More

1  Thank David P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean, Norwegian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torvgaten 5, Arendal 4836, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Aust-Agder  >  Arendal
  • Phone Number: +47 37 02 22 01
Ting Hai Restaurant was established in 1977. Today, it is Arendal's oldest restaurant and Norway's 4th first Chinese restaurant.At Ting Hai you will find a variety of cuisines, but primarily Chinese and South East Asian food. The owner, Tony Lim, was born in Singapore and raised in Malaysia and many of the dishes carry the exotic and spicy touches of South East Asia.
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