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$$ - $$$, American,
Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 13 00
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (92 reviews)
“pepper steak” (17 reviews)
“nachos” (10 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 5 July 2017

Very nice ambiance. Service….not as good as one would expect. We ordered Butter Chicken, all I can say is that obviously the chef has never been to India or tasted a Butter Chicken. It turned out to be a roasted chicken-leg with a sweet tomato...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place in the centre of Longyearbyen. It is decorated like an old coal mine. Fine food and good choice of local beer. Possible to sit outside.

Thank maraquan
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for leaving an review. Welcome back when you visit Longyearbyen next time. Best regads, Kroa crew

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

a nice place friendly and reasonably priced (for Svalbard) - had the breakfast special (even though it was 2pm) - large and tasty

Thank mcguinmj888
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hi! Thanks for leaving a review here on Tripadvisor. Im glad you liked your meal. Best regards, Kroa crew

Reviewed 28 June 2017

this restaurant was recommended to us by a local and is well worth visit. Despite the fact there were reserved tables we arrived early and were served a great meal (and plenty of it) with no pressure to leave before the booking later arrived. Food...More

Thank Jan51Caloundra
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you got a table so you could taste our food and feel our atmosphere. We recommend all guest to reserve a table because we often get full. You were lucky to find some empty seats. Welcome back!...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Absolutely the best 'Catch of the Day" - Halibut prepared with vegetables and pureed potatoes - so good had to go back a second night for dinner. If you are visiting Longyearbyen - you shouldn't miss this restaurant for dinner!More

Thank Patteski
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

We are glad you liked our catch of the day. Our catch of today is changing every day and we serve fish, whale and meat for that dish. Its popular both among locals and tourists and we are glad you came back for it a...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Located at the heart of main Street of Longyearbyen. We had scrumptious lunch.. delicious reindeer meat. Portion size is big. Nice interiors. Moderately priced

Thank somam
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We did not really plan to eat out during our trip but since it was my birthday, my friend decided to treat me to a meal! We picked the best restaurant indeed. Apparently you have to make reservations in advance but good thing the sun...More

Thank smellycupcakes
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Great food with great service. Lovely surroundings and friendly staff. I would definitely recommend the steak!!

Thank 21clive
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We asked around, and the consensus of people who either live in or visit Longyearbyen often was that Kroa was a preferred restaurant, and this bears out as it was always crowded. This makes for a festive, cozy atmosphere. It has a small but interesting...More

Thank spendley3
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Nice rugged place near the main hotels in town. Menu is not that wide, but seems to have sthing for everyone. Popular, so booking is needed. Good service

Thank Nordic_traveller56
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi! Thank you for leaving a review and welcome back next time you visit Longyearbyen. Best regards, Zandra

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rob s
24 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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