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The Winter Garden

Post boks 17 | Mary-Ann's Polarrigg, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 37 02
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good31%
  • Average31%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
7 Feb 2017
26 Apr 2016
“Best meal I had in Longyearbyen”
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Scandinavian, European, Thai
$$ - $$$
Post boks 17 | Mary-Ann's Polarrigg, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Awesome menu with wildlife from Svalbard. We tried whale, reindeer and seal while we were here and it was deliciously made!!! Good service and friendly waiters! We were even able to talk to the chef personally! This is a place you have to visit if...More

Thank Therese C
Reviewed 26 April 2016

And I stayed for 8 nights and ate out twice a day visiting almost everywhere on offer. I had a chicken massaman curry with rice, and ice cream and berries dessert. Both were superb, timely. The bar doesn't offer cider is my only criticism, and...More

Thank Flying_Scots_man1010
Reviewed 7 March 2016

it is surprising to see the variety of restaurant here in this small town Longyearbyen - western, japanese, thai - but you can try all these somewhere else in the world. if you want to try something special in this special town you may visit...More

Thank immrg
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Great ambiance and friendly staff. It had a small but tasty looking menu. We had two items on it and they were both fantastic.

Thank jafritsche
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Eating wale, we ask and reservate one day before, to eat there speciality. Be reward the direction on this page from the site is not right, Vinterhagen means wintergarden and is located at Mary-Ann's Polarrigg..

Thank christiaan v
Reviewed 22 September 2015

The winter garden is an amazing place to hav a dinner with a wonderful view and very good food! I ordered the seal an it was delicious!

Thank Carlorace
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

We live in the tropics and for our first wedding anniversary decided to go somewhere on the opposite end of the spectrum & exotic to us. Vinterhagen was home away from home. The restaurant is stunning with live plants, arctic character, and the views from...More

Thank Myss T
Reviewed 24 August 2015

It is lovely inside, very colorful with so much to look at, including a stuffed arctic fox that "photobombs" if you don't realize he's there. I had the reindeer steak, much better than what was served on the expedition cruise I'd just returned from. Prices...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I was quite happy with my whale steak and it is a special experience eating such a course in a heated winter garden with an almost tropical climate in the Arctic and a view of what is supposed to be Norway's only coal fired power...More

Thank Rueskov
Reviewed 24 July 2015

I found the menu to consist of only a handful of items. Although the food was good I still would have preferred a bigger variety. There was only 1 waiter which meant service was rather slow at times during the meal. I did find it...More

Thank Wim-Tusk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Scandinavian, European, Thai
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Post boks 17 | Mary-Ann's Polarrigg, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 37 02
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