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Food Asylum

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Markens gate 9 | 4610, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
+47 992 43 663
13:00 - 22:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 15:00 - 22:00
Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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Oslo, Norway
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's one of the best sushis I have ever tasted. Creative menus, and a great atmosphere! Great staff. Stiff prices for a student! Be ware...

Thank Pål R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every year Kristiansand got this week with 'eat for 100,-' This time of the year it's chaos for waiters/waitresses, but Food Asylum did it really well handling stressed guests. And of course the food was delicious as always. A big star for Food Asylum as the best sushi restaurant in Kristiansand!

Thank Simon P
Skien, Norway
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is definitely the main reason for choosing this restaurant. The food is plainly delicious, tasty and is really the best sushi I've tried in Norway. The atmosphere is also really comfortable, as it is open, not too much ornaments and you really get the feeling of being in a seafood restaurant. The only negative experience were that... More 

Thank Joakim N
Kristiansand, Norway
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Positive: The sushi is good. Especially the signature-sushi was exceptional with harmony of flavours. The rest of the sushi we tried (sushi deuxe) tasted from average to great. Im not a sushi-expert but I wasn't too impressed with everything on the plate, although I think the sushi served was definitely better than what you can expect in an average sushi-restaurant... More 

Thank Jon O
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

The best sushi in town, but also the most expensive sushi in town. Very cool atmosphere - even in the restrooms. Worth to check out!

Thank MarenKitts
Stavanger, Norway
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I was out with clients and we were met by friendly waiters who showed good knowledge of the menu and customer care. The food was very good and I really would recommend this place. My best recommendation

Thank Fotoexplore
Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Back when this place opened, I loved to go here for a higher quality feel of sushi as it was a big step up from anything else nearby. Their quality is still good in some sense, but their menu is so stale. Nothing new has happaned here, and the selection of different fish/toppings for nigiri and gunkan sushi is among... More 

Thank oladunk123
Kristiansand, Norway
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219 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I took my sushi manic girlfriend here and we spent a very nice time in a cozy restaurant and with great sushi. For me personaly I love their tempura special sushi. One of my absolute favorite in Kristiansand and for my girlfriend which is not from this city.

Thank enurweb
Mandal, Norway
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We knew beforehand that Food Asylum would be in the upper price range and were hoping for a special experience. A lot of thought has been put into the interior of the restaurant and everything is "asylum-oriented". Looks great! Staff was also friendly and helpful. The food was less interesting. For the price we paid, we had expected more interesting... More 

Thank KjzLrs
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a good meal with some business colleagues. The maki pieces were tasteful and creative with more flavor than what I'm used to at Sabi Sushi in Stavanger. It was not earth-shattering great but I would definitely eat here again. Ok prices, we ended up at around NOK 1200 for 3 people, including some drinks.

Thank Eric P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$42
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markens gate 9 | 4610, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
  • Phone Number: +47 992 43 663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?