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££ - £££
Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, European
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Kongens gate 12, Alesund 6002, Norway
+47 991 00 560
10:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Cozy place with very good food. Highly recommended for lunch. Friendly staff. Good location in the middle of the walking street

Thank Terje A
Alesund, Norway
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food is tasty. The room could definitely been bigger, a bit claustrophobic here when all tables are in use.

Thank jannebeatew2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This restaurant is very busy, and only on the second day did we have dinner there. But it's worth insisting, because the food is very tasty, the menu is varied, and the service is very good. The desserts are also spectacular. The restaurant is in the central part of the city, and has tables inside and also on the sidewalk.

Thank LanaFerreira
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We visited Lyst for an early dinner and experienced a pleasant dinner with quality steaks at reasonable prices. The service was a bit busy but friendly. The restaurant has a small wine and beer list, but suitable for the food. It's a good restaurant for an uncomplicated dinner.

Thank Morten_SDenmark
Hareid, Norway
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Went here for lunsj With some friends. The waiter was very Nice and friendly, end even if the restaurant was full of People the drinks and Food came within short time. The Food was very tasty, and it was lot of it. Wil come here again for sure!

Thank FruAlice
Mexico City, Mexico
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We went for lunch and it was very busy but we managed to find a table in the back part of the restaurant. The front part is the busiest one but at the back they have a great ambinece ... nice tables with candles and flowers, in each seat you can find a very cozy blanket to cover you form... More 

Thank barbaroaps
Seattle, Washington
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113 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We reserved ahead before arriving in Alesund and made our way to Lyst just after checking in to our hotel. We ordered the salted cod (bacalao style) and the salmon which were both quite good. Definitely a lot of people coming to this place, so glad to have reserved. That said, the way we were greeted at the start was... More 

Thank seattle oliver
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here without making a reservation on a Wednesday night in september at 7:30. There were still some tables left. The menu is small. We ordered the deer but there was none left. We chose the sirloin steak which was perfectly cooked. Nice choice of vegetables and delicious potatoes. Mains from 320nok. Pricy but in range with the other... More 

Thank Bas i
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great lunch had here, and I service was really friendly and three restaurant is excellent. We all had something great apart from one younger member who, despite being warned that the scampi had chili 🌶 sauce, still insisted on ordering, but we adults enjoyed the extra dish!

Thank Christopher R
Kuala Lumpur
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229 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Luckily we had booked though when we arrived at 7.30 there were 2 places missing, so the customers on the next table were asked to move (I'm not sure if they had finished their meal). Most of the group had cod or the klipfish, both served with mashed potato, and both were nice, though the veggies were nothing special. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kongens gate 12, Alesund 6002, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  More og Romsdal  >  Alesund
  • Phone Number: +47 991 00 560

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