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Lothes Mat & Vinhus

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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A restaurant for memorable culinary experiences and a cosy atmosphere, both in- and outdoor. The bar features an open hearth and a modern café. Great view over Smedasundet Sound. In addition to be a great restaurant, Lothe's offers events such as cooking-battle, cooking-courses, coaching tapas style, food theater, concerts and more. Lothe's also offers good conference facilities for up to 80 people.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This establishment is supposedly the best restaurant in Haugesund and it has been on my bucket list for some time. We had the 5 course menu with wine package and the kids were able to order from an alternate menu. All in all the dishes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 455runeh
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were lucky and got a window table in this beautiful, small restaurant. We had a three course dinner and everything was perfect. We were impressed with the wine recommendation - absolutely wonderful. The personnel was attentive and pleasant. In summary a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Camilla G
653post, Leder  at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

A restaurant that really has a fantastic chef and I can't really describe the quality and the taste of the food. I can simply recommend to everyone visiting Haugesund to eat at this place. It is an experience by all means.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 860stratosm
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Had a nice business dinner. The restaurant is a typical norwegian house from the past, off course renovated which attributes to the atmosphere. It was calm on a tuesday evening. The restaurant offered the choice between a 3 course or 5 course menu. The 3...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Bart M
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Lothes Mat & Vinhus has been the best restaurant in Haugesund for years. Had the traditional Norwegian Christmas dish, Lutefisk, and was delighted to see that they once again delivered superb food! Some small glitches related to telling us what is served as a surprize...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 973arildk
653post, Manager at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Hi 973arildk and thanks for your nice feedback. I will make sure that all the waiters working on the floor do explain the menu correctly. Thanks for the constructive comment. Hope to see you back again soon, hopefully before next lutefisk season. Greatest regards. Stefano...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

My team visited Lothes Mat & Vinhus quite by chance and luckily we got a table. While they arranged for everything we went to the bar in the house just opposite. We were called back and got a very cosy table - we actually had...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank MereteMLL
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This place is awesome! It's a beautiful old house, the service is perfect and the quality of the food is great. I couldn't expect something better thinking about a small Norwegian town. Recommend!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank federico b
653post, Manager at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Hi Federico b Thank you very much for your review. Looking forward to have you back at our place again. Kindest regards. Lothes restaurant team

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Haugesund port is rather small and crowded during the jazz festival. Step away drom the first street and go up the stairs to this place:you will be quiet and get a very good meal. We chose the 6 course menu, that allowed us to taste...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank AnneF36
653post, Manager at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi AnneF36 and thank you for your nice review. One again i wish to take the chance to apologize for the inconvenient with the neighbour table. Changes in terms of furniture and "modernising" the restaurant interior are on our list, so hopefully we can do...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Nice view and outdoor area very limited menu during the festival days, nothing for vegans. Service average, when we ordered at the bar as said on the menu, someone came over and wanted to take food order but not drink order, seemed to be very...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank mathildesophie
653post, Manager at Lothes Mat & Vinhus, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi mathildesophie thanks for your feedbak, but i believe is posted under the wrong business, as Lothes Restaurant is closed for lunch, even under Jazz festival, and the menu is the same. Please refer it to Himla Godt. Kindest regards. Stefano Pagani Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Normally we used to take our meals at India Gate restaurant in Haugesund, my wife being a vegetarian and we could get authentic Punjabi food there. For a change I visited Lothes Mat & Vinhus. I came there upon the recommendation of Manjit, to try...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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