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Gvepseborg Panorama Cafe

Kraftledningsveien 1, Rjukan 3660, Norway
+47 902 71 649
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
1 Feb 2017
“Very nice views, correct food.”
8 Aug 2016
“Good food, nice view and friendly service”
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Cafe, Norwegian, European
££ - £££
Kraftledningsveien 1, Rjukan 3660, Norway
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

It's a small and cozy restaurant on the top of the cable car. The ride is very nice, and the top station is the perfect place to start a walk. The restaurant has amazing views, the menu is a bit limited (Burger, meat, salad), but...More

Thank apellicerf
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

One of the most delicious meals we had in Norway!! Great staff and amazing views! Thank you very much!!!

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant for lunch during a short trip with the 1928 old cable car. Quick service and simple but good meal in modern looking restaurant.

Thank Peetx
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is absolutely the best restaurant in town! The view is to die for, the service was genuine, always helpful, kind, with a great smile. Loved the couple! The food was good. Don't expect fine dining, but this is the closest you can get. Prices...More

Thank TiagoCosta86
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The trip with the cable car is very nice and the view is great. Friendly staff but the food was only average when I was there.

Thank fopppa
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is the place you go if you want to see the town of Rjukan from above. The cable car will take you up and breing you down, but you can also walk!

Thank BF M
Reviewed 26 August 2015

To reach this restaurant you have to take a cable car. From the restaurant it is a fantastic view to mount Gaustatoppen and of Rjukan city. The food was very good. I can especially recommend the trout. The service was very good too.

Thank NorwayJohanne
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Found out my former review was before the beautiful new scenic cafe was built. Have had several meals here, and they were all good. The name is now Gvepseborg Panorama Cafe, but like the former establishment (Gvepseborg Cafe and Restaurant), they offer both cafe and...More

Thank OJSkyper
Reviewed 17 July 2015

"Flying" up in the mountain, hanging in a cablecar and felt like beeing on the top of the world. And we were. Rjukan city is, as known, situated in one of the most narrow valleys ever. And this amazing restaurantbuilding is nearly hanging down the...More

Thank sveinenator
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Gvepseborg Café is situated at the top station of the cableway Krossobanen. It's a new and nice building. The inside is in wood with wonderful panorama views over Gausta, 1883 m high. The food was good. Two of the waiters were new and not so...More

Thank Pia M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Cafe, Norwegian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kraftledningsveien 1, Rjukan 3660, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Telemark  >  Tinn Municipality  >  Rjukan
  • Phone Number: +47 902 71 649
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Gvepseborg Cafe and Restaurant is a restaurant at Krossobanen Upper Station, built on the edge of the mountain. Here you can enjoy a good meal while enjoying the beautiful view over Rjukan Gaustatoppen. The menu includes everything from coffee and cakes, lunches and great entrees. All Rights Reserved. For parties over 10 people, we keep open as desired. And from 1st September you will now FREE slope with Krossobanen, if you eat a lunch or dinner with us.