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Store Elvegate 45A, Mandal 4514, Norway
+47 482 78 888
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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“salad” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian
££ - £££
Store Elvegate 45A, Mandal 4514, Norway
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

I know Norway as a whole is expensive but when you go somewhere where the prices are 20% more than anywhere else you expect the food to be great and the service as well. My girlfriends and i ate there 3 days ago and what...More

4  Thank Celina H
Reviewed 20 June 2014

The deck in the back of the restaurant affords a nice view of the water in Mandal. The tables are pretty packed in together, but if it's not busy, then there should be plenty of room. There's also inside seating that's pretty nice and roomy...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

Breews beer, destills liquer, wood fired oven for pizzas++, makes bread and roasts coffee beans. All this is available to visitors along with detailed explanations of the processes if acquired. Interested visitors is highly appreciated! Such high degree of dedication to drinks and food as...More

Thank Hox444
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We visit provianten very often and we never regret. Provianten have one of the best environments, nice music and tasty food. Bear made in own brewery, bread and homemade ice is a top of the line! However, there is a place for improvements, lack of...More

Thank Irmantas T
Reviewed 19 May 2013

I always visit this restaurant during my annual trip to Mandal as the food is pretty good and probably the best you will get in the town. The location on the river is lovely with seating outside if the weather is good enough. Inside it...More

2  Thank Pinklady041
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Provianten's a beautifully located restaurant, they have their own brewery as well as coffee production. That's the good part. The bad part of the visit starts when you enter the restaurant. You walk straight into a restaurant who think it's a supermarket, selling canned soup...More

15  Thank Adam_Sloane
Reviewed 7 October 2012

They make the food their own way, and I am always satisfied. They also make their own beer, that taste very good. Well worth a try. The prices are a bit steap, but the food is worth every penny.

Thank Trond K
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Six of us went to visit this place on the recommendation of a nearby hotel and of the business people we were meeting. We arrived at this beautiful looking place at the side of the river without making a reservation. We waited at the entrance...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 15 August 2012

At this place they do pretty much everything themself. They do their own beer, coffee, ice cream, bread, and keramikk. The coffee is excelent!

Thank deGeus
Reviewed 22 July 2012

The location is of course great by the river in Mandal city centre; however the food is the main reason for visiting Provianten. There appears to be a genuine interest in serving quality. We enjoyed their pizzas, the fab tex mex salad, the fish soup....More

Thank Stig G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$54
European, Scandinavian
Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Store Elvegate 45A, Mandal 4514, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Mandal Municipality  >  Mandal
  • Phone Number: +47 482 78 888
  • E-mail
Provianten is a genuine and local restaurant with inspirations from all over the great cuisines in Europe. It offers Norwegian fresh fish and seafood from the sea right beside and fresh homemade pasta and pizza from the stone oven as a part of the Italian cuisine. Located in Mandal right by the south coast of Norway. Here you will experience a one of a kind visit thanks to the different workshops. Such as: Micro brewery and distillery - Here we make several different beers and spirits Bakery - Fresh bread every day from the bakery, with everything from pastries to tasty Danish rye bread Coffee roastery - Home roasted coffee from all over the world Pottery and Art - Artesanal ceramics ranging from bowls and plates to sculptures and creations for candles
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