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Gapahuken Restaurant

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Storskog | Storskog, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
+47 78 99 08 20
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
2 Apr 2018
“Arctic restaurant with warm people”
3 Jan 2018
“food and service was”
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Norwegian, Diner
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Storskog | Storskog, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great place to visit view to lake is marvelous. Good food and excellent service even when the house is full.

Thank 1VeePee
Sollia_Gjestegard, Resepsjonssjef at Gapahuken Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you very much for your stay and good review!

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

😻 amazing -lovely staff, excellent food and amazing lookout on the somewhat frozen river! very comfy atmosphere

Thank Izzy H
Sollia_Gjestegard, Resepsjonssjef at Gapahuken Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you for your review! We do our best:-)

Reviewed 3 November 2017

My sister is lactose-intolerant and does not eat reindeer, and the chef was able to create an incredible meal for us on short notice. The food was delicious, the views were impeccable, and the hospitality was just beyond good. We did not get the reindeer,...More

Thank Kelsey S
Sollia_Gjestegard, Resepsjonssjef at Gapahuken Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear Kelsey S! We are very pleased that you like our place!

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Excelent food, frendly staff, location by the lake, close to the accomodation in Sollia Gjestegard and only one land border (road) BCP with Russia.

Thank Aleksander M
Sollia_Gjestegard, Resepsjonssjef at Gapahuken Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear Aleksander M! Thank you for you nice review! We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Family restaurant with the very friendly staff who at the same time is owner of restaurant and small hotel over the road. Very fresh fish and meat. Menu is not so big, but very tasty. Specially home made bread on starter. At winter time is...More

Thank George T
Sollia_Gjestegard, Resepsjonssjef at Gapahuken Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Opened just for us and another couple as out of season. The owners are lovely and are very happy to talk about the food they are clearly proud to serve. Thank for a lovely meal.

1  Thank hattie b
Sollia_Gjestegard, Resepsjonssjef at Gapahuken Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Your welcome!

Reviewed 11 February 2017

Road signs indicate food available, drive up the hill, park in the lot on a very cold day and troop into the building only to be told they serve only guests at their hotel

Thank Janet L
Sollia_Gjestegard, Resepsjonssjef at Gapahuken Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Sorry, but in winter that is our opening policy. BUT you can order in advance for groups minimum 10 persons. In summer time we have open every day form 16.00 to 22.00 . closed only MOndays. Welcome back some time!

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Fish soup, followed by roast reindeer followed by panacotta with cloudberries. Beautifully cooked and carefully presented. Lovely view over the lake to the Rusian border. Not cheap, but worth every krone...

1  Thank Barbara L
Sollia_Gjestegard, Resepsjonssjef at Gapahuken Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for your visit and welcome back some other time!

Reviewed 8 September 2016

This restaurant belongs to Sollia Gjestegård and is beautifully located on the other side of the road next to the lake. A special design of the building, inspired by the norwegian 'gapahuk'. We were served a three course dinner. First we got a fish/crab soup...More

Thank Johnny K
Sollia_Gjestegard, Resepsjonssjef at Gapahuken Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you very much for nice review!

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Visited Gapahuken after recommendation from a local tour operator. It's located next to the lake overlooking Storskog border crossing where you can cross the border between Norway and Russia. It's one large room with panorama view on the side facing Russia and the border crossing....More

Thank eholst
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Norwegian, Diner
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Storskog | Storskog, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Finnmark  >  Sor-Varanger Municipality  >  Kirkenes
  • Phone Number: +47 78 99 08 20
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Description
Gapahuken Restaurant offers local specialities and it opens up to a large terrace with panoramic lake views. It is situated about 300 meters from the Norwegian-Russian border. Open for ala carte from June to August. Rest of the year open for groups and guest staying at Sollia Gjestegård at request.
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