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Kjopmannsgt. 7, Trondheim 7013, Norway
+47 73 87 40 70
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (15 reviews)
“monkfish” (4 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
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Kjopmannsgt. 7, Trondheim 7013, Norway
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

If you want to experience proper seafood, this is the place to go! The fish was delicious, perfecly mixed with some mild acidic flavours! I was impressed by the service from one of the waitresses I think her name was Isabell, very service minded and...More

Thank petig1991
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is one of the best fish restaurants in Trondheim. The location is central and near the river, and the restaurant inside has personality and style. The restaurant is also quite expensive. For the price one would expect a very good service. However, this disappoints...More

Thank o1Fra1o
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Once one is in Trondheim, one has to sample the best fish solution. The only restaurant that has the perfect solution is Havfruen ! BUT, you must book early, we will be back.

Thank Neil03091947
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We chose Havfruen to celebrate our wedding anniversary during a trip to Trondheim and were not disappointed. Our waiter was friendly and pleasant and extraordinarily knowledgeable. We both had the catch of the day, haddock, with risotto and broccolini and the dish was bursting with...More

Thank Lil76
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Philip the owner recognised us immediately as did his staff. They were very welcoming and took our order promptly. The coffee is delightful. We then had starters and makes. The pickled herring is superb. The fish and chip are crisp and we'll presented. The steak...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Been there twice now. Both times I felt it was an enjoyable experience overall. There was a nice and quiet atmosphere both times. The usage of raw materials, the presentation and taste impressed me. I would describe it as classy Nordic style seafood. Great three...More

Thank Eirik R
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Incredibly poor experience at a highly rated restaurant. 20:15 reservation. Seated immediately although no water or waitstaff for 15 minutes. We ordered appetizer and full meal all at that moment (20:30). Out appetizer finally came at 21:15. Apologies of 'it's been a busy week'. This...More

2  Thank Adam M
Jeanette H, Informasjonssjef at Havfruen, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Adam, Thank you for your review. We apologize for your bad experience at Havfruen. This is not how we would like our guests to experience a meal at our restaurant. We hope that we can get the pleasure to invite you back to us...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Was there 14.feb and we orden 3-rett for each. for gud sick i can still remember the fish soup and is the best best fish soups and not one made better .. and special gin tonic too. everytime when i back to Trondheim and i...More

Thank Key N
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Location: excellent. The restaurant is in an old warehouse overlooking the water. Cool and warm interior with great windows view. Service: ok. Efficient, professional and very well informed about the recipes. Food: overall it was good. The main courses were the best part of the...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very nice place,charming premises, placed in the old buildings by the river! Where they serve dishes of sea food and meat from the wild Norwegian nature! Food was excellent, served with very good wine!

Thank JohannesH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 51
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kjopmannsgt. 7, Trondheim 7013, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Central Norway  >  Sor-Trondelag  >  Trondheim Municipality  >  Trondheim
  • Phone Number: +47 73 87 40 70
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Those who love seafood will be delighted with Havfruen, the oldest Seafood restaurant in Trondheim; a Place with high quality standards and a nice atmosphere. It is located next to the Old Town Bridge, nearby Nidaros Cathedral, in one of the oldest pier houses by the river Nidelven. It houses history back to the 18th Century. The menu features a rich selection of fish and shellfish,always the best of the season. You can choose from different meals in our A la Carte menu. We also have meat on the menu. You can reserve a table or just drop in. We are open Monday-Saturday from 16.00 and the Kitchen closes at 22.00. The restaurant also offers a private room, seating 16 persons and a banqueting room seating 50 persons. Upon request we offer catering. Welcome!
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