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) #8 of 68 Restaurants in Alesund $$$$ , Seafood, European
Brunholmgata 1A, Alesund 6004, Norway
+47 70 12 71 00
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster soup” (7 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
“salt cod” (5 reviews)
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Norwegian, Seafood, European, Scandinavian
Brunholmgata 1A, Alesund 6004, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were four couples from Finland visiting at Ålesund. We had reservation to Sjobua and dinner was perfect. Large variation of fish and also something for allergic. Worth of visiting😀!

Thank jyrkiviitala
Reviewed 3 days ago

A pleasant enough setting, on the waterfront, with a cosy interior. The food, exclusively seafood with the exception of one meat dish, ox tenderloin, was good, even if, as always in Norway, they tend to throw as many flavours as possible at food that is...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here many times and are always happy with the food and the service. This is the best place in town for local seafood.

Thank Gilles G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What else but fish in Norway? Alesund was one of our favorite towns, and Sjobua served the best fresh fish I've ever had. It's a dark, clubby feeling place right by the waterfront down a side street. We had three separate dishes: Pollack with risotto,...More

Thank Muddlyminnow
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant right on the waterfront. The menu isn't huge but it has a good variety of fish to suit all tastes. The food is beautifully presented, works of art on a plate, and absolutely delicious.....without doubt the best fish I have ever eaten. Can...More

Thank McPidd
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Apart from limited views (some tables face inwards) the food itself is of high standard. Certainly they take pride in what they do. A very good wine selection and this is the place in Ålesund to eat fish dishes. Very professional staff and good value...More

Thank Kieron V
Reviewed 20 May 2017

If you like fish and something you should when visiting Ålesund, then Sjøbua is the place to go. The Lobster Bisque and the Klippfisk was amazing and the Creme Brulee exquisite. The wine and service matched at the same level, Enjoy

Thank Tommy F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We arrived at 20.30 after flying in that evening. What a lovely surprise! The outside entrance to the restaurant is misleading, but upon walking in, wow, how lovely and charming and cosy. A tank full of fish and another of lobsters was a great start....More

Thank 4Norwegians
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

A warm cosy dining room awaits you now that this restaurant has reopened. Excellent choices of some excellent dishes,The scallops was a delicious starter as was the whale meat. The cod with cod liver and roe was simple but delicious. Served with boiled potatoes, carrots...More

1  Thank Robsski
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Marvelous place to come in, you feel a kind of magic when you see it for the first time and you believe you will eat the dinner of your life. But then the reallity hits yours face and you start feeling that the food you...More

Thank Kriptonz B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Norwegian, Seafood, European, Scandinavian
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brunholmgata 1A, Alesund 6004, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  More og Romsdal  >  Alesund
  • Phone Number: +47 70 12 71 00
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By Brosundet canal you can enjoy exquisite seafood at Sjobua Fiskerestaurant. The courses are made in accordance with the areas food traditions. Tanks inside the restaurant keep the fish fresh. Sjobua Fiskerestaurant is situated in a renovated warehouse used for fish processing. Here you can enjoy a delicious sortiment of courses with fish and shellfish, made from fresh raw materials. Try tasty meals with for instance monkfish, cod, halibut, catfish and stingray. Fishing boats deliver fresh crabs and lobsters to the restaurant, and they are kept in crab pots outside in Brosundet canal. Inside the restaurant there are also special tanks where live shellfish and fish are held, so the guests are treated to fresh seafood of the highest quality, and a beautiful view of Brosundet canal from the restaurants gives a pleasant setting for the meal.
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