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Store Elvegate 45A, Mandal 4514, Norway
+47 482 78 888
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • 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 23 January 2018

here you can enjoy a very good meal in an fabuless enviornment. . Thhe beatifull view over the river/ sea side is just wonderfull

Thank Tor Steinar E
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I have been here 4 times during 3 weeks so it is clear that I like the place, but I could repeat everything @Svenabc2016 says below. I really love the concept and I like the guts and drive of the owners, however I feel that...More

Thank Me_around_the_world
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This Restaurant offers a variety of local dishes and homemade beer. Located right on the river it has a spectacular view. The service is very cortious and friendly

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My wife and I went to Provianten for a light lunch. We had not been there for a while, partly because we were - at that time - unimpressed with the food. This time was different - we ordered a fish dish - plaice with...More

Thank smbjerke
Reviewed 21 July 2017

It`s a lot of good stuff to say about this place that contains a cafe and an indoors as well as an outdoors seating, their own bakery, a wooden oven for their pizzas as well as a ton of local products and not to forget...More

1  Thank svenabc2016
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Whenever in Mandal we stop at Provianten for some fresh bread. Very good bakery and a good selection of pastry.

Thank Fjodolf1
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Ate here 3 times while stuck in Mandal during bad weather on a sailing trip. Always friendly staff, interesting and fresh food, well prepared. A great location with nice atmosphere. Would recommend - and I am fussy!

Thank julietbravo2
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I must say, the food was terrible and oily. All the food was swimming in oil. Results was that on the way home every one got sick with stomach pain... So disappointed... Also expensive due the low standard on the food.

2  Thank Andreas D
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had a lovely evening! Provianten is a beautiful, stylish restaurant by the sea, with a bakery and shop. They also brew beer, produce spirits, make a different types of ginger beer, roast coffee and even make pottery. You can find some local produce in...More

Thank Henrietta H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Provianten restaurant is not only a restaurant; they have their own micro brewery, distillery, coffee roasting and deli shop. It's a good idea just to have a look at the premises and enjoy one of their sandwiches (my favourite: liver pate with bacon) and...More

Thank guv0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 55
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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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