Restaurant | Venabu Fjellhotell


We serve generous meals daily for lunch and dinner, non-residents are welcome. We offer a range of delicious, home-cooked hot and cold dishes: fish, meats, salads and vegetarian dishes. Our dessert menu is well known! Join us for a meal and enjoy the extensive mountain views accompanied by friendly, attentive service.

Every Wednesday during the season we host our reknowned dining experience:  "A Taste of Norwegian tradition". A served dinner of home-cooked, Norwegian food based on traditional ingredients and cooking methods. Please book ahead to join us for this special evening.

Our restaurant is fully licensed with a good wine and drinks menu.

During the day we serve drinks, snacks, coffee and cakes in our relaxed lounge bar and à la carte meals in our restaurant. 




TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Mindy and Roger A
      Janesville, Wisconsin
      Trip Type:
      Large Selection of Very Good Items
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 25th August 2018
      Wonderful selection of items. Excellent, well presented food. Everything tasted great and it was obvious the staff take great pride in pleasing customers. There were also items such as gluten-free... Read full review
    • mandehillier
      Exeter, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Real traditional Norwegian food
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 8th March 2019
      Do try the roke Fisk All the marinated fish are wonderful. And of course the tradition rommegrit( sour cream porridge ) my favourite Read full review
    • 614Paula
      Stirling, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 15th March 2019
      Incredibly wide selection of cold fish, cold meats, salads, hot dishes, desserts, cheese as well as hot drinks. Good value particularly for Norway Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Winter season (22 Dec 2023 - 13 Apr 2024)

    * Our café and bar is open from 10am until 11pm during summer and winter seasons. Food is served from 10am until 6pm when buffet meals are available in our restaurant.


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    • mountain hiking
    • riding
    • riding in the mountains
    • riding tours

    Credit cards

    • Diners Club
    • Eurocard
    • Maestro
    • MasterCard
    • Visa

    Disabled persons

    • partially adapted to suit wheelchair users

    General facilities

    • bar
    • bathing jetty
    • buffet
    • course facilities
    • Dogs allowed
    • Family friendly
    • Fireplace
    • Free wifi
    • live music - during the main holiday seasons
    • lounge
    • Parking
    • Payment terminal
    • reception
    • restaurant
    • Restaurant/Cafe
    • smoking only allowed outdoors


    • bicycles
    • canoe
    • snow shoes

    Licensed premises

    • Fully licensed

    Member of

    • HANEN
    • NHO Reiseliv

    Nature and terrain

    • cross-country skiing area
    • forest area
    • high mountain plateau
    • hiking area

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    Get in touch

    Tel: + 47 61 29 32 00

    Fax: +47 61 29 32 50

    Rondevegen 860
    2632 Venabygd

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