Top 10 restaurants in Leknes, Norway

December 21, 2017 Mikaela Didonna

 Leknes (help·info) is a town in Nordland county, Norway. The town is also the administrative centre of the municipality of Vestvågøy (with 10,764 inhabitants, it is the most populous municipality in Lofoten and Vesterålen). The 2.37-square-kilometre (590-acre) town has a population (2013) of 3,176. The population density of the town is 1,340 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,500/sq mi). Leknes was designated a "town" (Norwegian: by) in 2002.
Things to do in Leknes

1. Himmel og Havn

Moloveien 45, 8373, Norway Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available Seafood, Scandinavian, Norwegian, European Lunch, Dinner, Brunch +47 904 70 004
Excellent
72%
Good
20%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 108 reviews

Himmel og Havn

Reviewed By DerBasti123 - Canton of Zurich, Switzerland

It may not be the easiest place to find but it surely is ridiculously cool and yummy.
Located in what I think is an old boatshed it is one great place.
Tables, chairs, crockery, simply everything seems to be one of a kind collected from probably a million different places.
Welcome and service by what I think is the owner have been extremely warm, friendly and authentic. Food takes a while to come out but given everything is made with so much love, it's well worth the wait. The quality of the food is absolutely outstanding - very high quality with fresh ingredients. Some of the best we have ever had.
Only three dishes on the menu - traditional Bacalao and one meat and fish dish each. But that is all you need really.
One of the loveliest, most personal restaurants I have been to in a very long time.

2. Surprise Kafe

Idrettsgata 27, Leknes 8370, Norway Diner +47 76 08 15 10
Excellent
20%
Good
13%
Satisfactory
41%
Poor
6%
Terrible
20%
Overall Ratings

3 based on 15 reviews

Surprise Kafe

Reviewed By David G - Rochester Hills, Michigan

We were just back from climbing one of the local hills and needed lunch. We ordered an omelet and a hot chicken and cheese sub. Both were very good. Might go back tomorrow.

3. Johnsen's Fiskerestaurant

Storgata 78 | 8370 Leknes, Leknes 8370, Norway Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Delicatessen Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks HK$196 - HK$651 +47 76 08 18 55
Excellent
46%
Good
37%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
3%
Terrible
9%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 155 reviews

Johnsen's Fiskerestaurant

Reviewed By AndyT2012 - Thornhill, Canada

I read these mixed reviews and thought that we probably visited this place for lunch on one of its best days. The service was very good. Very knowledgeable and definitely taking pride in the place/food. The food was cooked very well. We liked both the fish soup (probably one of the best we had in Norway), and I liked my fish (I think it was cod fillet). Very tender and not oversalted.

4. Huset Kaffebar

Idrettsgata 1, Leknes 8370, Norway Seating, Takeout Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Excellent
62%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 56 reviews

Huset Kaffebar

Reviewed By Ewillmore - Oslo, Norway

I had hot chocolate. My husband had cappuccino. Both were good. Also had the apple cake, which was good although a bit dry. Nice interior atmosphere on a rainy day in Leknes.

5. Lill Gunn's Gardsbakeri

Vikingveien 36, 8360, Norway +47 908 30 537
Excellent
68%
Good
5%
Satisfactory
11%
Poor
5%
Terrible
11%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 17 reviews

Lill Gunn's Gardsbakeri

Reviewed By Groveland - Baltimore, Maryland

This is not a destination restaurant, but it should be a destination stop near the Viking Museum on the way to Leknes, in a small farm house beside the road for a cup of tea and cookie or one of those wonderful Norwegian waffles with homemade jam and whipped cream or, if it's around lunch time as it was for us, a "Local Lunch". It's the Norwegian version of the English pub's Ploughman's. Lilly also has some neat, reasonably priced gifts: crafts, handmade mittens, local jellies and teas and the like. It is not easy to find even though it's right on E10, on the right hand side as you are going south toward Leknes. And Lilly herself is delightful as well as the young woman, described herself as an intern, learning the trade. You'll feel good having stopped. You won't be stuffed. The quality of what you eat and drink will be excellent. And you'll have picked up a little gift that you look forward to giving when you get home and telling about Lilly Gunn's

6. Kan Thai Restaurant

Storgata 51, Leknes 8370, Norway Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks HK$181 - HK$251 +47 76 08 85 88
Excellent
23%
Good
52%
Satisfactory
21%
Poor
3%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 51 reviews

Kan Thai Restaurant

Reviewed By cmatt43 - charlotte, nc

This Thai Restaurant is in the center of town on the 2nd floor of a building. our group ate there twice, lunch & dinner, and everyone was very pleased. check the hours before going. the owner doesn't seem Norwegian, maybe Russian, don't expect warm service.

7. Sans Og Samling

Storgata 29, Leknes 8370, Norway Seating, Wheelchair Accessible Cafe, Soups, Scandinavian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Excellent
61%
Good
26%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
4%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 41 reviews

Sans Og Samling

Reviewed By Bjørn ørjan V

Cozy and good Cinnamon bun was great, coffee too. Best is that you serve yourself the cakes, so take the size you want :) Remember to notice the "lamps" in the ceiling. Staff was smiling and helpful.

8. Kaikanten Kro og Rorbu

Ureveien 188, Leknes, Norway +47 905 78 752
Excellent
70%
Good
30%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 10 reviews

Kaikanten Kro og Rorbu

Reviewed By Michel H

This place is a bit hidden, but the atmosphere and food are certainly worth the small detour. View from the outside Terrace is great. Service is warm, welcomming and friendly.

9. Frk. Lillemor Cafe

Storgata 19, Leknes 8370, Norway Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards European, Norwegian Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch HK$16 - HK$196 +47 997 02 398
Excellent
50%
Good
50%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 8 reviews

Frk. Lillemor Cafe

Reviewed By kahkityoong - Melbourne

Nice ambience and very pretty cafe inside. Coffee was good for Norwegian standards. We had a lasagna and chicken pasta salad which were quite good. Wifi was a nice inclusion.Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it. Welcome back on another occasion :)

10. Terassen Kafe

Storgata 77, Leknes 8370, Norway HK$63 - HK$157 +47 905 80 027
Excellent
0%
Good
50%
Satisfactory
50%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 2 reviews

Terassen Kafe

Reviewed By Trine H

God mat og hyggelige folk som jobber her! Fin plass å spise lunsj. Det er også muligheter for å sitte ute, noe som passet meg bra:D

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