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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Museum
“A great museum for the natural history of Svalbard. There are also lots of information about trapping, mining and other human endeavors here, and a good book and map shop if you want to dive deeper.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“One of the favourites among the locals. Serving the uch of the day, and everything from small dishes to A la carte”
  • 5 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
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“Rated one of the best bars in the world, mainly because of it's amazing lineup of whiskys, as well as its location on Svalbard of course. A cozy, dimmed down place loved by the locals.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Both a drop-in restaurant serving the meal of the day. For fine dining you can book at the Restaurant. One of the top restaurants in town, with a famouse wine-cellar. Also a night-club, where people end up after the other places closes.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Always lots of people and popular for lunch. Sandwiches, pastry, warm dishes, coffee...”
  • 3 locals recommend
Department Store
“Shoppingcenter with sport -and leisure clothing, souvernirs, pharmacy, hairdresser, thai-massage, kiosk and cafe.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Guiding in Longyearbyen and surrounding areas by minibus from 10 and 16 each day, the tour lasts approximately 2 hours.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Ulike utstillinger, også fra lokale kunstnere. Fin film om det arktiske lysets endring fra januar til juni. Flott kartsamling.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Good hamburgers and other rough food in a relaxed but cosisten style. Drop by for a after-ski drink - or meal. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“A converted coal warehouse with specialized themed dining. Set menu of the season.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Car Dealer
“If you need gasoline, rent a car, some equipment, coffe, a can of soda or a hot-dog, sigarets - this is the closest locality to the cabin.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Inside the hotel you will find a restaurant, as well as a bar with Today´s meal and ala carte.”
  • 1 local recommends
Travel Agency
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Spend time on getting to know all the expeditions set out from Svalbard on the quest to reach the north pole.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
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  • 1 local recommends