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Aarnes Cafeteria

Type:Banqueting rooms

Strannavegen 302, 3810, Gvarv

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 46 reviews46 reviews

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"Where new ideas and traditional Norwegian comes together"
Since the beginning in 1973, we have had a passion for homemade food with roots in Norwegian traditions. We wish to show that traditional food can be both inventive and exiting, and not the least, it should be easy and good value to choose good quality food.

Aarnes Kafeteria is situated along RV 36 between Ulefoss and Gvarv, and has a well sheltered patio, and beautiful views over Norsjø and Sauherads fruit orchids. It’s easy to find Aarnes Kafeteria, and it’s plenty of parking space for cars and bigger vehicles. 

The kafeteria is airy with high ceiling, and full of natural light. It has room for up to 180 people, and has a friendly atmosphere with tables in different sizes for small and bigger groups of people.

In addition, Aarnes Kafeteria also has its own catering business, with premises for meetings and banquets. Aarnes Kafeteria caters to companies, arrangements and private customers, and offers both ready to order menus and tailoring. We have capacity to serve over 3000 persons, and can help you with planning, serving and everything else around your event, in addition to fantastic food. Please contact Aarnes Kafeteria for more information.

Adapted for guests with disabilities
At Aarnes Cafeteria, it is arranged for wheelchair access at street level and the opportunity to drop off right outside the front door. There is an electric door opener on the front door and a HC toilet in the restaurant. The function room in the basement has a separate entrance which is also suitable for wheelchairs in addition to separate HC toilets. 



  • nice
  • relaxed


  • number of people in the dining room

Conference facilities

  • function rooms

Credit cards

  • Eurocard
  • MasterCard
  • Visa


  • bonus card

Food and drinks

  • allergy adapted food
  • Breakfast
  • cake
  • catering
  • children's menu
  • dessert
  • Dinner
  • flexible portion sizes
  • Lunch
  • meeting food
  • overtime food
  • smeared sandwiches
  • takeaway

General facilities

  • banqueting rooms
  • coach/truck parking
  • Parking
  • passenger car parking
  • patio
  • Restaurant/Cafe

Licensed premises

  • Fully licensed

Member of

  • Fruktbygda
  • NHO Reiseliv



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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

    • Per Harald H
      Skien, Norway
      Good eating, with brilliant view
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 12th November 2012
      This roadside cafeteria serves good, often traditional Norwegian food, in generous portions. All the food have been made at the spot, and the prices are moderate - i.e. for Norway. From the... Read full review
    • Barbro60
      Sandnes, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Very nice experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 7th August 2017
      We stopped for lunch. Nice sandwiches and coffee. Nice variety to chose from. A very good menu, including 5 vegetarian and vegan meals. Read full review
    • Mia A
      Oslo, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Good food great view
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 20th July 2021
      Decent prices, great view, and food was good. Lots to choose from and staff was nice. Close to city center. Read full review

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    Tel: 35 95 57 33

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