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Langøya Hovedgård Restaurant


Langøya, 3993, Langesund

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Langøya Hovedgård restaurant and cultural site seen from the water
  • Langøya Hovedgård restaurant and cultural site seen from the water
  • patios at Langøya Hovedgård restaurant
  • bowl of crabs served at Langøya Hovedgård restaurant in Langesund
  • fish dish served at Langøya Hovedgård restaurant on Langesund
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  • seating in the outdoor area of Langøya Hovedgård restaurant in Langesund
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  • seating with sea views at Langøya Hovedgård restaurant in Langesund


Langøya Hovedgård is a restaurant on the island of Langøya in Langesund that focuses on all-night experiences. The restaurant has several dining rooms facing the sea. The outdoor terrace in the garden is nestled under trees, the main building and large parasols. Here you can enjoy panoramic views of the fjord. The large tent forms a nice setting for a special occasion such as parties, weddings and the like. with the feeling of sitting outside inside.

To get to Langøya Hovedgård you take a ferry or shuttle boat from the pier at Cudrio boathouse in Langesund. The shuttle boat runs back and forth all the time during the restaurant's opening hours. The crossing only takes three minutes. If you come with your own boat, Langøya guest pier has room for both small and large leisure boats. At the guest pier you can stay for several days for a fee.

Langesund is a 10 min drive from the E18 in Bamble. Bus connection with frequent departures to Stathelle, Porsgrunn and Skien.

The restaurant uses ingredients from the local community
The kitchen has a strong focus on fish and shellfish. Guests like to come early to enjoy a whole evening on Langøya. A multi-course dinner where you choose freely from the à la carte menu. Chef Gilberto Nunes and his team are passionate about giving guests a wonderful dining experience that they take with them as a fond memory. There is a lot of effort and love behind the flavors that are created in the kitchen of Langøya Hovedgård. Among the signature dishes, the fish soup has already become a favorite. A whole evening with food, drink and warm service becomes a total summer idyll!

Entertainment at Langøya Hovedgård for young and old
On the island Langøya you will be able to experience cultural elements such as theater, concerts, storytelling and art exhibitions. The ambition is to be a living restaurant and culture house to be able to offer something for all senses. They will regularly have performances with live music, troubadours and singers who prepare everything for a full evening on Langøya. Some days there will be a concert starting at 21:00.

New offer from the autumn of 2021 - Catering and company
Langøya Hovedgård wants to be a living restaurant all year round. Therefore, they offer parties, courses, conferences and events. They also offer catering with home delivery. 
The menus will change thematically for the seasons with new dishes almost every month.

What can you do on Langøya
You can walk on the coastal path, a nice circular trail that runs the entire length of the island from north to south. At the southern end is Langøytangen Lighthouse towards the Skagerak. At the north end and in the middle of the island are three sandy beaches; you will always find a beach sheltered from the wind on Langøya! In summer there are grazing animals, cows graze in demarcated areas.

The shuttle boat and piers are unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users as of today.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • 274juanp
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Took to long, not enough staff. Overprised
      2 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 11th July 2020
      Overprised, i ordered the large fishsoup. It was not large at all, and it was warmed in the microwave Read full review
    • chrissie-ontheroad
      Skien Municipality, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Not good enough
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 31st July 2020
      The food was cold, the waitress could not tell us anything about the wines on the menu, it was chaotic and stressful. Read full review
    • 27asbj_rnf
      Trip Type:
      Terrible service, no food
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 23rd July 2021
      Had one out of ten dishes from the menu, why not inform us before we went there by ferry. The maitre’d guided us to the table without informing of lack of food. The poor waiter had to be the... Read full review

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