Funktionærmessen Restaurant, Spitsbergen Hotel

Funktionærmessen Restaurant

Funktionærmessen Restaurant was ranked as the 19th best restaurant by White Guide Nordic in 2016. At Funktionærmessen Restaurant we serve classic French food, a rich selection of wine and elegantly decorated tables with a touch of class with an Arctic view.

Funktionærmessen Restaurant


Funktionærmessen Restaurant meny

Funktionærmessen Restaurant at Spitsbergen Hotel offers delicious meals in a calm, yet atmospheric setting. It is ranked number nineteen on White Guide Nordic's list over Norway's best restaurant (White Guide Nordic, 2016)! The classic menu inspired by the French kitchen makes use of the best in seasonal produce.

Culinary delights such as foie gras, veal, grouse, venison and deliciously playful desserts can be enjoyed with the fantastic panoramic views over Longyearbyen. In addition, our wine list boasts many exciting vintages and one of Norway's best selections of Champagne.

Every autumn and spring we invite guests to Champagne-tasting and Winemaker’s Dinners where the wine producers themselves are present to discuss their vintages.

The restaurant opened in connection with the extension of Spitsbergen Hotel in 2000, and seats approximately 100 guests. For banquets and special events we can seat up to 145 guests.

The best view in Longyearbyen

Funktionærmessen Restaurant utsikt

This historical place is where the upper management officials from the coal mining company enjoyed their meals with an amazing panorama view over Longyearbyen, the Longyear glacier and Hiortfjellet. Dining here, you will truly feel of a touch of class and history.

Wine selection

We have a large selection of wine and champagne. Our total selection counts for more than 15 000 bottles from around the world.

For large or small groups, we can offer a chambre separée - your own private room with capacity up to 45 people. 


Our 7-course menu is changed six times a year. Our kitchen create exciting dishes based on the seasonal ingredients. You can order a set menu, or choose a culinary treat that you would like to try.

Call +47 7902 6100 or book your trip
Opening hours

Monday - Friday 07:00 - 10:00am
Saturday - Sunday 07:00 - 11:00am

Lunch for group bookings in advance.

Dinner 6:00 - 11:00pm


For bookings or futher information, contact us on (+47) 79 02 62 87.


call us +47 79 02 61 00
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HURTIGRUTEN SVALBARD AS, P.O. Box 548, N-9171 Longyearbyen
Telephone.: +47 79 02 61 00 | 951 251 579