Geilo is a popular ski resort in Norway, known for its fantastic winter experiences and reliable snowfall. Ski holidays in Geilo are memorable from the offset. Visitors can make their way to this charming town by the famous Oslo-Bergen Railway. Set off on an unforgettable journey through some of the most magnificent countryside that Norway has to offer. Nestled between two national parks, those who embark on a ski break to Geilo experience unparalleled scenery. This resort is a popular choice for group and family ski holidays. There are world-renowned ski schools for beginners and various winter activities to explore off the slopes. However, the best part of a ski holiday in Geilo is the range of restaurants to be explored. From traditional Scandinavian eateries to international cuisine, there is something for everybody. Here is our top pick of the best restaurants in Geilo. 

Anno 2022

This à la carte restaurant offers an all-around excellent dining experience for those on a ski holiday in Geilo. Its modern interior and panoramic Alpine views make it a popular meeting point for hungry skiers. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer impressive sights over the surrounding countryside. Anno 2022 prides itself on its varied menu and willingness to cater to specific dining requirements. There is an impressive menu, brimming with varied Alpine dishes and an irresistible wine list. There is even a separate party menu if you are celebrating a special occasion with family and friends.

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A ski-in ski-out hotel, with an award winning spa in Geilo.

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Anno 2022 in Geilo

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Highland Pizzeria

Located inside the Highland Lodge Hotel, this well-renowned Italian restaurant is the go-to spot for pizza in Geilo. All ingredients are fresh and of exceptionally high quality. The famous pizzas are cooked in a traditional pizza oven. Enjoy the choice of a thin, crispy or fluffy base and decadent toppings. The delicious pasta dishes and hearty salads are a great alternative to the pizzas, bursting with flavour and Italian influence. This is a great spot to escape the cold and enjoy some tasty food with family and friends.

Stay At:

A beautiful hotel with fantastic wellness facilities, just a five minute walk from the centre of Geilo.

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Highland Pizzeria in Geilo

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Smakeriet Geilo

This sophisticated restaurant boasts luxurious interiors, with rich colours, chic brass details and glamourous furnishings. The restaurant fulfils its pledge to support the community by sourcing ingredients from local suppliers in Geilo. Fresh meats and seasonal vegetables are used to create mouth-watering dishes. The most popular plates are those served straight from the sizzling grill. Make sure you sample the award-winning wine list, bursting with flavours from all over the world.

Stay At:

A magnificent hotel with traditional Alpine features and ski-in ski-out access.

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Smakeriet Geilo in Geilo

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Restaurant Hallingstuene

This traditional eatery is located in the heart of Geilo. Famously run by the renowned chef, Frode Aga, and his wife, Berit Kongsvik. The interior is bursting with character and warmth. Red-painted timber walls and cosy fireplaces create the perfect spot for a rejuvenating ski break. The à la carte menu offers local delicacies and other Alpine treats. Unique winter specials include delicious moose and deer dishes. Make sure to check out the impressive wine collection, with more than 900 bottles to sample. It’s no surprise that Restaurant Hallingstuene is one of the best restaurants in Geilo.

Restaurant Hallingstuene in Geilo

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Vestlia Restaurant, Bar & Lounge

As one of the best restaurants in Geilo, Vestlia offers an unparalleled culinary experience. The interior is elegant and inviting, with an exquisite menu to match. Visitors enjoy the most delicious dishes from the à la carte menu, over a leisurely lunch or dinner. During the day, you can enjoy your meal on the sunny terrace. Soak up the sun as it shines over the mountains of Geilo. In the evening, settle into the ambient restaurant for a night of great food and warm Nordic hospitality. Head to the Vestlia Bar for an aperitif in the sumptuous seating area.

Vestlia Restaurant, Bar & Lounge In Geilo

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Sofias Café & Bar

A unique and modern eatery, offering everything from sweet treats from the bakery to gourmet dishes in the restaurant. All of the food is homemade and locally sourced. The staff are passionate about delivering high-quality service to complement the delicious dishes they serve. This is a great spot to recharge with your family and friends after a long day of skiing. Sofias is great for groups, the diverse menu will satisfy every taste.

Sofias Café & Bar in Geilo.

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Perleporten Café & Bar

A laid-back café and bar, serving warming, home-cooked delights to hungry skiers. The interior is inviting with comfortable seating areas, the perfect place to rest sore ski legs. From filling meals to light bites or sweet treats, there is something for everybody. The menu takes inspiration from both local and international flavours. In the evening, live music draws in locals and visitors alike. From DJs to quiz nights, Perleporten Café & Bar is a lively spot to enjoy some good food with your family and friends.

Perleporten Café & Bar in Geilo.

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Golden House

This Chinese restaurant is renowned for its friendly staff, exceptional service and delicious food. Visitors are drawn to the warm interiors and irresistible fragrances of this Alpine restaurant. The menu is varied, offering a range of traditional Chinese dishes. This is the perfect spot for a feast, after a long day of exploring the mountains of Geilo.

Golden House in Geilo.

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Ro Kro

This family-run café and diner is one of the oldest establishments in Geilo. It has been run by the same owners from the start and attracts locals and visitors alike. Here, you can find generous portions of delicious home-cooked meals. Feast inside the cosy diner, or soak up some sun outside on a bluebird ski day.

Ro Kro in Geilo.

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To find out more about the best restaurants in Geilo, call our ski experts on 020 7471 7700. 

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