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Bardu bygdetun in Troms, Norway - Photo: Hans Arne Paulsen/nordnorge.com
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Bardu bygdetun in Troms, Norway Photo: Hans Arne Paulsen/nordnorge.com

Food and shopping in Central Troms

Cod, char, goat and sheep form the basis of the local cuisine. Sporting goods, knitted gloves and goat cheese are among the souvenirs on offer.

Places to eat 

Friendly, plain eateries with menus that combine local and international cuisine served in generous portions are typical of Central Troms. Char from Altevatn Lake, cod from Senja and goat cheese from Balsfjorden are among the local products to try. 

  • Senjastua (in Norwegian) serves local fish delicacies that attract diners from far and wide
  • The horse steak at Vollan Gjestestue is an acquired taste, but their mutton stew is universally praised 
  • Mefjord Brygge serves fresh fish as the locals like it
  • Bardufosstun makes healthy food from local ingredients 

Local specialties are also served in local fairs and markets.

Shopping suggestions

The range of shopping in Central Troms reflects its scenery and nature - you can get good buys of local foods, crafts and sports equipment.

  • Bomstad Farm in Nordkjosbotn makes goat cheese from its own herds 
  • MX-Sport at Bardufoss is excellent for fishing tackle and also sells fishing permits 
  • Home-knitted hats, gloves and socks are sold at Husfliden Målselv
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Last updated:  2013-07-25

Topic:  Cafés & Diners, Restaurants, Shopping

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Bardu bygdetun in Troms, Norway - Photo: Hans Arne Paulsen/nordnorge.com

Food and shopping in Central Troms

Cod, char, goat and sheep form the basis of the local cuisine. Sporting goods, knitted gloves and goat cheese are among the souvenirs on offer.

Food and shopping in Central Troms

Source: Visitnorway

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