RESTAURANT

Sorrisniva is in the middle of nature’s larder: the river, fjord and plateau offer excellent raw materials for the Chef to turn into delicious dishes.

Touch. Feel. Taste.

The kitchen follows the food calendar, ensuring the guest have meals appropriate to the season they are in at all time. The menu is combined with the best ingredients Northern Norway offers. Wild meat from Kautokeino, Karasjok and Tana, fish from Lopphavet, Sørøya and the Alta fjord, potatoes from local farms, top quality vegetables and local berries as we harvest.

The kitchen follows the food calendar, ensuring the guest have meals appropriate to the season they are in at all time.

The menu is combined with the best ingredients Northern Norway offers. Wild meat from Kautokeino, Karasjok and Tana, fish from Lopphavet, Sørøya and the Alta fjord, potatoes from local farms, top quality vegetables and local berries as we harvest.

April - December

Wedding Dinner

We make sure that your wedding day and wedding dinner will be as perfect as you dream it to be with gourmet food, drinks and the location for your party. No extra price for planning.

Wedding Party

It is possible to extend the wedding dinner to a wedding party. Please contact us for more information

Anniversary, Birthday Celebrations & Events

Extend your dinner with snowmobiling, ice sculpting, riverboat safari, clay pigeon shooting, outdoor jacuzzi, history about Sorrisniva and Alta River or other teambuilding activites. You can also hold your meetings here.

Christmas Celebration "Julebord"

Every year we offer traditional «julebord» at Sorrisniva with live music, transport and a delicious Christmas and shellfish buffet with local ingredients. The Christmas table at Sorrisniva is for those who want high class food for their celebration along with a great Christmas party! We can also offer private Christmas parties.

Please contact us for available dates.

Every year we offer traditional «julebord» at Sorrisniva with live music, transport and a delicious Christmas and shellfish buffet with local ingredients.

The Christmas table at Sorrisniva is for those who want high class food for their celebration along with a great Christmas party!

We can also offer private Christmas parties.

Please contact us for available dates.

Restaurant Packages

Combine gourmet dining with arctic experiences at Sorrisniva

Gourmet Dinner & Northern Lights Tour

Start with a delicious 3-course dinner at Sorrisniva, followed by northern lights hunt. A perfect evening experience!

Season
Sep 20 – March 30
Times
16:00 - 00:00 All week
Duration
4 - 6 hours
Group size
2 - 15 persons
NOK
1995,- pp / 1000,- child 3-12
About the tour
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Tour description

Start with a delicious 3-course dinner at Sorrisniva, followed by northern lights hunt. A perfect evening experience! You will be served a 3-course dinner based on local ingredients. The dinner will be served in a tranquil atmosphere were all the elements plays together.

After the dinner our guide will bring you out on our traditional hunting for the northern lights.

Tour summary

  • Transfer from Alta center at 4:00pm

  • 3-course dinner at Sorrisniva at 5:00pm (a la carte menu)

  • The guide will meet you at the reception at 7:00pm and the northern light tour starts

  • The guide will tell you stories around the places you pass

  • Bring your own camera, the guide can help you to take photos, the guide will also take photos during the trip

  • Sweets and hot drink will be served along the way

  • Return to Scandic Hotel / Sorrisniva around 23:30

Included

  • Local guide, hot beverage and snack and gloves.

Closed Dec 23 - 27 / Dec 31 - Jan 2 / Mar 28 - April 3

Alta Canyon and Gourmet Dinner

A guided tour to Alta Canyon, aperitif and 3-course dinner. The best of Alta in summer combined!

Season
Jun 1 – Jul 11 / Jul 12 - Sep 10
Times
14:00 / 17:00
Duration
Approx. 5 hours
Group size
2 - 25 persons
NOK
1950,- pp / 975,- child 3-12
About the tour
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Tour description

The Alta Canyon is one of our best kept secrets in Alta. Only experienced boaters can maneuver themselves up to the top of the river, were the valley becomes narrower and the nature wilder! Alta Canyon is one of Europe’s Largest and a guided tour by riverboat is a perfect way to experience it. Listen to the stories around the River from our guides and enjoy the nature and wildlife surrounding. This is a trip suited for the whole family.

The second highlight of the trip starts when arriving back at Sorrisniva. You will be served an aperitif before a 3-course locally sourced gourmet dinner, is served inside our restaurant.

Tour summary

  • The guide meet you at Sorrisniva at 12:00

  • Stories will be told when going upwards the river

  • Time to take photos during the trip, while going into the wilderness

  • The trip goes half way to Alta canyon,  before we return back

  • Guests per boat: 5-10 (depending on the water level in the river)

Included

  • Safety west, guided tour to Alta Canyon, aperitif and 3-course dinner

Not Included

  • Transfer not included, can be requested

A Taste of the Alta River
For groups Only

A perfect trip combined with lunch or dinner in the restaurant!

Season
Jun 1 – Sep 10
Times
12:00 - 18:00 (on request)
Duration
0.5 - 1 hour
Group size
10 - 60 persons
NOK
495,- pp / 250,- child 3-12
About the tour
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Tour description

The trip starts directly outside Sorrisniva and take you to one of the best fishing spot in the river. This trip is perfect for larger groups who want a taste of the river adventure. It is perfect to combine with lunch, dinner, meeting and other team adventures at Sorrisniva.

Tour summary

  • The guides will meet you at Sorrisniva

  • The group can be divided into smaller groups, depending on the group size

  • While waiting at the river banks, you can relax around the bonfire, enjoy hot beverage,    aperitif and a snack

  • Stories will be told when going upwards the river

  • Time to take photos during the trip

  • The trip goes to one of the best fishing spot in the river , before we return back and the group can switch

  • Guests per boat: 5-10 (depending on the water level in the river)

Included

  • Safety west, guide, hot beverage and cake at Sorrisniva / Aperitif in the evening

Not Included

  • Transfer

Optional

  • Lunch and dinner (must be pre-booked)

restaurant@sorrisniva.no

+47 78433378 / SMS +47 48242642

restaurant@sorrisniva.no

+47 78433378

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Sorrisniva 20, 9518 Alta
Reception hours
08.30 - 16.00 GMT+1
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