Dining and nightlife

Hemsedal has a good range of easily accessible dining areas for those of you who are out on the ski slopes.


At the top of the Hollvin Express. Welcome to breakfast, lunch or get something sweet for your coffee. Do you fancy local food? Then you can try our popular elk burger.

Hollvin Restaurant & Bar

Restaurant, bar and après ski in the middle of Hemsedal Ski Center at Hollvin Express. Here you will find Italian pizza, pasta, barbecue dishes, soup, sandwiches, paninis and pastries. Apres ski with live music Friday and Saturday during high season.

Lodgen Spiseri

Breakfast, lunch, coffee, pizza, dinner. Hemsedal's largest hot chocolate and waffle menu. Find us at Skistar Lodge Alpin.


A large sports-themed restaurant serving lunch and dinner and with a bar and arcade games, located in the SkiStar Lodge Hemsedal Suites, right below the children's area.


Skigaarden is the natural meeting place in the middle of the slope. In our three restaurants, we offer local food, firmly rooted in Nordic food culture. Welcome to gards!

Skistua Hemsedal

Restaurant serving breakfast and lunch.


Stavkroa is a legendary afterski, recognized as the world's best on multiple occasions. No trip to Hemsedal is complete without a dance on the tables at Stavkroa!

Skarsnuten Restaurant

Restaurant and bar at Skarsnuten Hotel at the top of the Skarsnuten lift (J). Pizza and à la carte lunch and dinner menu. Seating on the terrace during spring.

Peppes Pizza

Pizza, Salad, Burgers, Starters, Desserts.

Hemsedal Cafe

A local and sustainable dining experience, with outdoor service that's anything but ordinary! Come on in and make yourself at home at the historic Hemsedal Café. 

Arti Kafé

Coffee/tea, barista, cakes, lunch, beers and wines.

Skogstad Hotell

Breakfast buffet

Elmas Handel

Coffee, tea, fresh-baked foods, cakes, lunches

Kjøkken Kroken

Renowned Nordic tastes in a cozy atmosphere. À la carte.

Kroken Bar & Bistro

Bistro with Hallingdal's famous burgers and the local hangout spot for friends and family 

Liv Bistro

On the top floor is Liv, with its view over the mountains and valley – a natural choice for a restaurant, regardless of whether you’ve had an active day on the slopes, or have been relaxing in the bar. Liv has an intimate, unpretentious feel, our definition of a bistro in fact.