Maku Restaurant

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Locally Sourced Ingredients

Sorrisniva is renowned for its culinary experience which is based upon locally sourced produce. Our chefs create unique dishes using the best ingredients from Arctic Norway including reindeer and moose from the tundra, seafood from the Alta River and Norwegian sea, vegetables from local farms and berries picked in the local wilderness. Complement your food experience with a special wine from our extensive cellar.

Maku means "taste" in Kvensk

Situated in the Arctic Wilderness Lodge the Maku Restaurant offers a fantastic culinary experience whilst overlooking the Alta River and surrounding wilderness. Guests staying in the Lodge have dinner served in the Maku Restaurant.

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A Culinary Adventure

The fine dining menu in our new Maku Restaurant provides a culinary adventure that your tastebuds will never forget. The menu at Maku changes with the Arctic seasons and brings the finest ingredients gathered from nature's larder into the Arctic Wilderness Lodge, where you will witness our talented chefs create a feast before your eyes from the open kitchen.

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17:00 - 21:00

Fine Dining

Our chefs offer you their interpretation of Arctic Norway and its powerful and contrasting nature. We offer a culinary experience with a range of dishes, flavours, and textures made from local produce. Complement your food experience with a special wine from our extensive cellar. Dinner is served from 17:00 and onwards with the last table seating at 21:00. Reservations must be made in advance and every table reservation must choose the same number of courses. Please contact us at

Special Occasions at Sorrisniva

Enjoy a special occasion at Sorrisniva’s Lavvu restaurant for your wedding, christening, confirmation, 17th of May or Christmas dinner event. Our Lavvu restaurant can comfortably seat 125 guests and our chefs will ensure that you have a memorable culinary experience together while enjoying our fine wines. During the wintertime, you can create an even more special occasion in the Ice Hotel before enjoying your dinner in the Lavvu restaurant.

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