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Mon-Fri: 06:30-10:00

Sat-Sun: 08:00-11:00 


Mon-Fri: 12:30-15:00

(last seating 13:30)

Afternoon Tea:

Sat & Sun: 13:00-16:00

(Last seating 14:00)


Britannia's Iconic Hall

A lush and exotic oasis of international flavours, art and culture from all over the world. Palmehaven is an institution in Trondheim, a venue for culinary and cultural events, where atmosphere meets tradition. During the weekdays you can indulge in Trondheim's most exotic lunch, surrounded by leafy green palms.  

Five star hotel breakfast

Palmehaven is the location for the hotel’s five star breakfast, where guests can enjoy a beautifully presented buffet, with meats and cheeses from award-winning Norwegian producers, alongside delightful day-starters such as the açai berry bowl, with granola and fruits. You can choose from the à la carte, with barista coffees, smoothies, porridges, egg cocottes, Røros thick-cut bacon and more, all made to order and included in the room price.

Breakfast is served Monday to Friday 06.30-10:00, Saturday to Sunday 08:00-11:00.

Afternoon Tea

Our ever-popular Afternoon Tea in Palmehaven is served from 1pm to 5pm every Saturday and Sunday (last seating is at 3pm). Price per person 595,-. We also offer a specially-made children's version (up to 12 years old) for 350,-.

Lunch in Palmehaven

For the new year we welcome back our popular lunch buffet, served under the palms in the beautiful Palmehaven, Monday to Friday. The buffet consists of a varied selection of seasonal local ingredients, including allergy-friendly, vegan and vegetarian options. Here you will find cold and hot dishes prepared by our skilled chefs. Britannia's own patisserie team also provides sweet delights made with real craftsmanship.

Palmehaven has a very special atmosphere which has been attracting guest from all walks of life ever since it opening in 1918. Today, we uphold the traditions which have made made this such a special place in people's hearts, including live music from our regular pianist.

Palmehaven is open for lunch Monday - Friday from 12.30pm until 3pm. Last seating for lunch is at 1.30pm.

Britannia steak tartare in Palmehaven

Special Events

Palmehaven is available for private functions and also hosts variety of cultural occasions and musical events. Menus vary with the season. See the event calendar for details of when Palmehaven is open for historic dinners, concerts and family events. 

Covid-19 update: Britannia Hotel reopened on 14th January. The hotel and all its concepts comply with the current infection control rules, on both a national and municipal level. In order to ensure safe and effective environment, we require all our bar and restaurant guests to pre-book their tables via our websites or via 73 800 800. Help us to register your visit and to avoid queues. We have a limited number of tables available during this period. When booking your visit with us, please inform us whether your guests are from the same family, household or cohort, so that we can facilitate the distance between each guest at your table. Face covering is mandatory in common areas and where you can not keep a distance of one metre. Please be punctual with your booking so that we avoid queues and mingling.

Read more about our contingency measures here.


Our menus

Your next Palmehaven dining experience starts here

  • Breakfast Menu

    À la carte menu
    Breakfast made to order, includes a selection of teas and coffees. Choice of special dishes for an extra special experience.
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  • Afternoon Tea Menu

    Saturday and Sunday
    Britannia Hotel's delicious afternoon tea menu, including a section of luxurious drinks and extras, to elevate any occasion.
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  • Lunches in Palmehaven

    A slice of daily luxury
    Sumptuous sandwiches, exciting small dishes, warm lunches and most delicious cakes. Monday - Thursday from 11.30 - 16.00
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First built in 1918, Britannia's iconic hall has played host to everyone from visionary politicians, to frostbitten explorers, to Parisian fashionistas and international stars of screen and stage.