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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:

Saturday: 13:00-16:00

(last seating 14:00)

Sunday: 13:00-17.30 (last seating 15:30)


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.  

Summer Opening Hours

From 27th of June until 21st of August.

Hotel Breakfast: Monday - Sunday from 07:00 - 11:00.
Afternoon Tea: Monday - Sunday from 13:00 - 17:00 (last seating 14:30)
Summer buffet: Monday - Sunday from 18:00 - 22:00 (last seating 20:30) served every evening with the exception of Artist In Residence concerts (see below).

Artist In Residence: Veronica Maggio June 23 - June 25, Jo Nesbø July 1 - July 2, Maria Haukaas Mittet & Lars Bremnes August 4 - August 6, Silya and the Sailors August 12 - August 13, Bertine Zetlitz & Bugge Wesseltoft August 19 - August 20.

Summer Buffet in Palmehaven

Every evening this summer, from 20th of June - 21st of August, Palmehaven will be serving a fantastic summer buffet, built on the best of the season's harvest with a focus on local produce and seafood.

Throughout the summer you can dine under the starry lights of Palmehaven and enjoy the fantastic seafood and produce from Trøndelag - The European Region Of Gastronomy 2022. On the buffet you will find scallops, halibut, shrimp, king crab, ceviche, caviar, salads and a fantastic dessert table with specialties made by our talented pastry chefs. Child-friendly food is of course also available.

625, - per person for adults
315, - per person for children (up to 12 years)

Dinner is served from 6pm to 10pm (last seating 20:30), from 20th June to 21st of August 2022.

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.

Afternoon Tea

Our ever-popular Afternoon Tea in Palmehaven is served from Saturdays 13:00-16:00 (last seating 14:00) and Sundays 13:00 - 17:30 (last seating 15:30). Price per person 655,-. We also offer a specially-made children's version (up to 12 years old) for 385,-.

Mussels being cooked at Palmehaven's lunch buffet

Lunch in Palmehaven

Summer update: During summer season from the 27nd of June until the 21st of August Afternoon Tea will be served in Palmehaven, our popular lunch buffet will be back from the 22nd of August.

Our lunch buffet is 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. 


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.