• Vertshuset på Kjønnøya

  • Havparadiset in Hafsund

    Events and rentals all year. Summer season with open restaurant from June until August

    Kjønnøya søndre – maleri ca 1940.

    Vertshuset på Kjønnøya - The Inn on the island of Kjønnøya

    Havparadiset i Hafsund – Vertshuset på Kjønnøya is located in a historic place for naval trade and fish processing on the Norwegian coastline. History is combined with modern facilities and an inspirational environment.


    We want Kjønnøya to be a meeting place for our guests, local and cabin residents, and visitors. Kjønnøya is open for everybody during the summer season, with the restaurant, concerts and good experiences. The rest of the year it's open for conferences, weddings, and other events.

  • Restaurant, café og outdoor seating

    The old shop is turned into a restaurant

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    The 2023 summer season opens on June 23rd.

    The restaurant is open every day.

    From 12.30 our menu consists of a variety of dishes. Thursday through Saturday we serve the week’s special menu at 18.30. Every week has a new chef and a new themed menu. Every dish is locally made, and we aim for affordable prices on food, beers, and wines.


    For the early birds there is free coffee served on the pier from 7.30 until 09.00, available for everyone.


    There are concerts every Wednesday at 19.00.


    Check our Facebook page for updates and details

  • Activities 2023

    Check our activity calendar to see special events during your visit.

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    Concerts 2023

    July 5th: Ole Paus

    Book tickets here || More info on Facebook


    July 12th: Magnus Grønneberg

    Book tickets here || More info on Facebook


    July 13.-15th: A night in Paris with menu and music

    Music and menu combo, see more under menu weekends to the right.


    July 19th: ELG from Dance with a stranger

    Book tickets here || More info on Facebook


    July 26th: TBC


    July 27.-29th: A night at the opera - Meny og musikk

    Music and menu combo, see more under menu weekends to the right.


    Check our Facebook page for details.


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    Menu weekends 2023

    23-24. June: Chef & Sommalier Ole Martin Alfsen

    Book your table here || More info on Facebook


    30. June & 1. July: From the Antarctic to Havparadiset

    Chef Caroline Haseid Halvorsen

    Book your table here || More info on Facebook


    6-8. July: Rock & Roll Fiskeboll

    Chef Bergvall and friends.

    Book your table here


    13-15. July: A night in Paris, menu & music

    Chef Marius Arstal. Tres bien. Bien venue. 

    Book your table here || More info on Facebook


    20-22. July: Italian days

    Two mystery chefs. Benvenuto!

    Book your table here 


    27-29. July: A night at the opera. Menu & consert

    Soprano Nora Oleanne Sårheim

    Book ditt bord her || Mer informasjon på Facebook

  • Menu and wine list

    The 2023 menu and wine list will be posted, 2022 available below.

    Our chefs use seasonal, fresh ingredients. The restaurant is open every day from 12.30. Thursday to Saturday there is a three-course menu from 18.30. Remember to book a table in advance for the weekend menus. The rest of the week bookings are not required.

  • Conference

    Experiences, professional input and team building in different surroundings

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    Conference at Havparadiset

    Plan your next event at Havparadiset if you want an alternative to regular conference hotels. Havparadiset offer a smaller setting with beautiful surroundings.


    We have 22 rooms / 50 beds with good standard. Events can be booked all year and we tailor-make a special arrangement for your group. Some of our offerings are maritime activities, food and wine classes and team building activities

  • Events

    Tailor-made events in beautiful surroundings

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    Events, dinners and weddings

    Havparadiset can be a place for your event all year. We house up to 50 people and can accommodate up to 75 people in our restaurant.

    Contact us if you want to tailor-make a wedding, jubilee or event.


    Events can be held in:

    - Sjøboden (up to 20 guests)

    - Skipperstua (up to 25 guests)

    - Vertshuset (up to 75 guests)

  • Accomodation

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    Accomodation - available all year around

    We have 7 units: Click on the unit for details

    Residensen: Up to 16 guests.
    7 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living room, big kitchen og terrasse with sea view.

    Jomfruhuset: Up to 12 guests.
    5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, big kitchen og garden 10 meters from the sea.


    Loftet: Up to 8 guests.
    3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen og terrasse with sea view.


    Hafsund 1: Up to 4 guests.
    2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room, small kitchen og terrasse with sea view.


    Hafsund 2: Up to 4 guests.
    2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room, small kitchen og terrasse with sea view.


    Kapteinssuiten: Up to 6 guests. (From July 2019)
    3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room and kitchen.


    Krambua: Suite for 2 guests.
    Suite: 1 bathroom, mini kitchen og outdoor terrasse.

  • Booking

    Bookings can be made all year. If you need anything special, contact us.



  • Activities


    • 4 kayaks 485/515
    • 1 motorboat. Pioner 15 With 15 HP engine
    • 2 big stand up paddleboards
    • Fishing equipment

    Follow us on Facebook for updates on activities



    30 activities in Hafsund and surrounding areas

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    10 activities in Hafsund

    Historic walking tour (Sundays)
    Sculptures and art gallery
    Local trails
    Swimming at Hvitodden

    Morning coffee on the pier


    Running trails

    Coffee, ice cream, soda and cake in the café

    A glass of champagne in the sun

    A dinner experience with wine and good friends

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    10 sea activites from Kjønnøya



    Stand Up Paddeling


    Fishing for crabs



    Enjoying the archipelago

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    10 things within 45 minutes radius by car

    Visit Islands around Langesund
    Skjærgården Badepark
    Hiking at Kyststien, national walks along the coast.
    Golfing at Bamble Golfklubb Telemarkskanalen
    Concerts at Wrightegaarden in Langesund

    Boat trip from Langesund to Helgeroa.
    Follow Ibsens tracks in Skien

  • Contact us

    Contact us on Facebook or below for questions or inquiries. 


    Call Havparadiset at +47 40 12 79 00 (Outside the summer season: +47 93090044)

    Email Havparadiset at opplevelser@havparadiset.no


    Visiting adress is Kjønnøyaveien 215, 3967 Bamble, Norway