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Stortingsgata 24-26, Oslo 0117, Norway
+47 22 82 40 50
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Stortingsgata 24-26, Oslo 0117, Norway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super restaurant in a wonderful building. The room has most of its original features and it is fun guessing who is who in the photos and drawings. Food was very good. Overall a very pleasant evening

Thank YorkshireManinblack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Business dinner for 2 people by drop-in. Very helpful staff. We followed staff recommendations and dot only good food.

Thank Steinar S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you are looking for a storied restaurant with great food, make a reservation in advance for the Theatercafeen at the Hotel Continental. This felt like a special occasion restaurant, and based on the well-dressed appearances of the patrons, this seemed to popular with persons...More

1  Thank Mizner
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We had dinner at this lovely place, and enjoyed excellent service from the competent staff. Prices are high, but Oslo is a shock to the American wallet in every way. The food was quite good, and everyone enjoyed the evening. I was struck by all...More

Thank Frances W
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere in this place is fantastic and was the high point of our visit. Unfortunately the service was mechanical and uninterested and the food expensive and mediocre in quality according to price. This is my experience for my last 3 visits over a period...More

Thank reisefeber123
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We came for an early dinner, right after checking-in in hotel Continental. Service was excellent, food choices were good, but we think it was a bit overpriced - 1300 NOK for two people (starter and main course for each, bottle of water and glass of...More

Thank Carmen_Vacation
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We ordered Cheeseburgers. This was a great tastefull burger served with bacon, coleslaw, tomato and french fries.

Thank Anne Christina B
Reviewed 15 March 2017

What a more than nice place! Photos everywhere of famous visitors. The restaurant is a must go place in this city! Food, absolutely excellent! Wine, from all over the world. More than nice staff and ....what else? Just go and see( taste) it by yourself....More

Thank soluzcwb
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Theatercafeen on Stortingsgata is a good and central place for lunch (and dinner). Even with a lot of people visiting you can get a quiet spot for you and your companions. The food and service are excellent. I had fish soup and my wife two...More

Thank Gus413
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, experienced staff, nice atmosphere, great location. Kids had great burgers, we had lovely fresh fish of the day. Delicious sides to accompany, would recommend.

Thank Mistoc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stortingsgata 24-26, Oslo 0117, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 82 40 50
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Exuberant and bustling, lively and unique... Theatercafeen is part of Norwegian cultural history and an absolute must for every visitor to Oslo. This legendary Vienna-style café is featured on the New York Times list of the world's ten most famous cafés, and has indisputably been the city's most popular dining and meeting place for over 100 years. Inside the café you can see a unique collection of portrait paintings, all portraying people who are, or have been, regular guests at Theatercafeen. Reservations recommended.