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Restaurant Cornelius

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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options
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Holmen v/Bjoroy, Fjell, Bergen 5174, Norway
+47 56 33 48 80
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12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food served at this restaurant is incredible. I tried things that I've not had before and loved every single mouthful. We had the five course meal. You get picked up by boat and then taken to the restaurant. On the boat you get offered a drink. The prices for the drinks were pretty much on par for everything else... More 

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Norway
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First of all - this is a fantastic restaurant, with a wonderful location. This restaurant would normally recieve top rating, 5 points, but the reason why it didnt reach the top this time is because of the dishes. The menu / dishes are combined based on the weather, the season and other elements - and I believe that I was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very good moment bringing Spanish friend to Cornelius on a lovely Norwegian summerday. We all had a fantastic day, our Spanish fish-quality friends loved it.

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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to read that you certainly enjoyed your meal at Cornelius together with your friends. Welcome back another time. More 

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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here several times, but every time has not been the same experience. Firstly, it is an idyllic place, so the settings are very inviting. (You need to use a boat to get here). The restaurant only serves fish and seafood, so make sure you ready for that. The chefs are among the best in the city, but... More 

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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this review

We appreciate your constructive review. Feedback from our guests are important to us in order to continuously improve and to be able to meet our guests expectations. Your comments will off course be evaluated and taken into consideration. We hope to welcome you back another time. More 

Sweden
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can only access this restaurant by boat. Either you bring your own or you book a seat when you book a table. The scenery is excellent, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the seafood is great. The boat trip itself is worth the effort.

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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind review and we are pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit. Welcome back. More 

Bergen, Norway
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Boht a nice sosial experiense and great food. Å spesial nice place by the sea. You reach it from Bergen with boat

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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind review and we are pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit. Welcome back if visiting Bergen again. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to Cornelius on the recommendation of someone in Bergen, and it was more than worth the time and money. The service was prompt and friendly. Fortunately the night we were there the crowd was pretty light so our server had a chance to chat with us about the restaurant and give us a great tour.... More 

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We are pleased to read that you certainly enjoyed your meal at Cornelius. Welcome back if ever visiting Bergen again. More 

Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fine boat trip, excellent food, wine, atmosphere and service. We got a funny history about the origination of the restaurant as a "for-appetizer".

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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to read that you certainly enjoyed your meal at Cornelius. Welcome back if ever visiting Bergen again. More 

Takamatsu, Japan
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

i make the reservation online, and I got their prompt reply and confirmation. Me and my mum went to the restaurant by their speedboat, it took only 30 min to reach there. We were warm welcomed by the staff, and the owner brought us to visit his wine chalet, the wine collection is splendid. Needless to say, they serve fresh... More 

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Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to read that you certainly enjoyed your meal at Cornelius. Welcome back if ever visiting Bergen again. More 

Bergen, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Amazing boattrip, excellent food, wine, atmosphere and service. Amazing tour of the wineceller. Really enjoyed the history behind this restaurant, and the passion they have for fresh and local food and ingreadients

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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this review

We are please to read that you certainly enjoyed your meal at Cornelius. Welcome back if ever visiting Bergen again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 65 - USD 89
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holmen v/Bjoroy, Fjell, Bergen 5174, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen
  • Phone Number: +47 56 33 48 80
Description
Just outside the City of Bergen, you will find one of the most exotic attractions in the whole of Western Norway's archipelago. Cornelius is one of Norway's best seafood restaurants. It is situated right by the sea on a small island with spectacular views of the fjord, mountains, skerries and passing boats and ships. Inspired by the weather of the day, Cornelius serves its famous Meteorological Menu of exquisite seafood and trimmings, prepared using innovative culinary techniques and with a genuine passion for seafood. Cornelius is open all year. On beautiful summer days, we open the sliding doors and set up tables on the pier, where we serve lighter dishes. When the weather is less favourable, we create a cosy atmosphere indoors and serve food with stronger flavours and light up the candles and the fireplace. Every season - every day - we offer unique and exciting culinary experiences on Holmen. Experience a beautiful trip among the skerries, from Bryggen wharf in the City of Bergen to Holmen at Bjoroy. Regular departures at 18.00 from Dreggekaien on Bryggen (shed no. 8) opposite Radisson Blu Royal Hotel and Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret. Return from Holmen at 22.30. The boat trip takes 25 minutes. Warm, safe boats take you back and forth in comfort, - regardless of the weather. Please contact us if you want to charter a private boat. During the summer months we have regular departures for lunch Thursday, Friday and Saturdays.

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