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Colonialen Litteraturhuset

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Oestre Skostredet 5-7 | Litteraturhuset, Bergen 5017, Norway
+47 55 90 16 00
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bone marrow” (4 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (3 reviews)
“fresh mussels” (2 reviews)
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
European, Norwegian, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Oestre Skostredet 5-7 | Litteraturhuset, Bergen 5017, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food in a very pleasant atmosphere. Well-marked gluten-free options, knowledgeable staff about allergens. Highly recommend.

Thank 2546jdrrr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there with a group of 30 people. So the starter was risotto and mushroom, the food was unbelievably salty. This was not my opinion only, other people also said that it was salty. Main course was halibut. The spice in the food was...More

Thank tannaz a
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We tried Colonialen Litteraturhuset one evening. The restaurant was located near our hotel. We were able to get a table without a booking. We tried the pumpkin soup (as a main course), a side of root vegetables, and the lamb (main course) with oats, sweetbread...More

Thank Vegemitelover
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Seriously? I read so many great reviews of this restaurant that I trekked there with major jet lag and in record rainfall. The guy at the counter would not acknowledge me and when I finally got his attention he told me to seat myself -...More

Thank Lesley N
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We really wanted to have a wonderful meal here. But, while the welcome was warm, and the clientele varied, the food was meh.

Thank olliedawg
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This place is an awesome find. The mushroom risotto and the bouillabaisse were both amazingly good. The coffee was great as well. Comes recommended.

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Very buzzy, laid back restaurant with friendly and efficient waiting staff. Unfortunately due to high demand they had run out of the whole fish for 2 and the monkfish by the time we arrived at 8pm. But this was great for us in the end...More

Thank sam7lea
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This is the place if you're craving a hearty egg breakfast. Eggs available in just about any style, with an assortment of add-ons available They also have lighter yogurt and muesli. The prices are very reasonable, and the a la carte menu lets you customize...More

Thank mildred518
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We stumbled upon the restaurant looking for coffee and stayed for lunch. Lunch was well prepared with some interesting dishes (try the oxtail sandwich) and the added plus of having good wine by the glass. We liked it so much we came back for dinner...More

Thank tuscanyfc
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We were 2 pax for buisinesslunch and had soup with bread, coffee and tea. The food was presented Lovely and tasted fantastic. It was a creamy pea and cashewsoup. The bread was homemade and with sourdough. Highly recomended.

Thank HeidiBergen
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Response from foodchecker C | Reviewed this property |
I strongly recommend to make a reservation beforehand.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oestre Skostredet 5-7 | Litteraturhuset, Bergen 5017, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen
  • Phone Number: +47 55 90 16 00
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