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Kampen Bistro

#133 of 1,117 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International
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Boegata 21, Oslo 0655, Norway
+47 22 19 77 08
15:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 01:00
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Oslo, Norway
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We sat outside and ate from the limited (but delicious) menu. Great vibes due to the many locals there and yummy fresh food (the fish was amazing). Service was good and the waitress was very helpful.

Thank emnaj8
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Visited Kampen Bistro right after its opening hour, was greeted by the owner and taken well care of. The Kitchen does not open until 17:00, so we just had some small plates (German sausage and some cured meats together with bread and aioli. The Food tasted excellent, was served very quickly and our beer was cold and nice. It was... More 

Thank ChristianSmeby
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Kampen Bistro is a cool, laid-back neighborhood restaurant with excellent food and great atmosphere! They have a large balcony and often have concerts going on as well. One of my favorite Oslo restaurants!

Thank Marianne J
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Due to its location in Kampen next to Tøyen t-bane stop (2 stops from Oslo central station) is more of your local eatery/pub than anything else.however the staff is brilliant once they've realized we are tourists they translated the menu for us and helped us . The menu varies daily so you have a starter few mains and some deserts... More 

Thank Oana S
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Cosy neighbourhood restaurant with quality food! Fish/meat of the day with a starter and dessert and a small tapas menu.. Great wine list and super staff! I always return to this restaurant and I'm never disappointed!

Thank Cathrine79
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212 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The menu is VERY limited. They had 1 appetizer, 2 mains, 1 dessert. A suggested wine pairing for each course is also provided. The menu changes every day and is written on a chalk board that is moved about the restaurant as needed. We choose to dine outside as the weather was nice and warm (it seemed it would be... More 

Thank giffenk
Atlanta, Georgia
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103 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is an eclectic bistro. It is casual and relaxing. The food is very high quality and they offer wine pairing recommendations with the food which I tried and found to be very good. It is also a cool place to hang and out and drink beer. They have an outdoor terrace also. Our waitress was really pleasant and all... More 

Thank Rod D
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 377 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Third time we have eaten here, in an area we visit annually. This experience followed the previous night's meal at the new Nord&Natt by Toyen Station - the comparison between the two quite stark. Kampen Bistro has lost my favoritism! The menu remains small - one starter, a meat or fish main, and one desert. The 3 courses cost a... More 

Thank PLomond
Trondheim, Norway
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Located in an old district of Oslo with small wooden houses. 50 years ago a typical district with industrial workers, now more for artists and academics. Kampen Bistro is on the 2nd floor in the local "town house". The kitchen is cooking rustic food, All the food made from commodities. Excellent wine, champagne and cava selection. Beer from tank, correct... More 

Thank Bjørn Henry M
Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Kampen Bistro must be one of the hidden treasures in the Oslo food scenario. One 3 dish of fish or meet to choose from or mix yourself

Thank tjowang

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$27
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boegata 21, Oslo 0655, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 19 77 08
Kampen Bistro is known as as a good restaurant with moderate prices. The manu is composed every day at 5 pm, based on which ingredients are available. Kampen Bistro also has concert venue, usually with concerts once a month.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?