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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 got on the boat at Bryggen in Bergen harbour at 18:00. The weather was low and our expectations high. Half an hour later we arrived at the restaurant. The staff showed us our table and presented us with a glass of Tatinger. The wine...More
It all started with a cozy boat trip from Bryggen. When we arrived we were welcomed by the staff at the pier, and from there guided to either our table or the Raw shellfish bar (which was a once in a lifetime experience).
Overall a nice experience but this was our second try as Cornelius cancelled our first reservation (due to cancellations from other customers, so they could not stay open that specific day). We hoped for a little extra attention because of this (since the first reservation...More
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Having visited numorous high-end restaurants both in Norway and during two years in California, Cornelius still provided one of the more unique food-experiences we´ve had. The raw-bar telling the story of how shellfish develop, and offering shells not normally seen in a restaurant. The 5-course...More
We had a business dinner with collegues from work. The location of the restaurant is unique and the atmosphere great. We ordered the three course menu paired with Riesling and Chianti wine. The service was also amazing, very friendly and welcoming. Overall, we had an...More
25 min by boat from Bergen.
The place is something else, quite unique and stands out. The menu is called “meteorological menu”. As the name suggests, it depends on the weather and what it is caught in the sea. The food is always fresh and...More