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Restaurant Cornelius

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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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,
PRICE RANGE
US$63 - US$86
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Great food and a stunning location. A MUST visit when in Bergen. The wine cellar is truly amazing

Date of visit: July 2018
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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy to read that you love Cornelius. We are looking forward to welcome you back another time

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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This place is 30 minutes from the city centre of Bergen. Check the webpage. From when and where . On a island close to Bergen. You can start like we did, go to the wine cellar and select your aperitif, and the wine or cider(...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for the kind reply on your visit to Cornelius. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your visit. Welcome back another time

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was an experience never to forget! We had a fabulous 5 course meal that was full of flavours, from local farmers for most of the courses. The presentation was creative, artistic, a real «  festin ». We were received with a champagne glass, some taste...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review on your visit to Cornelius. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your visit and happy that you had an absolutely fantastic culinary experience. We hope to welcome you back another time

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

I have controversial feelings about visiting the Cornelius beginning of January. While I did enjoy food and wine I still have some reservations. As many people earlier described it is a very slow paced dining experience. Though, there is nothing to blame restaurant for as...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Anita G, Booking at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the food and wine at Cornelius. We are sorry to read that the service for the first dish was to late and then you had to short time for the...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

The food was the catch of the day. It was realy perfect served. The owner told the storry of the place. And the location was good placed. Daly boat pickup from Bergen and back.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank you for your kind review on your visit to Cornelius. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the night. We hope to welcome you back another time

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

The whole package sounded like such an experience. I booked this for my partners birthday and we both expected to be wowed but were left unimpressed. Where to start.. From entering, you are pressurised to take a drink, then you are presented with a wine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so sorry to read that your visit was a let down. We appreciate your constructive and thorough feedback. 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...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and my had a very nice evening! The restaurant picks you up in Bergen city in a boat. The boat trip takes about 20 min and you can enjoy a glass of wine or beer on board. When you arrive to the restaurant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review. We welcome you back if you will be back in Bergen

Reviewed 29 October 2018

enjoyed the 3 course dinner with matching wines. easy boat ride to and from resturant. only problem that after finishing 3 course meal you have to wait until people eating 5 course menu are finished. only one boat to and from resturant.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you, 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

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We went there with a group of 8 and preordered the Meteorological Meny. The restaurant is really nice and I can imagine that it will be an extraordinary place to visit on a sunny summer’s day. (If you are so lucky to catch one of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you, 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

Reviewed 25 September 2018

The boat ride from Bergen centre to the restaurant was totally amazing. The restaurant was stunning with all the glass panels gives you a spectacular view of the fjords. Food was utterly delicious (fine dining quality) and the presentation and service were A+. Highly recommended...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Anita G, Bookingsjef at Restaurant Cornelius, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review on your visit to Cornelius. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back another time

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Cindy W
22 July 2018|
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Response from Anita G | Property representative |
Dear Cindy,Send an email directly to us at : booking@cornelius-restaurant.no and we will send you a confirmation with all details.
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Response from Anita G | Property representative |
Hi. We have alternative with meat, beef or chicken.
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Response from JanSmithSchneider | Reviewed this property |
Hi CeeChan, no the restaurant is just accessible by boat. The boat tour is included in the price. They have just sea food, but its the best you can find on the westcoast. They are very good with children. When you book they... More
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