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“Great food”

Colonialen Litteraturhuset
Ranked #100 of 402 Restaurants in Bergen
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Ate at Colonialen in Litteraturhuset and enjoyed it great time. Oysters at 42kr, not very cheap but best quality from the coast just South of Bergen. Small, fresh and just a dream to eat.
Main course, homemade sausages With mashed potatoes, strong and Nice - need a tough wine to match. A Place to be recommened

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Thank Santiago007
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

This is a new and chic place in town, a mix of books, restaurants, cafes and different cultural happenings goes on here.
We tried out the cafe-part of the Colonialen, which has a beatiful decor (very scandinavian with a french/italian twist to it). You can see into the brasserie-part that cooks up a storm for dinner, the large floor to roof wine cellar,and the large windows provides natural light into the large room. We had a tasting menu of cheeses and cold cuts, great! Service is very good too.

Atmosphere is wonderful, and it`s a beautiful place for families as well as friends hanging out or for a romantic dinner. You won`t regret it. Just a short walk from Bryggen, and into charming Skomakerstredet (shoemaker street that is). Would go again!

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1  Thank Flaatten79
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Reviewed 5 June 2013

This looks a bit like a mess hall from the outside, but the ambience inside is great, and the food very impressive. The wait staff knows about wine, will recommend dishes, and will also arrange off-menu items if you ask. Good selection of seafood, as this is in Bergen.

Thank Leif K
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

This is a popular place for artists in Bergen. It is placed in the same building as the Litterature House. The restaurant serves a varied menu with some special and unique dishes. Prices are ok (main dishes from 195NOK - 295 NOK). It looks like that the chicken (195 NOK) is the most popular on the menu.
The staff is polite, friendly and helpful. Complimentary Wifi. Restaurant is new and clean, and it is a safe bet for a good experience. Not a WOW experience, but it is worth trying, specially the chicken.

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1  Thank TranFamilyNorway
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

Turned up on a Monday evening without reservation, which wasnt a problem although the place was two thirds full. There is also a cafe part on the other side of the glass-walled kitchen. Staff were efficient. Menu was only in Norwegian, around twelve starters and similar number of mains. Starters nok95-175 and mains nok175-275. Several dishes were unavailable that evening, as was the chosen bottle of wine, difficult to say if that is representative. Several in our party had beef or salmon tartar as starter which was apparently very fresh, smoked chicken hearts were also delicious. Sausages and mash was a tasy main, others had steak or fish which was well presented and tasty. Will be going back

1  Thank Trevnmin
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