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“Excellent, good value veggie-friendly eatery” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pygmalion

Pygmalion
Ranked #27 of 365 Restaurants in Bergen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$22
Cuisines: Cafe, European, Norwegian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Organic restaurant situated in the heart of Bergen.
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Excellent, good value veggie-friendly eatery”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

This is an excellent little cafe/eatery in Bergen, well worth a visit for lunch, dinner or just a quick drink.

Really nice, relaxed coffee shop vibe with a well-stocked bar of coffee options. We came back for dinner in the evening and it didn't disappoint - the burgers are about £16 which is fairly reasonable for Norway, with a big, hand-made beef burger, generous toppings and a good portion of potato wedges. There's also plenty of veggie options which are a rare commodity in Norway.

It did seem quite busy on Saturday night so reserving might be essential for groups at the weekend,

Also be sure to pop round the corner to Dyvekes Vinkjeller around the corner for a beer!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Adam G
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“A Veggie Haven”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

As a vegetarian it can sometimes be difficult to find vegetarian food in a place where vegetarians are not so common. I happened upon Pygmalion's menu and was pleased to see more than one vegetarian option so gave the place a try. The food was delicious, if a little on the cold side, and the prices were very reasonable for Norway's standards.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank EnglishRose79
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Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Rudolph!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

Relaxed and warm atmosphere and staff know what customer service is all about. Food was so tasty and well portioned. I was very happy after our meal!

Visited November 2013
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Durham, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere with vegetarian/vegan options”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

I'm vegan and found this place through the Happy Cow app. Norway typically isn't very vegetarian friendly, so it was great to find this cosy spot with friendly staff who were able to assist me with choosing something to eat that would meet my dietary needs.

I enjoyed their super vegetarian burger with potatoes with ketchup rather than the aioli it is usually served with, and it was great. So great in fact I had it two nights in a row. And at the equivalent of £16 in expensive Norway, the price wasn't too bad either.

Fast, friendly service. Tasty, hot food. Cosy, warm atmosphere. A winning combination!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank fadryn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Yummi Pancakes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

On one hand this place is not especially cozy. It is maybe too dark and has a strange lighting. The music is not always what you want to listen to when eating, and the paintings on the wall is just awful.

On the other hand- it is organic! The food tastes delicious, the staff is friendly and so are the prices.This place even has its own fireplace, and that is a big plus in this often rainy and cold city.

My fiancee and me visited this place and had lunch. We had pancakes with chicken, coconut and chili, and it tasted delicious!

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Morellen85
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