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Cafe Stift

Kirkegata 41 | Kulturhuset Banken, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
+47 940 53 179
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
15 May 2018
“Superb burger ”
4 Nov 2017
“Great atmosphere and quesadillas”
Cafe, Bar, International, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Kirkegata 41 | Kulturhuset Banken, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

The burger was superb: delicately arranged, juicy and well seasoned meat, loads of fresh salad and deliciously baked potatoes. The waiter was friendly, kind- and from Stavanger. Oh and the triple chocolate mousse was deeply saturated with chocolate- and combined with crunchy cake crumbs. Yey!More

Thank Simon P
Cafestift, Owner at Cafe Stift, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Simon P. Thank you for your review, photos, and kind words, we appreciate all of it! We take a lot of pride in our service and what comes out of our kitchen to your table. Since May we have added new burger options to...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place with confidence sofas and retro deco, good music and tasty food. Home made iced teas are a must

1  Thank GarethAlwyn
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Really good pulled beef nachos. Nice and trendy atmosphere. Excellent choice of funky music when we visited.

1  Thank jfweden
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Cafe Stift is an pleasant informal place for every time of the day. Coffee is fine and also the burger. Service is ok. You can sit inside and outside. They also organize performances.

1  Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Our absolute favorite place for lunch, dinner or concert with some drinks. Have had many great dining experiences here. Great service, good prices.

1  Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Love the atmosphere! Charming place with nice drinks and good music. Centrally located close to the railway station, perfect while waiting for your train!

1  Thank tuvagr
Cafestift, Manager at Cafe Stift, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you taking time to say a few good words about Stift.

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Were looking for somewhere with decent lunch that catered for vegetarian and gluten free and weren't disappointed! I had the beef strip sandwich (gluten free) and my friend had the vegetarian. Great combination of onions, peppers, salad and beef on two pieces of gluten free...More

1  Thank SamF2533
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Good food today. It usually is. I've only had a couple of less-that-average-meals here since they opened. Bought a pulled beef nacho plate this time. Good beef. Nice glob of guac, sour cream and salsa. Nice stringy, chewy cheese. If you look hard for something...More

1  Thank MickeG70
Cafestift, Owner at Cafe Stift, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello MickeG70! Thank you for all your reviews so far. I wanted to let you know that we have put the nacho plate back on our menu after taking it off for 10 months, and now with our homemade nacho chips this dish is better...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

Looking for a quick lunch and some thing different try this spot Good service and great food and also very busy spot Give it a try.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Nice location in the old bank building. Cultural arena with art that is changed regularly and you can even buy it. Exciting new dishes. F.example the browncheese-icecream. Nice and cool staff, student friendly prices. This place is good for lunch, to have a beer or...More

Thank Anne K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 31
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirkegata 41 | Kulturhuset Banken, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oppland  >  Lillehammer
  • Phone Number: +47 940 53 179
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After arriving into Lillehammer via train and taking a three minute stroll, you begin to see the sweet quaintness Lillehammer has to offer. Another minute of walking and you meet the historic Kulturhuset Banken, the culture house of Lillehammer. Set on the first floor of Kulturhuset Banken you will find Cafe Stift. In warmer months, the cafe expands onto the front stone courtyard of the building, creating a perfect alfresco feel to enjoy the great outdoors. Inside the cafe, you can see and feel the timeless culture. Having been built in 1895, with high ceilings, antique chandeliers, original windows and woodwork, you wish the walls could talk. The natural and classic environment set by the Kulturhuset Banken combined with Cafe Stifts' new and original vibe sets an undeniable atmosphere, adding to the lovely Lillehammer, to enjoy within the company of a friend, family, or yourself. Hjertelig velkommen til oss på Cafe Stiff!
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