We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Colonialen Restaurant

₹₹₹₹European, ,
Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
+47 55 90 16 00
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (2 reviews)
“king crab” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (236)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was cold, the waiter rude and the restaurant didn't supply food for the people with coeliac disorder. Stray away especially if you have allergies

Thank Ingfrid71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in at the "Matbar" for a drink during the cycling championship. Great place; fast and friendly service. We will be back for food next time.

Thank Espen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ignore what some people have said about this restaurant, the food here was excellent when we went. On par with some of the 3 Michelin Star restaurants we have been too. Why this place has not gain a star is beyond comprehension - come on...More

1  Thank Jason C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I have been here a few times, most recently while the Bergen Wine Festival was going on. Participated in a 12 course WineMaker Dinner and the quality was exceptional. Excellent food with brilliant wine pairings. If you are looking for high quality food, top level...More

Thank Fredrik G
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant all round - highly recommended. We were five friends on holiday having a treat - everything exceeded our expectations. Not only was the food (6 course tasting menu with a few treats thrown in) delicious, fresh and innovative, the staff we're so welcoming...More

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Staying in Bergen for just night we were reading a lot (the White Guide Nordic 2017 is a great read) to choose the best restaurant experience in Bergen. As the post suggests - we went to Colonialen. Great choice. We went for the large tasting...More

Thank Martins D
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Went to Colonialen again with my better half. It's been a while since I was there last and I've been a few times but I think it's time I review it again. We had the 7 course meal with wine and most of the time...More

Thank Morten B
Ken Petter S, Eier at Colonialen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you so much for visiting us again and writing this great rewiev.

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner here on my last night in Bergen. I only wish I went earlier in my trip so I could eat here again. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. I was traveling alone and they made me feel very welcome. Biodynamic Gruner Ventliner by...More

Thank lauraW564YS
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Seen it from outside, by chance and we decided to enter. Friendly and young staff was very helpful. We ordered mussels and the Herrings Smørbrød (sandwich). Dishes are not very big, so we also ordered the Homemade Sausage. Good presentation and great flavour all 3....More

Thank viatgesambcartabo
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

While on a business trip to Bergen I looked for a good restaurant on TripAdvisor and found this. Went there with two Norwegian colleagues and were presented with two options, small or large manu. We all ordered the small menus and was presented with one...More

Thank Sebastian L
Ken Petter S, Eier at Colonialen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Fantastic, thanks:)

Nearby Restaurants
Godt Brod
120 reviews
.09 km away
Roll & Rock Bar and Diner
291 reviews
.23 km away
Guangdong House
56 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
175 reviews
.38 km away
Leprosy Museum
248 reviews
.17 km away
Lille Lungegaardsvannet
107 reviews
.22 km away
Sailor's Monument
72 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Colonialen Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Bergen

Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen>  > Sentrum
  • Neighbourhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 55 90 16 00
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing