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Colonialen Restaurant

₹₹₹₹European, ,
Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
+47 55 90 16 00
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most unique meals I've had in a while. We opted for the 5 course tasting menu and everything on it was delicious. The Chef was really creative and paired flavours together that I would have never thought of. At first, it doesn't...More

Thank Undaunted_Courage
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

one of the top restaurants in this town. high quality service with very high quality food. we had five course dining menu and it was outstanding. desserts are just masterpiece! after the dinner we went into their bar which was also very good. highly recommended!!!!

Thank Ta T
Reviewed 19 October 2017

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 8 October 2017

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 28 September 2017

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

1  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

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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, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
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