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City Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , International
Madlaveien 18, Stavanger 4008, Norway
+47 51 53 95 70
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
27 Feb 2018
“Good food”
3 Mar 2018
“Visited both for lutefisk and for Skrei”
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Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Madlaveien 18, Stavanger 4008, Norway
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Today we visited the restaurant for the Fish Soup and the Skrei. The Soup had nearly no taste but the skrei was good. Bread was not fresh. High price for the Whole skrei menu. The Soup used to be the best Fish Soup in town....More

Thank Lillian95754650
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

City Bistro, beyond my own experience got a great review in the local newspaper. Good service, nice location and pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We have come to City Bistro for years and have a tradition of eating Lutefisk here in December. The food and service have always been very good. Sadly this year they did everything wrong... Our waitress spoke very poor Norwegian and we had to repeat...More

Thank Torgrim B
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Went to this well-known bistro in Stavanger with friends for a Christmas party. Nice, but simple, bistro atmosphere when entering the place and it was half full. All good, the problem for me was the prices. Ordered the traditional Norwegian dish - pinnekjøtt -. It...More

Thank Kjetil_Nordbo
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We went here to the birthday party for my mother. They had already picked out a menu. I don't like seafood so I got a lovely ham salad with pesto and local ham. Also tasted the shelfish soup, it was actually good (considering I don't...More

Thank Ingvild B
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Last time i was eating at restaurant City Bistro was in 1993, way too long ago! This restaurant is one of the best restaurants i ever visited, highly recommended! I´ll be back soon!

Thank gogogroovedude
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We were two couples out for a pre christmas dinner. We expected a fun and relaxing evening. But thanks to a really bad waitress, we actually left after the main course, instead of having dessert and drinks. Yes, the food was good, as expected. We...More

1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We called at the last minute but the owner was very obliging to my colleague and accommodated our party ( 8 in total) even though they were extremely busy that particular evening The food was first class. The service was very good. And for the...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Celebrated my father's birthday here. Had seafood soup for apetizer, and fish as my main course. Others had steak. Everything was delicious, the portions generous and the service was excellent. Do visit and eat here if you get the chance, you will not regret it!

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The only place you find real food,real drinks and real service in a reasonable price. I have been there so many times...meet comes from hunter somewhere in the middle Norway and from Lofoten islands! The manager there is the only persob i would trust to...More

Thank Padila176
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 128
Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Madlaveien 18, Stavanger 4008, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Rogaland  >  Stavanger Municipality  >  Stavanger
  • Phone Number: +47 51 53 95 70
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