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Cafe Rene

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Cafe, European, Scandinavian, French, Bar, Pub
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Aasbygata 3, Haugesund 5528, Norway
+47 52 86 30 00
10:00 - 00:00
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Haugesund, Norway
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with a group of 20 co-workers, and I had the fish and chips. It took a while to get served because of the large group, but the food was good and plentyfull. The location is excellent - especially if you plan on going out in Haugesund afterwards.

Thank Lillian S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Serves great salads, the caesar is particularly good, the renowned local and very delicious fishsoup and other brasserie style dishes. The food is served in minutes, however not compromising the quality. The location is great just next to the fjord/canal and all the picturesque buildings in the very old inner harbour.

Whitby, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel (Scandic Maritime) for 5 nights, had dinner at Cafe Rene one of the evenings. Beautiful setting on the water. I sat outside in the warm evening sun. Had fish and chips with white wine. Service is only so so. Ordered at the front counter. But the food was delicious. Fish (cod) was perfect and tasty. Had... More 

Thank Canegian
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent Fish and chips. Perhaps the best in Norway. Worth a wisit. I know what I'm eating next time.

Thank Tormod A
Bergen, Norway
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

The veal burger was tasty. It was served with a Norwegian cheese called Kraftkar (=powerful man), indicating the rich taste. The taste was fabulous. The service had some beginner's mistakes (young waitress), unsure about the dish and its ingredients. Room for improvement. The room was average. The other customers were noisy with loud laughter and cell phone video display, dragging... More 

Thank Sigurd N
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301 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Just ok... has potential but serves garden variety boring sandwiches and soup that require no cook to make. Deserts are ok but they do not have skim milk for coffee...just whole milk.

Thank brynulf
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

The Rene Burger with bacon is huge and tasty. The place is next to the river with an nice few on the boats and the old houses there. The espresso was also good and the cakes looked really nice.

Thank Martin D
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

The staff were great and accommodated my off-the-menu drink request with no problems. I didn't eat, but it looked delicious. The queueing area was small and it took a while to be served, but it was extremely busy. Also, be prepared for unisex toilets. Cafe Rene was a pleasant place to spend some of Sildajazz.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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165 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

As per usual, prices of any food & beverage in norway are high, with that in mind i found the food reasonable for the prices. In short, dont expect fine dining and you'll be happy. I ate here twice as a result of staying at the hotel above. Both meals were acceptable. The pork ribs were tasty enough but clearly... More 

1 Thank Matt T
Stockholm, Sweden
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126 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

As usual in norway the prices is high and the food quality is never matching thesum. Renes is not different from that standardized norwegian picture. Normal beer is 10 euro and a plate of dull hamburger was 25 euro so thats life. Service was ignorant and unprofessional.interior modern with plastic chair. But great location by the sea. But probably other... More 

Thank Ulf S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, French, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aasbygata 3, Haugesund 5528, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Rogaland  >  Haugesund
  • Phone Number: +47 52 86 30 00
Cafe Rene is a full service restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have a play area for children and have a children menu. Cafe Rene is also Haugesunds biggest out door restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?