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Cafe Sjakk Matt

Haakon VII's Gt. 5, Oslo, Norway (Sentrum)
22-83-41-56
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English first
Oslo, Norway
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
378 helpful votes 378 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I have been eating here a couple of times, and had the chicken burger, which was so good. They also serve fish for those who want a halal meal. The cafe is located near Nasjonal teateret (National teatre), just takes you 2-3 minutes to walk there. They serve drinks, warm and cold food, a wide range of meals really. They... More

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Oslo, Norway
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108 reviews 108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

The place is cosy, but do not sit close to the door as it is freezing cold every time it opens. Ok menu even not everything was available. But it took them 15 min to give us a table even if it wasn't crowded and tables were ready, 15 min again for drinks and it was wrong. Finally 45 min... More

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oslo
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

One of my favourite restaurants in Oslo is "Cafe Sjakk-Matt". Situated next door to the municipal court house ("Tinguset") of Oslo. They have one menu for lunch and another one for dinner (from 3 p.n.). Most of the staff are immigrants, and they are doing a very good job with quick and efficient service. They have some fascinating "Burger specialities"... More

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Oslo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The menu has a good variety of dishes and the food is good. Relaxed atmosphere. Downside is consistently poor, inattentive service.

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Oslo, Norway
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This is a popular lunch restaurant in the business district of Oslo. They offer a broad selection of various dishes like burger, salads, burrito etc. In general, the food is good, but the service is slow. In particular, it takes time to get the bill after the meal. If you are in the area, this could be a lunch alternative,... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Had a couple beers and nachos. Service was very slow, few waiters for such a crowded place. Took some time to be served. Nice and central place, with a good decoration, noisy on friday. But nachos were ok, beer was ok. No big deal. It worthed for the company.

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Oslo
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Sjakk Matt has two restaurants. The one by Konserthuset (the adress above) is ok, but the newer branch by Tinghuset at C J Hambro pl. is at total disaster. Service is non existent. Stay away!

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Poor service and assortment ~ waitress could be more serviceminded.....(lunchguests) This Place is definitely not like it was in "the good old days" + for outdoor seating

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This used to be one of my favourite places in Oslo to go for a snack, a beer, or even just a coffee. Now an expat, I went back for nostalgic reasons. Unfortunately, things have change. The service is non-existent, and the staff does not seem to care the slightest about their customers. After ten minutes waiting for service we... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Me and my friend dropped in for a social lunch since we hadn´t seen each other since long time ago. Kafe Sjakk Matt is located near to my office, so it was convenient for a drop-in. The place was quite crowded, but we managed to get a table. The design and interior is quite pleasing, though very much in line... More

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Address: Haakon VII's Gt. 5, Oslo, Norway
Phone Number: 22-83-41-56
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo>  > Sentrum
Cuisine: European, Scandinavian

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