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Cafe Alfred

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Brynjulf Bulls plass 1 | Nobel Peace Center, Aker Brygge, Oslo 0250, Norway
+47 905 71 654
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Alfred is a cafe with local, sustainably produced and seasonal food. We...
Alfred is a cafe with local, sustainably produced and seasonal food. We welcome the Nobel Peace Center visitors, passers-by, tourists and neighbors alike to an informal and relaxed atmosphere inside and in our outdoor patio. Our Finnish Head Chef Joni Leskinen has composed a menu combining craftsmanship and carefully selected local produce. Swedish Mattias Åstrand is our new chef in Alfred. He shares Joni’s love of the season based Nordic kitchen, and with an extra thought to both produce and guests, the dishes they create are both surprising and tasty.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Harborside Find

We came across this place by chance after getting finished with a sightseeing tour. We had a lovely lunch late in the day & enjoyed sitting outside overlooking the pier. Fresh organic plates and very friendly service. Limited menu but food was delicious. Food was a little more reasonably priced... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2014
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  • Japanese first
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  • Portuguese first
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English first
San Diego, California, United States
Top Contributor
401 reviews 401 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
380 helpful votes 380 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This cafe is part of the Nobel Peace Center...so every beer you drink is going to good cause! A bottle of Aass beer is a reasonable 59kr each, staff is friendly, and the lovely outdoor seating is right on the harbor for great views of the water, fortress, and people watching.

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Denver, Colorado
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were in Oslo over the long Easter week end and lots of places were closed but the Nobel Peace Center and Café Alfred weren't! We shared a delicious beet salad, pastry, had 2 coffees, plus I had a glass of wine and the bill was approximately $34 US--a bargain in my opinion. The café is very light and airy... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

cool place with very sympathic staff , all the dishes i saw looks beautiful and the fish i get was really delicious , looking to the harbour and Oslo castlle , if you consider that the prices are more than ok then it s a wonderful adress if you like food experience. a very good adress in Oslo for have... More 

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Horrible clients reception, 40 minutes to receive the menu (that we asked for), 20 minutes for the waitress to come and ask me the order (my friends had finished to eat and drink at that time so I just asked for water). My friend got a cold gateaux aux chocolat and my other friend had to wait 20 minutes to... More 

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May-Tone E, Communication department at Cafe Alfred, responded to this review

Dear Elisa F We thank you for your review and value your feedback. We are very sorry we did not live up to neither your nor our own high expectations. We will do everything to improve in the future, and hope you will come by to give us a second chance next time you are in Oslo. Best Regard, May-Tone... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We came across this place by chance after getting finished with a sightseeing tour. We had a lovely lunch late in the day & enjoyed sitting outside overlooking the pier. Fresh organic plates and very friendly service. Limited menu but food was delicious. Food was a little more reasonably priced compared to our other dining experiences in Oslo. Loved that... More 

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Rome, Italy
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110 reviews 110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This nice restaurant still give me good vibration!! The food is different from my last visit but still very good and well prepared! Service super friendly and warm atmosphere. Worth a second visit!!

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I ate today's 6 course menu, and it is one of the best meals I have eaten at such a reasonable price. Great food and incredibly friendly waiters. I'll be back soon ....

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We went to this restaurant because they had a menu themed around Norwegian produce (a fair promoting this was running at the same time). It was certainly the best meal we had in Oslo and our experience with the staff was fine. They were very friendly and welcoming. We also ate outside and enjoyed watching the street scene. The fixed... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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81 reviews 81 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

So, this is the place to be if you just want to be seen, not to eat. I sat on the terrace - which has a great view, by the way - and enjoyed the warm evening (by Norwegian standards). The staff were uninviting, I will not say rude, but looked like they did not care whether the customers were... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I am hesitating between terrible or poor. Then I thought about the price they charged and the arrogant waiter, I went with terrible. Honestly we were there because my friends had a wonderful lunch experience. But obviously this place is horrible for dinner. We waited 30 minutes before even got our chicken salad, which by the way I did not... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Alfred

Address: Brynjulf Bulls plass 1 | Nobel Peace Center, Aker Brygge, Oslo 0250, Norway
Phone Number: +47 905 71 654
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Cafe, Scandinavian, Norwegian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Brynjulf Bulls plass 1 | Nobel Peace Center, Aker Brygge, Oslo 0250, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 905 71 654

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, Scandinavian, Norwegian

Description

Alfred is a cafe with local, sustainably produced and seasonal food. We welcome the Nobel Peace Center visitors, passers-by, tourists and neighbors alike to an informal and relaxed atmosphere inside and in our outdoor patio. Our Finnish Head Chef Joni Leskinen has composed a menu combining craftsmanship and carefully selected local produce. Swedish Mattias Åstrand is our new chef in Alfred. He shares Joni’s love of the season based Nordic kitchen, and with an extra thought to both produce and guests, the dishes they create are both surprising and tasty.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?