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Le Benjamin Bar & Bistro

Sondre gate 6 | 0550 Oslo, Norway, Oslo, Norway
+47 22 35 79 44
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Ranked #19 of 958 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Bistro
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Oslo, Norway
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I tried them all, and Le Benjamin is the only one where it tastes a little bit like home :) A very nice "à la carte" menu with a wonderful tartare, amazing os à moelle, and daily suggestions always tempting (for example a true POT-AU-FEU guys!) Desserts were really good, coffee is good, and the wine meny is superb. On... More

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Oslo, Norway
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We cannot complain, both food and wine recommendations were very very good. Proper food without without being too pretensious. The service however, was a bit snobby, sort of like they were (only one) better than you. Hopefully just a bad day at the office. We will come back.

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Helsinki, Finland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were here on a Tuesday night and it was crowded. We made a reservation beforehand couple of hours before the dining. The service was excellent and the waitress spoke closely to perfect English. And the food! My friends had the lobster soup which was delicious. I had oysters and they were very good and the sauce was perfect. Also... More

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Finland
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Went to eat with colleagues after work. The place wasn't as I expected after seeing their website. It was cozier and not as stiff as I thought. Me & one colleague shared a tarte flambé with champignons for a starter. It was good to share, because if just taken alone, it would have been enough for the whole dinner —... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Outstanding wineoffer, outstanding service... Nice charmy bistro atmosphere, must for winelovers... Always nice to get a crepe suzettes seevice or a nice wine suggestion from a serious somm! Congrats!!!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I went there with my girlfriend to celebrate our anniversary, and it exceeded our already quite high expectations. Very good tarte flambee (but the serving is too big for starter, we could definitely have shared one between us), excellent fish, and the most amazing dessert I have ever had (chocolate mousse cake with walnuts and berries. Try it if it's... More

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Oslo, Norway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I have been at this bistro several times before and I have noticed the declining of its food and service. It should be a french bistro but some french recipes had a norwegian twist with of course norwegian ingredients. In some other type of cuisine it can be a success but not in french food. You don't serve salmon in... More

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Frankfurt am Main
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Looking for a late open kitchen (11pm) found Benjamin. The food was very good, had lamb and fish. For dessert: a 5-cheese table. The wine and cheese selection is worth considering and the staff know their game.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Dropped in as we were "a little hungry" after a two hour busride from Sandefjord. Ended up shearing 4 courses with my wife, all of them of impeccable quality. Pinot Noir wine by the glass at exact right temperature. Booked a table for this evening before we go home as well. Looking forward to it:-)

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Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A quaint restaurant in the hip part of Oslo. Charming with a welcoming feeling. We had the fish and it was excellent with good wine paring. The desserts was unfortunately not to our liking. We would like to rate Le Benjamin as a 3.5, but the staff and the main dish are worth a 4.

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Additional Information about Le Benjamin Bar & Bistro

Address: Sondre gate 6 | 0550 Oslo, Norway, Oslo, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 35 79 44
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Bistro

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