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United Bakeries (Inside the Paleet complex)

Karl Johans gt. 37-43, Oslo 0162, Norway (Sentrum)
22 41 27 53
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Ranked #280 of 908 restaurants in Oslo
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Sentrum
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55% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Any
English first
Oslo
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I find the quality of the bread slightly inconsistent; baguette and fruits&nuts bread are top notch, but a few other types of bread are a bit more boring. However the selection of pastries is amazing, and they are the reason I keep coming back. They have a great variety of mouth watering, no nonsense cakes, danish pastries and scones that... More

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

It is a good bakery right on the main street of downtown Oslo and there is always a lot of people, which is ok, but there is absolutely no good system of getting the ordered drinks. You order a drink at the registrar and then you go and wait for your drink at the other counter. But there is no... More

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Stavanger, Noruega
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101 reviews 101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

It's always full. But I continuous try that in asperses empty occasions. Those occasions are always difficult to find my favorite bread, it isn't ready for serving or it is sold out. The place has a good style and it is my usual path when I visit Oslo. It seemed there's nothing to be compare around it. If I choose... More

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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

They have the most delicious sjokoladeboller I've ever had. These boller are giant and fluffy and full of chocolate chips--definitely the best value for your kroner. United also makes fantastic coffees. Their lattes come in giant cups that are almost like soup bowls. Really yummy and such a good value.

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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

It used to be a splendid place to eat and drink, now the newspapers are gone, so is the wireless internet. Worst, however, is too few staff, trying to do their best!

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London
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Window shopping fro bread: look no further! Add cakes! Clearly a national institution. Tables outside, inside as well.. although within a shop next to the cosmetics counter (which advertises a bar along with cosmetics). Packed. Fast helpful service (buy at counter then queue again for coffee). Sandwiches filling and tasty. Cinnamon cakes soft and even more tasty. Coffee fine and... More

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Seoul
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11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Great strawberry jam; really wish they'll sell it in jars so I can take some back to my home coutry. Triple chocolate scone is also a must try, the scone with the nuts are also very tasty. Focaccia with tomato and lives was a little salty, but very good nonetheless. They have shops in other places in Oslo, one near... More

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Oslo, Norway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012 via mobile

The display is mouth watering, and has a great selection of pastry, cookies, cakes, breads and scones. My favourites are the tripple chocolate scones and the maple pecan cookies. The coffee and the hot chocolate is great too! United Bakeries is not the cheapest place, but it never disappoints!

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Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

This is the best place for a sweet snack when shopping. My favourite is the chocolate chip scone, but there is so much more delicious in here. Price is a bit over average, but portions are a bit larger too.

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Oslo, Norway
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

United Bakeries has become a great sucsess over the last few years, branching out and opening up new bakeries all over town. They have oversizes buns and bread, all very delicious and fresh. I love love love their brownie-cake. Their cookies with huge piezes of nuts and milk chocolate is also to die for! They roast their own cofee beans,... More

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