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Cafe Christiania

#107 of 1,024 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
Norwegian
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Nedre Vollgate 19, Oslo 0158, Norway
+47 22010510
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place to unwind near the Parliament in Oslo

We went to this place after work. This is my 2nd time to visit this restaurant. The first time was a party where the host hold her PhD party. I was happy I decided to order their duck confit. It was very tender and tasted so good. My officemates ordered for burgers. They were also happy. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Oslo, Norway
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Never been disappointed going here. The meats are excellent. Especially the carpacio beef starter. A magnificent wine selection too. The decor is eccentric and a definate talking point.

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Oslo, Norway
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Usually, Cafe Christiania is a good place for business lunches and dinners. It`s informal, the food is good and prices are reasonable. Had business dinner with foreign guest today, and I have to say the service was awful. A lazy waiter couldn`t care less about his guests. No bread on the table. Wouldn`t recommend any dishes to our foreign guest... More 

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Oslo, Norway
Top Contributor
416 reviews 416 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Never again. The music was noisy and too loud. The Club Sandwich was the worst we ever tasted. Judging from this meal and what we saw served at the tables around us, we wonder if this restaurant does serve a desent meal at all. The waiters were very nice and polite. Not recommended.

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Silje M, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Thank you for the candid feedback. We strive to make sure that all of our guests enjoy all aspects of their time with us. I wish you had told us in the restaurant so we could have given you a table further away from the music. We are really sorry that the food did not meet your expectations and will... More 

Clearwater, Florida
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155 reviews 155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Cafe Christiania was a great stop for dinner. Our waitress Nathalie was very helpful with dinner recommendations and some Norwegian phrases. We had the halibut with oxtail and beef bourgingon. Both were excellent and very tasty, especially the truffle potatoes. We were completely stuffed and happy after our meals. This is definitely a restaurant to try while in Oslo.

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Silje M, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for a great review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and that Nathalie made sure you had a nice time with us. Hope to see you in Oslo again soon! Best regards Silje Moen Booking Coordinator More 

Oslo, Norway
Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We went to this place after work. This is my 2nd time to visit this restaurant. The first time was a party where the host hold her PhD party. I was happy I decided to order their duck confit. It was very tender and tasted so good. My officemates ordered for burgers. They were also happy. I recommend this place... More 

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TBergerud, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write a review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed both the food and the Afterwork. I hope to have the privilege of having another opportunity to welcome you again sometime, if not for afterwork, then perhaps for dinner. My very best wishes Therese Bergerud Booking & marketing manager Cafe Christiania More 

Oslo, Norway
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132 reviews 132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We came to the restaurant with no expectations... My first impression was not very positive, no one were there to greet you in the entrance. We had to look for the wardrobe, which was self serviced (...) Anyways, I managed to grab hold of a young lady who showed us the way to our table. The place was half empty... More 

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TBergerud, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased to hear that you will give us a second chance and come back in a few months. Feel free to contact med at therese@cafechristiania.no at any time, if I can be of any assistanse! We apreciate your detailed review and will use it for further improvments, as... More 

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stopped off here for a quick drink on our way back from Aker Brygge. My wife and i would have been happy to stay for dinner but our teenagers had already got thoughts about going back to Aker Brygge, so we had one drink and left. Whilst we were there, we thoroughly enjoyed the ambience and hospitality of the... More 

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TBergerud, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Your recommendation is very important to us and we thank you for the vote of confidence. We hope we will have the opportunity to serve you again soon and that you stay for dinner next time! Perhaps our "beertable" could be of interest next time :) Best regards... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Perfect place for light lunch, cup of coffee or glass of wine. Also a large beer list. Central location near the Stortinget.

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TBergerud, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Your recommendation is very important to us and we thank you for the vote of confidence. We hope we will have the opportunity to serve you again soon. Kind regards Therese Bergerud Booking & marketing manager Cafe Christiania More 

Bournemouth
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Service a bit slow but lovely ambiance so enjoyed our time there got a really good risotto that was not on menu as no vegetarian food on offer very quick to offer vege when asked pudding took a bit of time to arrive as they had to make it from scratch but well worth the wait. Got a sizable discount... More 

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TBergerud, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and I really appreciate you taking the time to share this feedback. Regards Therese Bergerud Booking & marketing manager Cafe Christiania More 

Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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189 reviews 189 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a great place on a Thursday night for a business dinner. Full enough n9t to feel empty, yet empty enough to guarantee excellent service. The food was nice - Perhaps not the best you'll ever taste, but of very reasonable quality. Service was impeccable, as was the wine. The best, however, is the art nouveau place itself. Don't... More 

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TBergerud, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this fantastic review. We really appreciate hearing positive feedback. It is a boost to morale and gives us incentive to continually strive to improve our product and service. We hope to see you in Oslo again soon! Sincerely, Therese Bergerud Booking & marketing manager Cafe Christiania More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nedre Vollgate 19, Oslo 0158, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22010510

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Norwegian

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