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All 939 Oslo Restaurants

Cafe Christiania

Nedre Vollgate 19, Oslo 0158, Norway
+47 22010510
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Ranked #66 of 939 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Norwegian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Stornoway, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The place has modern comfort and warmth mixed with a more traditional elegant decor and overall style. It manages to do something very difficult which is to be clearly upmarket but still welcoming. The food was wonderful I would go back to Oslo just to eat there again! It is beautifully presented and is quietly served by friendly efficient and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The place has an interesting decor and is full of history. The food is pretty good and have a fairly good selection, albeit not a lot. Waitress is friendly and will recommend if asked. Go on a Friday or Saturday to try their mix of beer. Don't forget to use Oslo Pass for the discount (which we unfortunately did!)

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The Woodlands, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Love the atmosphere. The restaurant has an old world charm, good food and good service. The Rosefish and fish soup were very good. We just don't understand why this restaurant is not recommended by the hotels more often, especially since it has such a great location.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Good food, service and ambience. We passed this restaurant many times and loved the character of the building but because no one ever recommended it, it took us several days before we tried it on our own. Thank goodness we followed our instincts because it is our favorite in Oslo.

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The place was very crowded on a saturday evening , the room was too hot, the table was unstable and the meal itself will not be remembered.

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TBergerud, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Dear Ole H, Thank you for your candid feedback here on Tripadvisor. I have gone through your comments and I am disappointed to learn that you found the place crowded and not memorable. This is certainly not what we aim for and I assure you that we will take the necessary actions to improve the temperature in the restaurant and... More

Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Great location, right opposite the Norwegian parliament. The moment we went in, we could see that it was well decorated with country items which gave this place a nice charm. Here are several sections - coffee shop, fine dining (in a private room), bar, and nightclub. Lots of great wine. Don’t expect the best service through as they are quite... More

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TBergerud, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Dear primkim, Thank you for such wonderful and thorough feedback. It is our endeavor to serve all guests to the best of our abilities, and I am glad to see we succeeded to to so at your last visit. Also glad to hear you enjoyed the confit of duck and panfried rose fish. We hope we will have the opportunity... More

Fairfax, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Stopped here for an early dinner, about 6:30. Had no trouble getting a table. The fish and shellfish soup was delicious. My husband had the entrecote (beef) for dinner and gave me a bite. I thought it was tough, but he liked it and said it had a good flavor. My moules were very good, but I thought the frites... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Perfect place to eat Scandinavian food. The decor is amazing, full of details and funny memorabilia. The food is delicious and presentation is perfect. Service is a little slow and not so warm, but it didn't "scratch" the good experience.

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TBergerud, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Dear anafrogous, I am very touch by your kindness.Thank you very much for your comment. I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed food and atmosphere, and we will continue the work to improve the service too. Best regards Therese Bergerud Booking & marketing manager Cafe Christiania More

Telford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a wonderful restaurant with excellent food. The walls are surrounded with glass cases containing all sorts of memorabilia etc. collected by the owner from all over Europe. We dined on a Saturday and would have returned on the Sunday but sadly this is the day they close.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Having just landed at 11am, we headed into the centre of Oslo for a bite to eat and start delving into Norwegian culture. I'd read about Cafe Christiania and seen that we could get a discount with our Oslo Pass so it seemed like a no brainer. It was after 2pm when we arrived so not too busy and we... More

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TBergerud, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Dear Munkeymagic03, Thank you for your comments, we value all of our customers feedback. I am happy to hear you enjoyed food and atmosphere at Cafe Christiania, and for teh other comments we will take them with us when continually striving to improve our product and service. Regards Therese Bergerud Booking & marketing manager Cafe Christiania More

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