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Cafe Christiania

Nedre Vollgate 19, Oslo 0158, Norway
+47 22010510
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Ranked #69 of 932 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
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Oslo, Norway
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

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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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

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

New York City, New York
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Just off the main thoroughfare in town, Karl Johans Gate, and nearby Parliament building is where you'll find Café Christiania. It's also short walking distance to Oslo's uber-trendy waterfront, Aker Brygee. The atmosphere is very warm and inviting with a touch of old world charm. As we entered the restaurant, my companion and I was greeted cordially and shown to... More

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

I would like to thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on Trip Advisor. Indeed, we pride ourselves with our fabulous team of colleagues, whom I am sure will be equally grateful for your warm acknowledgement of their efforts to exceed your expectations. I look forward to welcoming you again for a meal sometime soon.... More

York, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Good ambience and service but busy. We got a discount with our Oslo Pass. The food was good but expensive: if in Oslo again we'd go to the Grand Café.

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

Thank you so much for rating us on TripAdvisor - we really appreciate all your comments, and hope for the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Best regards Therese Bergerud Bookingmanager Cafe Christiania. More

Vilvoorde, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Very nice service. Delicious food. Not too much choice. As you would expect from such a classy, traditional place, next to the parliament.

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

Thank you so much for rating us on TripAdvisor - we appreciate all your comments, and hope for the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Best regards Therese Bergerud Booking & marketing manager Cafe Christiania More

Istanbul, Turkey
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We have been at Cafe Christiana at National Day and it was really crowded. Beside all the crowd the staff was very polite and helpful. We had asparagus for starter and fish as main dish. Fish was very good however asparagus was amazing. It was one of the most delicious asparagus I have ever had. Prices was a bit high... More

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

Thank you for taking the time write this lovely review and share your experience with other travelers. We constantly strive to improve our services and it is always refreshing to receive positive comments like this, so thank you!. Most sincerely, Therese Bergerud Booking & marketing manager Cafe Christiania More

Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I was taken here by a local friend. Truly a place of choice in Oslo. I had the duck and paired it with a nice Italian Barbera which we shared at the table. The duck was well prepared, tender and really tasty. I like the atmosphere. It was warm and spacious. This place lends itself to those special occasions when... More

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

Thank you so much for rating us on TripAdvisor - we appreciate all your comments, and hope for the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Best regards Therese Bergerud Booking & marketing manager Cafe Christiania More

Oslo, Norway
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We like Cafe Christiania very much and go there often (once a month). Service is very good, and same goes with the food. It is also very well priced, especially considering that you are in the heart of Oslo. One thing though: it is surprising that you describe the type of cuisine as Norwegian, when this is a Bistro, and... More

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

Thank you for taking the time write this lovely review and share your experience with others. We constantly strive to improve our services and it is always refreshing to receive positive comments like this, so thank you! The Norwegian cuisine description is more of an indication that our menu is based on Norwegian produce but with a touch of the... More

Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We decided to stop by this restaurant and have lunch as it looked pretty good from the outside. Coming in, we weren't disappointed as the decor was very quaint, with lots of vintage knick-knacks adorning the walls. We ordered a beef steak with fries and a seafood soup respectively. The seafood soup had cod in it and a rather interesting... More

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

Thank you for the candid feedback and for taking the time to complete this review and provide us with information in regards to your experience with us. We constantly strive to provide an environment of food and value to our guests. Average food is not what we aim for, and on behalf of the Management and Staff please accept our... More

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