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Cafe Christiania

#86 of 1,004 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
Norwegian
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Nedre Vollgate 19, Oslo 0158, Norway
+47 22010510
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 30
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  • 8
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  • 3
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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
Most recent review
After sunset

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
CRNorway
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Oslo, Norway
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Oslo, Norway
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

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

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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Helsinki, Finland
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104 reviews 104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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180 reviews 180 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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 

Derby, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I'm sure this is a fantastic restaurant... But not if you want to eat... My partner and I tried to go for a meal - we went in and loads of free tables.. Unfortunately the maitre'd seemed more interested in nattering to another member of staff than finding us a table... After 5 minutes of waiting to be noticed we... More 

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TBergerud, 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, and I assure you that this is not the standard service we aim for. I sincerely apologize for the service you received and will take the necessary actions to improve this. Kind regards Therese Bergerud Booking... More 

Bolsena, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

...is also possible in the capitol of Norway, in Oslo. In charming sourrings you will be served typical english afternoon tea, well worth paying a little more, and get the champagne glass with it ! Exellent service, by smiling waitress :)

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TBergerud, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review - it is wonderful to get such praise. The staff here work so hard to ensure that our guests enjoy their experience with us and I am very grateful that you picked up on that. I will be sure to pass on your comments to the entire team, who I am sure will be... More 

Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We wanted a nice pre Christmas dinner, but was hugely disappointed. Food was ok, venue was fun, but the service.. OMG, even for Oslo it was shocking. Pouty and unmotivated waitresses, not only one, but all three who was at our table. No greetings, no question on if we wanted to order, no follow up on the quality, no refilling... More 

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TBergerud, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Firstly, I should apologize in no uncertain terms for the lack of service you received during your visit. I was very disappointed to hear that you had to ask for service several times throughout your meal. Cafe Christiania is a place for people to meet, socialize, relax and feel as though they are completely taken care of and on this... More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We went here fore a business lunsj. Some of the food was good, but some was not that good. The Christmas platter was quite average, and almost impossible to share. We got a platter to share fore three people, but it was only two of some of the dishes. Order a dish pr person is my recommendation. The service was... More 

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TBergerud, Kundeansvarlig at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We will see if we can find a better solution conserning the sharing platters for next year. We apreciate your detailed revwiew and will use it for further improvments. I hope we will have the pleasure og welcoming you again some time in the future. Warm regards, Therese Bergerud Booking... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Cosy place with tradition. Great atmosphere, nice food. They served a Norwegian Indian Pale Ale and fish. What more could a man wish? Crème Brulee? Also available. Lovely interior. I will definitely return

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant and hope that we can have the pleasure of welcoming you back some time in the future. Best regards 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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