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All 234 Bergen Restaurants

Wesselstuen

Olle Bulls Plass 8, Bergen 5014, Norway (Sentrum)
+47 55900820
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Ranked #144 of 234 Restaurants in Bergen
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Sentrum
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Sentrum
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
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English first
Wyoming
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were on a mission for the Norwegian version of what we Minnesotans call ruspeklub. Norwegians call it raspeboller and it is a Thursday night special at Wesselstuen. It is a potato dumpling we make from grated potatoes, flour and salt. This is formed into a ball and boiled in salted, smoked, ham broth and served with ham and melted... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

The fish soup as a starter, good. Then the artic char and the steamed bacalao, excellent both. We closed with the tilslørte bondepiker, a delicious traditional Norwegian dessert.

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Oslo
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We where a large group that made advance reservation (with food choices). Nothing was prepared when we arrived. We had to wait 90 min for the food and almost the same time for any water or drinks. The reindeer steaks where terrible and any complaints to the server "Natalia" where useless as we where called "terrible" customers with foodallergies. Several... More

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Florø, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

we have been there 3 persons on Monday. Our friend reccommend the restaurant because he was there during the weekend and the food was good. unfortunatelly this same dish on Monday did not taste as good as during weekend - reindeer. I had beef and first time I have recieved well done despite I have ordered medium/rare. the second time... More

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Mumbai
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Well i had two amazing dishes, which i normally dont get in my country - Wild Bear & Reindeer. Although they were not that great in taste, may be my expectations were a bit high from the dishes. But it is a bit costlier than the other restaurants in the vicinity and this is more of like a date thing... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This restaurant was advertised as the "World's most famous restaurant in Bergen". So we high expectations coming here. Unfortunately the food was mediocre at best and the service was terrible. Atmosphere: If you go to the restaurant's website (http://www.wesselstuen.no/) you will see pictures of a dimly lit restaurant that looks very upscale and a classy setting. Sadly what we saw... More

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Lincolnshire
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

nice atmosphere, really traditional menu, and old-fashioned service. What more do you want when visiting a Norwegian restaurant? Oh yes, quality. no problems there then!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We were a bit scared as from outside this place looks like a classic tourist trap, but were amazed with the atmosphere, fast service and great fish soup! If you wonder where to eat in Bergen, this is a good choice. It is not cheap by any means but what is in Norway?

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Bourne, Lincolnshire
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147 reviews 147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Traditional menu in traditional surroundings. Good food, good atmosphere, excellent staff. some interesting wallpaintings.

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Skien, Norway
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

If you want to eat in a restaurant with atmosphere in Bergen, this is a good pick. The menu is not exquisite, but you get what you need, and it's tasty and well prepared. The prices are moderate (for Norway, that is). Beer - from Bergen's own brewery Hansa - is served in decent 0,5-glasses, which is the good old... More

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