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Litteraturhuset - The House of Literature

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A Very Nice Meal

We went here for dinner but also at other times for coffee and also for lunch. We had good food and... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2019
Ivor M
London, United Kingdom
Events for every age

A lot of different events for every age! The service has been varied in the restaurant, I haven’t... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2019
Oslo, Norway
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  • Average18%
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  • Terrible8%
Aug 15, 2019
“A Very Nice Meal”
May 26, 2019
“Events for every age”
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

We went here for dinner but also at other times for coffee and also for lunch. We had good food and drink and service in an interesting bookish environment.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ivor M
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

A lot of different events for every age! The service has been varied in the restaurant, I haven’t always been satisfied, because of the behaviour of the staff. I prefer to go to events in the basement, which I think is the best room. I’m...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

This is a lovely little spot in the city with excellent inexpensive soups, salads and a very friendly informal vibe. Nice afternoon lunch place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cubbyv
Reviewed June 6, 2018

This is a great restaurant and in the summer its great to eat outside overlooking the Palace park. I had the steak entrecote and it was quite tasty. I sat outside and all was very vibrant. I had a great rose wine. The service was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Angelo P
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The House of Literature does have a bookshop but half of it is a cafe serving a variety of lunches as well as coffee and cake - very good coffee too! The place was extremely popular when we went on an April Sunday and as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I really, really like this place. Dining in a bookstore is very calming, and the crowd is always interesting. I always go for the "sild & potet" (herring and potatoes, served with rye bread, more of a Danish dish, but great here). Combine with a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank OlavRoeyset
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

So you are in oslo, somewhere around the castle. You've probably walked a lot and probably you starving. There are many restaurants in area, but wait, what if you starving for some culture as well? In literaturhuset you can easy combine food and culture! Wow...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Litteraturhuset offers several activities, but I go there for coffee and drinks. The cafe is nice, with good coffee and pastries. The food is also decent, but haven't tried too much. Its a nice setting with all the books and some lounge chairs, but it...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 369magnush
Reviewed December 7, 2016

A ver ysmall bookshop, but the coffee is ok. Catch the last sun of the day on the steps and you'll be very happy chilling here.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mikeair80
Reviewed October 10, 2016

The restaurant within the House is set amongst open bookshelves carrying an eclectic range of books in many languages. The food was excellent with a daily changing menu and the staff were friendly and helpful. If you enjoy eating and reading then this is the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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