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Kafe Oslo Litteraturhuset

#687 of 1,212 Restaurants in Oslo
$$ - $$$European, , Cafe
Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo 0167, Norway
+47 22 95 55 30
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  • Very good47%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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European, Scandinavian, Cafe, Norwegian
$$ - $$$
Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo 0167, Norway
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Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Went there to have some wine and a snack with some friends. We found a sunny spot on a chilly day. While two of us were in buying wine one of the waiters just removed the chairs, eith no excuses, apology or explanation - apart...More

Thank Oklara
Reviewed January 7, 2016

Visited together with my sister for lunch and we both ordered the lasagna. The service was good and the the food arrived quickly. However, the lasagna was not warm and it had that taste of food that has been made in the morning and heated...More

Thank dak83
Reviewed September 9, 2015

One of my favourite places to eat, work and drink some wine in Oslo! It is marvellous to sit on the terrace when it is sunny. Good coffee, nice interior.

Thank kirsijee
Reviewed August 6, 2015

The lasagne meal was completely overcooked, albeit not warm. In addition he place was noisy and service non-existent.

Thank Lars H
Reviewed July 30, 2015

This place is perfect for enjoying a long lunch, accompanied with a glass of wine and a book, in the sun. Packed with Norwegian journalists and politicians - still always room for a traveller. Enjoyed their vegetarian special of the day. Apparently the have different...More

Thank Kylie J
Reviewed May 22, 2015

We had a lunch with a group here, loved the location and atmosphere - the place is a library and bistrot in one. The food was very nice, the restaurant offers good choice of fish, soups, salads. The portions are quite small, but it is...More

Thank Tereza H
Reviewed November 20, 2014

The vegetarian gnocci was alright in taste, though very little of the plate consisted of actual gnocci. I proceeded to have a piece of chocolate cake, because the gnocci didn't fill up a hungry stomach, only to find pieces of EGG SHELL in the cake!...More

Thank Kristina T
Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Overall: 4 Other comments: food and cultural goodies, such as literature is offered. Going for the food is quite ok. A variety is offered and is easily and pleasantly consumed. Location: 4 Menu: 4 Knowledge: 4 Originality: 4 Presentation: 4 Taste: 4 Atmosphere: 4 Service:...More

Thank Haarud
Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Was met by the message that when we were more than 6, we had to choose between todays fish or todays meat. No such message was given when we reserved our table for 7 persons. We decided to split our orders, and could then select...More

1  Thank Linn J
Reviewed September 30, 2014

Kafe Oslo Litteraturhuset is always serving good food and wine at a reasonable price. The service was for sure good and on this Monday evening the today fish was Lysing/Hake served with Long Pasta type of risotto with Olives and Mussels Force. Served with a...More

Thank Vidar B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Scandinavian, Cafe, Norwegian
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo 0167, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 95 55 30
  • E-mail
On the ground floor of the House of Literature you find Kafé Oslo - Litteraturhuset's café, bar and restaurant, with tables both indoors and outdoors. Here you can get lunch or dinner, or just something to drink. The menu at Kafé Oslo's is changed frequently. The kitchen is open Monday-Saturday until 10 pm (closed 3.30-4 pm) and Sundays until 6 pm (lunch menu only). In the innermost end of the café you find LesBar (=Readable), with deep chairs with reading lamps and a comprehensive collection of newspapers and magazines. Kafé Oslo is a literature café with its own stage and regular events. Litteraturhuset (the House of Literature) opened in 2007 and is the first centre of its kind in Norway.
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