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Cafe Alfred

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Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1 | Nobel Peace Center, Aker Brygge, Oslo 0250, Norway
+47 905 71 654
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Cantraybridge
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54 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very pleasantly surprised by this cafe: given its location and status as attached to the Nobel Peace Center, it could've been REALLY expensive, but I found it very good value for Oslo. The open sandwich I had involved homemade seaweed cheese, which was really tasty! Nice big cup of proper peppermint tea. Looked lovely inside, but it was gloriously... More 

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Thank TankGrrrl
Jessheim, Norway
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here several times. First just decided to try out and after were bringing friends and family. Every time it was great experience. WE were always sitting outside having a great view on Oslo fjord and enjoying our food, the heating and blankets were always at our service. The food is extra delicious, the portions on a big... More 

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Thank Mary Z
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a relaxing and informal coffee shop located next to the nobel peace center and overlooking the magnificent fortress and city hall. What attracted us to this place is the green color cushions and benches (the entire interior design features various shades of this color). Later we found out that the idea behind this is to represent peace in the... More 

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Thank SandraN1
Adeline C, Staff at Cafe Alfred, responded to this review

Hello Sandra, I share your thoughts about Alfred's cookie. :) I'll make sure to share your review with rest of the staff. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. Best, Adeline More 

Bangor, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

When my friend and I entered the Cafe, there was no sign of a staff member. When she did appear, the cappuccino I'd order, and she'd prepared, was barely drinkable - too strong, insufficient creamy froth, etc.

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Thank Geoff M
Yorkshire
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

This cafe is in the Nobel Peace Centre but you don't have to go in to the Peace Centre to use the cafe. It is right on Aker Brygge so by the ferries and teams and buses. The soup was excellent. The service very friendly and helpful. Nice contemporary decor. Papers to read. Will visit next time in Oslo.

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Thank purplefleece
Singapore
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851 reviews
446 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

So while touring the peace Museum I saw a poster describing its Jerusalem artichoke salad and I had to go. This cafe is inside the Nobel peace centre and its green with cool music. This a very relaxing place. There is simple food like pea soup, salads and sandwiches. There are also pastries and a relaxing place to relax after... More 

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Thank youke_worldwide
Adeline C, Social Media consultant at Cafe Alfred, responded to this review

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Brooklyn, NY
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

What a wonderful cafe! I had lunch here and sat outside, which offered a great view of Aker Brygge. I had an absolutely beautiful and tasty salad - much more elegant and delicious than I was expecting from what looked like a very informal cafe. A great option in this area, especially on a warm, sunny day!

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Thank emclem
Lake Geneva
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220 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

After visiting the Peace Center, we had a drink on the terrace of Alfred's and, tempted by the dishes passion by our eyes, decided to stay for lunch on that beautiful sunny day. We had an excellent meal in a delightful, friendly, relaxed environment. A great place, and very friendly service.

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Thank Muverans
Adeline C, Staff at Cafe Alfred, responded to this review

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San Diego, California, United States
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579 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This cafe is part of the Nobel Peace Center...so every beer you drink is going to good cause! A bottle of Aass beer is a reasonable 59kr each, staff is friendly, and the lovely outdoor seating is right on the harbor for great views of the water, fortress, and people watching.

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Denver, Colorado
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were in Oslo over the long Easter week end and lots of places were closed but the Nobel Peace Center and Café Alfred weren't! We shared a delicious beet salad, pastry, had 2 coffees, plus I had a glass of wine and the bill was approximately $34 US--a bargain in my opinion. The café is very light and airy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Cafe, Norwegian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1 | Nobel Peace Center, Aker Brygge, Oslo 0250, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 905 71 654
Description
Alfred is a cafe with local, sustainably produced and seasonal food. We welcome the Nobel Peace Center visitors, passers-by, tourists and neighbors alike to an informal and relaxed atmosphere inside and in our outdoor patio. Our Finnish Head Chef Joni Leskinen has composed a menu combining craftsmanship and carefully selected local produce. Swedish Mattias Åstrand is our new chef in Alfred. He shares Joni’s love of the season based Nordic kitchen, and with an extra thought to both produce and guests, the dishes they create are both surprising and tasty.

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