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#34 of 161 Bar in Oslo
#246 of 1,230 Restaurants in Oslo
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CUISINES
Bar, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Meals
Brunch, Late Night
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi

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Gamle Oslo
0.4 miles from Oslo City Hall
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Reviewed January 29, 2020

We were recommended this place by our airbnb host as we wanted something 'Norwegian'. We walked into a packed place which had a very lively buzz. It was warm and welcoming and room was made for us at the staff table which turned out to...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Asylet, General Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2020

Hi, Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We hope to see you again in the future! Best regards, cafe Asylet

Reviewed January 25, 2020 via mobile

Kafe Asylet is an institution in Oslo found in one of the really old buildings in Oslo/Groenland. They offer a menu mainly of different burgers and an average range of beer. Staff is service minded and athmosphere is intimate but the place is very noisy....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Asylet, General Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2020

Dear Kjell, Thank you for your nice words. We appreciate any feedback, as it helps us to develop further. Just a small remark - we have separate dining rooms on the both floors for different celebrations and seminars :) Best regards, cafe Asylet

Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

We had the typical Christmas dinner (sheep ribs, pork ribs etc). Tasty food, good portions and the price was moderate for a Christmas dinner.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 4, 2019

Well, We’re not often out but wanted to have a nice friday together after work today. This place is now on our NO list, and will be communicated as such to our friends and families due to the horribel staff working here. Shame on you...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

Dear Kine, We are sorry to hear about your disappointment with us, especially because we cant recognise ourselves in this situation. We would like to learn more about your experience to make things right. If you wouldn’t mind to give us more details via e-mail:...More

Reviewed August 26, 2019

We tried 3 dishes, all delicious, the Norwegian meatball (meat cake in brown sauce with berries, herring with snaps and salmón filet all Fantastic!! Charming and open all day but especially the owners welcome and attention super friendly Hope to come back again!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Dear Anna, Thank you so much for the fantastic review. We will be happy to serve you again:) Best regards, cafe Asylet

Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Simple menu, really nice food and friendly service. Price is pretty average for the area. There's a huge outdoor seating area for when the weather is nice.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Dear Sam, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. Best regards, cafe Asylet

Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

Went for dinner with my girlfriend as this place had been recommended by a friend who had lived in Oslo before. We ate in the backyard. My burger was very good, also my girlfriend‘s salad and salmon were extremely tasty. The menu is simple but...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Hi, Thank you for your lovely note. We're so happy that you and your girlfriend enjoyed the evening in our cafe. And thanks again foe sharing your experience. Best regards, cafe Asylet

Reviewed June 18, 2019

Groenland is a 'multicultural' (code for migrant) part of Oslo so this historic building, with a more traditional Norwegian menu, is a good variation. Staff are friendly but direct, the indoor areas are rustic and quite charming (the outside is beer garden style) and the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

Hi Alison, We are grateful for your nice review. Best regards, cafe Asylet

Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

This was our first food experience in Norway and it was amazing! The atmosphere is rustic and homey. It doesn’t feel touristy-more like where locals go. The prices are in line with Norwegian food prices, which are fairly expensive, but the portions are large-we could...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

Dear customer, Your review made our day :) Thank you very much, cafe Asylet

Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

One of the old buildings in Oslo. Nice back yard were you can drink and eat outside. Pub with draft beer and pub food. Nice staff and a athmosphere that make you feel that you are in someones home. Nice prices. Central place in Oslo...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

Dear customer, Thank you for your feedback. We are really appreciate it. Best regards, cafe Asylet

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