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Kafe Asylet

#187 of 1,236 Restaurants in Oslo

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#187 of 1,236 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Bar, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Brunch, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi

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Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Fire place and old rooms make a great scene for the lamb burger that just tasted awesome!! Tables were reserved for later but that was no problem! Worth a visit!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank beckski82
Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Hi, Thanks for leaving a review. We’re so happy you loved the interior and the food. Can’t wait to have you back :) Best regards,

Reviewed January 5, 2019

Loved the food, and that it was local and fresh. The restaurant was a calm oasis in the buzz of Oslo, lovely candlelit wooden tables, and friendly staff. Not many English-language Xmas menus to share between our big group, and long queue at the bar,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lou S
Reviewed November 22, 2018

For my first time in Oslo, I asked a colleague for a typical place to eat norwegian food. We had the "Pinnekjøtt med kålrabistappe, vossakorv pølse og poteter" dish which -- if I got it right -- consists in lamb ribs, sausage and potatoes and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank switux
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is in a heritage protected building built around 1730. It has an interesting history and I just loved the old timber beams and in places sloping floor. It added to the atmosphere. The food was, by Norwegian standards, not expensive. I had slow...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 760gilo
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Even if this place has a backyard with outdoor seating and the weather is nice, you can easily find a better place. The staff is extremely rude, and the food barely eadible. The ketchup bottle exploded all over my dress, and rather than being concerned,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Summer_angel04
Asylet, Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Dear customer, We are sorry for the trouble we coursed. We would also like to comment on some of your points: 1. We checked our bottles with ketchup after the incident and bought a new ones. 2. Our barmen meant it was better to go...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Kafe Asylet er en relativt billig restaurant uten bord i tradisjonell forstand, ihvertfall ute. Her er det benker og langbord. Svært hyggelig og tildels livlig. Stedet har som navnet tilsier en spesiell historie som maner til ettertanke. Mat og drikke må man inn og bestille...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 776mortenl
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

I went there again, this time with my friends. We were sitting outside in a beer garden by that great weather. Service was very friendly as they could read in my mind. I got a salad prepared on my own wish. Was delicious. Additionally the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank cytowi99
Asylet, Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Hi again Anna, Thank you so much for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you and your friends again, Kafe Asylet

Reviewed May 23, 2018

One of the most cozy places that I know of in Oslo. A big backyard that takes you away from the crowded streets of Grønland, and gives you a feeling of being transported 150 years back in time. Good beer and good food, with a...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank RichardEatsHere
Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Dear Richard, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. Hope we see you soon again Kafe Asylet

Reviewed April 19, 2018

This is an old building with a lot of history in its walls. It was used as a asylum for kids. They have a nice backyard with lots of tables. You place your order inside with the counter and bring with you the food/drinks. We...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bjartek2014
Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Hi Bjarte, Thank you for nice review. We, indeed, are proud of our house and its rich history :) Best regards, Kafe Asylet

Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

I went there after my visit in the tax office and thus was a great idea! In that historical former children’s home is served easy food, but tasteful. I took chèvre salat and this was perfect decision made by a women during a lunch time...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank cytowi99
Asylet, Guest Relations Manager at Kafe Asylet, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Dear Anna, So glad you enjoyed the lunch at our cafe. Hope to see you again soon, Kafe Asylet

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