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Cafe Christiania

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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Nedre Vollgate 19 | Inngang Stortingsgaten, Oslo 0158, Norway
+47 22 01 05 10
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Oslo, Norway
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is great. The staff is very friendly and skilled. And the atmosphere is just perfect for dining out with a big group of people and enjoy your time. The owner is an excellent antique collector. Make sure walk around the restaurant after your meal to see all little treasures nicely decorated around.

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Thank surFor77
Oslo, Norway
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was there on a pre-booked business dinner; we were seated up in two corners (split tables) where service was almost impossible for those sitting up towards the wall. The service was pretty good but feelt rushed between the courses. Being one of them sitting up towards the wall, I had the waitress leaing over me at several occasions in... More 

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Thank Tina C
Hans R, Daglig leder at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Hi Tina. Thank you for your honest review. Its importent for us to get feedback to get better. From what I can read, there is much to change in your visit. Please contact me at hans@matogdrikkegruppen.no Maybe I can show you that we can be and do better. Kind regards Hans Rabben More 

Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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109 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ver much enjoyed having diner in Brasserie Christiania. The restaurant contains some miniature musea, telling you stories about Oslo/Christiania around 1900. Very well done and nice to have a look at. Besides, the food is very good, Norwegian and international, and the service is very nice and warm. We can surely recommendate this restaurant when visiting Oslo!

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1 Thank Theo1965
Hans R, Daglig leder at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Hei Theo Thank you for your kind words here at tripadvisor. It is allways nice to hear about our guests experience. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Hans Rabben More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a group of Australians travelling to Norway to this restaurant having eaten there 4 times before. It has always been great - food and atmosphere couldnt have been better. This last visit was vastly different. I asked to know what the pre-paid menu was and was advised our waitress was busy. I had previously asked about this and... More 

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Thank einram101
Hans R, Daglig leder at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Hi Einram101. Thank you for your feedback after your visit at Cafe Christiania. I would like to come in contact with you after your experience. Please contact me at hans@matogdrikkegruppen.no Hope to hear from you. Kind regards Hans Rabben More 

Tonsberg, Norway
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368 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a night with not too many customers we would expect less waiting, but food was very nice (game) and welcoming staff makes up for it all!

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Thank JohnFromNorway
Ola H, Manager at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for your very kind review of Cafe Christiania. We are sorry for the long wait you exprienced during you last visit, but we are so happy that you enjoyed both our food and service. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards Ola Husby Marketing Manager Mat&Drikke Gruppen More 

Fredrikstad, Norway
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

I went to Cafe Christiania last tuesday to celebrate a new job offer. The staff were lovely, and greeted us as soon as we entered the door. We were placed at a nice and spacious table, and the service was spot on. We had champage, snales and a salmon tartar to start. Might have been the best snales I have... More 

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Ola H, Manager at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Dear Helene, Thank you for your lovely review of Cafe Christiania. Our kitchen staff are delighted to hear about the snails! We are looking forward to welcoming you back this Saturday for our delicious afternoon tea with champagne. Kind regards Ola Husby Marketing Manager Mat&Drikke Gruppen More 

England
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Had a late lunch here. Husband had a fish soup which was jam packed with fish and flavour. I had a lovely duck dish which was also really nice. Our waitress was really lovely and told us some interesting things about the decor of the restaurant. Staff also really helpful with directions to the Spektrum which we were going to... More 

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Thank Rebecca M
Hans R, Daglig leder at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca. Thank you for this wonderful review of Cafe Christiania. Its allways nice to hear that you are enjoying our restaurant, and that our staff is doing there best to make sure that you have a good time. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Hans Rabben. More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

The food was uninspired and the service was equally indifferent. Although the restaurant was not busy, there was no sense of caring whether we ate there or not. Very disappointing.

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2 Thank pjacobson
CafeChguestrelations, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Dear Madam/Sirs, we are very sorry for your bad experience at Café Christiania. I want to assure you that this kind of treatment is not the norm and that we under no cicumstances want to not to feel welcome. I can just apologize for what has happened and hope you will give us another chance to change your mind. Best... More 

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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Nice place, however the service level is not as expected. We waited for a very long time, without getting any form of explanation or attention. The food was also average and not as expected, unfortunately.

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1 Thank Westnorwegian
CafeChguestrelations, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Dear Madam/Sirs, we're sorry to hear that your visit to Café Christiania was not as expected. What you experienced was not our usual service and not what we want our guests to experience. We work everyday to improve our service and are very thankful about feedbacks from our guests. These feedbacks, good and bad, are a good way for us... More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Annual Lutefisk dinner at Christmas. This is an annual event both with friends from kindergarden and friends from Nordstrand. We sit at the same table no. 56 always and are coming back every year. Booking for 2017 has been done.

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Thank BAARDSETH
Ola H, Manager at Cafe Christiania, responded to this review

Dear Baardseth, Thank you for your wonderful review of our "Lutefisk" at Cafè Christiania. We are looking forward to see you again next year! Kind regards Ola Husby Marketing Manager Mat&Drikke Gruppen More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nedre Vollgate 19 | Inngang Stortingsgaten, Oslo 0158, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 01 05 10

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