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Cafe Generalen

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Ravnedalen Naturpark | Ravnedals veien 34, Kristiansand 4616, Norway
+47 38 09 07 91
12:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Bø, Norway
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The burgers here are very good. Not to complicated, but that's what makes it great. The suroundings are unique with high cliffs and a pawn with swans. Very relaxing and great atmosphere. It's one of very few places were your burger isn't grilled to death and it's still a little pink in the center.

Thank Thenorwegianviking
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice café in a park. Had only a waffle, which was good, so I can't say much about the burgers. Across the intrence is a small path to the top with a nice view. It takes less than 10 minutes.

Thank Evi D
Kristiansand, Norway
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located at an amazing park in Kristiansand. The ambiance is quite peaceful and relaxing. The burgers are really good and tasty!

Thank RobertRoy75
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

When we went there – friends told me that it is dangerous and once you try you can get addicted :). Cafe is located in the park and also have seating outside. Served mainly burgers, but also have salads and desserts. I took Generalens special burger with champignons, cheese and bacon. When you seating outside you need to order it... More 

Thank Lintdn
Bergen, Norway
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Ravnedalen park si really nice place to walk or relax. We went there during the cloudy weather and nevertheless it was lovely place. Because of possible rain, we wanted to sit inside, but we found there rather really small, busy and noisy place. We could not find free table there. So we had to sit outside, but because we had... More 

Thank Turists6
Kristiansand, Norway
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were told that they had the best hamburger in town. But this was a big disappointment. We were there on a tuesday and there were a few other guests but we had to wait 45 minuts for a burnt hamburger. NOT worth it!!

Thank Lioged
Kristiansand, Norway
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Cafe Generalen is a hidden gem in Kristiansand. The restaurant is located at the beginning of the very fine designed valley, called Ravnedalen. The valley itself is well worth a visit, and everyone who visits Kristiansand ought to add a trip here. The restaurant has recently upgraded the outdoor areas, and with views over the valley and the water it... More 

Thank Sirator
Kristiansand, Norway
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354 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you are in the area , you just have to take the time to sit doown and enjoy the best burgers in the world . You can enjoy it in the most scienic place to sit Down in , tne ravndalen park. It is a must .

Thank Tor Steinar E
Iasi, Romania
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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

They claim to have the best burgers in town - and I tend to believe them :-) Also, having an ice cream while admiring the beautiful Ravnedalen park is not bad at all! During the summer they have live music once a week.

Thank Doru C
Kristiansand, Norway
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Cafe Generalen lies in a magical park surrounded by steep mountainsides in Ravnedalen (meaning "Valley of the raven"). The valley is lush and green, with a natural pond and by it's edge lies the cafe. It is the place to be on a hot and sunny day. Or any day without rain, for that matter. Cafe Generalen offers a quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $25
Cafe, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 6:00 pm
12:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ravnedalen Naturpark | Ravnedals veien 34, Kristiansand 4616, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
  • Phone Number: +47 38 09 07 91

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