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Olaf Ryes vei 48, Bergen 5006, Norway
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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Listening to the young and aspiring local bands play their music in this cave-like location. An interesting experience where people can spend the night away.

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Bergen, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

They host one good party every year, Halloween, otherwise avoid this establishment. Staff is untrained volunteers with minimal knowledge.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

The thing that makes Hulen stand out is the location. It's situated literally in a cave. There are two bars and a room with a stage. The atmosphere is really nice. It's a bit chilly and they don't serve spirits. Apart from that, it's a must see place!

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brescia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Very nice place opened in a cave!! Very good atmosphere, music and young people. One of the cheap beer in Bergen. It isn't a restaurant even if you cane at something, but more a after dinner place to have party, listen to music, dance or just drink something with friends.

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1 Thank fabiobs
Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Place for Students and other rockers. Excellent atmosphere.

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Bergen, Norge
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

This is a typically student place, but the bar is located in a cave into mountain side (!) Often concerts with local bands.

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1 Thank Rakel B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

Awesome club in a cave! Everything seemed perfect with good different areas for dancing, talking, etc.

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1 Thank Vandrelysten
Bergen, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Hulen (The Cave) is an old bombshelter beneath on of the parks in Bergen. It is literally a cave, carved into the mountain and is divided into to bars and a live stage. The crowd is young, partly because it is run by students, and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Only Hansa (local beer) on tap, but actually... More 

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Thank ErlingSG
Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Why this is under the category restaurant I don't know, since Hulen is a pub and live scene, but it as pubs and live scenes go it's really one of a kind. Hulen has been an institution among students for generations. It has been said that it is the oldest rockpub in northern Europe. Hulen, wich means The Cave in... More 

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Thank KimStor
Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

Deep inside the mountain in an old bomb shelter one can experience the coolest rock scene in Norway. Run by students the clientele is rather young, but not excluding. Usually book more or less known bands wednesday through saturday. Not a place to go to eat as they do not serve food, only popcorn. Also, be warned that there is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Olaf Ryes vei 48, Bergen 5006, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen

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