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Colonialen

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Sentrum
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Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
+47 55 90 16 00
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Service and Food

The restaurants reputation lived up to expectations firstly with terrific attentive service from the moment we entered the restaurant, once seated we viewed the menu over a glass of fizz. Dishes and options were explained in detail and I discussed wine options with the waiter to accompany the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
Epernay
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Aberdeen
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Aberdeen
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

The restaurants reputation lived up to expectations firstly with terrific attentive service from the moment we entered the restaurant, once seated we viewed the menu over a glass of fizz. Dishes and options were explained in detail and I discussed wine options with the waiter to accompany the dishes we selected. The waiter was very thorough and experienced in his... More 

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Thank Epernay
Bergen, Norway
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten at some of the Colonialen restaurants before, but this one really was the best. Thoroughly enjoyed having the small seven course menu with some amazing English sparkling wine. Very personal service and a very creative menu. Very high-quality food

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Thank bcsadventures
Bergen, Norway
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I have been eating at Colonialen in Kong Oscars gate twice and the very perfection of the food, the personal service and the generosity and food-matched wines were a delight at both occasions. It is expensive, but I find it worth it, as it is a voyage in tastes that lasts a whole evening and leaves you and your taste... More 

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Thank Koen M
Bath, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Me and my other half came here for 7.30 reservation. The restaurant was nice and open spaces, lots of staff. We ordered the seven course tasting meal with prosecco. They kept the prosecco out of sight and were not attentive to fill the glasses when they were empty. Had to wait a long time for a drink. Food was great... More 

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Thank hazell21
Bergen, Norge
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We had a 12 course set menu with wine package, and everything was excellent! Quite expensive, but worth it. Highly recommended!

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2 Thank LinnT_Norge
Stavanger, Norway
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

12 course tasting menu with wine. Expensive but worth it. The wine was well (but not excellent) matched with the food. French cheese was a nice supprise now that everybody is trying to push Norwegian produce. Best dish: 4 types of cabbage in a bowl. Sublime!

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1 Thank Kim N
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

This place was amazing. Great food and atmosphere. I could come here everyday if it wasn't so pricey. Worth every penny though !!! I highly recommend it. The staff is great here as well!!!

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2 Thank Melissa G
England
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201 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

After all the positive reviews on TA, we perhaps expected too much from Colonialen. The restaurant is nicely decorated, and the staff gave us a warm welcome; however, we were seated in what amounted to a corridor so we had a constant stream of staff walking past us with orders, water, wine etc. Several members of staff were also standing... More 

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Thank BugLet
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

It is not so cozy place or we had a wrong table close to terace. All attention was on the wine and cousine, have to say it was super good. My complements to the Sheff ! :) Stuff was professianal and nice, but price was to high. Can not say that I will visit this place again.

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Thank snuppa_m
Bergen, Norway
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

set aside a whole evening to fully enjoy the food, wine and service! it´s definitely worth splashing out - you won´t be disappointed

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen>  > Sentrum
  • Neighborhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 55 90 16 00

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?