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Colonialen

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Sentrum
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options, International
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Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
+47 55 90 16 00
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was our favourite dinner during our visit to Bergen. The food was full of local tastes, adventurous and produced from a kitchen that is definitely on form. The service was formal but friendly and especially helpful in recommending wines. Highly recommended.

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Thank Bear4Bear
Athens, Greece
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114 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food tasty but little in portion! Service average ! The environment a bit fussy for my taste ! I chose the trout and was delicious!

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Thank Aristeidis M
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I entered in casual clothes with a 14month old; neither intimidated the staff. They sat us in a quiet room during a quiet seating. My daughter explored every room, including half the kitchen; to the chagrin of only me. The front of the staff support the back and vice versa. Wine was paired perfectly. Cuisine was interesting and fierce. We... More 

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Thank Andrew J
Bergen, Norge
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Innovative, yet with a subtle balance of traditional and local food. We had the taste menu and although it's expensive, esp. if you include wine, you will not regret, nor forget, the visit to Colonialen.

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Thank NilsM73
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the 6-pack dinner with a flight of wines and both were spot-on and marvelous. A tiny cube of ham was the best ham I have ever tasted, the bisque-like crab soup was better than anything in Fells Point and lamb was perfect. Attentive but unobtrusive wait staff and the chef entertained some dumb questions (no, the lamb was... More 

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Thank Daniel F
Ken Petter S, Eier at Colonialen, responded to this review

Thanks Daniel:) More 

Bergen, Norway
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Colonialen does everything you would expect of a restaurant of this calibre. Our large party came for a business dinner and were treated by very attentive, professional and knowledgeable staff. The 7 course dinner lasted 4 around hours. This never dragged as a truly wonderful selection of dishes that included some really breathtaking moments, was brought out with perfect timing.... More 

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Thank BoddersH
Bergen, Norway
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Very good impresion through all phases of out visit. Menue was interresting, but not extensive. Every dish was made with passion and tasts were extremely good. Every dish was introduced in a modes but professional manner. Wine recommendations were top notch.

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Thank Tore S
Ken Petter S, Eier at Colonialen, responded to this review

Dear Tore Thank you for your visit at Colonialen Restaurant. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards Colonialen More 

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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We usually go to Colonialen for our company events, so we have a set menu for a large group. The food is always very elaborate and we have had some fantastic dishes (venison... perfection!!) but we have also had a few let downs. I guess it is also a challenge to have everything perfect for a large party. Service is... More 

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Thank Marie R
Bergen, Norway
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Hmmm, finally I got to go to this restaurant. I had booked a table a year ago, but had to cancel due to unforeseen events. This time my wife had a gift card for the 7 course tasting menu. The things with tasting menus is that things easily gets to detailed. May be with 7 courses, instead of the waiter... More 

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Thank Norwegiansunlovers
Ken Petter S, Eier at Colonialen, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. As the manager i would like to apologize for this water incident. We don't have any water package, we charge all guest that are drinking sparkling water 62,- per person for their water all night. So here has someone done a mistake. Sorry for the inconvenience. Best regard Ken More 

Bergen, Norway
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Very good and creative food and wine. Never disappoints! Not cheap but well worth the price. Staff is always excellent.

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Thank TinaT74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options, International
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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

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