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Colonialen Restaurant

$$$$European, ,
Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
+47 55 90 16 00
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kong Oscars gate 44, Bergen 5017, Norway
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

I had the ten course meal with matched wines. It was an extraordinary gastronomic experience. One of the best meals I've had in a long time across Europe - it is extraordinary that they don't have two stars (at least). The staff were very pleasant,...More

1  Thank Ainsterman
Reviewed December 18, 2017

We paid 4000 NOK for food and vine, two persons. Had to go to McDonald after the meal. May be we did not understand to appreciate the food we were served. However, we left the restaurant hungry and disappointed.

Thank Arne Otto F
Reviewed November 18, 2017

One of the most unique meals I've had in a while. We opted for the 5 course tasting menu and everything on it was delicious. The Chef was really creative and paired flavours together that I would have never thought of. At first, it doesn't...More

1  Thank Undaunted_Courage
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

one of the top restaurants in this town. high quality service with very high quality food. we had five course dining menu and it was outstanding. desserts are just masterpiece! after the dinner we went into their bar which was also very good. highly recommended!!!!

Thank Ta T
Reviewed October 19, 2017

The food was cold, the waiter rude and the restaurant didn't supply food for the people with coeliac disorder. Stray away especially if you have allergies

Thank Ingfrid71
Reviewed October 8, 2017

We popped in at the "Matbar" for a drink during the cycling championship. Great place; fast and friendly service. We will be back for food next time.

Thank Espen B
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Ignore what some people have said about this restaurant, the food here was excellent when we went. On par with some of the 3 Michelin Star restaurants we have been too. Why this place has not gain a star is beyond comprehension - come on...More

2  Thank Jason C
Reviewed September 2, 2017

I have been here a few times, most recently while the Bergen Wine Festival was going on. Participated in a 12 course WineMaker Dinner and the quality was exceptional. Excellent food with brilliant wine pairings. If you are looking for high quality food, top level...More

Thank Fredrik G
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant all round - highly recommended. We were five friends on holiday having a treat - everything exceeded our expectations. Not only was the food (6 course tasting menu with a few treats thrown in) delicious, fresh and innovative, the staff we're so welcoming...More

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Staying in Bergen for just night we were reading a lot (the White Guide Nordic 2017 is a great read) to choose the best restaurant experience in Bergen. As the post suggests - we went to Colonialen. Great choice. We went for the large tasting...More

1  Thank Martins D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, 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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 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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