If you want to eat in a restaurant with atmosphere in Bergen, this is a good pick. The menu is not exquisite, but you get what you need, and it's tasty and well prepared. The prices are moderate (for Norway, that is).
Beer - from Bergen's own brewery Hansa - is served in decent 0,5-glasses, which is the good old size in Norway - not the 0,4, which normally is overprized compared to "the original".
The service was a bit slow when we were there, but still very friendly.
The restaurant's walls are decorated with scenes from the plays and verses of Johen Herman Wessel (1742 - 85 - read more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_Herman_Wessel), a very popular Norwegian poet, who lived most of his life in Copenhagen.
In the same premises there's a recommendable bar / pub, decorated in the same fashion as the restaurant.
Wesselstuen is the hang-out of actors from the theatre "Den Nationale Scene" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den_Nationale_Scene), and one can occasionally see famous Norwegian performers and writers raise a glass or two here.
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