Bryggen in Bergen on a summer day, people enjoying the bayside restaurants.

Popular bars and restaurants in Bergen

The lovely city of Bergen, in western Norway – featuring the world-famous Bryggen – offers many gastronomic experiences. Here you can feast on unique dishes prepared with local ingredients, or you can explore exciting flavours from all over the world.

More and more creative chefs

With its narrow alleyways, idyllic rows of wooden houses and the UNESCO-listed Bryggen, Bergen is a beautiful sight for the eyes. But Bergen is also a city where there are plenty of delicious restaurants that offer quality gastronomic experiences. An environment consisting of an ever-increasing number of creative chefs, combined with first-class ingredients from both sea and land, means that you will find world-class restaurants in this idyllic town.

From mountain peace to city streets

In Bergen, you can find peace and quiet in the mountains, and then head down to the bustling city life to enjoy a delicious meal. With over 200 eateries, you are guaranteed to find a restaurant that suits your taste buds. In addition to the Michelin restaurants BARE and Lysverket, you will also find delicious home-cooked meals in colourful and relaxing surroundings at Restaurant Oleana. Here you can also just enjoy a refreshing drink, if you are thirsty after a long day of shopping.

Food experiences at the airport

You don't have to go into the centre of Bergen to sample the fine culinary art that permeates the city. How about a stop at The Social Bar & Bistro when you've landed at Bergen Airport? Here you can enjoy the taste of Bergen even before you set foot on the famous Bryggen or visit one of Bergen's many artistic and cultural offerings. When you first get into the city, you can also try one of the local dishes, such as raspeballer (potato dumplings). Welcome to wonderful Bergen! Just remember your umbrella.


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