Fries and mussles being served at restaurant The Social Bar & Bistro.

Classic flavours at The Social Bar & Bistro in Kristiansand

We love classic bistro dishes at The Social Bar & Bistro – ideally with a modern twist! Regardless of whether you just fancy a quite bite or a sumptuous meal, we have something for you! Welcome to The Social Bar & Bistro at Clarion Hotel Ernst in Kristiansand.

Great food in a charming setting

We serve a variety of food and beverages to suit all kinds of preferences! Here at The Social Bar & Bistro, you can look forward to both snacks and hearty dishes - and we love classic bistro food with a modern twist! The restaurant is located right in the heart of the majestic Clarion Hotel® Ernst. It's the ideal place to relax after a busy day at work, to celebrate a birthday or simply to enjoy a fabulous meal with exciting flavours and a homely vibe!

Ideal location in Kristiansand

The Social Bar & Bistro is situated in central Kristiansand, just a short walk from Markens, the main pedestrian street, as well as all the city's attractions! In addition to fabulous food, we also serve a great range of beverages including wines from all over the world, well-chilled beers and of course plenty of non-alcoholic options too! We hope to see you soon at The Social Bar & Bistro, regardless of whether you're a hotel guests, a Kristiansand local or just happen to be passing through.

Opening hours

The opening hours may vary during weekends and other periods of the year. Please contact us for current opening hours.


    • Monday - Saturday

      17:00 - 22:00

    • Sunday


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    Rådhusgata 2 4664 Kristiansand
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    +47 38 12 86 00
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