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At Litteraturhuset (the Bergen House of Literature) you will find Colonialen café and brasserie. Colonialen offers an informal restaurant experience with their charming, rustic atmosphere.

Their chefs make classic dishes like mussels, fish and meat inspired by Nordic and European traditions, complemented by a rich selection of wine served by knowledgeable sommeliers. The café opens early and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Tel: +47 55 90 16 00

Opening hours

Tuesday–Friday: 09.00–23.00
Saturday: 11.00–24.00
Sunday: Open during the festival events

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