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Litteraturhuset - The House of Literature

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Nice vibe and perfect location

This is a great restaurant and in the summer its great to eat outside overlooking the Palace park... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Angelo P
Athens, Greece
Books and herring!

I really, really like this place. Dining in a bookstore is very calming, and the crowd is always... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Stavanger, Norway
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  • Average21%
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6 Jun 2018
“Nice vibe and perfect location”
3 Mar 2018
“Books and herring!”
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Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo 0167, Norway
+47 22 95 55 30
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a lovely little spot in the city with excellent inexpensive soups, salads and a very friendly informal vibe. Nice afternoon lunch place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cubbyv
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is a great restaurant and in the summer its great to eat outside overlooking the Palace park. I had the steak entrecote and it was quite tasty. I sat outside and all was very vibrant. I had a great rose wine. The service was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Angelo P
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The House of Literature does have a bookshop but half of it is a cafe serving a variety of lunches as well as coffee and cake - very good coffee too! The place was extremely popular when we went on an April Sunday and as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I really, really like this place. Dining in a bookstore is very calming, and the crowd is always interesting. I always go for the "sild & potet" (herring and potatoes, served with rye bread, more of a Danish dish, but great here). Combine with a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank OlavRoeyset
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

So you are in oslo, somewhere around the castle. You've probably walked a lot and probably you starving. There are many restaurants in area, but wait, what if you starving for some culture as well? In literaturhuset you can easy combine food and culture! Wow...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Jacek G
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Litteraturhuset offers several activities, but I go there for coffee and drinks. The cafe is nice, with good coffee and pastries. The food is also decent, but haven't tried too much. Its a nice setting with all the books and some lounge chairs, but it...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 369magnush
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A ver ysmall bookshop, but the coffee is ok. Catch the last sun of the day on the steps and you'll be very happy chilling here.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mikeair80
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The restaurant within the House is set amongst open bookshelves carrying an eclectic range of books in many languages. The food was excellent with a daily changing menu and the staff were friendly and helpful. If you enjoy eating and reading then this is the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Ibis_user
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are wanting to relax a little this is a great spot. With a small bookshop, the House of Literature has a great cafe with wonderful food and is the ideal spot.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Small bookshop, but with relevant books. Great for smaller literature/cultural events. Indoor and outdoor dining area & bar. To get there it is a nice walk along Slottet and through Slottsparken (the nice park that more or less surrounds the kings castle). A nice place...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TravelWildNorway
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