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Litteraturhuset - The House of Literature

Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo 0167, Norway
+47 22 95 55 30
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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 2 weeks ago
Angelo P
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Athens, Greece
More of a cafe than a bookshop

The House of Literature does have a bookshop but half of it is a cafe serving a variety of lunches... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
lonewolf44
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London, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Nice vibe and perfect location”
3 Mar 2018
“Books and herring!”
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Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo 0167, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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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

2  Thank Jacek G
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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

Thank Magnus H
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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.

Thank Mikeair80
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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

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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.

1  Thank Bruce H
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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

Thank TravelWildNorway
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very nice place for buying books or experiencing some singers or other small culture Events. To the place belongs a Restaurant, cafe oslo,, there we had a great dinner, wonderful fish. Very reasonable prices even for the wine, which usually in oslo is very expensive.

Thank kristin h
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