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Le Benjamin Bar & Bistro

#4 of 1,130 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
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Soendre gate 6 | 0550 Oslo, Norway, Oslo 0550, Norway
+47 22 35 79 44
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 03:00 - 11:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lively place friendly staff and great wine list. The warm chocolate cake was outstanding and the frog legs are a must try! However the steak was very disappointing. It was my first time trying sweetbreads and it was excellent.

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Oslo, Norway
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for two or three glasses of wine and some cheese at the bar. Enjoyed ourselfs to the fullest. Highly recommended!

Thank Mads O
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like French classic cuisine, You can`t get it any better than at Le Benjamin i Oslo, Norway! Fantastic food, perfect service and a fabulous wine cellar. But you need to book at table in advance. Le Benjamin is, due to its incredible food, almost always fully booked.

Thank stian_r
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here for the third time this December, and was as pleased as always. The service is impecable, and the food is excellent. Their wine cellar is well stocked, and you get very good presentation or rcommendation from their sommelier if you ask for it. The atmosphere and food gives you a very authentic French feeling (if there is... More 

Thank Eivind T
Oslo, Norway
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard a lot of good things about Le Benjamin, so we were looking forward to our visit. Our waiter was very skilled and friendly, and was knowledgable when it came to wine selections. The marinated halibut with oysters, the guinea fowl, and the brioche were all excellent choices. The only thing which could be improved would be a... More 

Thank misterjbh
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overnight stay in Oslo due to a missed connection. Able to get a reservation at Le Benjamin. Food was very good. Took the three course menu. Busy Wednesday evening, so wait staff was stretched a bit. Result was main course being a little cold. Otherwise a good experience.

Thank Lance A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent French food. The place is for those who appreciate quality real French food. The place is often packed so reservation is definitely recommended. Great service good food. The place can get noisy but then again that is very French!

Thank persinfo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A very nice restaurant with very friendly staff. Dined a very good course from today menu with fine French white wine and red wine. Recomended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a super restaurant on the Grunerløkka area. A must visit when in Oslo. Make shure to make a reservation. Busy all days of the week.

Thank Rune Frost K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was there with my family, we had a great meal, good wine and the atmosphere is absolutely super. Booking is necessary, the service is friendly. Recommending this place for french food lovers.

Thank Clingh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
03:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Soendre gate 6 | 0550 Oslo, Norway, Oslo 0550, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 35 79 44

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?