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Le Benjamin Bar & Bistro

Soendre gate 6 | 0550 Oslo, Norway, Oslo 0550, Norway
+47 22 35 79 44
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tarte flambee” (5 reviews)
“cheese fondue” (5 reviews)
“fresh oysters” (4 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Soendre gate 6 | 0550 Oslo, Norway, Oslo 0550, Norway
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is a bit noisy, but not unbearable. We went there on a Thursday night and it was crowded. We had a steak tartare and tart flambe for starters. (Tart is enough for 2! I could not eat even half) For main I had...More

Thank Karmen N
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Located on Grynerløkka in Oslo is this pearl of a restaurant. We went without a reservation in the early evening and got a table without waiting. Smiling staff and a great menu with classic french courses. The food was very good and served without much...More

Thank Åse S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Went here with my gf. We both have the beef tartar for appetizer and is was good. I would say highlight of the meal. I had today's meat and she had today's fish. Both where average in taste. The prices ended up around thousand nok,...More

Thank Marius P
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The restaurant is often busy, pretty small and can be somewhat noisy. You can opt to sit in the bar; but don't, there will be much traffic behind you. The food is French, and not bad. The confit canard was somewhat dry; and my starter...More

Thank Ulrik P
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to this, having researched where best to eat during our short weekend break in Oslo. And, when first walking in, I found the atmosphere lively, warm, and inviting, and the service good. But... the food just didn't cut it. The...More

Thank Hamish_Schmamish
Reviewed 6 November 2017

French cuisine at the very best. Splendid service and information from well experienced personnel. Very large wine menu and good recommondations to every course. NB - Book table any day of the week becuase of the popularity of this restaurant.

Thank MorErik2015
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is truly a pearl. An extremely nice neighbourhood restaurant that serves astonishing dishes. The place was crowded on a Sunday night, but the service was impeccable. Exciting French inspired starters and a house speciality - a calf dish - as main course. The wine...More

Thank Struksnaes
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I love this place, it has a lovely atmosphere. We ate a three course menu - crayfish, lamb and cheese. We drank the house champagne and took a glass of red wine to the main course, after the waiter's recommendation. Everything was gorgeous! The price...More

Thank 583hildev
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Fantastic dining experience with great service and tempting menu. Go with friends and share as many dishes as you can. A bit pricey, but worth the kroner if you can get a table.

Thank RenateInOslo
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A French restaurant which is very popular, hard to get a table if you haven't booked in advance. Delicious food, friendly and professional staff. Love this place!

Thank adult_traveler140
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Michael P
15 May 2017|
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Response from persinfo | Reviewed this property |
You can book on the net on their home page. Click on the UK flag and then you will get the booking in English. Click on the number of guests and then fill in the names, etc. Best and enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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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