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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (6 reviews)
“tarte flambee” (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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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I had a solo dinner here some weeks ago and had a nice time. Extremely good baguettes, and had a todays fish as a starter, it was crispy mackrel with wild garlic, cucumber and lettuce.

Thank Antionia R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is great, the staff is nice and the food taste very good! I have always been pleased when I have eaten here.

Thank christina h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming place by the river with many favorit french dishes. The priced are moderate and the service good. Book in advance for weekends when all the restaurants in the area are very buisy.

Thank Selma L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Le Benjamin was a surprisingly nice experience with excellent food and welcoming staff that took care of us from the moment we entered the restaurant. Located in this old traditional little wooden house, the feeling of coming home to somebody gives the place a lovely...More

Thank Evy Jane O
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We had the chance to be at Le Benjamin. The place is very nice, the service is excellent, the quality of the ingredients is impeccable. We had excellent wines. We ordered the cheese fondue for four, but unfortunately the texture was not great. The taste...More

Thank Juan F
Reviewed 12 January 2018

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
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
3:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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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