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Bar, European, Pub, Swedish, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Sigurds gate 4 | Sigurdsgate 4, Bergen 5015, Norway
+47 55 90 02 90
16:00 - 02:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 16:00 - 01:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 02:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good beer choice Ina cozy basement bar that is welcoming and warm. Food is excellent value for money. Fresh tasting and decent portions. Great place to hit. Ignore reviews about poor atmosphere...make it your own and enjoy.

Thank Purplesmartie
Seattle, Washington
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130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Hidden in the basement of an unassuming restaurant, this bar is just okay.  Not as lively as the Penguin, and not as good of a selection.  Grab a small table for a quiet drink.  The bartender was inexperienced in drawing a draft beer.  I had to ask her to top up my glass, which was 12% foam.  Try one of... More 

Thank CircleTheWorld
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Good food, good service. most of the menu is swedish inspired and very well done. If you have the time try out the pub in the basement.

Thank Carl B
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant. Service was good and effective. The food was superb, especially the Naboen smoked salmon. I also loved the steak, which was cooked to perfection

1 Thank Jurgen B
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Despite trying very hard to snag a table downstairs on a Friday night, we were unsuccessful, so opted for a table in the upstairs dining room, where they held our reservation. They have an extensive wine list, and the hostess helped us select a great choice to accompany my husband's boulebaisse and my steak with potatoes gratin. (Fortunately they were... More 

1 Thank Linda K
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We are a couple with a 7 year old. We were famished when at 9 o'clock we came back from a cruise of the fyiords. It was late and we decided on Naboen's pub in the basement (they have a restaurant upstairs). The bartender/waiter was nice and kind, and we had our food quickly. The food was excellent and abundant.... More 

Thank DaniWLP
Los Angeles
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379 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I went downstairs to the pub and ordered the plank steak. It was a good-sized portion and was tender and delicious. It came with bearnaise sauce that was marvelous, and was served with mashed potatoes and five small green beans wrapped in bacon. One of the high quality cheap eats of Bergen, as long as you go downstairs to the... More 

1 Thank busyflying
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

They make very good food at a very good price in their basement. I usually go there every now and then. It's been a long time since I ate upstairs. Their burger is good and I really enjoy their Biff Lindstrøm - a real treat for a hungry man.

Thank Santiago007
St. Helier, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Usually when on holidays I never go back to a place, mainly because I want to try more - made and exception for this! Had the fish and chips first time - very fine batter and a good chunky cod fillet with a refreshing tartar sauce. Nicked some of my sister's dill potatoes and struck by lightening! Rushed back the... More 

1 Thank Eleni M
Bergen, Norway
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137 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We came around 8 pm and it was busy. It was 8 of us. All of my friend ordered beers and start talking. I was so hungry and ordered beer and a beef dish. I've got my beer and start waiting for the food. Not long from that rest of my friends ordered food also. By the 8.30 most of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$60
Bar, European, Pub, Swedish, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 02:30
16:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sigurds gate 4 | Sigurdsgate 4, Bergen 5015, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen>  > Sentrum
  • Neighbourhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 55 90 02 90
The name "Naboen" means neighbor, and this is just what the Naboen Pub & Restaurant is, a friendly and inviting place to eat and drink. Hospitality is job one here, and the Scandinavian kitchen, staff and culinary tradition are representative of Norway.

The food is all made from scratch, as it would have been two hundred years ago - no processed ingredients allowed. Naboens' menu is a culinary delight, one heaped in Nordic tradition, and best of all moderately priced. Guests here partake of Norwegian food and spirits as they should be enjoyed, Bergen style.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?