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Cafe Ibsen

Loekkestredet 7, Grimstad 4876, Norway
+47 909 12 931
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
Loekkestredet 7, Grimstad 4876, Norway
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So cosy and charming. Feels like going back in time. The food is good. We had cake and coffee. A little expensive but worth it. Definitely going back here.

Thank Willy W
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Cafe Ibsen is a very cool cafe during the day, either outdoors in the sun on one of their lovely patios or inside in the cozy 1800th century-style atmosphere.. After 5 pm every day the place turns into a great little gem of an Italian...More

Thank hannah karine g
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Some of the most charming cafees in Norway,we have several charming cafees in Grimstad,but this one is exeptional..Nice staff and tasty Food.. Higly recommendable

Thank JJThaule
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Cafe Ibsen is a lovely little café which turns into an Italian restaurant after 5 pm. The atmosphere inside is like being in the late 19th century with plush and some almost royal furniture and wooden rooms. Upstairs you can sit in a room to...More

1  Thank release91
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A cafe for breakfast or lunch. Been known as the most charming cafe in Norway. Home made food and very good cakes.

1  Thank jan372016
Reviewed 13 September 2016

First of all, it is not very common to enter such a small sleepy southern town in Norway and find out from Tripadvisor that there are over 30 restaurants within walking range of the hotel and over half of them are still open after 8pm....More

Thank Marius L
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I only had a drink here so can't comment on the food but the decor is lovely including the roof terrace. The tables and chairs are reminiscent of the 30s

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It is the old house across the alley from Ibsen Museum, it has some light meals and home made olive oil and vinegar for sell. The Greek salad and the mango salad dressing is the highlight. The quiche is a bit too soft but tasted...More

Thank Zhozho
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

A group of three families (13 people) came to eat, had to wait a while for table (which was ok since we didn't have a reservation), but when we came in they expected us to be seated in two different rooms and at three different...More

Thank martine073
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Worked well for all of us- nice to sit outside and relax in the warm sun! Something on the menu for everyone .... Fussy Americans will be happy here without missing out on the charm of this cosy cafe!

Thank lbritwahl
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
16:15 - 23:00
10:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loekkestredet 7, Grimstad 4876, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Aust-Agder  >  Grimstad
  • Phone Number: +47 909 12 931
Cozy Café with good homemade food located next to the Ibsen Museum
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