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Feb 6, 2012 08:08 PM

Unique or Unusual Restaurants in/around Oslo, Bergen, or Stavanger?

Hello! DH and I will be travelling in Europe last week of May/first week of June (I'm posting this question specifically for each of the various cities we'll be visiting).

Can anyone suggest some unique or unusual restaurants in or around Oslo, Bergen, or Stavanger? You know, the kind of place that will actually be part of our story when we get home, not just fuel to keep us functional. For example, when we went to Toronto, we ate in one of those dine-in-the-dark restaurants, and when I was in Quebec I had dinner in the oldest house in Quebec City. I've tried Google but it seems many folks are confusing unusual with trendy or hard to get into or 5 Michelin stars or whatever. Food doesn't have to be a particular cuisine, or even a particular quality level (if there is a hot dog stand at the top of the Tower of London that would qualify!). Even a decent distance out of town would be worth it for the right place.

Thank you so much for your help!

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    1. Rhibert, I see that your trip is in the past now. I am going to be in Stavanger and Bergen in August. Both only at lunch time. Any suggestions based on your recent trip?

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      1. re: PappyAustin

        There were lots of interesting places, but to be honest, EVERYTHING is so expensive there, we ended up eating out of 7-11 most of the time (don't waste your $$ with the 15kr red hot dog though, it wasn't even worth that!). Even the fish market in Bergen was pretty expensive for what you get. Grab something somewhat affordable, enough to keep your belly happy, and save your money for the rest of your trip, in my opinion. If money is no object, well, I can't really help ya there... =>