As one of the most coffee drinking nations in the world, Norwegian cities have their fair share of coffee shops and bakeries of high quality. There’s also no shortage of breakfast spots either. Start your day well in preparation for a long day of sightseeing in Bergen, with our guide to the best brunch venues the city has to offer.
Situated in The Bergen House of Literature, is Colonialen Cafe and Restaurant. Right next to each other, the two branches of the same company serve different menus. The cafe serves breakfast every weekday, with tasty pastries, sandwiches and delicious Scandinavian buns.
Bastant has a menu of tasty sandwiches and soups, and serves brunch at the weekend. Hidden away in a residential area, Bastant also caters to an evening crowd with a wide selection of beer.
Stølegaten 8a, Bergen, Norway, +47 400 72 247
Cafe Aura serves homemade food, cakes and brownies. This is the perfect place to shelter from the Bergen rain, meet up with friends, or enjoy a cup of coffee while people watching in one of Bergen’s beautiful historic pedestrian streets. You’ll find a vast selection of organic teas.
Marken 9, Bergen, Norway, +47 55 36 59 70
Come in at the right time and the first thing that greets you in Krok og Krinkel Bokcafe is the smell of newly baked buns, fresh out of the oven. Krok og Krinkel Bokcafe has plenty of books for you to read or buy while you’re there. Located down in a rustic basement you’ll find a menu of scones and sourdough bread slices with a wide variation of toppings, including salsas, chorizo, cheeses, and gravlax.
Lille Øvregaten 14, Bergen, Norway, +47 458 36 332
Det Lille Kaffekompaniet was established by students spotting a gap in the market. Among the low-rise wooden buildings characteristic of the Bergen landscape, lies this tiny shop venue. Det Lille Kaffekompaniet serves Scandinavian dishes for a light breakfast or brunch.
Nedre Fjeldsmau 2, Bergen, Norway, +47 55 31 67 20
Kaffemisjonen has gained a solid reputation as a reliable provider of good coffee. This loved spot is one of few independent coffee shops in Bergen, and there’s a newly opened branch, Blom, also worth checking out. With a selection of foccaccias, spreads, and salmon, Kaffemisjonen makes a great spot for a true Scandinavian breakfast.
Øvre Korskirkealmenningen 5, Bergen, Norway