Bergen Classic

Duration: 3 hours

Location: Bergen Sentrum

Adult

NOK

(18+yrs)

Child

NOK

(17-yrs)

Group size limited to 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Prices shown in NOK includes tax but excludes booking fees. All sales are final and non-refundable. Tickets must be purchased by 9am for today's tour(s).

In just 3 hours, explore 5 classic Bergen-style dishes from eateries that help make Bergen an UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy!

  • Get up close and personal with "Bergen Style" dishes - soup, brown cheese, seafood, and reindeer in 3 hours
  • Escape bustling Bryggen; Your local food expert will provide an insiders look into the incredible history and culture of Bergen
  • Relax on the #1 Rated Bergen food tour as you eat and drink your way through Bergen
  • Walk away with new culinary knowledge, big smiles, full stomachs, and the confidence to explore new areas.

Currently unavailable. Will be up-and-running May 2019. Please contact us for more information!

Gluten free and meat substitutions are available. Notify us of SERIOUS allergies.

Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels.

Tours run rain, shine, or snow. Please dress accordingly (ponchos are provided).

Small group sizes (8 people maximum) allow for a more personalized experience.

Restrooms available throughout experience for your convenience.


What to Expect

On our #1 TripAdvisor Rated Bergen Classic Food Tour, a local food guide navigates you through this UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy, while you uncover Bergen’s rich food history and culture. Overindulge in top-rated Bergen-style dishes as you stroll through the main streets of Bergen Sentrum which boasts top restaurants, informative museums, and historic landmarks.

Bergen (Norway) is known around the world for its seafood. The Bergen Classic includes three seafood “must experiences” and visits a number of leading restaurants that are “must visits”; this is the only culinary event that visits them all. Fjellskål Fisketorget (Bergen-style Smoked Seafood), Trekroneren (Bergen Street Food), Local Craft Beer or Scandinavian Spirit, Bare Vestland (Traditional Bergen Fish Dish) and Sweet Rain (Bergen-inspired Dessert). Not to mention, guests will have the opportunity to taste an array of iconic Bergen dishes from a 1929 recipe!

On this 3-hour culinary adventure, your guide will offer a taste of daily life in Bergen as you enjoy local favourites and hear the stories of the talented artisans shaping Bergen’s food scene. Join us on the Bergen Classic today!

 

Escape the tourist areas and enjoy the best places to eat in Bergen Sentrum. Highlights include:

Fjellskål Fisketorget

In 2012, the Fjellskål family opened Fjellskål Fisketorget near the historic fish market. Selling fresh seafood and smoked fish from their very own smokehouse.

Trekroneren

The history of Trekroneren dates back to 1948 and has made itself Bergen's most beloved street food.

Søstrene Hagelin

Founded in 1929 by the Hagelin sister's, Søstrene Hagelin still continues to serve authentic Norwegian seafood classics from their original 1929 recipes.

Bare Vestland

Serving Norwegian tapas from Western Norway with local and seasonal ingredients since 2015.

Sweet Rain Konditori

Opened in 2016, becoming Bergen's first Pâtisserie featuring decadent cakes and cookies, and savory dishes.

Lokalt & Lekkert

Specializes in selling locally crafted traditional Norwegian products made by small producers.


Where to Meet

Meets near Bryggen, Bergen's city centre. The exact meeting location will be provided with ticket purchase.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Our food tours include 6 tasting locations including a variety of styles of restaurants, artisan shops, and local hot spots. The Bergen Classic offers a variety of bite-size tastings and drinks such as a wide selection of traditionally smoked seafood (minimum of 5 types), decadent dessert, iconic Bergen Fish Soup, reindeer sausage, a traditional potato and fish dish, and a local craft beer or Aquavit tasting.

 

We CAN provide substitutions for gluten intolerance, meat and those who do not drink alcohol, but we CANNOT provide substitutions for those who do not eat fish or any other allergies or dietary preferences. Allergies and preferences must be indicated in the Notes section when purchasing your ticket. You can also email us if you have any questions.

Please notify us of any serious allergies so we can tell you which food(s) to avoid.

Tours generally last 3 hours depending on the tour route, and guests can expect to be standing or walking for some of the time. We walk at a moderate pace and also provide at least four sit-down locations on each food tour for at least 60 minutes resting time.

The Bergen Classic is a relaxed pace tour that is suitable for all fitness levels.

The Bergen Street Art Tour is a 2 hour moderate walking experience. Guests can expect to be standing or walking for all of the time.

 

The Bergen Classic and Bergen Street Art Tours are only offered in English at this time.

Please email info@bergenfoodtours.com or call +47 96044892 if you would like to make arrangements for your own interpreter to join the tour.

Definitely! Many of our attendees live right here in Bergen! Bergen locals often participate to learn about the neighbourhoods where they live and take advantage of knowing the best speciality food store locations, local restaurants, and hidden gems. Consider reviewing our Bergen Food & Dining Blog to learn more about the restaurant and dining scene here in Bergen.

 

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I cannot recommend this tour highly enough. It was well worth every penny and we WILL do it again on a return trip.

Laura Llewellyn, Connecticut

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