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24 May - 07 June 2023


  • Griegsalen
  • Peer Gynt-salen
  • Spissen - Foajeen 2. etg.
Bergen city centre
Accessible with wheelchair Designed for hearing impaired The venue has serving

Grieghallen is Bergen International Festival's main stage, housing the opening performance each year. The concert hall seats 1434 and the Peer Gynt Hall seats 600.


  • Wheelchair access: Yes
    Griegsalen: Tickets for wheelchair places should be bought in advance. There is a set number of wheelchair places at events with numbered tickets.
    Peer Gynt: Most events have unnumbered tickets, so special tickets are not required for wheelchair users.
  • Wheelchair lifts: Yes
  • Accessible toilets: Yes
  • Facilities for reduced hearing in Griegsalen: Infrared sound distribution; receivers available by main entrance, ask security.
Photo: Ole Kristian Olsen
Photo: Ole Kristian Olsen



  • Edvard Griegs Plass 1, 5015 Bergen


  • We encourage our audience to leave the car at home and use public transportation to the city centre.
  • Find relevant time tables at
  • Bergen City Bike is an efficient and environmentally friendly means to get around the city centre. You can find a bike station close to Grieghallen. 


  • Parking is available in the parking garage at the venue. Entrance from Lars Hilles gate. 


  • It is possible to order food and drinks via your mobile phone in advance, after arrival and during the intermission. A minimum of one unit of food must be ordered per person when buying alcohol.

  • If you wish to order food and drinks after arrival at Grieghallen, we recommend that you create a profile on Weorder in advance, as this may take some time.

  • Booking of venues (e-mail)


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BARE is Bergen's only restaurant with a Michelin star. We serve small and full tasting menus. The menus consist of organic products from our region, with emphasis on seafood. The restaurant has its own bar, which is worth a visit in itself. In our unique premises in Bergen Børs Hotell we have an exclusive wine list, the best cocktails and a relaxed service.


Address: Hotel Bergen Børs, Torgallmenningen 2
Opening hours: Wednesday–Saturday 17:00–22:00
Telephone: +47 40 00 24 55


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Bien Centro

Authentic pizza Napoletana made in wood-fired oven, delicious fresh pasta and Bien’s own specialities.


Address: Nordahl Bruns gate 9 
Opening hours: Monday–Friday 16:00–22:00, Saturday 13:00–22:00, Sunday 13:00–21:00 (kitchen closes one hour before the restaurant)
Telephone: +47 55 59 11 00  


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Café Norge

Enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner, good coffee and great drinks. We serve food using Norwegian and local ingredients from western Norway, combined with international tastes and techniques. In the evening, our Café Norge turns into a cosy bar with a great atmosphere and good music.


Address: Hotel Norge, Nedre Ole Bulls plass 4
Opening hours: Monday–Wednesday 11:30–00:00, Thursday–Saturday 11:30–01:00, Sunday 13:00–23:00 
Telephone: +47 55 55 40 40


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Pizza and oysters!


Address: Nygårdsgaten 29
Opening hours: Every day 16:00–22:00
Telephone: +47 990 80 447    


See more Festival Restaurants on the Festival map ->


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