Restaurant / Café

Make your trip to the museum even more enjoyable by having lunch or dinner in tasteful surroundings!

At KODE there are three eateries with assorted menus.

Bien Centro in KODE 1 is a restaurant and bar
Welcome to our new restaurant in KODE 1! Bien Centro offers classic italian food, pizza from a wood-fired owen, homemade pasta, italian gelato and cakes.

Opening hours Bien
Mondays, from 16:00–23:00
Tuesday–Sunday, from 12:00–23:00


Smakverket in KODE 2 is a café with a lunch menu.
Generous lunch dishes, freshly brewed coffee, newly-baked scones and muffins – take an art-break at one of Bergen’s most popular cafés. With a rich menu of delectable dishes and beverages, it’s easy to sit a while at Smakverket. Locally-sourced bacon, poached eggs, crisp salad – top-quality produce in the hands of dedicated cooks, who discover good taste through ever-new combinations.

The experience ends with a coffee prepared by our expert baristas who use beans from Norway’s best coffee roasters. Then continue your visit to KODE’s museums. For more information, go to:

Opening hours Smakverket
Open every day, from 11:00 - 17:00

Lysverket at KODE 4

Lysverket offers modern Nordic food with seafood from Western Norway as well as seasonal meat and vegetarian dishes. Located in the first floor of KODE 4.

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2023, Lysverket is a restaurant located in the beautiful art museum KODE 4. Run by chef/owner Christopher Haatuft, it was newly awarded with its first Michelin star.

Featured in New York Times 2017 as "redefining Nordic Cuisine", Lysverket presents a modern Norwegian cuisine with focus on local seafood, such as handpicked shells and dry-aged fish – but you will also find meat and seasonable vegetable dishes on the menu. The restaurant offers a 10-course tasting menu that can be combined with wine pairings, alcohol free pairings, or a bottle of wine from an extensive wine list.

Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 18.00-23.00