Cardinal | Stavanger,
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World Class based on 63 ratings
Type: Bar

Skagen 21
Stavanger, Norway 4006 [ print map ]
98 20 42 00 | beer menu

Hours: See website

Mayor: Sigmund (161) | Taps: 22 | Bottles: 450+


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Beer Available At Cardinal (arranged by most recent)
St. Hallvards El Jucan DIPA , To Øl Sur Yule 80, Nøgne Ø Dragonwort Stout 99, Thornbridge Saint Petersburg 95, Færder Jul (8.5%) 31, Roman Adriaen Brouwer Winter Wood 85, Aja Pilen Pale Ale 18, Nua Oliva , Nua IPA 48, Rodenbach Vintage 99, Wesselgården Delestout , Wesselgården Skolestout , Veholt Robust Porter 89, Voss Cardinal Kristenmannsblod versjon 2.0 , Eiker 3050 15, Oslo Julebrygg 44, Oslo Twin Peaks 33, ODE Citra Wit 52, 7 Fjell Sjarlatan Fake IPA 73, Ridgeway Black Elf Black Pale Ale 24
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63 reviews for Cardinal
 Ambiance  89%
 Service  83%
 Selection  94%
 Food  50%
 Value  69%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  99%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Bryne  (502) Bryne, Norway | October 23, 2010
My local favourite! A pub for beer enthusiasts. If you are in for a excessively revelry, find another place! Great service and many among the staff are really knowledgeable about the beers they are serving. Beer from Nøgne Ø, Ægir, Haandbryggeriet, Lervig, Berentsens and many more on tap. Kinn Vestkyst IPA from cask - fantastic! (Visited October 22nd 2010)
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
garza  (90) Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), Venezuela | July 26, 2010
Very nice place, british pub looks, very good service for norwegian standars and some of the staff actually knows about beer. Very wide selection, norwegian micros, international lagers, rare ales. The only down is the very high prices. Yes, is Norway, I know. But still. Worth the try, recommended
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
elmidjo  (7) Stavanger, Norway | July 4, 2010
The best selection of beer in Norway with almost 500 different beers.The best part of cardinal,exept for the selection, is that the people behind the bar often know what they are talking about. They also change the beer that is on two of the taps. Usually different microbrew-beers like Nøgne Ø and Haandbryggeriet for example. My favorite place!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
karakarakara  (5) , China | March 28, 2010
The Cardinal pub is by far the best beer pub in Stavanger, and most-likely one of the best in Norway (definitely better than any pub I’d been to in Oslo). In a land of Strongbow, Heineken, Guinness and Tou, this bar is not only much needed but a savior! With a bottle selection into the hundreds--and not just a long menu, all the beers are in stock--you may sit for the length of a beer just deciding what you’ll be drinking. The ambiance is great, but as somebody who is 23, just note that they don’t allow anybody under 24 in on the weekends; manager’s rule. They don’t follow this under-24 rule on slow days like monday, tuesday, wednesday, etc. I’ve definitely spent more than 30 US dollars on a single beer here too many times than I’d like to count, but it is Norway. Beer suggestions: Mikeller Beer Geek Breakfast; Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon; Nøgne Ø #100 Imperial IPA
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
frodon  (1) , Norway | February 16, 2010
Best selection of beer in Norway. Could use some more german beers though.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
fobar  (13) Søgne, Norway | October 21, 2009
English style interior and an impressing selection of bottled beers and plenty to choose from no tap. Well packed, even no a Wednesday evening. Nice, not to laud background music.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Sailor78  (10) , Norway | June 23, 2009
Probably the place with the best selection in Norway. Friendly and very knowledgeable staff, enormous selection of beers and friendly customers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
abemorsten  (167) Mosterøy, Norway | March 4, 2009| Updated November 20, 2012
My regular pub and favourite place to go out. With 17 beers on tap and 388 beers altogether they have the greatest selection of beers in Norway by far. And they keep expanding their beer cellar. English pub interior over 2 floors. Tend to get really packed in the weekends. From time to time there are some casks in from Nøgne Ø and yesterday they even had a local brew - an unfiltered, unpasteurized bock from Lervig Aktiebryggeri.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
omstormoen  (2) , Norway | February 13, 2009
Nice selection of beer, and knowledgeable staff.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
gunnar  (508) Sandnes, Norway | February 12, 2009| Updated July 26, 2014
Norways best! A bar that shows a real passion for beer as the best drink in the world. Beers from all over the world are displayed in their beer book, together with some useful background info on beers and brewers.

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