Saturdays, noon – 5pm
From Sunday August 15th – live jazz n’ Afternoon Tea 1pm – 4pm


Afternoon tea was invented in Britain in the early 1840s. Well known for her hunger, the Duchess of Bedford introduced the mid-day snack to fill the gap between lunch and supper.

Her ritual was to have a pot of tea, some bread and butter, and something sweet to finish off her meal. The Duchess found the meal so pleasant, that she decided to invite guests over to join her, which is the story behind the well known social gathering we today call Afternoon Tea.

In modern times, Afternoon Tea has evolved into a proper social feast, with finger sandwiches, sweets and a pot of freshly brewed tea. If you are feeling fancy it might also be accompanied with something bubbly!

You can book a table online or send an email to We are also available on +47 53 01 22 00.

Afternoon Tea


The original version of Afternoon Tea consists of fingersandwiches, freshly baked scones with jams and clotted cream, cakes and sweets.

At Restaurant Opus 16, we serve your choice of sandwich menu and tea together with the cakes and pastries. We will then bake your scones to order to be as fresh as possible

Menu served with your choice of tea
NOK 545  (Sundays 645)

Upgrade with a glass of champagne
NOK 645 (Sundays 745)


  • Traditional finger sandwiches inspired by the original english Afternoon Tea served on white and dark bread
  • Egg, mayonnaise and cress
  • Smoked ham from Bønes Gårdsmat with mustard cream
  • Roast beef and remoulade
  • Smoked salmon with cream cheese and dill


  • Open sandwiches on dark sourdough and multiseed bread based on the Scandinavian concept smørbrød
  • King crab with lime and ginger
  • Pressed lamb leg terrine with roasted onion
  • Scallop cream with herb oil and scallop tartar
  • Organic chicken stuffed with mushrooms and served with braised leeks


  • A selection of both open and closed sandwiches
  • Goats cheese from Myrdal with tomato chutney served on tomato and herb foccacia
  • Roasted sweet potato with cardamon and honey
  • Onion tarte tatin with roasted onion puree
  • Blood orange and asparagus


  • Selection of finger sandwiches served with;
  • Pear, quince and walnut
  • Blood orange and asparagus
  • Mushroom duxelles with braised leeks
  • Roasted parsnip with tahini and cress


  • Served with apple juice or chocolate milkshake
  • Cheese and cucumber sandwiches
  • Mini hot dog
  • Homemade fishfingers of cod
  • Mini muffins
  • Selection of fresh fruit and berries
  • Mini doughnuts

395 kr (Sundays 495 kr)

Tea menu

Upgraded teas


Our own selected blend of Assam Supérieur G.F.O.P and Thé des Mille Collines. Chai tea is rich and fragrant with hints of spices (cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and cloves). May served with milk.


Black fruit tea with rhubarb and strawberry flavour. Always delicious, whether hot or chilled.


Strong pure black tea from India (Assam). A whole-leaf tea and one that you can enjoy at any time of the day, preferably with a little milk.


Green tea with exotic fruits (lychee, grapefruit, peach, rose, and jasmine). A delicate fragrant green tea of fresh and fruity flowers.


Rooibos tea with passion fruit, peach, citrus and strawberry flavor. South-African rooibois leaves mixed with the sour taste of citrus fruits.


Spirited and spicy like a Parisian mademoiselle, Miss Dammann combines green tea and ginger with the fruity, tangy flavors of lemon and passion fruit. A fresh and lively blend.


Originating from the Fujian province, these downy, silvergreen tea pearls are handrolled, shoot by shoot. Blossoming on infusion, these tea perls give a liquor with floral and almost animalistic notes. Brewed and served in glass teapot.

49, – per teapot


White tea with rose, apricot and passion fruit. A delicious well-balanced blend for a fresh and vegetal cup of tea.

49, – per pot (4 cups)


Mild pure black tea from India (Darjeeling). This infusion is a well-balanced tea with a delicate taste of almond and ripe peaches.

49, – per pot (4 cups)

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Vågsallmenningen 16
5014 Bergen, Norway
P.O. Box 709, Sentrum
N-5807 Bergen, Norway
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