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Bla

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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kungsgatan 14, Karlstad, Sweden
+46 54 10 18 15
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:15 - 11:30
17:00 - 01:00
Sat 18:00 - 01:00
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Supposed to be among the best in Karlstad. Went there in the middle of the week. A fairly large company of >10. We ordered same food, because the restaurant wanted that. Food OK, and not overly special. Unfortunately the service was slow, lot of people and only 1 waitress? Will try another resturant next time.

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Thank Per F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

THE Food was very good, service was Also friendly. Original dishes and The Price is ok. We would recommand this restaurant.

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Thank Benny V
Atlanta, Georgia
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Among the stip of bars sits little Bla, with a nice bar and a few tables. The servers were very attentive, yet it was surprising that no English menu exists in a town with so many foreign visitors. I had 3 tapas style dishes to start, all well prepared but nothing that tasted as good as it looked. Then had... More 

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Thank wdwatl
Karlstad, Sweden
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times. The food always tastes good. The Kitchen is innovative and the menu is creative. Good number of dishes, a vareity of meat and fish. A great way to experience their food is by trying a selection of small dishes. The wine list has also a good amount of great wines. I will be back.

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Thank J0han67
Muenster, Germany
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent Food in a nice atmosphere. The menue started with a surprise from the kitchen. The starter was perfect as was the main dish, a fish stew. I can highly recommend the place.

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Thank PeCom01
Oslo, Norway
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

We had a very nice meal at Restaurant Blå in Karlstad. Very nice food and top service from the staff! Also no problems to adjust food to to my glutenfree diet.

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Thank Marit F
Stockholm, Sweden
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146 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

The service was very good. We had seafood, which was delicious. The location is fine, too. I enjoyed Hobgoblin beer with my food.

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Thank StefanHaeger
Alicante, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

During our trip to Sweden my boyfriend and I stayed a few days in Karlstad, and we went to Bla because a local friend recommended it to us. We were certainly not dissapointed! Great food and great service! The restaurant is modern and welcoming and the staff is friendly and efficient.

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Thank cheva80
NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

I visit twice in the last two weeks and plan on retuning in the Spring and or summer. I live outside of NYC and travel extensively in Europe and Asia. I love great food and great service, but don't get confused with atmosphere or "number of stars". This restaurant is a must visit for those in or around the Karlstad... More 

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Stockholm
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Cozy restaurant with great and friendly staff. The food is really good, local meat and fish and a menue that focuses on seasonal ingredients. Highly recommended!👍

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$54
Cuisine
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:15 - 11:30
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: kungsgatan 14, Karlstad, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Varmland County  >  Karlstad
  • Phone Number: +46 54 10 18 15
Description
We are a small restaurant with high ambition when it comes to the food. We focus on local food and nice service and atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?