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Lawo

Lawo (Universitetsgata 26, Oslo) — Lawo is a lunch café, restaurant, bar and night club – right in the heart of Oslo.  Near Universitetsgata you find News Corner, with domestic and international newspapers and an extensive lunch menu.  The restaurant at Lawo is both intimate and pleasant, with a homely atmosphere. The à la carte […]

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La Belle Sole

La Belle Sole (Observatoriegata 2B, Oslo) – this nightspot has been around since the 1960s, with a complete renovation in 2007.  Boasting outstanding interior décor and a steady line-up of regional and international DJs, La Belle Sole has become one of Oslo’s premiere hangout spots.  VIPs like (UK royalty) Prince Harry sometimes come here as […]

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Jaeger

Jaeger (Grensen 9, Oslo) – this nightspot books a regular roster of local and international dance music DJing talent (playing various tendencies of dance music – from Electro House, to Techno, Drum & Bass, etc.  There are two separate dance floors (both having very good sound systems).

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Statholdergaarden

Statholdergaarden (Rådhusgaten 11, Oslo) — each day chefs Bent Stiansen and Torbjørn Forster create a six-course gourmet menu full of surprises. The menu varies according to the time of the year and they pride themselves on using Norwegian produce when it is at its best.  The set menu includes three starters, usually fish and/or shellfish, […]

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Sosialen

Sosialen (Møllergata 13, Oslo) – this upscale restaurant’s menu is dominated by Norwegian dishes and ingredients. Every day from 3 pm until 5 pm you can get a daily special for NOK 100. The restaurant closes at 10 pm, but the bar stays open later.  In the evenings jazz trios, small bands and other happenings […]

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Som Tam Thai Restaurant

Som Tam Thai Restaurant (Vogts Gate 64, Oslo) — Genuine Thai restaurant with food made by Thai chefs. The food can be enjoyed in the restaurant or as takeaway. In summer the restaurant has outdoor tables, and the food can also be catered.  Som Tam is located on the ground floor of “The Culture Castle” […]

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Solsiden Restaurant

Solsiden Restaurant (Akershusstranda 13, Skur 34, Oslo) — the name Solsiden means “the sunny side” in Norwegian, and that is where you find this summer restaurant; on the sunny side of the harbour, right below Akershus Fortress.  Excellent seafood selection including salmon, mussels, shrimp, crab and other Norwegian delicacies prepared with natural, organic ingredients at […]

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Ruffino

Rustadsaga Sports Lodge (Østmarka, Oslo) – located in Lake Nøklevann, a forest just southeast of Oslo, this is a popular sports lodge with a rustic feel.  Diners often bike or hike here for lunch.

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Restaurant Marrakech

Restaurant Marrakech (H. Heyerdahls Gate 1, Oslo) — Experience real Moroccan atmosphere and cuisine at Restaurant Marrakech, where the food is prepared in the traditional way, just like in a Moroccan kitchen, by Moroccan chefs.  The entrance to Marrakech is located in Tordenskiolds gate in the city center, near City Hall. The whole restaurant can […]

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Peking Garden

Peking Garden (Haakon VIIs Gate 10, Oslo) – this is one of the oldest and most highly regarded Chinese restaurants in Oslo.  Peking Garden serves both Cantonese and Szechuan dishes and offers both à la carte and dim sum.  The restaurant is conveniently located between several of Norway’s largest tourist attractions. Just around the corner […]