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By the seaside, at the foot of Akershus Festning, you will find fish and seafood restaurant Solsiden. On a beautiful summer's evening in Oslo, this is certainly the right place to be: the views over the fjord, the sunset and the delicacies on the menu make this restaurant a popular meeting place. Crab, lobster, Norwegian haddock and sea-fish are just some of the things that are offered here, and the fresh tuna is worth a try! All this on cozy and stylish premises.
Onda Sea is a part of a restaurant complex located in Aker Brygge that constitutes three different dining concepts. 1000 square meters are divided into: Onda Asia, Onda Mezzanine and Onda Sea. Onda Sea mainly serves fish and seafood prepared in continental recipes. With spectacular views of Oslofjord and Akershus Fortress, it provides a great setting for important business lunches or a special, romantic occasion. This one may be a little tough on the pocket, but with the unparalleled food and view that it provides, Onda Sea is definitely worth it!
Nestled high up on the 34th floor of Oslo's Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, 34 Restaurant is an ideal place to enjoy dinner while taking in magnificent views of the surrounding regions. This elegant space offers tantalizing fares from Scandinavian cuisine. The chefs love surprising their guests with a refreshing menu regularly. Do try out their seafood made from fresh catch. Surrounded by long paneled glass windows, the nighttime view of the illuminated city from here, is truly marvelous.
At the tip of Aker Brygge, with the sea right outside its door, it's not surprising that this restaurant serves only the best and freshest products. All types of fish, from salmon to cod to monkfish, are served fresh and cooked in a variety of sauces. Try to get an outdoor table in the summer, especially in the evenings. Along with the view of late evening sunlight on the fjord, you will have the advantage of a cheaper menu.
Sanguine Brasserie is a trendy restaurant located in Oslo Opera House that mainly serves Italian, Spanish and French cuisine. Needless to say, the guests here are connoisseurs of art and music who frequent the opera house. With an option of open air seating, it provides one of the best views of Oslofjord. Some would say that Sanguine Brasserie is a little expensive, however, after experiencing the good food, good wine and an exquisite view, they will forgive it for being so.
Located on the scenic Ekeberg Hill, this eatery provides a breathtaking and panoramic view of Oslo city. The focus of the restaurant is on serving international cuisine prepared to suit contemporary tastes. Outdoor seating is available, allowing you to soak in the view, but the menu is reportedly more extensive in the indoor section. They also have banquet and conference facilities. The food here is pricey, but the view and experience are unforgettable. So go ahead, plan your next event here!
Located on the island of Lille Herbern, a short ferry-ride away from Oslo, Lille Herbern, the restaurant, opened in 1929, is considered one of the oldest restaurants in the city. Offering a number of activities for quality time together, the island itself is a welcome respite for people harrowed by city stress. Added to that, the factor of good food makes this experience absolutely wonderful. Needless to say, any private or corporate events arranged here will be unforgettable. The restaurant menu, emphasizing on seafood, consists of season-based cuisine. Only open during summers, the restaurant is almost always pre-booked; hence, reservations are advisable. Whether it is the island activities, the restaurant atmosphere or the food, visiting Lille Herbern once will leave you begging for more.
Located at the edge of Huk Bygdøy, Hukodden is a family-run, beach restaurant with one of the best views in the area. With the options of open-air, private and indoor seating available, every event celebrated here becomes even more special. Given that the restaurant is only open in summers and the varying open times, it is a good idea to check with the management before venturing at Hukodden. For a good price, delectable Mediterranean menu which emphasizes on seafood and decent service, Hukodden is the perfect option for a lazy afternoon at the beach.
With an open-air bar and a picturesque surround, Holmenkollen Restaurant is a must visit. Its location in Holmenkollen- one of the most renowned ski-areas of the city makes it a popular place for locals and tourists alike. Dig into splendid Scandinavian fare as you take in the snow-covered peaks that invoke a mystery and a sense of adventure. The Reinsdyr med skogsopp og selleripuré or reindeer meat cooked with mushrooms and celery is worth writing home about due to its rich flavor and smooth texture. Finish off with the Creme Brulee that melts in the mouth.