Este debe ser uno de los bares más íntimos de Oslo, con apenas suficiente lugar para cinco mesas pequeñas. El ambiente es cálido, con un sutil estilo de los años 50. Su principal atracción es su propietario, Jan Varden. Es uno de los pocos entusiastas en Noruega que adora preparar cocteles, y su habilidad lo ha convertido en una especie de celebridad. Si quiere lo mejor en tragos, definitivamente este es el lugar que debe visitar.
Hay uno de estos en cada ciudad importante y felizmente uno en Oslo: un lugar que luce como jazz, se siente jazz, huele a jazz y definitivamente suena a jazz. Herr Nilsen es un pequeño e íntimo café de jazz con conciertos los jueves, viernes y sábados. Los tragos tienen precios accesibles y el personal es siempre simpático. Sirven bocaditos de comida ligera. Este es el tipo de lugar donde puede sentarse y relajarse con tranquilidad.
Do you like soccer? Do you like Arsenal? If the answers are "yes", you will like Highbury. As the name implies, this is where fans of the London-based soccer team meet when the Gunners enter the field. You can also enjoy watching Norwegian and international soccer on a big-screen TV. Highbury has an atmosphere that soccer-lovers from all over the world will recognize and appreciate. Scarves, T-shirts and pictures accompany a wide variety of English and Norwegian beers, which are sold at average prices. Get in there early if there is an important match on.
What's could be better than listening to some of the best DJs in Norway while surrounded by plenty of food, alcohol, and beautiful people? Perhaps doing all of that 12 stories above the ground, atop the historic Folkteateret building, with a beautiful panoramic view of the bustling city of Oslo would be an improvement. This is the premise of Stratos. For most of the year it is rented out for weddings or corporate events, but during certain holidays and the summer months it opens up to the public as a nightclub featuring live music, DJs, and an unforgettable view. Call or email for table reservations.
This gourmet restaurant, located in the heart of Oslo's oldest neighborhood, is run by award-winning chef Bent Stiansen. A varied menu is available, compiled from the freshest and best available ingredients. The beautiful and stylistic 18th-century décor just adds to the restaurant's ambiance. The restaurant consists of five small rooms with an intimate atmosphere. The ceiling contains some of the finest stucco work in northern Europe. Guests must be suitably dressed (jacket and tie for men).
BLÅ es un club independiente en Oslo que ofrece 'jazz y sonidos relacionados' en vivo, todas las noches de la semana. Artistas contemporáneos de todo el país y extranjeros actuan aquí. DJs residentes tocan invitados los fines de semana. BLÅ tiene también aun café al aire libre en las márgenes del río Aker. El club es sede de actuaciones, tales como BLÅ, Molde en el festival internacional de jazz de Molde. BLÅ se ha crecido hasta ser uno de los clubes más grandes en su estilo de toda Escandinavia. Tiene capacidad para 300 personas, 150 sentadas.
El café en el Grand Hotel era el favorito del pintor Edvard Munch y del escritor Henrik Ibsen (todavía conserva su propia mesa). Aunque no lo frecuentan más los anarquistas bebedores de ajenjo o los artistas locos, el Grand es aún un importante lugar de encuentro y sirve un delicioso sandwich de lagostino. Encontrará el bar de sandwiches, pasteles y ensaladas más grande de Noruega. El menú a la carta le ofrece una amplia selección de excelentes platos.
There are things that are more important than music, you will say. More important than dancing, talking, drinking. Are you thinking soccer? Andy's is one of a few pubs in Oslo where the real action does not happen at night, but around 4p on Saturdays and Sundays (later on some weekdays). Andy's is lively and welcoming to all soccer-lovers. The prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is just as good as that at a match. In short, Andy's is a great place to stop by if you enjoy soccer or enjoy watching people who watch soccer. Check out the website for more.
Oslo has several soccer teams, but it is only Vålerenga that is able to make people raise their voices, shake their heads in disgust, cry or laugh. Through years of scandals this working-class team has been able to come back again and again. Their fans, called "the Clan," populate a few pubs around town, Bohemen being one of them. Several TV screens make sure that everyone who has an interest in soccer is able to get a good view; the beer is cheap, and the atmosphere open and welcoming. If you want to see what real Norwegian soccer fans look like, Bohemen is the place to go.
Last Train on Karl Johan Street has a long tradition of housing musicians, especially those with a predilection for rock. It has been the starting-point for countless Norwegian chart-raiders and flops, and is still important for those who want to be seen with the right people. If you feel like taking a break from the ultra-trendy and fashionable parts of Oslo, Last Train is a useful hideout. The beer is inexpensive and staff and patrons alike are generally nice and welcoming. Even the bouncers have a nice reputation.
The first thing that comes to mind when you think about a world famous cafe chain is the Hard Rock Cafe. The city of Oslo has a Hard Rock Cafe as well, and it is the perfect example of Scandinavian design and architecture blended in with new age American lifestyle. With dragon head arcs, resembling old Viking Boats, Nordic styled bars made beautifully out of wood, Scandinavian paintings and antiques well placed around the cafe, the place has an authentic Nordic Charm to it. Try out the Hickory Smoked Chicken Wings, Caipirinha, or White Russian from the exemplary menu while you enjoy live rock performances on stage. Browse through the exclusive collection for stylish merchandise or simply sit back and relax with a drink.
Established in 2009, SO is gay-friendly bar for girls. The atmosphere here is lively with great music and service. Choose from an extensive selection of cocktails and wines for a romantic meal or dance the night away to the musical beats. The weekends get packed and much louder. Consider this place for private functions. Visit the website for detailed information on all their upcoming events.