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!
If you are someone who loves beers then Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri should be a must visit when visiting Norway. With a fantastic collection of the brew, both domestic and international as well as one of the best local brews, the restaurant and bar serve food that goes well with the drink. During the winters soak in the warmth from the fireplace and chill out on the patio on summers. The vibrant atmosphere, live music, TV all add to the charm of this place. Whether it is meetings or just a hangout with friends, you will love this cool place.
If you're heading out for a special evening in Oslo then make Olivia at Hegdehaugsveien one of your stops. As the black placard welcoming you to the restaurant reads, this 'trattoria, pizzeria and enoteca' delivers an authentic Italian experience with style. At Olivia's you will find yourself surrounded by young and cool folks, mostly locals from the elite district. The decor itself is laid out to create an upscale atmosphere that is not just intimate but also rustic. The two-storeyed indoor dining space is dominated by a centerpiece tree, while the garden is interspersed with awnings, heat lamps and elegant patio furniture- perfect to coze up with wine and a blanket on a cold winter evening. But however lovely the setting, the main draw here remains the food, mostly the traditional pizzas. The a la carte lunch menu has all the Italian standbys in place, from the Carpaccio, Insalata Parmigiana, Pizza con Funghi to Pollo Arrosto. Handpicked wines from their personal cellar complement the food with a finesse that makes the dining experience truly unforgettable. So reserve ahead!
Traditionally a meeting place for artists, it has recently become popular with a mixed crowd of musicians, bohemians, actors and students. Lorry has close to 200 different beers, a good Norwegian menu and a buzzing atmosphere. There are comfy leather sofas and the art on the wall exudes elegance. Lorry is located very close to the Royal Palace. Those wishing to combine culinary and artistic experiences will also find Kunstnernes Hus and Asur gallery nearby.
The building is from the 17th Century and the food is good, in an old-fashioned Norwegian style. During Christmas season, you cannot miss the traditional lutefisk. The first floor of Stortorvets Gjastgiveri, has a section reserved for private parties. In the summer, dine outdoors at the beautiful garden. The cafe on the ground floor, serves simpler traditional meals, cakes and sandwiches. On the other side of the square is Oslo Cathedral, built around the same time.
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.
Since its establishment in 2006, the restaurant Olivia has come to be known as one of the city's go to choices for traditional Italian fare. Boasting a lovely waterfront location, with splendid views of the fijord and the Akershus castle, Olivia offers an elegant, yet rustic ambiance that is perfect for a casual meal with family, friends and colleagues. Although best known for its pizzas, the restaurant also offers a selection of salads, pastas, appetizers and desserts that have been prepared using authentic recipes and traditional ingredients from Italy. Tuck in to a slice of their Nepoletana pizza or a serving of the Lasagna Della Casa and you will find yourself transported to the streets of Italy. Spread across two levels, with ample outdoor seating as well, Olivia is a great choice for just about any occasion.