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Lofotstua

#86 of 1,211 Restaurants in Oslo
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, ,
Kirkeveien 40, Oslo 0368, Norway
+47 22 46 93 96
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options
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Kirkeveien 40, Oslo 0368, Norway
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a place in Oslo with an authentic and homemade flair and taste to it, this may very well be the place! Situated in Majorstuen and conveniently close to The Vigeland Sculpture Park, this unpretentiously looking restaurant has been around for decades...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KeaNor
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience. I tried my first seal and my girlfriend had a wonderful fish. The owner was amazing and explained us lots about both the fish and the fisheries. Totally recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marco T
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Adjacent to the Vigelandspark and Frogner in Oslo, in Majorstua, lies the "hidden" treasure of Lofotsua, almost invisible from the outside. The restaurant's interiors are quite modest and a bit .."aged", but as soon as you get the "overwhelming"menu you realize you've come to a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank johnsmith1410
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Simply the most remarkable home cooked authentic Norwegian food you will in Oslo. After not being very satisfied with most of the overly priced dinners I had in the downtown area, I truly needed something wholesome and real in the way of an authentic seafood/fish...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank David Y
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Simple cooked fish but wonderful. Traditional, relaxed restaurant. Flavours of fish were 👌🏼 waiter helpful. Lovely evening 🤗

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LindsayT404
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

After reading many good feedback we decided to try it. First impression was pretty bad, dirty table cloth and waiter kind but bad dressed, we hade bad sensastions also when we were told there were few fishes. By the way we had 2 starters and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank davidet2014
Jan Hugo J, Eier at Lofotstua, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hello and sry that your expectations was not as exoected. That week i could not attend the resturant, and had to have another chef to run the kitchn that week. Should you ever be back, am surfe i can give you the experience you looked...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018

I have been to Lofotstua many times over the years, but this was my first visit after the retirement of Kjell Jenssen, who owned and operated it. He left it to his son, Jan Hugo, who does a fair job keeping up the tradition. When...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SrgnFsh
Jan Hugo J, Eier at Lofotstua, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Sry for your experience this time. While you in the past have always visited us in the summer, its always been plentyfull of fish to choose from. Unfortunately you visited us at the end of the Skrei seasons, when we offer very litte Else. You...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very old style restaurant. You won’t find things like fish&chips here. But you’ll get to choose my kinds of Norwegian fish, some are rare to the people from other parts of the world, and have it cooked in a traditional Lofoten style....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tat_Tatchai
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were looking for a place with traditional Norwegian food, and this restaurant turned out to be close to our hotel. We chose to have a lunch there after visiting Vigeland Park, and we definitely were not disappointed. This is a family-run restaurant, with a...More

Date of visit: November 2016
2  Thank PabloG4106
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Close to the Vigeland Sculpture park, we decided to get a late lunch here (3pm when it opens) and we were only people in there with one chef and one waitress. This would ring alarm bells to some but for us, it was an absolute...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Richard W
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MAtraveler01778
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Response from James K | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I'm sure they can handle you group's needs. Go early, place is small. Well worth it!
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agjohn44
7 May 2015|
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Response from James s | Reviewed this property |
In norway you can pay with norwegian currency only...but also all the major creditcards .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirkeveien 40, Oslo 0368, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 46 93 96
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