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Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options
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Stranden 71, Oslo 0250, Norway
+47 22 83 64 84
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Kaunas, Lithuania
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I found this place with TripAdvisor also it is recommended with Oslo pass. Its nice to have 20% discount with Oslo pass, because prices are pretty high due to the location (its prestige area there, near passage and water). Ordered salmon, which was nice, and used my saved money for dessert (which actually wasn't that good).

Thank AgneDabkute
Skane County, Sweden
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rustique place where you can actually have whale! So fun to try new things. I can really recommend the starter plate with little things of different Norwegian specialties, share one for two persons or you won't make it through the main course!

Thank resgladajag
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly taste of Norwegian cuisine!! We ordered kebab of whale, deer, beef & reindeer for sharing. The starter - Mix of Shrimp & dessert - Rhubab cheese cream are superb yum😋

Thank marcusc347
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was plonked on our table by a waiter who didn't seem to care and given menus. Took about 20 mins for someone to take our order for drinks. About 950 nk for glass of basic wine. Then another 20 mins to have food order taken. I had to send my main back twice as it was very cold. Even after... More 

Thank Victoria S
New York City, New York
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136 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is really amazing here but if you are a large party they limited the whole party to 3 choices off the complete menu which is strange but they claim that their kitchen is small and can't support that many different orders and that's how they been operating for the last 25 years we were able to pled with them... More 

Thank Jcxny
Kalibo, Philippines
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mouth watering norwegian food. Great location near harbor. The salmon salad i had was the best. Their burger and fish soup were good too. Service was fast and friendly but we just had to transfer to the farthest table because we could smell the gas from their open fire in the middle of the resto..

Thank bingmd
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Great location by the harbour. Whilst the menu selection was small the dishes we received were sublime, such a great mix of flavours and textures. Surprisingly good value considering the cost of Norway. Also if you buy an Oslo Pass you get 20% off here.

Thank Joe B
Hong Kong, China
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147 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The food was authentic and local, providing a good taste of the Norwegian cuisine. The service was good and the price was reasonable considering the location.

Thank PH15
Hersham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Came here between Christmas and New Year - not realising that a large percentage of restaurants close in Oslo during this period, so initially we were struggling to find anywhere to eat. We had dinner here on our 2nd evening. it's located in the trendy Aker Brygge part of Oslo and very easy to find, we went based on previous... More 

Thank Rob C
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Fresh and much better than many others. Usually I am not the seafood guy but here I learned to love it. We've had the fish soup, moose and deer. Absolutely first class. They even gave us great ideas what to do in the area when they were about to close. Thanks again for the great evening.

Thank Vanessa Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 46
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stranden 71, Oslo 0250, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 83 64 84

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?