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Karl Johans gate 31, Oslo 0159, Norway
+47 981 82 000
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00:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
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Hours:
Sun 00:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 11:00
Sat 00:00 - 23:00
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must say I miss the old open sandwich and cake buffet. The "new" grand was neither modern or classic. The food was okey and the service poor.

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Munich, Germany
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grand has only a short menu, but I have tried most of the dishes and was always satisfied. Service quality is good and the place has a good atmosphere thanks to thoughtful decoration.

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Thank donroberto888
Isla Vista, California
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39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Had a christmas dinner here a couple of years ago. The food was nice and the service was also pretty good. Stylish place.

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Thank lars_ostgaard
Oslo, Norway
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The Grand hotel is newly refurbished and an icon and jewel in the very heart of Oslo. The historic Grand Café - a top restaurant - is welcoming and enjoyable. Good for a great meal or people watching. Good for business and pleasure alike.

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Thank Viking-Headhunter
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The breakfast here is unbelievable. Totally worth the price, and with a large variety of foods, it's the best available in the area.

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Thank 750frequenttraveller
Edmonton, Canada
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Grand Hotel Oslo. This was whrre one has breakfast if dtsying at hotel. Where Ibsen hung out. Food was buffet style, generous and overall good

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Thank eyespyabike
Morgantown, West Virginia
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I have wanted to eat at the Grand Cafe since I was a teenager, this year with my daughter I finally did and it was a wonderful experience! We had medium sized meals for lunch, a perfect amount of food and not too pricey as is often the case for Norwegian restaurants. I had grilled cauliflower and my daughter had... More 

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Thank 718Kat
Samara, Russia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It is not about Grand Cafe indeed, it is about Grand Hotel Bar on the up floor with perfect view on the city, tasty beer, Ele and snack and good atmosphier to have a talk after business day. Just ask guys from Grand Cafe how to get on the Bar and they will help you with pleasure. please alsays visit... More 

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Thank Maxim K
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Menu is limited but food is tasty, strange music, waiters don' t understand Norwegian or... The restaurant looks fine, but not sure if the room solution is optimal. Unrealised success?!

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Thank Liv B
Oslo, Norway
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112 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We went for the three course Express Lunch, which at best was slow lunch. They offered coffee on the house as compensation. Food tasted well and was nicely presented. The restaurant itself is worth a visit based on the interior alone. Cool and full of history.

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Thank Mads O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 95
Cuisine
International, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
Monday
06:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
00:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karl Johans gate 31, Oslo 0159, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 981 82 000
Description
The Grand Cafe first opened in 1874. In the restaurant, Henrik Ibsen would eat his daily lunch and Edvard Munch once offered to swap the painting ‘Sick Girl’ in return for 100 steak dinners. Now, more than 140 years later a new era has begun. A new restaurant and an extensive wine cellar.

We are looking forward to welcoming new and returning guests, starting the next chapter.

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