Top Choice Norwegian in Oslo

Markveien Mat & Vinhus

With a hint of truffle oil or a dash of dill, the cooks at Markveien make Norwegian cooking unforgettable. The restaurant focuses on using local seafood and meat, as well as organic produce, to create its delectable…
Top Choice Indian in Oslo

Punjab Tandoori

Full of the richness and flavours of the north of the subcontinent, this simple canteen-style affair serves spot-on curries that would stand out in India let alone Oslo. It's a real neighbourhood institution for the…
Top Choice Norwegian in Oslo


A stand-out choice in Oslo; the Fauna is all hip, modern elegance with its large, open kitchen, massive, well-stocked bar and a menu that turns stodgy old Norwegian food into culinary art that's good enough to have …
Top Choice Norwegian in Oslo

Hos Thea

Krone for Krone, this place, with its creative dishes such as locally caught lobster ravioli with an apple and curry sauce or duck in rosehip sauce, is arguably the best place to eat in Oslo.
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Oslo


Graze on mezes or tuck into a more substantial lunch, including such tummy pleasers as homemade falafels and a veggie coucous soup, at this totally chilled Norwegian-run, Middle-East–flavoured restaurant bursting wi…
Seafood in Oslo

Fisherman's Coop

If the weather is nice, the local meal of choice is peel-and-eat shrimp, eaten dockside with a fresh baguette, mayonnaise and just a touch of lemon. In the summer, you can buy shrimp from the Fisherman’s Coop.
Cafe in Oslo

Fru Hagen

The low-key and always full Fru Hagen (Mrs Garden) serves snacks, light meals and appealing mains such as local sausage with mushrooms and onion. Its location facing Olaf Ryes plass also makes it good for people-wat…
Norwegian in Oslo

Dr Kneipp's Vinbar

If you're not in the mood for the formal dining room of its sister establishment, Markveien Mat & Vinhus, slide into one of the dark wooden booths at Dr Kneipp's next door for finger food with a strong Spanish a…
International in Oslo


On a small side street lined with cafes and restaurants, Rust is bright, colourful and 100% modern Oslo. It has plenty of outdoor seating and loads of blankets for when it gets cold. Good for a quiet cocktail, heart…
Seafood in Oslo

Solsiden Seafood

Solsiden means 'sunny side' in Norwegian, which explains why this place is so popular among sun-craving locals. Located inside a grey warehouse, and often overlooked by massive cruise ships, on the opposite side of …