Top Choice Cafe in St Olafs Plass, Bislett & St Hanshaugen

Kafe Oslo

Litteraturhuset is one of the state-run organisations dedicated to the arts and here it is all about the promotion of literature, with frequent workshops, talks and debates, not all of them in Norwegian. It's also a…
Cafe in Grünerløkka & Vulkan


One of the nearby KHiO (Oslo National Academy of the Arts) kids' cafes of choice, this 'Berlin-style' corner gem is a great place to kick back with your laptop and a late, late breakfast. There's a huge range of pas…
Cafe in Frogner & Western Oslo

Åpent Bakeri

A neighbourhood cafe that serves coffee in deep, cream-coloured bowls and has unbeatable breads and pastries. A freshly baked roll topped with homemade røre syltetøy (stirred jam) and enjoyed on the bakery's patio m…
Cafe in Grünerløkka & Vulkan

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…
Cafe in City Centre


Opposite the National Gallery, this relaxed branch of one of Norway's best cafe chains has good espresso and filter coffee, packets of coffee to take away, pastries and a good selection of filled rolls.
Cafe in Grünerløkka & Vulkan

Hønse-Louisas Hus

Stop for coffee and a waffle at Hønse-Louisas Hus, attached to an atmospheric little theatre.