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Norwegian Rain

Bergen comes to Oslo! The west-coast design superstar creates what might be the world's most coveted raincoats. This Oslo outpost stocks the complete range as well as creative director T-Michael’s woollen suits, det…
Top Choice Vintage in Frogner & Western Oslo

Utopia Retro Modern

Take note of this lovely 1929 functionalist shopfront before browsing the great mid-century design within; designed by Arne Korsmo and Sverre Aasland, it remains super-characteristic of the era. While you'll also fi…
Top Choice Books in Grünerløkka & Vulkan

Chillout Travel Centre

This is our kind of shop: good coffee, tasty dishes from around the world (dhal from India, snacks from Italy and cakes from...where else but Norway), loads of travel essentials such as bags and shoes, and a travel …
Top Choice Books in Grünerløkka & Vulkan

Cappelens Forslag

Both a rare and cult lit dealer and cafe, this bookshop is set to be your new favourite. Make yourself at home on the front-room sofa with a good coffee and browse your way through its first editions and other gems,…
Food & Drinks in St Olafs Plass, Bislett & St Hanshaugen

Gutta På Haugen

For picnic or self-catering supplies, head to this well-stocked St Hanshaugen institution. There's a huge cheese selection with both Norwegian and European produce, a lovely array of local sausages and boxes of the …
Books in City Centre


A social hub as much as a bookshop, come for its large range of English-language books and stay for a reading or performance. There's a large LGBT section and a basement full of comics and graphic novels.
Fashion & Accessories in City Centre


New flagship of this fast-growing Norwegian label, known for its easy basics as well as seasonal collections that combine Scandinavian simplicity with a pretty, playful edge.
Fashion & Accessories in Grünerløkka & Vulkan


Clean by Christina Ledang (a stellar local stylist) might be one of the few Norwegian labels here, but there's still a particularly 'northern' sensibility on display at this pretty shop. Garments by Danish label Nor…
Art in City Centre

Oslo Kunsthandel

Whether you're in the market for museum-quality Modernist paintings and stunning mid-century furniture or not, this commercial gallery is a fabulous browse. It hosts good shows of emerging Norwegian artists at the f…
Wine in Grünerløkka & Vulkan


This branch of the state wine and spirit chain has a good selection of French, Italian and Spanish wines, including well-priced French wine in plastic screw-cap bottles, excellent for picnicking by the river. Note: …