Restaurants

Top Choice Indian in Sofienberg, Grønland & Tøyen

Punjab Tandoori

This simple canteen-style affair serves spot-on northern Indian curries that are rich and highly flavoured. It's a real neighbourhood institution for the local Asian community and Norwegians in the know, and is as a…
Asian in Svolvær

Ni Hao

One of northern Norway's better Asian restaurants, Ni Hao has a lovely waterfront setting with a few outdoor tables, a stylish interior dining room and assured cooking. The beef dishes, using tender sirloin, are a r…
Cantonese in Aker Brygge & Bygdøy

Ling Ling

Aker Brygge's culinary reputation has had a boost with the opening of this contemporary Asian restaurant and bar. Drawing inspiration from the Japanese izakaya food-pub concept, but serving Cantonese sharing plates,…
Sushi in Frogner & Western Oslo

Alex Sushi

Sit around the elegant oval bar for what's widely considered Oslo's best sushi. You can order à la carte, but most regulars go the omakase route (the chef's selection; 1150kr); whichever you decide, expect perfectio…
Asian in Grünerløkka & Vulkan

Kamai

You get two restaurants here for the price of one: a shopfront casual canteen and takeaway doing sushi and bao (steam buns); and a restaurant hidden across the courtyard upstairs, serving elegant Nordic-Asian fusion…
Japanese in St Olafs Plass, Bislett & St Hanshaugen

Izakaya Oslo

Bustling basement Japanese den that vibes Tokyo dive bar but is serious about both its food and Japanese liquors. Order up big from a short menu of authentic Japanese pub food, from salted soy beans to snack on whil…
Thai in Vardø

ABC Thai

This place might look simple but it punches above its weight. Order a dish of tasty, authentic Thai cooking in – you've guessed it – mainland Europe's most northerly Thai restaurant. Accompany this with one of the 3…
Asian in Fredrikstad

Riviera Fusion

This contemporary Asian-fusion place (think stir-frys, tempura and Thai curries alongside steaks and Italian seafood grills rather than actual fusion dishes) is set in a historic shopfront and has a summer terrace o…
Thai in Bodø

Chonticha Thai

This excellent Thai restaurant does the usual range of noodles, tom yum and other soups and curries, and does them well. Good service and takeaway options make this a good change from the usual Norwegian fare.
Thai in Stavanger

Thai Cuisine

Norwegian Thai often outshines that found elsewhere in Europe and here's a fine example. There's a full menu of Thai standards; dishes have an authentic mix of dry spicing, fresh herbs and chilli. Service is effortl…