Nygata 2-6, Fredrikstad, NO, 1607
- Phone: (47) 69 39 30 00
- Fax: (47) 69 39 30 01
Situated in the heart of Karl Johans, O'Learys is a fun joint to be at. The ambiance is cool and sporty, attracting all the football and skiing lovers to enjoy the game over cocktails and beer. Try their chicken wings, barbeque chicken, nachos and dip, quesadillas and lots more. The venue is also offered for a number of parties and private celebrations; and special events are also organized during big games. Visit the website for detailed information.
The café at Grand Hotel was a favorite of Norwegian painter Edvard Munch and playwright Henrik Ibsen (he still has his own table). Even if absinthe-drinking anarchists and crazy artists no longer frequent the restaurant, Grand is still an important meeting place and serves a fantastic prawn sandwich. You will find Norway's largest sandwich, pastry and salad buffet here, and the à la carte menu offers a wide selection of excellent dishes.
Basic fare in cozy and rustic surroundings characterizes the Egon restaurant chain. The menu contains everything from steaks and fish to tacos and hamburgers and also features a special menu for children. In addition to all this Egon offers a daily all-you-can-eat pizza buffet. The main branch is located on Karl Johan street, not far from Stortinget. Other branches are located at Byporten shopping center and in the suburb of Nordstrand. The kitchen closes at 11:30p.
Smuget is one of the largest and most nightclubs in Oslo, with three stages, seven bars and a happening dance floor. Well-known live acts from around the world often appear at this club, as well as famous DJs. This is also a great place for spotting Norwegian celebrities. The club can get very crowded on weekends, so be sure to arrive early to ensure your spot.
New Orleans Restaurant & Cajun Cafe is one of the few restaurants in Oslo that delights its patrons with tantalizing flavors of Cajun and Creole cuisine. This family-run dining space has been welcoming guests into its warm ambiance since it was founded in 2005. The jambalaya and crawfish dishes are highly recommended. The restaurant's yard houses a cafe that operates from May through October, where you can enjoy your food in the cool breeze, while listening to tunes strummed by musicians.
Located in the heart of the city of Oslo, Løvebakken is an Italian restaurant, a popular lunch spot for people who work in the adjoining financial area. Elegantly decorated, with an option of out-door seating, it has a quiet, semi-casual atmosphere. Løvebakken also allows for private parties and events, providing food, drinks music, for more than 80 people. With a fair price, good food, choicest of Italian wines, and excellent service, this restaurant makes for a pleasant experience.
Inside Håndverkeren's 100 year-old walls you can enjoy a good meal surrounded by a classic interior. Old tools and inscriptions on the walls associate with different crafts, and beautiful, arched glass-paintings together with big wrought-iron lamps create an elegant atmosphere. A mature, pleasant clientele characterizes this restaurant, which offers traditional Norwegian meat and fish dishes. The tiramisu of the house is recommended as a dessert.
Best Western Hotell Bondeheimen's resident eatery, Kaffistova is well deserving of all the fame that has come its way. If you want to try local Norwegian specialties, this restaurant is one of the best in Oslo, what with its vast assortment of scrumptious dishes that taste deliciously homemade. If you've been wondering where to try rømmegrøt (sour cream porridge) or raspeballer (potato dumplings), this is the place for you. In addition to the list of savory specials, this hotel eatery also offers you some marvelous freshly-baked cakes.
Last Train on Karl Johan Street has a long tradition of housing musicians, especially those with a predilection for rock. It has been the starting-point for countless Norwegian chart-raiders and flops, and is still important for those who want to be seen with the right people. If you feel like taking a break from the ultra-trendy and fashionable parts of Oslo, Last Train is a useful hideout. The beer is inexpensive and staff and patrons alike are generally nice and welcoming. Even the bouncers have a nice reputation.
The first thing that comes to mind when you think about a world famous cafe chain is the Hard Rock Cafe. The city of Oslo has a Hard Rock Cafe as well, and it is the perfect example of Scandinavian design and architecture blended in with new age American lifestyle. With dragon head arcs, resembling old Viking Boats, Nordic styled bars made beautifully out of wood, Scandinavian paintings and antiques well placed around the cafe, the place has an authentic Nordic Charm to it. Try out the Hickory Smoked Chicken Wings, Caipirinha, or White Russian from the exemplary menu while you enjoy live rock performances on stage. Browse through the exclusive collection for stylish merchandise or simply sit back and relax with a drink.
This is not a big restaurant, but it is a nice place to have lunch between 11a and 3p, and later on to choose from a menu of traditional Spanish dishes. Many of them are different kinds of meat grilled on an old-fashioned coal grill. The restaurant has successfully recreated a Spanish atmosphere. It is a nice place, and just as informal as a barbeque restaurant is supposed to be. Their specialty is, of course, paella, but they also offer a wide range of grilled meat dishes.
Nestled in the heart of the city, Oriental Restaurant welcomes visitors to feast on delectable flavors of Chinese cuisine. This restaurant offers diners a casual space to enjoy Cantonese and Szechuan dishes. A specialty of this place is their extensive variety of dimsum. They also offer a range of seafood, meat and poultry dishes blended with sauces and herbs to create rich exotic flavors. Finish your meal with a sweet dessert. An array of wines are also available to complement your food.