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Bars & Cafes
Greater Oslo experiences this beautiful cafe in Ostmarka. With a pleasant ambiance, Skullerudstua is a lovely place for walks and to unwind. Serving everything, their menu consists of a great variety of dishes for dinners, luncheons as well as quick bites, waffles, beer and wine. Along with an extensive gourmet variety, consider this place for your private parties, weddings, anniversaries, Christmas parties, romantic dinners and celebrations. The meeting and conference rooms that are well-equipped with the highest quality speakers, projectors, microphones, whiteboards, and televisions, can accommodate up to 160 people. For detailed information, check out the website or call ahead.
Located across the Nylandsveien and within a walking distance of the Operahuset is the seasonal dining establishment, namely, Sukkerbiten. This lazy bar also doubles up as a music venue and along with tasty local dishes you can enjoy live music concerts featuring popular bands/artists.
By the seaside, at the foot of Akershus Festning, you will find fish and seafood restaurant Solsiden. On a beautiful summer's evening in Oslo, this is certainly the right place to be: the views over the fjord, the sunset and the delicacies on the menu make this restaurant a popular meeting place. Crab, lobster, Norwegian haddock and sea-fish are just some of the things that are offered here, and the fresh tuna is worth a try! All this on cozy and stylish premises.
Located at Oslo Central Station, Caffe Ritazza is a great place to relax and unwind while you're travelling. A chain of cafes geared towards busy travellers, it aims to make the experience as relaxing as possible, and gives them a space to revive and refresh themselves. Being stuck waiting for a train can be quite boring, and exhausting but the simple, bright space of the cafe is a nice place to spend that time with a perfectly made latte or a glass of wine. With an array of simple, fresh food like their delicious sandwiches, it's a convenient spot to have a quick bite or an indulgent dessert.
Caféteatret, as the name suggests is a brilliant concept in the field of entertainment and art. Art lovers will enjoy the plethora of exhibitions put up here from time to time. Cultural events like theatrical shows and performances, musicals, live music concerts take the centrestage at this event space. The on site cafe promises tasty delights even as you take your fill of eye catching cultural festivities. A licensed bar caters to one and all. This eclectic venue is an ideal place to host a private event or party. September to May is the peak performance season, so be sure to book your tickets well in advance for the upcoming shows. Check website for more information on event schedules.
In the middle of the Old Town, or Kvadraturen, with its plethora of restaurants, museums and galleries, you will also find Celsius. The kitchen is situated right behind the bar, so you can observe the chef at work. The menu offers light food such as sandwiches, various pasta meals and Mediterranean dishes. The food is served with homemade bread. The historic premises are filled with a warm atmosphere, partly due to the big, old-fashioned fireplace. In the summer the vastly popular outdoor area is also open (and usually very crowded). Celsius is fully licensed.
This is one of Oslo's finest patisseries. At Pascal, you can enjoy French cakes, homemade ice cream and high-quality chocolates in an old-fashioned atmosphere.You can also buy light lunch dishes such as quiche, pies and baguettes made with the careful hand of a confectioner. The end of the meal is equally delightful, what with the many delectable confections on offer.
If you are in the mood for a lazy and comfortable evening, hop into Q Lounge. The lounge, located on roof top of First Hotel Grims Grenka, is quite a happening place for drinks. The decor of the place creates a soothing and comforting ambiance. Luxurious furniture brings you the much needed comfort. The lounge also gives you a fantastic view of the city of Oslo. One can be sure to find some of the finest of cocktails here. If you are a connoisseur of champagnes, this place has it all for you. The resident Mixologist will even go as far as creating a designer cocktail just for you!
Starbucks, with multiple locations across the globe, has become synonymous with coffee. Located at the busy Central Station, this Starbucks serves up its varied caffeinated concoctions to weary travellers looking for a pick me up. A comfortable spot to relax over a cup of coffee, you can also indulge your sweet tooth from their selection of baked goods like cheese cakes and muffins. A good place to stop by if you're in a hurry, or if you have some time to spend.
Housed in a building constructed in 1641, this was the first town hall in Christiania, hence 'The Old Town Hall'. In the summer you will enjoy dining in the large outdoor section of the Gamle Raadhus. The atmosphere is well suited to both formal and casual dinners. The menu is traditional and changes seasonally with a lot of fish and game. This is the typical place to have lutefisk before Christmas. The bar has its own opening hours. In the same building you will find Teatermuseet.
Every Tuesday, Norwegian and international musicians meet for one of the most exciting jam sessions Oslo can offer. The warm green and orange colors in here take your mind away from the capital of Norway to cities miles further south, where salsa, Latin rhythms and the North-African raï dance all become natural. The guests at Cafe Sr or Club Sr as it is called on weekends, come from all corners of the world, together creating a unique atmosphere. During the day Cafe Sr offers coffee, tea and cakes; at night it changes into more of a drinking place. The bouncers have a reputation for being strict but fair.
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