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Jonas B Gundersen, nestled in Kongsberg, a few miles away from Oslo, can easily be mistaken for a book and record store. This space is actually a charming little restaurant that also nurtures art forms. The walls are embellished with portraits of Jazz maestros and paraphernalia: records, instruments and music sheets. If you ever get lost in the musical past here, the alluring aromas of freshly prepared Italian food are sure to bring you back to the present.
Nestled close to the bank of the Nybrufoss river, in the heart of the city, Barolo restaurant serves tantalizing Italian cuisine. Begin your meal with an appetizer of shellfish or lobster prepared in alluring cognac, wine and white sauce. Follow it up with a sumptuous fare of pasta or entrees made with fish, meat or poultry. A tiramisu or cake is the perfect finish for your meal. Accompany your food with a wine from their collection.
Sharing its address with Restaurant Opsahlgården, Christians Kjeller is a basement bar frequented by music lovers. There are some great musical performances that take place here, mostly by local bands playing country and blues music. It's not just the music that attracts patrons, though; you can pair wines with something from the tapas menu, and steaks are also on offer.
Although located in the Henie-Onstad Cultural Center, it is worth seeing in its own right. It is a combination of fine arts and excellent and fantastic food. BØLGEN & MOI Høvikodden has been influenced by the contemporary art exhibited throughout the whole building: modern and elegant, but with a good sense of humor. The food is stimulating, creative and varied and the dishes are presented like true works of art. The wine list is excellent and the personnel are always ready to assist in your selection.
Only 15 minutes from the city center, Frognerseteren is frequented by nature lovers before or after a hike in the surrounding woods. The underground runs almost all the way up to this café-restaurant where guests can sample traditional Norwegian food and enjoy a panoramic view of the Oslo fjord. The restaurant offers three, four and five-course meals. Various kinds of entertainment are organized from time to time.
With an open-air bar and a picturesque surround, Holmenkollen Restaurant is a must visit. Its location in Holmenkollen- one of the most renowned ski-areas of the city makes it a popular place for locals and tourists alike. Dig into splendid Scandinavian fare as you take in the snow-covered peaks that invoke a mystery and a sense of adventure. The Reinsdyr med skogsopp og selleripuré or reindeer meat cooked with mushrooms and celery is worth writing home about due to its rich flavor and smooth texture. Finish off with the Creme Brulee that melts in the mouth.
Santinos Sjølyst has everything you'd wish from a traditional Italian eatery- home-style food, intimate atmosphere and friendly service. Not hard to spot, this restaurant in Skøyen is a quite popular lunch spot for businesses in the area. The setting is cozy enough but not claustrophobic, and the red themed decor lends the interiors an understated style. From fresh antipasti and traditional pastas to thin-crust pizzas, the menu doesn't run out of options. Even desserts are in place. For those with allergies, the gluten-free pizzas and pastas are a boon!
It was started in 1999 by three Norwegian athletes who acquired the taste of sushi while on their travels abroad and missed it when at home. House of Sushi - Skøyen serves dainty sushi delicacies made from fresh fish that will just delight you if you are a sushi lover.
In the meat-loving region of Oslo, it is rare to find an eatery that exclusively serves vegetarian and vegan food. Krishnas Cuisine is one such rare gem that offers diners a healthy meal. They even provide guests with a gluten-free preparation upon request. Gorge on a meal of aromatic basmati rice, vegetable dishes, salads and soups. Accompany your meal with a health drink like herbal tea, organic coffee or lassi (yogurt drink). Be assured, at Krishnas Cuisine, there is something for everyone. All their fares are offered at reasonable rates, so it won't burn a hole in your pockets!
Nodee is an Asian delight in a Norwegian setting. This restaurant & sushi bar doles out delightful Asian food. Sushi dishes and Chinese cuisine from the Szechuan province are a regular fare in this place. There is also an extensive wine list to complement your meal. Summers are even more special here, as the patio is now open for people to enjoy Nodee's special Asian Salad right under the sun.
A very pleasant feeling rests over Mistral Cafe at Majorstua. The menu is appealing, packed with choices. They also offer tasty desserts. Big mirrors, old lithographic art, candles, books, a fireplace and a grand piano give an air of elegance and nostalgia. This family-friendly restaurant offers you delicious preparations like beef tenderloin with béarnaise sauce and reindeer fillet with creamy mushroom sauce. A wine list is also offered.
Located at the edge of Huk Bygdøy, Hukodden is a family-run, beach restaurant with one of the best views in the area. With the options of open-air, private and indoor seating available, every event celebrated here becomes even more special. Given that the restaurant is only open in summers and the varying open times, it is a good idea to check with the management before venturing at Hukodden. For a good price, delectable Mediterranean menu which emphasizes on seafood and decent service, Hukodden is the perfect option for a lazy afternoon at the beach.