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Cuisine of Oslo for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Fans of gastronomic tourism will certainly enjoy Oslo restaurants as simply each facility in this city has its own special charm and atmosphere. Dyna Fyr restaurant occupies one of charming old houses. This place is widely known among visitors for its wonderful seafood dishes. Stuffed fish with herbs, mussels and squid - you can find many delicacies among the dished offered by this restaurant.
A prestigious and high-class hotel in Oslo, Continental, is open not far from the center of the city. The historical hotel has kept its authentic look as much as possible, so even nowadays, … Open
Sult restaurant is one of the most prominent places dedicated to the national cuisine. Among the specialties of this place are such dishes as grilled salmon, which is usually served with potato salad, and grilled chicken breast with herbs and mushrooms. The location of the restaurant titled Det Gamle Raadhus is a beautiful historic building. This is one of the best restaurants in Oslo. During warm months of a year the restaurant’s tables are located on the terrace, so during the meal visitors can enjoy the surrounding attractions of the restaurant. Fish dishes make up the basis of the restaurant’s menu. Chefs of Det Gamle Raadhus offer visitors to taste more than forty special author dishes.
Highest quality dishes representing home cooking can be found in Holmenkollen restaurant. For breakfast you can enjoy widest choice of pies with fresh coffee, and for dinner visitors are recommended to try excellent meat and fish dishes. Tante Olivia is the most famous restaurant dedicated to Italian cuisine. Aromatic Asparagi pizza, traditional Alfredo spaghetti and excellent Italian wines will surely satisfy any visitor. Fans of Thai cuisine will definitely enjoy Bangkok Thai restaurant, where they are welcome to try widest choice of dishes from traditional Tom Yum soup and Thai salads, to exotic delicacies. The restaurant’s interior deserves particular mentioning – the hall of Bangkok Thai is decorated with beautiful Thai paintings and other "oriental" décor elements. Copyright
Fans of the culture of the past will not be limited in the choice of hotels in Oslo. Most probably, they will be fascinated with the charming Saga Hotel Oslo. This hotel is open in a … Open
Seafood remains an important ingredient in the regional cuisine in Oslo. Local fine cuisine restaurants offer lobsters and crabs cooked by famous chefs. The regional cuisine is also famous for its fish soups. There are dozens of various soup types, including soft and creamy ones, spicy soups, or soups cooked on the basis of tomato sauce.
Akershus Festning Oslo Lutefisk is one of the most unusual fish dishes that one can taste in Oslo. It is dried and aged fish that is soaked in water before eating. This unusual receipt appeared hundreds of years ago – local people were stocking fish in such an unusual way, making it possible to keep the catch eatable for several months. There are also many delicious meat dishes, for example, small fried meatballs made of minced beef meat. These meatballs are usually served together with thick sauce and a garnish – mushy peas and boiled potatoes. Boiled cow head is a lot more unusual national dish. It is usually served together with vegetable puree.
Travelers will easily find numerous romantic hotels in Oslo. For example, My City Home is an ideal apart hotel for couples. This hotel is open in a classic looking building that dates back … Open
Travelers interested in more traditional savory food will like roasted pork ribs. Potato dumplings are a popular garnish to various meat dishes. Venison stroganoff is a typical gastronomic specialty in Oslo. Dairy products also play an important role in the regional cuisine. Here it is important to mention Brunost cheese that is not easy to find outside the country. Brunost has not only a distinct taste that differs it from other locally produced varieties but also an unusual brown color that is absolutely not typical for cheese. It is possible to try Brunost not only in local restaurants but also in all markets in Oslo. Local grocery shops and supermarkets often have cheese sampling promotions as well.
THE ROYAL PALACE Small restaurants specializing in the regional cuisine are widespread in Oslo. Most of them offer game that is cooked in accordance to ancient recipes. At these restaurants, visitors can often find moose meat cooked in a special way and even dishes with reindeer meat. As a rule, such restaurants offer mouthwatering partridges. Besides a rich menu, they will pleasantly surprise visitors with an unusual décor. Such restaurants always display interesting hunting trophies and unusual historical artifacts.
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Even experienced gourmets may not be ready to try some local specialties, and the fermented Rakfisk trout is one of them. The fish is cooked in barrels during 3 to 6 months. During the fermentation process, the fish gets a specific and not pleasant smell. Despite the creepy aroma, the fish tastes amazing, and so local people like and keep eating Rakfisk. This regional specialty appeared yet during the Middle Ages. Many centuries ago, local fishermen put their catch in a barrel and forgot about it. The fish became rotten, but fishermen still decided to try it and were amazed by its unusual and delicious taste. Nowadays, the foul fish dish has become a unique local delicacy.
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Where to go for dinner in Oslo: recommended cafe and restaurants

Brasserie Sanguine
Where: Kirsten Flagstads pl. 1, Oslo;
The Ekeberg Restaurant
Where: Kongsveien 15, Oslo;
D/S Louise
Where: Stranden 3, Aker Brygge, Oslo;
Where: Stortingsgaten 24, Oslo;
Where: Bygdøy Allé 3, Oslo;
Bølgen & Moi Briskeby
Where: Løvenskiolds gate 26 Tjuvholmen Allé 5, Oslo;
Palace Grill
Where: Solligaten 2, Oslo;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Oslo
♥   Restaurant 'Arakataka' Oslo. Type - Norwegian. 0 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Brasserie Paleo' Oslo. Type - Scandinavian. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Kontrast' Oslo. Type - Scandinavian. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Happolati' Oslo. Type - Asian. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Brasserie France' Oslo. Type - French. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'restauranteik' Oslo. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Maaemo' Oslo. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Brasserie Hansken' Oslo. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Dinner' Oslo. Type - Chinese. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gamle Raadhus' Oslo. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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