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Cafe Skansen

) #63 of 1,169 Restaurants in Oslo $$ - $$$ European, , Gluten Free Options
Raadhusgata 32, Oslo 0151, Norway
+47 24 20 13 11
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Raadhusgata 32, Oslo 0151, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife, son and I landed late in the day in Oslo and got to our hotel around 6pm. We were looking for a local place with local fare and this restaurant was recommended by the concierge for it's proximity, food and local flair. We...More

Thank David B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You need to eat in this restaurant. All dishes were amazing. The service was great. The place is great. They have a wonderful terrace. We ate Lamb, Salmon and Entrecôte! Everything is wonderful!. I recommend to go! 😂👍🏻

Thank Samurai10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a visit maybe more for the atmosphere and location more than the food, even though the food is ok too. But the scenery :) You are in the very heart of the Old Oslo, practically on the border between Akershus Fortress from 1300...More

Thank Kiss B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for supper on a day the restaurant was not real busy. Took forever to get a waitress to take our orders. The food was average (whale and salmon). Then we couldn't seem to find someone to give us our bill. There are better...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walked by here and decided to sit down for some lunch and a glass of wine. I ordered the salmon and it was the best salmon I've ever had. The sauce and vegetables in the dish were perfect. So good and would highly recommend. Atmosphere...More

Thank Ronli T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just got off a twelve hour flight and wasn't ready to eat so I followed the server's instructions not to be served by her on the patio where she said I could only sit after serving myself at the bar?!!? Yeah it was one...More

Thank Papa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by staff at our hotel, we ate at Cafe Skansen last night, and everything was perfect. From our appetizers (Duck Confit and Fish Soup) to out mains (Ribeye and Minke Whale), our food was very tasty and cooked just the way we like it....More

Thank Marcus R
HeleneSvensen, Leder  at Cafe Skansen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this great review, Marcus R ! So happy to read that you are pleased :) We wish you an awesome summer!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner in Cafe Skansen was one of the highlights of a long weekend in Oslo - the fish soup alone would justify making the journey! The decision to order lamb for main course also turned out to be a good choice. A good range of...More

Thank Strathallan
HeleneSvensen, Leder  at Cafe Skansen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A big thank you for this great review, Strathallan - we are so happy that you enjoyed your visit at Cafe Skansen!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice outdoor seating. We had sun until 2100. Charming and attentive waiter. The skagenrøre was tasty. The entrecôte came with an ample serving of seasoned butter, two asparges and baked potatoes. The meat was nice, but it was quite a tiny piece. The potatoes...More

Thank EllenChr
HeleneSvensen, Leder  at Cafe Skansen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback! We wish you a wonderful summer!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good cafe restaurant in oslo we sat outside to enjoy the good weather we had. food was modern and was delicious very affordable too.

Thank thd007
HeleneSvensen, Leder  at Cafe Skansen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback, thd007 :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raadhusgata 32, Oslo 0151, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 24 20 13 11
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Enjoy the cozy French atmosphere in combination with Scandinavian and European dining. Serving both inside and out, with lovely views to the Akershus Fortress and Oslo Town Hall Square.
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