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Grefsenkollen Restaurant

) #175 of 1,169 Restaurants in Oslo $$$$ European, ,
Grefsenkollveien 100, Oslo 0490, Norway
+47 22 79 70 60
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (8 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
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Opens in 7 min
All hours
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Grefsenkollveien 100, Oslo 0490, Norway
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A 15 minute drive from the center you find this lovely perl of a place on the roof of Oslo. Worth the find, lovely terrace and really gourmet food.

Thank AinaK2013
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We phoned ahead and though we were too alte for lunch were told we would be able to have soup. Arrived and were denied soup and sent downstairs for pizza. The service was lacking downstairs with a girl more interested in other things. Finally amanaged...More

Grefsenkollen, Informasjonssjef at Grefsenkollen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

We are sorry to hear that you had a bad experience during your last visit. Our kitchen closes at 15 for lunch, unless we have any pre-booked tables so unfortunately you were probably too late. That the bar service was bad is something we will...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

With a group of more than 75 people ... and nevertheless the restaurant managed to welcome us in an excellent atmosphere and to serve an amazing dinner ! thanks

1  Thank philippemW3537RY
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We came to Grefsenkollen for the views, which were incredible. You're looking out over the entire city and the mountains and water beyond! We realized we got there a little early for sunset, so we popped inside to enjoy a beer. The bartender was friendly,...More

1  Thank AlnAbroad
Reviewed 10 May 2017

great way to spend an afternoon. you can take a car or bus to the top, but i recommend to walk to the top. good beers on tap and great pizzas.

1  Thank Joona R
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Cannot recommend enough. If you are in Oslo you should absolutely take the detour here.. Although not in town it's easy enough to get to via public transport or car- we took a bus from town which got us most of the way there and...More

1  Thank Kellywhotravels
Grefsenkollen, Informasjonssjef at Grefsenkollen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for very nice feedback :)

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Probably the best spot in Oslo for an amazing panoramic view over Oslo fjord. Cozy atmosphere and definately a picturesques venue. Popular among the locals and frequently visited during a sunny Saturday or Sunday.

Thank Elisabethmh
Reviewed 8 February 2017

When you make your reservation be sure to tell them you want to eat a meal otherwise all you can get is dessert. The service was friendly and good. The view is just amazing. The decor is rustic and welcoming. We had fish soup which...More

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 15 November 2016

There might be only a few other spots which can be better than Grefsenkollen Restaurant in terms of panoramic view over Oslo fjord. The sight from there is simpy dreamy ! Such a great reward after an awesome hike in Lillømarka (or a cross-country ski...More

Thank LG-Aude-LG
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The 5 course menu is a great experience in trying different flavors from scallops with artichoke, walnut and capers-beurre blanc to beetroot soup with goat cheese, beets and dill. The Gooseberries with vanilla and ginger ice cream is also very tasty. The atmosphere tries to...More

Thank sptsilva
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$118
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grefsenkollveien 100, Oslo 0490, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 79 70 60
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Grefsenkollen restaurant is located in a building from 1926 with a fantastic view over Oslo. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner (Tuesday - Sunday), but with very different menus. For lunch we are open from 12pm and you can choose between a 1-3 course lunch, a delicious soup of the day or Caesar salat. For dinner we serve a 3-course and a 5-course gourmet meal made from the best ingredients available. Table bookings mandatory. Grefsenkollen also has several meeting rooms and is available for everything from small, intimate meetings to big conferences. We also host all kinds of private parties like weddings and birthday parties.
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