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Markveien Mat & Vinhus

#56 of 1,117 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Wine Bar, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International
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Torvbakkgata 12 | Grünerlokka - Sofienberg, Oslo 0550, Norway
+47 22 37 22 97
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely restaurant in Grünerløkka. These people know what they're doing. The place has a lot of charm, and it welcomes you with open arms, whether you arrive in jeans with a few mates for a laid back night out, or in a fancy dress with your partner for a stylish celebration. The food is amazing, and are paired perfectly... More 

Thank nickyryder
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food and excellent wines. The waiters know very well how to select or discuss wines suitable to your plate and palate. Combined it makes for a perfect meal. I left happy.

Thank MrBanister
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, took a little too long to be seated even though we didn't have reservation. Fantastic food, wine list and sommelier. An absent-minded waiter excused himself a few times, but we thought once was enough, after that you concentrate. Wine prices were better than many other restaurants in Oslo.

Thank Allen W
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly place with superb selection of wines,knowledgeable waiters to pour it and good food to follow. Recommended to pass an easy evening This is not a cheap place, you can easily get to 700-1000 NOK per person for meal +wine. However it is good value.

Thank Avi P
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We, my wife and I, visited this French-inspired restaurant with two couples from the US. With its small rooms, it may appear a little cramped, but we got an excellent, corner table. We ate the three-course meal of the day consisting of pasta, slow-roasted pork and a dessert. The waiter insisted on choosing the appropriate wines to go with the... More 

Thank Harald K
Suffield, Connecticut
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131 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our hotel recommended that we get away from the port area and try Markveien. The service was terrific. These guys know their wines, and they do wine flights with the tasting menus. One of our group is seriously lactose intolerant, and they made sure that he ate as well as the rest of us.

Thank Colona1988
Stavanger, Norway
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent and food was good, recommended! The blueberry sorbet was amazing! Lots of great wines for every course of the meal

Thank Smurfz87
Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I had entercote in this resturant. Great food, perfect combination of additional vegetables with delicious souce which was unique.

Thank Mohammad K
Denver, Colorado
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

This was the best restaurant we ate at during our stay in Oslo. All of the other customers were Norwegian, so far was we could tell. Markveien is in the hip Grunerlokka area, and you won't find that many tourists who have ventured up here. But Markveien Mat & Vinhus is well worth the trip. The food was absolutely first... More 

Thank Dough2000
Seoul, South Korea
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

It was nice People were easy going great tasting deserts They had good service But slow table cleaning system. I overall loved it

Thank MJ2648

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$34
European, Wine Bar, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torvbakkgata 12 | Grünerlokka - Sofienberg, Oslo 0550, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 37 22 97
Since the very beginning, 20 years ago, this restaurant in Oslo's Grünerløkka has been renowned for its excellent food, wide selection of wines and friendly service. Business people relax in the homely atmosphere for a good meal and friends gather for an informal evening out. The menu features lamb and crayfish as specialities, when in season. Next door is Norway's very first winebar, Dr. Kneipp's, with a wine list of hundreds of vintages, and a very reasonably priced dish of the day.

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