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Herr Nilsen

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Address: CJ Hambros Plass 5, Oslo 0164, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 33 54 05
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Good music venue

attended a Frank Sinatra Christmas songbook event -- sounds cheesey but was brilliant. Go early for a seat. Pub is small and popular. £7 for a pint of murphy's so slightly dearer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Dundee, United Kingdom

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

attended a Frank Sinatra Christmas songbook event -- sounds cheesey but was brilliant. Go early for a seat. Pub is small and popular. £7 for a pint of murphy's so slightly dearer than other Oslo pubs

Thank scottishjourno26
Slough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We saw the Christiania 12, a New Orleans style 12 piece jazz band, who were absolutely superb. It was 150 krone each entrance, and of course, the drinks weren't cheap (where are they cheap in Oslo?) but it was well worth it. We seemed to be the only non-Norwegians in the crowd but we were welcomed in and offered a... More 

Thank CGulalah
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246 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Overall: 4 Other comments: serves well for musical gatherings, jam to star. The rest of the review goes for beer and music. Location: 4 Menu: 3 Knowledge: 4 Originality: 4 Presentation: 4 Taste: 4 Atmosphere: 5 Service: 4 Timing: 4 Cleanliness: 3 Price: 4 Price/value: 4

Thank Haarud
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I'm an Engineer, age 56, working in Oslo now for a 6 month assignment. I was excited to find this place since it looked like there were some fantastic jazz shows here. Then I had the unfortunate experience of meeting the owner, sitting with three other gentlemen, who seemed very amused at my questions about the beer menu. He made... More 

4 Thank JvinSEA
Budapest, Hungary
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Cheap to enter, very, very expensive beer -- £100 for a round of beers for the band! But the music was second to none, and the smallish sized room really created a great atmosphere.

1 Thank Lee G
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

OK, so first about what this place is NOT: It is not the Alto in Amsterdam or Fresco in Hong Kong! What I mean by that is, if you have been to either of these you already know this, that although it is small it somehow lacks the coziness and intimacy of Fresco and the general joviality of Alto. But... More 

Thank Nomad_Aristocrat
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65 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Based on the reviews, we decided to go to the Klubb while in Oslo. There was an over-the -hill jazz singer with a very good back up jazz band. I thought the $15 cover was high as many other venues just overcharge the drinks as did this venue. Migfht be worth it if had a known band.

Thank ejl804
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

...just dropped in based on recommendation from the hotel Concierge. The group "knocked my socks off". I was told this was the first time they'd played together. Reminded me of Greenwich Village Clubs of 50's, 60's & 70's...where good music is played spontaneously...improvised for the moment. The drummer was Carl Stormer, saxophonist previously played in "Steps Ahead"; I don't remember... More 

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