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All 959 Oslo Restaurants


Rosenkrantzgt. 7, Oslo 0159, Norway
+47 22 42 07 50
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Ranked #127 of 959 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $41
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cuisines: Norwegian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Handverkerstuene is centrally located across from Hotel Bristol in the city centre. The restaurant has traditions all the way back to 1885, and today the place combines rustic charm with tasteful modern design. The menu consists of rustic dishes inspired by the French, Belgian and German cuisine. Handverkerstuene also has one of Norway's biggest beer selections. Haneverkerstuene takes pride in its work to improve the culinary status of beer and food by preparing food with beer and making beer recommendations for every dish on the menu.
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  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Very good atmosphere and Great service. 7-9 different Craft-beers on tap and they sell tasters-glasses for 22-45NOK a piece. superb service in the bar

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Oslo, Norway
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were a group of colleageagues going to eat "lutefisk", the sopecial Norwegian Christmas dish, dried cod that is soeaded in lye and the cooked. The chef simply does not know how to prepare it. The first helping was so watery tht it resembled a soup and should have been eaten wth a spoon. After complaints the secind hlping was... More 

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De Mortel
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117 reviews 117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

After the first night were we visited Fjord restaurant we thought this might be a bit cheaper for the ambiance was mor pubwise. The food was very good, had a ceviche and entrecote as main dish. Together with the very tiny desert we expected the price to be lower than the first night, disappointment allover, because it was even more... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Went to Handverker having read good reviews. I was found a table pretty quickly despite it being busy. Homemade bread and caraway butter to whet the appetite came out with drinks. They have over 250 beers; ask the staff for guidance. I was about to have Odin's Tipple but was advised on Skumring... Much better! The sausages were delicious. Will... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

When you arrive in Oslo and want some traditional food and beer with a friendly and helpful staff, stop here first. The food is excellent...we had the sausages and mash and it was by far the best meal we had the entire time. The beer selection is almost overwhelming, but the staff can point you towards the best Nordic beer... More 

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Found this place via ratebeer.com, man we loved it. The look of it is awesome. Old school stain glass windows, leather chairs and bar stools. Wood everywhere and a beautiful bar. Plus the music was so cool! Mix of jazz and indie stuff. Now the important stuff. Food and drinks. Wicked beer list and I had a lovely beer off... More 

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Tryggheim, Leder  at Handverkerstuene, responded to this review

Hi! What a nice read, thank you :) and welcome back! More 

Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Went to handverkerstuene after recommendations by some who had been there. The Food is rustic and charming, and they are very good at matching Your Food With beer!!! Absolutly a Place to visit if you like a good handsome meal With good beer. The price is also good for Norway

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Tryggheim, Leder  at Handverkerstuene, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for writing about us, we hope you come back here again :) More 

Pattaya, Thailand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I first looked at the menu outside on Monday evening and thought it was a bit expensive knowing that good food and Norwegians usually not comes hand in hand. By Wednesday I had maid up my mind and decided to give it a try, I do regret I did not paid a visit already on Monday. Then I first walked... More 

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Tryggheim, Leder  at Handverkerstuene, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for these nice words about us, it makes us really happy :) Welcome back! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

This place does have a great atmosphere and a good beer selection. I had sausage and mashed potatoes, which was pretty good, but there were only about 4 options for main courses and 3 for starters. The beer is also quite expensive, but probably not much more than most places in Oslo. I'd probably go back for a beer, but... More 

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Tryggheim, Leder  at Handverkerstuene, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for writing about us! We have a larger food-selection now :) Welcome back if not for food then maybe for a beer or two :) More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The place is nice and warm, the atmosphere is also very nice but as everywhere in Norway the prices are not too attractive. Beer selections are very good including the best Norwegian bee. The only problem was that the waitress just gave me one menu (Xmas menu) and after we have dinner the bring another one with a lot of... More 

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Tryggheim, Leder  at Handverkerstuene, responded to this review

Hi! Sorry about the menu-mix up, we have a bit shorter food menu for parties over 8 people during christmas. We hope to see you again another time :) More 

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Additional Information about Handverkerstuene

Address: Rosenkrantzgt. 7, Oslo 0159, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 42 07 50
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 41
Cuisine: Norwegian

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