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Handverkerstuene

#107 of 995 Restaurants in Oslo
#115 of 1,046 Places to Eat in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Norwegian
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Rosenkrantzgt. 7, Oslo 0159, Norway
+47 22 42 07 50
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Handverkerstuene is centrally located across from Hotel Bristol in the...
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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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sausage class with beertasting

Went with group of friends to take a sausage class. Upon arrival we were shown to a private room downstairs. Our host tipped us to use the restroom, if we had to, before getting started, as there were no toilet in direct connection to the private room. Instant mother and home-feel! The class... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Went with group of friends to take a sausage class. Upon arrival we were shown to a private room downstairs. Our host tipped us to use the restroom, if we had to, before getting started, as there were no toilet in direct connection to the private room. Instant mother and home-feel! The class started with a lecture on beer, its... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My husband and I came here for a few beers and dinner and fell in love. The decor inside is very cozy and well done. The beer selection is huge and the staff was very knowledgable in helping provide us selections. We tried the pork sausage and the vegetarian sausage, and really enjoyed both. I think this is a must... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The combination of great craft beers and delicious local food make this a must-visit for those in Oslo for a short time. With a relaxed, pub-feel, the kitchen delivers bold and complex entrees celebrating the local cuisine. We had the lamb racks and handmade sausage, along with a delicious Norwegian brew. Highly recommended.

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Marlborough
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This bar, which is opposite the Bristol Hotel on Grensen, just one street up from Karl Johan's Gate, is a really cool spot for an evening drink. We happened on it almost by chance - and I'm glad we did. They've got a huge range of local cask beers, as well as Norwegian and other Scandavian lagers (and Stella if... More 

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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224 reviews 224 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is a delight, literally, just across the street from the Hotel Bristol. It has the warm cosy feel of a beer keller, and is clearly adored by the throngs of Norwegians who gather here for a few beers, some nibbles or a more substantial meal. The selection of tap beer is good but the bottle selection of craft beers... More 

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Oslo, Norway
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Yesterday night for the first time I ve been in this place..a good friend of mine invited me and while arrived there one of the waiter which was super kind took us to our table. While watching the menu I asked for the wifi and to charge my phone. He was really gentle. We got the first 2 beers and... More 

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Tryggheim, Manager at Handverkerstuene, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. More 

Oslo, Norway
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is one of the best places for beer in Oslo if you also what good pub food. The beer menu is on 19 pages.

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Tryggheim, Manager at Handverkerstuene, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review and welcome back More 

Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Tryggheim, Manager at Handverkerstuene, responded to this review

Thank you, happy to hear it! More 

Oslo, Norway
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Tryggheim, Manager at Handverkerstuene, responded to this review

We are sorry that you didn't enjoy the lutefisk here. This is how we serve it and it has been well recieved. We hope you will come back at another occation and maybe try something else with better success. Kind regards More 

De Mortel
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rosenkrantzgt. 7, Oslo 0159, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 42 07 50

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 39
  • Cuisine: Norwegian

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.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?