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Kristian IV's Gate 12, Oslo 0164, Norway
+47 22 42 66 61
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Ranked #166 of 993 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bar
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: ICEBAR OSLO by ICEHOTEL is the third ICEBAR by ICEHOTEL in the world and the first in Norway. The ICEBAR offers a unique bar experience in one of Oslo's most exotic venues. The ICEBAR itself is built from 50 tonnes of natural frozen Torne river ice - giving guests a glimpse into the enchanting world of arctic winter in an urban setting. The bar has a warm and a cold section, and the menu includes the best of Norwegian and Nordic ingredients. Visits to the cold part of ICEBAR OSLO start on the hour during the bar's opening times. Entry is valid for 45 minutes and includes an ice drink served in an ice glass and an arctic cape to keep you warm. Events ICEBAR OSLO can offer everything from simple get-togethers with drinks to private parties with blocks of ice featuring the company logo. In cooperation with Thon Hotels, ICEBAR OSLO offers events in combination with conferences at one of the Thon Hotels.
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The ice bar, at -5 degrees is a hot venue to try out... After paying admission and donning your obligatory insulated cape and gloves, you press the button and enter an icy cavern with various alcoves where you'll find ice sculpture of different characters such as the drunken sailor, a naked lady, Edward Munch's scream figure. With a complimentary spirit... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very interesting place, must be seen. Very cold inside so you can not be there longer than 30 minutes. But place for visit when you arrive to Oslo.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Had seen a documentary on the Ice Hotel before so we decided to visit this Ice Bar since it was so close to our hotel. It is marvelous what they do with ice from the big sculptures to the seats, walls and drinking glasses. We reserved online to save 10Kr each versus a walking in price of 160Kr, the reservation... More 

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Rome, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The new experiance made it totally worth it. The drinks where good end a different thing to have a vodka out of an icecube... awesome!

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Very touristy and a little like an amusement park ride but worth it for the experience and pictures. The drinks aren't great and you are ushered in and out but still...worth it.

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Chestertown, Maryland
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95 reviews 95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We went to the Oslo Ice Bar with a whole group of people from the Azamara Quest when docked in Oslo overnight. None of us had ever been and seemed like we should give it a go. Norway seemed appropriate (rather than some city in the US). They were very accommodating since we arrived earlier than scheduled and therefore it... More 

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New York City, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It is sort of cool. The bar, glassed, and chairs are made of ice. But the walls are ice in front of metal, and don't look at all like the walls of a real ice hotel. The floor is metal, and the ceiling is the sort of drop ceiling on a metal grid that you get in lower-end offices. Some... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I read about this ice bar before embarking on a Scandinavian cruise, and heard it was a better value than one offered in a different country through the cruise line. Although it was about $27 USD per person, it was well worth it for the adventure and photo opportunities. While we could have made an online reservation in advance and... More 

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Ridgewood NJ
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I booked online in order to get a better rate than just walking in. Our family of 4 loved it. thankfully we got to borrow capes with hoods & boots!!

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London, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
513 helpful votes 513 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

A nice way to spend 45 minutes with friends. Yet, this is a relatively small bar with limited space, hence you may need to queue or wait for your time slot. Still a pleasant way to spend an evening.

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Address: Kristian IV's Gate 12, Oslo 0164, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 42 66 61
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Cuisine: Bar

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