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Statholdergaarden

Radhusgata 11, Oslo 0151, Norway
22 41 88 00
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Ranked #6 of 906 restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: One of the finest gourmet restaurants in Oslo, located in a 17th-century building in the old city centre. The ceiling has some of the finest stucco work in Northern Europe. The chef, Bent Stiansen, won the prestigious chef championship Bocuse d'Or in 1993. Order from the à la carte menu or try the six-course menu of the day. The menu is composed of the best ingredients available at the time Stiansen uses high-quality Norwegian ingredients, coloured by European tradition. Chambre separée for 8-24 persons. In the basement you find the more informal Statholderens Krostue, which is open for both lunch and dinner.
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  • Norwegian first
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Paris
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31 reviews 31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

This one star michelin restaurant is my favourite restaurant in Oslo. I had the tasting menu (5 courses NOK 1135), and everything was fantastic. It was possible for me to change the main course in the menu from lamb to turbot at no additional cost. Wine prices are fair, and service is friendly and attentive.

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This gourmet restaurant has a classic atmosphere that adds up perfectly with the excellent courses they serve. Statholdergaardens good service, exciting food experiences and large wine cellar makes this one of the top restaurants in the country.

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Me and my wife went there to celebrate our anniversary and it couldn't have been more perfect! Our five course meal was a rainbow of flavours and very tasty. You could tell the chef was using the best and freshest ingredients to deliver this beautiful dinner. The service was really good too. Our waiter was very knowledgable, friendly and efficient.... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

First time to eat here, it was a couples romantic dinner. The food was great but the service was even better as the 3 hour meal seemed to go by quickly. We had 7:30 reservations and was one of the first groups to be seated. Classic Restaurant not what I would call modern. Use of fresh ingredients and some inventive... More

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Emmen, Switzerland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We enjoyed the 5-course dinner menu which was extremely delicious. The ingredients stood for themselves which made us feel every note of the flavour. Beside the great meal, the staff was very helpful and friendly. All-in-all a wonderful gastronomic experience!

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Strommen, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

A splendid 5 course meal accompanied by excellent wines and of course first class service. The food is made from Scandinavian/Norwegian ingrediences, fresh and excellent quality.

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Oslo, Norway
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Me and my girlfriend went to Statholdergaarden for her birthday. I wanted something special for the occasion and as a Michelin starred restaurant, expectations were high. We were seated in a small room with 3 other tables around us so not much intimacy. Quite many staff members to great us, aperitif was taken quickly and we ordered the tasting menu... More

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Milan, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I had a wonderful business dinner there. The food quality is very high, fresh raw materials and creative cuisine (traditional norwegian food reinvented in modern way). Don't expect to eat a lot, but extremely well. The wine selection is also interesting. Prices are high, but in line with what's offered.

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Holte, Denmark
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122 reviews 122 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The experience in this restaurant was truly nice, unexpected even. The restaurant itself can be described as classical and classy. Beautifully decorated. My guests and I chose the tasting menu (12 courses) and the matching (12) wines. There were many beautiful taste sensations and the wines really added to the experience. In many cases the pairing wines are a nice... More

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Oslo, Norway
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I went to Statholdergaarden with very high expectations as it is known to be one of the best restaurants of Oslo. I was clearly not swept off my feet by the food. The place looks really nice and fancy, the service was excellent (they agreed to serve me a meat-only meal) but the food was not as fantastic as I... More

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