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Statholdergaarden

Radhusgata 11, Oslo 0151, Norway
22 41 88 00
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Ranked #3 of 955 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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Drammen, Norway
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The simplicity of the menu and the way the local Norwegian food are coocked with passion are amazing. The prices are average, but the food are not. Highlight of my weekend trip to Oslo.

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manchester
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

No doubt, the overall best restaurant in Oslo. Great atmosphere, great service and last but not least great food. Good to see a restaurant of this stature only having one seating per night. Makes the experience even more enjoyable.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went for a three course dinner. For starters we had beetroot and scallop, main arctic char and dessert chokerberry. The cost came to around 100 Kr. Starter was delicious. Main felt a bit too much like shashimi (my friend had the monk fish which was over cooked). Dessert was disappointing, the yoghurt panna cotta lacked any taste. Good service.... More

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Asker
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I just agree with everyone else. Fantastic experience, impeccable service, and we felt so very welcome. Not snobby or pretentious. The 6 course tasting menu were things you may not chose normally, but that's half the fun. Everything tasted amazing, and I look forward to going again when the menu changes. Almost 4 hours past so quickly, my husband said... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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72 reviews 72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Statholdergaarden is without a doubt the best restaurant we have visited in Norway. The old historic building is very charming and the food is of the high standard that you would expect at a restaurant with a Michelin star. The huge difference from other Michelin restaurants is the way our children of 5 and 9 years were treated. They had... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The food here is really good. We had the 6 course tasting menu with a bottle of champagne for starters and a bottle of red for main courses and cheese. All the dishes were excellent with lots of interesting flavours. The only course we all agreed was a bit bland was the fish. The waiters were polite and efficient, if... More

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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... More

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Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Statholdergaarden is a classy Michelin one-star restaurant in a lovely old building. In Norway, dining in high-end restaurants is less formall than in most of europe. There is no formal dress-code (as far as I know), but you should dress at least semi-casual. Compared to the other Michelin restaurants in Oslo, Statholdergaarden is a bit more traditional. Its housed in... More

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Oslo, Norway
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I was in the "Mat&Vinkjeller" for a 10 course dinner together with some colleagues. The food was really great. 3 out of the 10 courses were not my taste but the quality of the food was excellent and it was just fun to try so many different dishes. The menue was explained to us before every dish and there was... More

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Munich, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This restaurant is exquisite! We had the 10 courses menu and were blown away by the food. It included 3 starters, 2 fish dishes, 2 meat dishes, 1 cheese plate and 2 desserts. Not to mention the greetings from the kitchen that were served in between. Service was excellent and also casual and relaxed which is great, since it's often... More

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Address: Radhusgata 11, Oslo 0151, Norway
Phone Number: 22 41 88 00
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Cuisine: International

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