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Ylajali Restaurant

#15 of 1,130 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
International, European, Norwegian
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St. Olavsplass 2, Oslo 165, Norway
22206486
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 119
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  • 19
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  • 5
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  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best meal of my life!

I was in Oslo for my 50th birthday ( 6 yrs ago) and this was the highlight. I grew up in Louisiana with some of the best food ever, but this restaurant put it all to shame. I tried my best not to groan out loud in ecstasy with every bite that went into my mouth. OH MY GOODNESS! It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
ligalo
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Fredrikstad
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Fredrikstad
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Oslo for my 50th birthday ( 6 yrs ago) and this was the highlight. I grew up in Louisiana with some of the best food ever, but this restaurant put it all to shame. I tried my best not to groan out loud in ecstasy with every bite that went into my mouth. OH MY GOODNESS! It... More 

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Thank ligalo
Oslo, Norway
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resturant was so good. Unbelivable food served with great wine. You can not ask for more. Such a shame that the closed :(

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Thank Discoandreas
Oslo, Norway
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Who cares about TripAdvisor reviews of a restaurant that now has permanently closed? Dunno, but I wanted to share that this was one of the absolutely best meals I have ever had! It is already several months since I went here, for my partner's birthday with her family, but I still vividly remember that this was a most excellent dining... More 

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Thank Nicholas J
Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

What can you say? Perfection in every dish, and by far the best and most complete experience when IT comes to dining. Fantastic and recomended.

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Thank Lasse V
Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We were a group of 8, and the response from the group members were that this was their best best dinner experience ever. The food, the storytelling and the room we were seated was great. Sadly it is closing....

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Tistedal, Ostfold, Norway
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

As Ylajali is entering last act I'm glad I got the opportunity to experience this fairytale. We started off with Champagne to the apertizers. Raw shrimp and quail stood out. Crayfish in the wooden owen for 10 seconds in 600 degrees made a wonderful caramelized taste. Smooked leeks tasted great. My favorite whitout a doubt was brussel sprouts, caviar, celery,... More 

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Thank Kim S
Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Loved the food, the surprises and the ambience. Best restaurant in Norway ever. Sadly its closing this winter. Run before its to late.

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Thank peter k
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Simply the best meal I have had anywhere in the world. The price was pretty steep, but it is a night I will never forget.

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Thank Thomle
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Set menu of 11 courses. Very good and exciting dishes, with interesting flavour combinations. Nice atmosphere

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Thank Ingunn G
Oslo, Norway
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100 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We went at Ylajali for our anniversary and we had high expectations. The interior is clean minimalist Scandinavian. We were seated by a nice round table. Champagne to begin with and the full menu ordered. 20 servings about... It is a long journey but it was worth the time and luckily a printed menu was given right away so we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: St. Olavsplass 2, Oslo 165, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: 22206486

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 144
  • Cuisine: International, European, Norwegian
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?