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Ylajali Restaurant

St. Olavsplass 2, Oslo 165, Norway
22206486
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Ranked #6 of 911 restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $36 - $144
Cuisines: French, Norwegian, International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Swedish first
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English first
Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Beware! One set menu and one wine menu. But 20 challenges to your taste buds combined with a perfect wine selection and excellent and extremely knowledgeable service, made it an outstanding experience. we agreed that 18 of 20 dishes represented a new taste and the presentations were all exquisite. It cannot be explained - it must be experienced!

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Oslo, Norway
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Each dish a mini-masterpiece. Each plate made by a ceramic artist in modern inventive design to match the dish. Flavors soar. Wild vegetables and greens, small marinated fishes, tine balls of flavor frozen by nitrogen or diced to minuscule delights. An amazing evening of 3 1/2 hours of non stop wonder. Even for a food, a very excellent taste experience.... More

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Hammerfest, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

My wife and I decided to try this after reading a review in Aftenposten newspaper. We got the 21 course meal with wine package, and went out on a fantastic culinary journey. The most expensive meal we´ve ever had, still well worth the price. Truly professional service in every aspect. We came up with a few tricky questions, which both... More

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

An absolutely decadent evening of culinary delights. We arrived early and spent half an hour outside at the tables of the neighbour cafe, on a beautiful summer night (in April even!). Ylajali is a small restaurant with only 26 (?) seats. A set menu of 19 small dishes, perfectly matched with a set of 12 wines - our compliments to... More

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Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Brilliant food. 19 dishes, 5-6 exceptional and the rest very tasty.... Very friendly and correct service. Interesting wine menu, with a few perfect matches. The match of wine/food has room for improvement.

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Oslo, Norway
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We happened to get a table last Friday and had an unforgettable meal. Good reviews all over, one M-star and it did not let us down. Wines matched the food to perfection.

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Oslo, Norway
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The meal was a journy through norwegian inspired flavours and textures together with perfect matching wines and extremly knowledgable service. All the dishes were full of flavours and they were beautiful on the plate. Highly recommended.

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Oslo, Norway
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Actually I cannot remember a single thing I disliked. We were lucky and got a table at short notice. I lost count of the number of small dishes we had during the evening, and also lost count of the glasses of wine that accompanied them. The waiters and chefs all seemed truly enthusiastic about both the dishes and the origin... More

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Oslo, Norway
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

First time visiting the restaurant. Food, service and wines were TOP class. Highly recommended for fine dining in a quiet ambiance.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

It's my second time to visit Ylajali. The first time it was good, however tonight I got the perfect meal.

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