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“Overpriced and unexciting” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Fjord Restaurant

Fjord Restaurant
Kristian August Gate 11, Oslo 0164, Norway
+47 22 98 21 50
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Ranked #7 of 993 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood, International, Scandinavian, Norwegian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Fjord offers exciting varieties of fish in all forms. The restaurant changes its menu every month so that guests can experience new tastes each time they visit the restaurant. As a guest at Fjord you can always be sure that the food is made from the best ingredients, and each season will offer new and exciting selections on the menu.
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“Overpriced and unexciting”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

We were there with a group of six, having three of the total of possible six. There is only the set menue and no meat at all. The starter sashimis included whale which was interesting. The warm starter was salmon, very regular dish. Some of us had Asian-inspired soup, ok. The main where two tiny pieces of fish with vegetables. All food was good but quite boaringly presented.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Christchurch
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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Excellent Norwegian experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

We recommend this excellent fish fine dining restaurant. Beautiful presentation, and friendly sincere explanation in English . Food flavours were all there and innovative! Delightful experience with definite Norwegian touch.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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CH-RODIN1979, General Manager at Fjord Restaurant, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Hello:-)
We are delighted that you enjoyed Your visit at restaurant Fjord:-) hope to see you back again!
Have a wonderful day:-)

Christer Rodin
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Santa Barbara, CA
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Amazingly fresh seafood, beautiful presentation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We've just come from our dinner at Fjord, guided there by other "trip advisors." Thanks, it was just as good as you said it would be! Portions aren't large, service isn't quick, choices are limited by what's in season--so it all results in a leisurely, satisfying and nearly perfect meal. Though I am not a huge fan of seafood, but this stuff was superb--flavorful, tender, perfectly cooked. There was a tad too much salt for my taste on the pan fried pollock, but it was served with a steamed turbot and vegetable medley of green beans, cauliflower, celery root puree, peas, and pancetta along with potatoes tossed with wild garlic. I ate some plants and berries I've never seen before and, sadly, am not likely to find anywhere but Norway. I'd have loved seconds of the she-crab soup, but that would have left no room for the trout, asparagus, caviar, and hollandaise! Yes, it's expensive, but worth the every kroner of the cost. The "ambiance" is a bit edgy--a little too noisy for my taste, with noise from the dishroom a little annoying, but that was before the food started to arrive. After that, it was hard to focus on anything but my taste buds. One of the best meals I've ever had, definitely.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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CH-RODIN1979, General Manager at Fjord Restaurant, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Hello:-)
We are delighted that you enjoyed Your visit at restaurant Fjord:-) hope to see you back again!
Have a wonderful day:-)

Christer Rodin
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Helsinki, Finland
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“Excellent, just excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Our dinner was just amazing! We had the 5 course meal (Tue/25.6.2013) with the wines and it was just perfect from the starters to the dessert. Really delicious all the way and extraordinary imagination with the wine pairing, total match with every course. The service was just the best, superfriendly, relaxed and professional. Fjord Restaurant has also a really beautiful interior and great ambience. Exceptionally good!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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CH-RODIN1979, General Manager at Fjord Restaurant, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Hello:-)
We are delighted that you enjoyed Your visit at restaurant Fjord:-) hope to see you back again!
Have a wonderful day:-)

Christer Rodin
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Paris, France
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Nice Seafood; modern Norwegian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

It's one of those find as I was looking to try some fresh seafood as well as whale meat and found this online, and was given additional confidence to try based on reviews on tripadvisor. The food was definitely good, and seafood fresh, especially the wild salmon and mackerel. The chef had also done a good job in creating the variety of sauces and soups, including the Yusuf that went with whale meat, and the very nice langoustine siew main in yummy seafood broth accompanied by fresh mussels and tinge of spice. Loved the morel mushroom jus salted with thin pieces of iberique pork that went nicely with the pollack.... It was nice dining experience and reasonably priced by Norwegian standards.... You can check out the menu on the website for more information...

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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CH-RODIN1979, General Manager at Fjord Restaurant, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Hello:-)
We are delighted that you enjoyed Your visit at restaurant Fjord:-) hope to see you back again!
Have a wonderful day:-)

Christer Rodin
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