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“Lousy service, really boring food” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Villa Malla

Villa Malla
Stranda 3, Filtvet 3480 , Norway
(+47) 32 79 50 90
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Filtvet
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Villa Malla is not a restaurant, but an open space for the public. All guests are equally welcome, hungry or not, and there is no obligation to dine while visiting. Just come and have a look, or enjoy an ice cream, a bottle of wine, a hot cup of coffee or a cold beer in the shade of the palms. Villa Malla also has its own beach, so remember to bring a swimsuit and sunscreen on sunny days, and jump in the water!
LONDON
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Lousy service, really boring food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We were really dissapointed, bad food, bad service, really expensive.
Wonderful location by the sea - the view is great!!
be sure to wear warm clothes as it can be quite windy outside.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Drammen, Norway
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful place by the Oslofjord”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Restaurant by old lighthouse with oen little beach. Lunch or dinner in great atmosphere. Nice for kids too.

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Oslo
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“The true Gem of the Oslofjord - Restaurant, beach and sanctuary”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Villa Malla - A true Gem - perfectly situated by the fjord at Filtvet outside of Oslo.
Lunch and dinner - both created as bufféts with a wide variety of meat, salad, cold sauces and fresh fruit and cheese.

The place in itself is beautiful - an old renovated Boarding house next to a Light house, by the fjord. The restaurant consists of a big open room, with a mouthwatering buffét, eat as much as you want, to a very reasonable price. Outside you can choose to dwell under big sunscreens, or to enjoy your meal on the second deck in the sun.

A small artificial sand beach which is very childrenfriendly is found 10 meters from the restaurant - as well as a small marina, which is convenient if you want to come by boat.

Therese is even a helicopter deck - for those who choose to travel by air.

The food - is Moroccan style - with a little twist - and the buffét contains something for every taste.

I truly recommend this restaurant - and the small trip from Oslo is very worth the while!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oslo
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“terrible service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

I wanted to arrange an informal friends lunch, and tried to make a reservation. They would only let me do that if one person was to pay the whole bill. There was no possibility to make a table reservation, and people would make up their own bills at the end of the meal. We wanted to have the lunch at a restaurant to make it easy and effortless, but paying everyones bill or arranging all the reservations, food orders and payment in advance is not....

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Does not live up to its image”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012 via mobile

Seems lazy to serve buffets. Arrived between servings, so I decided to have coffee. Waited a long time to be seated, had to seat myself. When the waitress arrived I was rudely directed downstairs. The ice cream was manufactured, there was no indoor seating, and the staff was dressed like bums.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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