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Herr Nilsen

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Delightful local bar with great jazz!

My husband and I were in Oslo for his business, staying across the street at the Thon Hotel. We... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2019
Lina M
Durham, North Carolina
The coolest unknow place for music lovers!

We have been to Hr. Nilsen many times over the last years, and we have never been disappointed! It... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Oslo, Norway
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C. J. Hambros Plass 5, Oslo 0164, Norway
+47 22 33 54 05
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

My husband and I were in Oslo for his business, staying across the street at the Thon Hotel. We visited the Herr Nilsen twice - once for a Saturday 4 p.m. jazz performance which was lovely and again on Sunday afternoon for a quiet drink....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

We have been to Hr. Nilsen many times over the last years, and we have never been disappointed! It is a small place, they don't serve any food and the drinks are rudimentary, but the beer is good and the ambiance is great. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

I have been to Herr Nilsen on my last 3 visits to Oslo. It is a very small (intimate?) club with a good selection of beers and some ciders and full bar. It is an even better place to hear high quality jazz. I have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

In the centre of Oslo. Opposite the Court House is Herr Nilsen situated. Good beer or a glass og wine at reasonable prices. Orten live music of high quality. Nice place to visit in Oslo.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aage E
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Very conveniently located in the central part of Oslo, only a few steps off the main Carl Johan street - and celebrating 25 years anniversary, you find this well-established pub and music venue place. Live music every night (jazz and blues mainly, but see their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Great concert the one I sae, the bar was busy with great ambience. Whats more reasonable prices for norwegian standards

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Every Tuesday, musicians and music lovers meet at Herr Nilsen for jam session! This is the best jam in town. The musicians are amazing and they play everything from jazz, blues, pop, country, reggae and rock. They start with the house band and during the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Perfect place to drop by for some quality live music. Concerts almost every night - and a fabulous musicians jam on Tuesdays! The jam has a house band and all musicians can sit in and play or sing with the band - or other musicians...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank hoenjis
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Lovely little jazz place in the centre of Oslo. We went on a Sunday which means we missed any music but atmosphere and staff were friendly. Regular prices compared to elsewhere but the selection of drinks on offer is a downside, no Southern Comfort, no...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank med2503
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Herr Nielsen is a place if you are a Jazz lover it is difficult to find a better place to go in Oslo, the staff is fantastic and the place is small and has the right atmosphere , and best off all the live music...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Jennifer E
August 20, 2018|
Response from hoenjis | Reviewed this property |
Hey. They only have drinks and chips/nuts, unfortunately. But there are plenty of cafes and restaurants invthe vicinity 😊