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The restaurant Guests enter the low corner building originating from the 1700's, Oslo's oldest restaurant, where staff and guests could celebrate Engebret Cafe's 150th anniversary in 2007. When it opened, the restaurant was located right opposite the old Christiania Theater and was often visited by actors and audience. Engebret also provides banquet services, designed to accommodate both small and large gatherings.
The rule is that if a place is so old, it means that it is also worth it! This rule is certainly so true for Engebret Cafe! First of all, the building it is situated is superb! Then you start tasting all this amazing and...More
We heard that the fish and lamb were good in this restaurant. Walked about 15-20 minutes to search for this restaurant. Small nice cosy ambient inside. Many patrons and we were fortunate to get a table that night on 24th September about 7.30pm. Recommend to...More
This is a famous restaurant for local specialties, some of which can be ordered in unlimited quantities for the price of one, notably the salty lamb and the gelatinised Lutefisk. Other mains are equally tasty - frilled reindeer steaks for instance.
Oslo is not a cheap city, food and wine are scary expensive to travellers with poor currencies. Moving on... If you want to experience the real deal Norwegian cuisine in an historic building - this is the place to come.
The walls speak history with...More
The Engebret Cafe bills itself as the oldest restaurant in Oslo, it was established in 1857. I'm not sure if it is the oldest or not but it doesn't matter, I had a delicious meal here. The service was pretty good and the outdoor area...More
My friends and I traveled back into town from our airport hotel our last night in Oslo because we loved the city so much and had missed out on eating here. It was the perfect final dinner of our trip. We chose to eat outside...More
We loved it. Somehow we didn't really think it would be as culinarily top-notch as it turned out to be but this place was really good. A bonus was that the food was genuinely Norwegian. The reindeer for a main was served with a reception...More