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Handverkerstuene

#145 of 1,107 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, European, Pub, Scandinavian, Norwegian
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Rosenkrantz' gate 7, Oslo 0159, Norway
+47 22 42 07 50
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4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Trollhattan, Sweden
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little place close to Karl Johans gate. We had two halfmeals, halibut and the deer. We had to ask extra for potatoes. The food was great. The place has a lot of nice local beers. Dont miss the beer bottle list. The service could have been better, it took a lot of time to order some extra beers.

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Thank henalv
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Great food and beer with a lot of variety of both. It was a little hard to get service at first but once we had someone's attention they were very attentive to us throughout the night, giving us lots of great recommendations and honest opinions on food/drinks. Lots of locals here who actually broke out into song at one point.... More 

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Thank Katie F
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We popped in for dinner and drinks. The idea of half plates and full plates was great as it meant we opted for one full plate and two half plates between two of us. (A half plate on it's own isn't enough for a meal). The food was delicious - beautifully cooked and well presented. Prices were pretty typical for... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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205 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

If you would like to try the Norwegian version of a gastro pub, Handverkerstuene is an excellent choice. The selection of beers (both draft and bottled) is extensive and of excellent quality. The food is regional and wholesome - and complements the beer very well.

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Thank mschr
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Me and some colleagues were having some beers and decided to order their friday specialty, sausage served in bread or waffle, simple enough. However, this was going to prove itself to be the most tedious meal we've ever ordered! First my colleague ordered, and we waited for 30 minutes, no sign of any sausage, then he asked the staff if... More 

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Thank Øyvind Ø
Dersingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I really liked this place. It is dimly lit, cosy and has a very rustic charm about it. We visited on a Saturday night, the place was full and the atmosphere was good. We only popped in for a dink at first but was really taken in by the place and so stopped to eat. There were many beers on... More 

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Thank Werner T
Oslo, Norway
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378 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I very much liked the cosy "brown-pup" atmosphere, the interesting menu with Norwegian specialities and also the helpful service. The menu are changed from time to time. The beer menu also offers a lot of exciting beers for beers lovers, both Norwegian and foreign beers. Definitely a place to revisit. However, I still can´t give it top score, since I... More 

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Thank FyFazan
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Cozy pub atmosphere. Large craft beer selection. Knowledgeable bartender. Suggested peroxide appetizer that was delicious.

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Thank Debbie V
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We tried this pub as it is directly opposite the Thon Hotel Bristol. There is a staggering choice of beer on offer, both draft and bottled. However there are very basic descriptions and having made a poor choice my best advice would be to ask for help when making your selection. The food was very good and well presented. My... More 

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Thank LorraineJon
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Excellent range of draft beers with an extensive bottled beer range. centrally located. Food menu was basic but hot and well cooked. bar staff very knowledgeable about the local beers and breweries.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $36
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rosenkrantz' gate 7, Oslo 0159, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 42 07 50
Description
Handverkerstuene is centrally located across from Hotel Bristol in the city centre. The restaurant has traditions all the way back to 1885, and today the place combines rustic charm with tasteful modern design. The menu consists of rustic dishes inspired by the French, Belgian and German cuisine. Handverkerstuene also has one of Norway's biggest beer selections. Haneverkerstuene takes pride in its work to improve the culinary status of beer and food by preparing food with beer and making beer recommendations for every dish on the menu.

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