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Rorbua

Stranden 71, Oslo 0250, Norway
+47 22 83 64 84
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“smoked whale” (22 reviews)
“salmon” (37 reviews)
“miso soup” (37 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Stranden 71, Oslo 0250, Norway
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1 - 10 of 316 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very original place close to the harbor. Excellent Norwegian food. We had Salmon and a stew of reindeer, moose, elk. I know, but it was delicious. Recommendation was also for a whale steak which we heard was excellent but you can only eat that much......More

Thank Bernhard W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location - right on the harbor. Unique foods. The starter platter was excellent - moose, reindeer, minke whale, redfish, halibut, beef pate, fish pate, among others. The taste of Norway platter had skewers of whale, beef, deer, and reindeer. Salmon was very good, vegetables...More

Thank dmac55
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were walking around the wharf area looking for a restaurant and wanted to sit outside. This was a very nice place and had a menu which featured reindeer and moose. We enjoyed the food and the location of the restaurant.

Thank muttikeck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a business dinner here with foreign guests. They enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Fair beer selection. The skewer with whale and beef was very good. Service was very good.

Thank taarhaug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place where to eat in central Oslo with a view of the modern area of the Harbour. We decided to go there reading other reviews of TripAdvisor. We took a starter and two main courses and drinks. Prices are in the average of Oslo....More

Thank digio87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal here - tried Taste of Norway (whale, deer, beef, and reindeer) skewer and the game stew (moose and deer with mushrooms), both dishes were great. One thing that could be improved is the service - it was a bit slow,...More

Thank goshan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not your typical mass tourist trap by the sea but a cosy place with Nice service & great tasting fresh salad.

Thank Minnaing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for some scandinavian dish at the harbour and ended up in this restaurant which is towards the end of the shore. The reindeer steak was so nicely done and the stew of game is my personal favourite. The service was really nice too....More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rorbua is by many considered to represent the north of Norway, serving traditional food. Sure you get whale, cod, reindeer, moose and other typical food, along with beer from the regions far north. I went for Rorbubiffen, a tenderloin served with panfried potatoes, vegetables and...More

Thank Øystein B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four friends had booked a table in advance at Rorbua. The place is located at the very popular Aker Brygge (harbour). However, this restaurant is a bit from the sea front and limited tables outside. Food inside is very good, ordered a warm sea food...More

Thank Gourmettrollet
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GianlucaAglio
January 10, 2017|
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Response from PH15 | Reviewed this property |
I've seen people making reservations for 7pm. If you go before 7pm and have a small group, then you will be able to get a table without reservation. The two times I was there it was not very full (I was there between 5 and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stranden 71, Oslo 0250, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 83 64 84
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