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Villa Sandvigen

) #542 of 1,177 Restaurants in Oslo $$ - $$$ European, ,
1420 Svartskog | Gamle Mossevei - Gjerssjoen, Oslo 1420, Norway
+47 66 80 01 15
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Aug 1, 2016
“Great ambiance, disappointing food”
May 17, 2016
“small romantic restaurant situated by a lake”
Restaurant Hours
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
$$ - $$$
1420 Svartskog | Gamle Mossevei - Gjerssjoen, Oslo 1420, Norway
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Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is beautifully situated on a lake. The interior is kept in an authentic, historical style and the staff is friendly and accommodating. Unfortunately, the food was a bit disappointing, especially the sour cream porridge, which had very little taste at all.

Thank Trond B
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Villa Sandvigen has along history situated 15 minutes outside Oslo city by the lake Gjersøen.It has its own garden and the kitchen is exsellent

Thank 537bj_rnm
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a perfect place for all visitors of Oslo. After a scenic 20 minutes drive along the fjord and into the forest you can enjoy excellent food and wine and personal and friendly service in a stylish, historic restaurant by lake Gjersøen. And at...More

Thank haakonoslo
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Was here celebrating my mothers birthday, and picked the place because she worked here one summer in 1969 - and haven't been here since then. And what a fantastic place this is. The location is beautiful, the interior is romantic and the food was excellent....More

1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Booked a table on a Saturday at 19:30, and when we arrived we were almost alone. We ordered two of the filet mignon, one with bearnaise and the other with pepper sauce. The food tasted delicious. For dessert we had the cake of the day,...More

1  Thank Cmdr-Tux
Reviewed July 16, 2015

Horrible service and very expensive. If you order food, wine and water, you get plenty of expensive wine but has nearly to beg for water. That is if you have a waiter who "see" you, or want to "see" you

1  Thank AnonymSki
Reviewed February 23, 2014

what can i say.. if you are planning a nice family dinner, forget it. Food was terrible and the service even worse. Where is Gordon Ramsey???

1  Thank Gunda L
Reviewed July 2, 2013

This restaurant is located by a lake, in a charming, wooden, white house, built in traditonal Norwegian style. The food is excellent, and the service is personal and professional.It is located approximately a half hours drive from Oslo.

1  Thank Turid F
Reviewed October 7, 2012

Have eaten there twice and its a real gem among the big ones. It lies outside Oslo by the lake with a beatiful view and cosy interior. They make norwegian food - and do it with pride. Norwegian food at restaurants and actually almost everywhere,...More

1  Thank Janus M
Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

Good food, nice place, maybe a little over priced. Lots of people gets marriage here. And I understand way.. Wonderful. Do you like motorbikes, go her on a Wednesday ;)

2  Thank Olberg
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $158
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 Svartskog | Gamle Mossevei - Gjerssjoen, Oslo 1420, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo>  > Sentrum
  • Neighborhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 66 80 01 15
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