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Grefsenkollen Restaurant

#148 of 1,226 Restaurants in Oslo
$$$$, , European
Grefsenkollveien 100, Oslo 0490, Norway
+47 22 79 70 60
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (10 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
“miso soup” (3 reviews)
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Scandinavian, Norwegian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Grefsenkollveien 100, Oslo 0490, Norway
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

Don't miss this place, for its lovely food and amazing position. Not many restaurants offer such a location in a lovely old timbered building.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

In beautiful surroundings you will find this great spot at Grefsenkollen. If you don’t have a car, you can take the bus. The area around here is perfect for hiking, so if you feel sporty enough, you don’t need to think about public transportation at...More

Thank SynneG
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

A real beautiful restaurant on a hilltop with an amazing view of Oslo. A little bit tricky to access by public transport otherwise an amazing venue for events like weddings, team building etc.

Thank saintela
Reviewed November 6, 2017

You must go here for the view, you have Oslo and surroundings below you. We have been there many times with guests, either to lunch, dinner or just a cup of coffee outdoor. When sun is up or the sundown just sit outdoor in chairs...More

Thank Trond W
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a large group of colleagues visit here for lunch. The set menu we chose was varied for the vegetarians and allergens in the group. The view is absolutely spectacular and the restaurant is very nice. The food was ok but nothing to write...More

Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We visited here on a beautiful Saturday afternoon so it was very busy and we expected that we may not get a table. We were lucky to get a perfect table just vacated by the window, at the inside restaurant, overlooking spectacular views of the...More

Thank jan_cannon
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We decided to see a bit more of Oslo than the downtown and museums (which are great!) l read that Grefsenkollen had the best views in Oslo. And it did. We took a city trolley and then a bus toward Grefsenkollen. We then hiked another...More

1  Thank Robin0753
Reviewed July 31, 2017

The fine dining restaurant inside is very good: the location, the interior and not least, the food. I'm tempted to give it 5 stars, however: The outdoor "restaurant" is another matter, beautiful views on a warm summer's day, but not enough staff to service the...More

Thank OsloGirl455
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

A 15 minute drive from the center you find this lovely perl of a place on the roof of Oslo. Worth the find, lovely terrace and really gourmet food.

Thank AinaK2013
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We phoned ahead and though we were too alte for lunch were told we would be able to have soup. Arrived and were denied soup and sent downstairs for pizza. The service was lacking downstairs with a girl more interested in other things. Finally amanaged...More

Grefsenkollen, Informasjonssjef at Grefsenkollen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017

We are sorry to hear that you had a bad experience during your last visit. Our kitchen closes at 15 for lunch, unless we have any pre-booked tables so unfortunately you were probably too late. That the bar service was bad is something we will...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $122
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grefsenkollveien 100, Oslo 0490, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 79 70 60
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Grefsenkollen restaurant is located in a building from 1926 with a fantastic view over Oslo. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner (Tuesday - Sunday), but with very different menus. For lunch we are open from 12pm and you can choose between a 1-3 course lunch, a delicious soup of the day or Caesar salat. For dinner we serve a 3-course and a 5-course gourmet meal made from the best ingredients available. Table bookings mandatory. Grefsenkollen also has several meeting rooms and is available for everything from small, intimate meetings to big conferences. We also host all kinds of private parties like weddings and birthday parties.
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