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#28 of 47 Seafood in Oslo
#368 of 1,165 Restaurants in Oslo
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$50 - $300
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Seafood, Scandinavian, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Gamle Oslo
0.8 miles from Oslo Fjord
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Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

I had an amazing day island hopping in the fjord! I’d heard about the cafe at Gresshelmen from a server at Mathallen and had to check it out. Clouds were threatening when the ferry dropped me off. The short hike through the forest up to...the cafe was such fun with super views. Although I arrived at noon for lunch, the kitchen doesn’t open until 1400. Luckily for sandwiches in the case were perfect. Enjoyed chatting with the American owner as I was the only customer at the time. She and her partner own multiple restaurants in central Oslo - be sure to try them all!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

This is more a cafe than a restaurant. Prices are very reasonable for Norway, and it is a cool place to visit if you want a taste of nature a 10 min. boat ride from downtown Oslo. You can sit indoors or outdoors and eat,...or just have a drink. The atmosphere is very relaxed and informal. They have ice cream, snacks and sandwiches, shrimp etc. In the afternoon they also offer hot meals; A sea food, poultry, meat or vegetarian dish. The menu changes, so check their website. We had octopus, which was tender and yummy. I can recommend lunch or dinner here after a day at one of the many beaches and coves on the island.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

This restaurant is located on a tiny island 15 minutes boat ride from Oslo waterfront. We arrived on a sunny evening and sat outside. Unfortunately, a pipe had broken and they were unable to wash up so the only main available was shrimps. These were...very nice. The menu is very small and we would have liked to have tried some of the other things. The chocolate cake was nice. You order from the bar and collect the food when it is ready. It was a Saturday night and very busy. Prices were pretty reasonable for Norway. I would go back and try some other dishes.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

After our Free Walking Tour we hopped on public ferry B4 to Gressholmen which is small island in the fjord it takes about 10 mins. The walk to the Kro (pub) takes a few minutes through the woods. It’s a charming building with inside and...outside seating. To your right as you walk in there’s a self service cabinet with a choice of 3 baguettes and 1 dessert. You order drinks at counter and pay. There’s also a more comprehensive menu of cooked meals including fish, duck and desserts. This place is a terrific interlude from the city The food is fresh & delicious. The service friendly & efficientMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Visiting summerOslo you have to take the public ferry to the islands. Go ashore at Gressholmen take a walk or/and a bath and then visit the "new" Gressholmen Kro for a meal and something to drink. Offers a small selection on the menu. But you...will sure find something you¨ll like. I would recomend some seafood fresh from the clean Oslofjord.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

On the Gressholme island which is a short 10 min ferry ride from Oslo. Very relaxed atmosphere and very popular with locals. Menu only offers a small selection but the food was amazing. Very simple but wonderfully cooked. I had the mussels which were very...good. Ferry runs until late so very easy to get back to oslo after dinner and drinks. If weather allows I recommend sitting outside, lovely location in the woods.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Gressholmen for a quick lunch. We took the salmon and the chicken breast. Very nice meal for a small restaurant on a tiny island. Food was fresh and tasty.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Really worth visiting, only 10 minutes from Aker Brygge. Take the boat from the harbour bus terminal, fare is 35 NOK each way.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

We took the ferry over on recommendation from a Norwegian friend. The trip itself is nice (and free with the Oslo pass) and the wooded walk to the restaurant a pleasant respite from the city. You order at the counter, menu is limited, bathroom is...a latrine a small walk away. Food was amazing! We both had salmon. Perfectly cooked and beautifully presented like something from a Michelin restaurant. Seemed it was all Norwegians there. You can also go to the beach if the weather is nice.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

The island is really nice and it’s only 15 minutes from Oslo by boat but the food is very poor and price extremely high 10€ for a glass off with vin ? My recommendations take with you food and drinks and avoid Gressholmen Kro .

Date of visit: July 2018
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