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Restaurant Kontrast

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#37 of 1,278 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$17 - $88
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Contemporary
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you for an incredible night. Welcomed warmly and seated even though we were 30 min early. Service was on point - pacing tailored to our speed. Wine and non-alcoholic pairing with every course - no need to make drinks last through the next course...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank hiluvr
Reviewed May 15, 2019

We booked online a few months ago. Flawless with confirmationmail and a reminder the day before. Location is good for us food- and drinkgeeks; Walkingdistance to Mathallen, Vulkan. Nothing better than starting the night at Champagneria. At the restaurant, we were met at the door,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bergern
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Excellent food and service in a place with extra plus for comfortable distance between the tables. Creative Norwegian food, not all dishes in the 10 course tasting menu was fantastic in taste (some where), but all was interesting, creative and beautiful. Wine pairing was ok,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Runar N
Reviewed March 17, 2019

We so looked forward to our dinner here but found that while the food is interesting, it wasn’t always delicious nor was the service quite what the reviewer from the New York Times experienced. When you arrive, you are encouraged to have a glass of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ProfLouie
Reviewed March 15, 2019

We opted for the smaller (6 course) tasting menu and the non-alcoholic drinks pairing (we're not teetotal, but not interested enough in wine to be worth paying Oslo prices for it). Hence the cost was only about half of what most of the rest of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank martin_g_s47
Reviewed March 1, 2019

We dined at Kontrast to celebrate a very special moment and had an incredible experience. We went for the "Big Kontrast" plus wine pairing. This included ten courses from pickled herring to the Jerusalem artichoke. My favorite was the Langoustine from Frøya. This was art....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank denial_sc
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

We have been to many top restaurants in several countries, rated better than Kontrast. But there is often one or more things that is not perfect when eating a full tasting menu with wine pairing. Like too much food, too much wine, too fast serving,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LEMOR
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I eat in a lot of fine dining restaurants and this one met all expectations. Fantastic food with amazing flavors and presentation. We also very much enjoyed the wine pairing and the wine waiter was very knowledgeable making it a great wine...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brianeF2869GE
Reviewed January 14, 2019

For reference, please see my review of BokBacka... Because, this is a sad reflection on that. It's expensive (yeah yeah we all know Norway is prohibitively cash flow extreme negative). But, this is ho-hum food dressed up as an experience, with a price tag to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JGSingers
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

The reason why I gave a rating of three stars was because it felt rather formal so it was less relaxing and fun. The food was good, but didn’t really blow my mind. Norway has really interesting restaurants so if there is only one opportunity...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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jayeles01
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Kontrast_Mikael | Property representative |
We don't have any particular dress code but alot of out guests likes to dress up a bit when they come to the restaurant
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January 10, 2015|
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Response from Monica I | Reviewed this property |
All good, (and even the less good! ) restaurants in Oslo are expensive. Kontrast is no exception. The food however is worth a visit. You should go! There is no dress code, the atmosphere is relaxed and very pleasant. The... More
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