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“Everything fell short...”

Ti' Punch Bar & Spiseri
Ranked #569 of 1,795 Restaurants in Oslo
Price range: $7 - $25
Description: Fantastic Caribbean food, best in Oslo. The Chef give you the best Caribbean meal you can dream of. The BAR serves a good selection of Caribbean Rom. Service, atmosphere and prices are excellent too - try it out!
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Description: Fantastic Caribbean food, best in Oslo. The Chef give you the best Caribbean meal you can dream of. The BAR serves a good selection of Caribbean Rom. Service, atmosphere and prices are excellent too - try it out!
Reviewed May 6, 2019

We were a group of friends who planned on having a nice Caribbean meal at Ti Punch - something that is dearly missed in Oslo and something we were greatly looking forward to since some of us are from the Caribbean.
Of main courses there were two that read as Caribbean - the jerk chicken and the hotpot with goat. Since the goat hotpot was not available we all ended up ordering the jerk chicken and the "Caribbean snacks" which consisted of fried cassava ribbons, fried plantain and accra.
Although we were the only people ordering food, the time between ordering and being served was well over 30 minutes .
Presentation of the jerk chicken was nice, but there was no jerk taste to the chicken...actually no discerning taste whatsoever, definitely not jerk. The rice and peas that went with it was also lacking taste.
Needing that little something to improve the taste we asked for pepper sauce...which was met by puzzled look on the waiter's face - we had to explain it wasn't the jerk sauce ...but a hot sauce...which is a typical condiment t have with caribbean meals. We ended up getting some crushed chilies after we explained a bit.
The accra (savoury fried balls of bread with saltfish) tasted of plain flour - no saltfish taste.

We were totally disappointed with the food and quite frankly it was a tasteless experience.
The service was also very lacking, nonchalant answers to our inquiries, very long wait between ordering and being served.

If you are familiar with caribbean cuisine and flavours, this will be a very dissappointing experience for you.

Ps - they do have a stall at Oslo Street Food and they serve a good fried bread with saltfish which tastes excellent!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Thank Iggyzz
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a cozy and clean neighborhood place. Have gone here a couple times. It’s reasonably priced and has a good selection of food and drinks.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank ehtravel2015
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Oslo finally got the place we waited for - away from bad «tourist» restaurants in the center, this cosy place really gets five stars in all areas: the service, the meny/food, drinks and atmosphear. Totally loved it! The food was so tasty, I will actually come back tomorrow

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank Pandora0566
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Slow-cooked entrecôte is best meat i have had in this country.
Chicken Jerky was so succulent!
Seabased delicious.
Hot pot w baby goat was a terrific recommendation.

I am coming back for private dinners as well

Date of visit: March 2018
3  Thank Jorn L
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Ahh, the snax food is really good and the drinks I tried was AA-okay! Briefly met with the owner and he seemed invested and passionate. I hope people discover this place and make it a part of the community. If you like Caribbean food, drinks and music you should definitely support this establishment, they have a great foundation with Caribbean chefs and reggae music! Ill be back!

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank Sofie B
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