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The best way to experience traditional Norwegian cuisine. This cultural city walking tour is 4 hours long and combines six fabulous tastings of the best food in Oslo with intriguing stories and insights into Oslo's food culture and history.
As featured in Romantic Guide to Oslo
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Heimdalsveien 2d | Sofiemyr, Oslo 1412, Norway
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+47 465 09 195
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I did this tour on a rainy Oslo afternoon. The other participant didn't show up, but the guide kindly did the tour just for me! The tour stopped at several locations for a very hearty lunch, dessert and several food sample tastings. It finished off...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

We took this tour in late August, after having done the Copenhagen tour by the same company last year and thoroughly enjoying it - this one was not as good. Our guide was very good, her English was exceptional, she was friendly, and she was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We attended the Oslo Culinary City Walk on Monday, September 3. Looking over past reviews, and reflecting on some of what transpired during our tour, we gather there have been some problems with this tour in the past. Well, tour managers have addressed the problems,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GlobalCitizen2
Reviewed 16 September 2018

A De Luxe tour? As a Norwegian this was definitely not a De Luxe tour. Even though there was nothing wrong with the food, as a Norwegian this was the kind of food we have in our home on a regular basis. Fortunately we are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Maria B, Gerente at FoodTours.eu Oslo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Torgeir. We are sad to know you were not satisfied with this tour. Our food-tours are design for those who have never taste Norwegian food or seen Oslo This is a tour to show tourist Norwegian gastronomy and its local products. We are working on...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We did the “culinary tour” of Oslo. Looked like a super concept, also if you were a Norwegian, but turned out to be a total disappointment!!!! The guide knew nothing(!) about the historical places we visited/walked by, and even told stories that were not true....More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank IBkR
Maria B, Gerente at FoodTours.eu Oslo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hello IbkR. We have taken care of this HORRIBLE incident. The FoodTours.eu has a new management and we will do the NECESSARY AND OBLIGATORY changes in order to recover the good prestige this company has. Please accept this apology and as mentioned we have taken care of this...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We booked this food tour a week in advance of our visit to Oslo (mid-July 2018). We received confirmation yet no-one showed up. We visited a few of the gourmet food shops in the square where we were supposed to meet our guide, hoping to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephanie L
Maria B, Gerente at FoodTours.eu Oslo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hello Stephanie. I can only understand your frustration about this horrible incident. This never happens and we have taken care of the situation. Please accept our apologies. This should have never happen, and it will not happen again. Once again, our biggest apologies. We hope...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

It was quite interesting experience of local culture. Guide was extremely friendly. He is confident in local food and gave many useful suggestions about good restorants nearby. Also was very interesting to listen about city history when we walked between "tasting points" - the city...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

For me, this is both a food and culture tour. We learned about Bunad dresses, Norway's quickly evolving economy and the challenges it faces becoming integrated with the rest of the world. We tasted the unusual for US travelers like brown cheese, elk, reindeer and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

A great tour for exposure to Norwegian cuisines, culture and history. We used the tour as an orientation to the city plus a few extras. Solomon was a very entertaining and informative host.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I was very disappointed with this tour. The guide, while very interesting, was not very knowledgeable about food. We met and he explained the structure of the tour - market, chocolate, Christmas table, then a craft brewery. This sounded great. We arrived at the market...More

Date of experience: December 2017
5  Thank SnooPowell
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Carole R
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Response from Anita W | Reviewed this property |
Too bad you are experiencing problems. Booking for me was very smooth. I took the tour the first week in December, so about 2 months ago. Just check your spam folder in your inbox. Good luck. Don't be discouraged. I DID... More
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Kurospii
21 October 2016|
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Response from Ji li T | Reviewed this property |
It might be difficult. Most of it is open space (although a decent walk), but sometimes they go into shops to taste the chocolate. I cannot remember if it had stairs in the shop.
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Oxana85
2 July 2015|
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Hi Oxana! Please follow the link for more info about prices and availability: foodtours.eu
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