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Grefsenkollen Restaurant

#160 of 1,207 Restaurants in Oslo}
$$$$European, ,
Grefsenkollveien 100, Oslo 0490, Norway
+47 22 79 70 60
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (9 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
“fish soup” (3 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Grefsenkollveien 100, Oslo 0490, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 11 October 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 15 August 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 31 July 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 10 June 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 18 May 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 22 May 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

Reviewed 18 May 2017

With a group of more than 75 people ... and nevertheless the restaurant managed to welcome us in an excellent atmosphere and to serve an amazing dinner ! thanks

1  Thank philippemW3537RY
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We came to Grefsenkollen for the views, which were incredible. You're looking out over the entire city and the mountains and water beyond! We realized we got there a little early for sunset, so we popped inside to enjoy a beer. The bartender was friendly,...More

1  Thank AlnAbroad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 121
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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