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Klosteret Restaurant

#21 of 1,127 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
French, International, European, Norwegian, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Best Food in Oslo
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Fredensborgveien 13, Oslo 0177, Norway
+47 23 35 49 00
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17:00 - 00:30
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 00:30
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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I brought my wife here for a birthday-date. The atmosphere were spot on. Quiet, calm and the music matched the theme of the restaurant perfectly. As for the food and drinks, I don´t think I have had a better meal the last couple of years! We had the kitchen`s 5 course recommendation with a wine package. All the meals were... More 

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Thank Daniel M
Oslo, Norway
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

... there was lots of candles and a perfect spot for a gloomy night. They offer menus or ala carte. We had King Crab, Veal and Deer. All very good, but the veal "won" this evening - very tender and with mushrooms cooked to perfection. The waiters very attentive and knowledgeable about the food and wine recommendation. Will not hesitate... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a lovely evening, romantic atmoshpere, great wine, good food. Just watch for groups of very loud women... Little soft furnishings to dampen the noise,,,

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Thank 2012sun
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I have been at this restaurant many times, and the food is always good. The service is a little "up an down". It is in a basement, so I think it can be a little bit claustrofobic. But, that is also part of the concept. However, the food is always great, but a little traditional.

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Thank Kristian M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

The location was a bit difficult to find, but once we arrived, it was a wonderful experience. The restaurant is downstairs with exposed brick ceilings and hundreds of candles. The menu is great and you can order a la carte or a prix fixe. My husband had the venison, which was cooked to perfection. I had one of the fish... More 

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Thank Watersjoe70
Norway
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Unfortunately we had a mixed reaction to this evening only due to 2 out of the 3 waiters that evening. We were 4 friends having a dinner together in December 2016 and found the place itself cosy & nice. The waiter that received us & led us to the table had a body language which said that either he himself... More 

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Thank Content57
Oslo, Norway
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had a nice 3 course dinner with the wines. Ok because it's Norway the wines were rather expensive. But nevertheless it was a great experience.

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Thank Gunter V
Oslo, Norge
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

So different theme. Lovely food. Good atmosphere. Worth the money. Service is amazing. Will visit again.

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Oslo, Norway
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We were celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary this night, And was heading for a good reputed restaurant where we both had been before - even if it has been some years since last time. They recommended their entrecote ("Town's best" according to waitress). And I went for it, while my spouse ordered breast of duck. I love entrecote. When it... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The food, wine and service is great in this place. The best thing, however, is the atmosphere. Hundreds of candles light up the stone cellar. The ambience is set by muted music of munks singing. Recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, International, European, Norwegian, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:30
Thursday
17:00 - 00:30
Friday
17:00 - 00:30
Saturday
17:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fredensborgveien 13, Oslo 0177, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 23 35 49 00
Description
Klosteret is situated in central Oslo - Hammersborg, beside the Deichmanske Main Library. The menu has a wonderful combination of continental and French dishes and the wine list is impressively diverse. The name Klosteret translates as The Monastery and there is a touch of the divine in the old brick arches lit by hundreds of candles and wonderfully calm atmosphere. A unique setting for a meal with colleagues, a romantic evening out or for guests from abroad - an unforgettable experience. The restaurant also has a Chambre Separée for private parties.

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