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The 2022 hot list: Oslo’s 16 best new restaurants, bars and cafés

The full list of all-new Oslo restaurants, bars and cafés

Do you want to know where to eat and drink in Oslo, Norway, right now? Restaurant aficionados want to know what’s new, what’s popular, and where their favourite chefs have settled — and with a slew of highly anticipated debuts, there are more places to explore than ever before. We maintain a current list of all new Oslo restaurants, bars, and cafés that have opened in the last year, conveniently divided down month by month so you can see exactly when they opened. Here is the complete guide to Oslo’s newest, best and buzziest restaurants, bars and cafés.

October

Savage Oslo Norway restaurant

20/10

Savage

Savage is a high-end restaurant located inside the new boutique hotel Revier in Kvadraturen. The restaurant is a passion project from Andrea Selvaggini, formerly of Maaemo and Einer, and features a unique plant-based menu. The menu, which is constantly evolving and focuses on locally sourced produce, has a selection of meat or fish available as extra options.

Savage
Nedre Slottsgate 2
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Anne Valeur and Savage

September

Punk Royale Oslo Norway restaurant

29/9

Punk Royale

Get ready to be transported to a culinary dimension like never before, as Punk Royale finally opened its Oslo outpost in 2022. This one-of-a-kind restaurant challenges traditional fine dining in an over-the-top and playful way, taking diners out of their comfort zone and immersing them in an unforgettable dining experience. Expect to be served an array of eclectic dishes, from traditional plates to in-hand servings, all packed with bold flavours and featuring unexpected ingredients such as truffle, caviar and popcorn. The decor is just as eccentric, with graffiti, neon lights, disco balls and more, making Punk Royale the ultimate destination for a truly unique dining experience.

Punk Royale
Frognerveien 5
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Punk Royale

Vin Vin Oslo Norway wine bar

23/9

Vin Vin

Uncork your curiosity at Vin Vin, Norway’s largest wine bar. Recently opened in a cosy cellar in Torggata, Vin Vin is the ultimate destination for wine enthusiasts, connoisseurs, or anyone looking to expand their palate. With thousands of bottles lining the walls, Vin Vin is the perfect spot to indulge in your wine cravings. With a vast selection of wines by the glass and bottle, knowledgeable servers, and a chic and modern atmosphere, Vin Vin is a wine lover’s paradise.

Vin Vin
Torggata 18
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Vin Vin

Null Null Oslo Norway restaurant

15/9

Null Null – permanently closed

Get ready to indulge in a true Italian feast at Null Null, the latest hot spot in the Revier hotel. Fresh pasta, “no-bull” wines and a casual setting, what more could you want? The team of experienced professionals, led by Simen Vinge and Cecilie Bundgaard Larsen, will take your taste buds on a journey to the heart of Italy without you even leaving Kvadraturen. Head here to experience the best of Italy, minus the jet lag and overpriced gelato.

Null Null
Kongens gate 5
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Null Null

14/9

Hedone

 

 

Hedone
Skovveien 15
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Hedone

Plah & Ahaans Oslo Norway thai restaurant

7/9

Plah & Ahaans

Experience a Thai culinary journey at Plah & Ahaan, located at Sommerro. As Scandinavia’s original modern Thai restaurant, Plah serves up a daily six-course feast featuring appetizers, salad, soup, shellfish or fish, meat and a sweet ending, but don’t worry, you can also opt for a simpler three-course theatre meal or the six-course vegetarian menu. For a more casual dining experience, head over to Ahaan which serves sharing dishes inspired by the streets of Southeast Asia, all enjoyed al fresco with a cocktail or Asian beer from the outdoor bar. And let’s not forget about the wine – both Plah & Ahaan boast an extensive list with an emphasis on white wines that pair perfectly with the food.

Plah & Ahaans
Sommerrogata 1
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Plah & Ahaans

1/9

Tak Oslo

Elevate your dining experience at Tak Oslo, a 2022 addition to the culinary scene located at the top of Sommerro. Led by star chef Frida Ronge, formerly of Tak Stockholm, this restaurant offers a unique blend of traditional Norwegian dishes with a touch of Japanese technique and locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant offers a 360-degree view of the city, fjord and countryside, and a terrace with grill and a cocktail bar. This is a dining experience that is not just about the food, but also the atmosphere and the view.

Tak Oslo
Sommerrogata 1
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Tak Oslo

Al Taglio Oslo Norway pizza restaurant

1/9

Al Taglio

Al Taglio is a Roman-style pizza shop located in the Valkyrien food court in Oslo, brought to you by the team at Vinoteket, serving delicious slices of pizza, paired with a selection of wine, and a delicious selection of ice cream.

Al Taglio
Valkyriegata 3
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Al Taglio

June

Kuro Oslo Norway coffee shop café
Kuro Oslo Norway coffee shop café

11/6

Kuro

Kuro Oslo is a new minimalist-style cafe located on the lower end of Grünerløkka, run by the family behind the clothing store F5. Though small and intimate, the cafe offers seating outside and a bright minimalist aesthetic that makes it feel spacious. The café offers a variety of coffee options including house coffee or hand-brewed seasonal options. They also offer classics such as caffè latte, flat white, and cappuccino, as well as iced coffee and cold drinks. They also serve sandwiches from Eckers, a local deli.

Kuro
Rathkes gate 9
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Kuro

May

8/5

Hot Temper

Hot Temper is a new fried chicken restaurant in Oslo, which is helmed by chefs from Mucho Mas and ex-Way Down South. They might very well have the best fried chicken in all of Oslo, which is available for take-out and online orders only, but with plans for in-house service in the near future.

Hot Temper
Toftes Gate 19B
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Hot Temper

April

30/4

Stykke

Stykke is a pizza restaurant located in Hasle, Oslo that serves delicious pizza and chicken wings, with an expanded menu in collaboration with Atli Mar Yngvason, the head chef of Katla.

Stykke
Bøkkerveien 11
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Stykke

Mon Oncle Oslo Norway restaurant

22/4

Mon Oncle

Mon Oncle is a culinary masterpiece, helmed by the talented chef Esben Holmboe Bang, who also runs Maaemo. It’s a true reflection of his passion for French cuisine and his commitment to sourcing only the finest ingredients. The menu is a symphony of classic French dishes, each one crafted with precision and executed to perfection. The use of luxurious ingredients such as truffles and caviar elevates the dining experience to new heights, making it a true indulgence for the senses. The ambience of the restaurant is refined, with impeccable service that complements the elegant dishes. The wine list, although limited, is expertly curated to complement the flavours of the food.

Mon Oncle
Universitetsgata 9
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Mon Oncle

Rugantino Oslo Norway trattoria restaurant

7/4

Rugantino

Rugantino is the epitome of an authentic Roman trattoria, offering a warm and inviting atmosphere that immerses you in the heart of Italian culture, with a menu featuring homemade pasta, delicious wines and what might very well be the best tiramisu in town.

Rugantino
Youngs gate 9
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Rugantino

March

Hammerhai Oslo Norway bar

2/3

Hammerhai

Hammerhai is a waterfront bar located in Bispevika, part of Bjørvika/Oslobukta, along the Oslo waterfront. This bar, created by the team behind Angst, serves cocktails, wine, beer and small snacks. The decor of Hammerhai is designed to be both colourful and eclectic – the interior is a blend of textures and tones from the 1970s, with a focus on creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The bar is the result of a collaboration between Dagny Thurmann-Moe, the founder of KOI Colour Studio, and Misgina Ghebremeskel, the owner of the bar. The decor features a mesmerizing wallpaper by Pierre Frey, copper stools and Moroccan zelliges, tables painted by Norwegian artist Elise Hisdal and pieces by Sudanese artist Fad Labi. The bar also features tables outside in the sun, which is perfect for enjoying a drink while taking in the waterfront views.

Hammerhai
Operagata 77c
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Hammerhai

January

The Little Pickle Oslo Norway restaurant

19/1

The Little Pickle

The Little Pickle is a casual restaurant located in the eclectic Grünerløkka neighbourhood of Oslo, run by the talented chef Hendersen. The restaurant combines past and present in its atmosphere and menu, with a focus on European comfort food with an emphasis on English traditions. The menu is short but satisfying, featuring pickles and frittered oyster mushrooms.

The Little Pickle
Jens Bjelkes gate 9
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of The Little Pickle

Kafeteria August Oslo Norway restaurant café
Kafeteria August Oslo Norway restaurant café

19/1

Kafeteria August

Kafeteria August is a lively eatery nestled in the heart of Oslo’s trendy Tullinløkka neighbourhood. The rustic-chic ambience is perfect for starting your day with a delicious breakfast platter or a piping hot cup of coffee. As the day goes on, the atmosphere transforms into a cosy wine bar, where you can indulge in small plates of hearty and flavorful dishes like homemade potato salad and tender beef tartare, expertly paired with the perfect glass of wine. The restaurant is led by the talented Petter Rolund Antonsen, Joanne Sørheim and Esben Holmboe Bang of Maaemo fame, known for their commitment to quality ingredients and simple, yet satisfying dishes.

Kafeteria August
Universitetsgata 9
Oslo
Norway

Photography courtesy of Kafeteria August

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