Central Norway Region

Det Andre Teatret

Det Andre Teatret There is no way around it: Going to the theatre is, for many, the definition of everything expensive, stiff and bourgeois. And even though this is not true, there are alternatives for those living in that delusion: The new theatre in the Lilleborg neighbourhood that calls itself Det Andre Teatret (...

United-Bakeries

United-Bakeries French-inspired bakery with a care for craftsmanship and a passion for bread. The breads, made from traditional French recipes with sour dough, are allowed to rise for a long time. The chain offers a variety of baked goods, ranging from classic French croissants to traditional Norwegian buns....

Starbucks Coffee Company

The American chain, which started in Seattle, Washington in the Pacifc Northwest, may be the world’s best known coffee. Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has made all sorts of coffee products, plus hot and cold sandwiches, salads and snacks. Starbucks had 16,120 shops in 49 countries worldwide...

Trygstad Bakeri

Trygstad Bakeri It’s important to take on the right fuel (in this case hot drinks and fresh baked goods) when wandering around in frozen land-scape. Have a hot coffee and a ‘pjalt’ – a local lefse pancake with goat cheese - at the 106-year-old bakery Trygstad Bakeri.

Sølviks Delikatesser

Sølviks Delikatesser The Røros region is known for its specialty foods, with 20 enterprises producing a long list of delicacies, including meat, cheese, herbs, oils and confections. Stop by the food store ‘Sølviks delikatesser’ to shop for unique and tasty local foods.

Rica Hotel - Panorama in Narvik

Panorama in Narvik In March 2012, Narvik, the city with a fantastic location in north Norway’s Arctic landscape, is getting new hotel. The 16-story Rica Hotel Narvik will be one of Norway’s tallest buildings, with a sky bar on the top floor offering a panoramic view of the city centre, the Oftotfjord, the mountain...

Hotel Finse 1222

Finse1222 It is cold on the Hardangervidda plateau at the moment. But the hotel Finse 1222 opened a feature last year that should help thaw skiers and others who just arrived on the Bergen Railway: A permanent camp of Sami tepees, called lavvo, with wood-fired stoves and hot tubs.

Fyret Mat & Drikke Restaurant

Fyret Mat & Drikke Restaurant You would think that if your musicl studio was a tiny, basement room, with no windows and not even a hint of daylight, you’d end up almost gasping for fresh air and plenty of space when you went out to eat. But meet Marcus Forsgren, the 28-year-old vocalist in a band called The Lionheart Brothers...

Berg & Berg Shop

Berg & Berg Shop The tale of the small clothing brand Berg & Berg is of two economists, Mathias and Karin Berg, who realized that they really wanted to go into business for themselves. That was in 2009. Now, three years later, the Oslo couple makes scarves, socks and cashmere hats in classic patterns from the...

LOKK

LOKK The people behind the new soup restaurant Lokk had been looking around for a while for a small place, a hole-in-the wall, where they could serve good, afordable fast food. They did not necessarily have soup in mind, but the idea eventually began stirring in the back of manager Ole Bjørn Sundsdal’s...

Spikersuppa Skating Rink

Spikersuppa Skating Rink For some, winter can’t come soon enough. You can see these people more or less every night in December through March doing their spins, loop jumps and triple Axels on outdoor skating rink on the main street of Karl Johan, between the parliament and the National Theatre. It’s popularly called “...

The Fram Museum

The Fram Museum Even though we can’t prove it, The Fram Museum in the Bygdøy area certainly feels like the coldest museum in Oslo. That may be partly due to the museum setting a specific temperature to preserve the ship Fram used by Norwegian polar explorer, scientist, humanitarian and Nobel peace laureate...

Brasserie 45

Brasserie 45 Delicious food in the centre of Oslo.Brasserie 45 has one of the most central locations, just a stone's throw from the National Theatre and Klingenberg cinema! On the first floor we serve delicious international food in a relaxed atmosphere to both businessmen and young people interested in...

Bistro Brocante

Bistro Brocante Bistro Brocante is a friendly French bistro situated in the heart of Grünerløkka. This restaurant serves tasty homely French fare with regular dishes as well as "today's" lunch and dinner based on available ingredients, all at reasonable prices. The Bistro is situated next to Fru Hagen and in...

Beach Club - Aker Brygge

Beach Club - Aker Brygge The America-style diner Beach Club at Oslo shopping area Aker Brygge has for the past 22 years been revered for its great ham- burgers, with coarse ground meat and a secret mix of spices. Now, you can also enjoy them at OSL. Beach Club opened its doors for the first time in 1989 and has served...