Looking out for dinner options in Oslo is easy, as this capital city of Norway offers great restaurants to rejoice the number of Norwegian delights. However, to enjoy the real culinary traditions of Norway, one must visit a Michelin starred restaurant in Oslo.
Here are our favourite Michelin star restaurants which have changed the dining scenes of this Scandinavian land.
Opened in December 2010, this first ground-breaking three Michelin starred restaurant of Oslo is owned by chef Esben Holmbee Bang. The restaurant exclusively serves the true Nordic flavours, where the menu will take you through the Norwegian landscape. This place offers a set number of seasonal dishes which you can enjoy with a view of the chefs at work and the modern skyline of Bjørvika. Maaemo is the first ever restaurant in Oslo which has won awards from famous food critics around the world, this means that you'll only get the best of the best here. So, don’t forget to visit this place!
This one starred Michelin restaurant serves modern, delicious Scandinavian dishes created by chef Mikael Svensson - who is voted as one of the best 300 chefs in the world. In 2016, the restaurant received its first Michelin. The best part of this place is that the menu keeps on changing as per the availability of ingredients in the market. Thus, you’ll get to enjoy different dishes on a daily/weekly basis. Kontrast only serves organic and nutritious meals to their guests; so, if you are looking out for the healthy food then this place is a must go.
Holding a coveted Michelin star, Statholdergaarten has been one of the best restaurants of Oslo. The restaurant is run by chef Bent Stiansen who gained fame after winning the World Master of the Bocuse d’Or culinary contest. This restaurant serves the classic Norwegian gourmet dishes in the daily six-course menus which are created as per the seasonal ingredients. If your inner soul is craving for Norwegian delights, then you better try out this place.
A Michelin star restaurant, Galt is formed by 5 colleagues who had worked together at various restaurants including Michelin starred restaurants Oscargate and Fauna. Together they serve some best gourmet cuisine and traditional Nordic food in the town. Bjørn Svensson, Pascal Lehmann, Daniel Hasvold Jung, Kine Jøndal and Marcus Solefors are amazing with whatever you demand to be served at your plate from their six-course menu. A must visit place before ending your trip in Oslo.