Get inspired by the food film series below called Table tales, where some of Norway’s top chefs showcase their regions and their food philosophy.
They love to mingle with their guests and pride themselves in being hands-on with everything from the origins of the ingredients to creating an independent venue with a unique look and feel.
Off the beaten track, with easy reach from Oslo airport, there are also several towns and villages surrounding Oslo. This area is known as the Oslo region. Here the pace is gentle, the surroundings are beautiful and local history and culture plentiful. Alternatively, combine a trip to Oslo with a visit to one or two of the regional towns.
Regardless of your choice, remember to book your table in advance, as these places are very popular. You will find a map further down this page with links to the restaurants' booking pages. The collection of Table tales films gives a good glimpse into a growing trend of chefs making the most out of their local gold.
Behind the scenes at the restaurants that have helped Norway’s large cities to become culinary destinations.
Runar Eggesvik, a local entrepreneur from Oslo, has spent several years creating social hangouts in his city. Making great places for people to meet has been his passion in life, and he believes that it is the local hangouts, bars, cafes, venues and restaurants that define a city.
A short trip from Oslo is all it takes to explore many other great places to eat.
With a passion for food, drinks, and people, Helene Jahren serves an unforgettable experience on a plate at her restaurant Gamle Tårnhuset. Get the highlights of the Akershus region, which involves not only food, but a bit of spa and wellness, beach life, and golfing as well.
Visit the chefs' restaurants in the cities they love.