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Julius Fritzner Restaurant

European, Norwegian
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Karl Johans gate 31, Oslo 0159, Norway (Formerly Grand Hotel)
+47 23 21 20 00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Houston, texas, USA
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300 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Excellent service, but then it is a rather intimate space, and good but not outstanding food. A bit expensive and traditional but worth a try.

Thank jsthouston
Helsinki, Finland
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

We were absolutely alone in this restaurant and it was not a big problem for us. We had a 7 course dinner. Service was good, but very slow inspite of there was not anybody except us. We liked all the meal, they were not big but very well decorated!

Thank sont_eric
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2012

I just moved to Oslo from England this past month and had a friend treat me to a wonderful "secret" restaraunt that he knew of. I guess it is hardly ever busy. Before we went I took a look at this sight and translated some of the reviews and have to admit that I was a little scared to eat... More 

3 Thank Cindy M
Sandnes, Norway
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2012

Julius Fritzner is located upstairs in Grand Hotel, and pretends to be a grand restaurant. They offer a choice of 3, 5 or 7 course dinners. We tried the 5 courses. The only nice dish was the red wine sorbet ("cleanse the palate"). Oh, it all sounds good... sole, duck, lamb, etc. But every dish is a mish-mash of flavours... More 

Thank Trond B
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2012

The decor of this restaurant mostly reminds of "old school" French restaurants. But the 7 course tasting menu is absolutely a´modern and high class cuisine. Innovative but, not a 5 star tasting experience even though the produce is high class. Service is very good, and this restaurant deserves way better ranking in the Norwegian papers.

Thank batravn
Zurich, Switzerland
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101 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2012

If you have enough to spare I really would recommend this restaurant! It's my favorite! They really make wonderful elk and reinsdyrs stakes! The ambience is quiet.

1 Thank Sabmue
Oslo, Norway
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

Had a wonderful meal here. 5 courses with perfect wine combos. Superb food with lots of flavours and interesting twists. Expensive, but well worth it.

2 Thank Tom Y
Melbourne Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2011

This restaurant was such a wonderful and unexpected highlight of our trip to Norway! It is the venue where the banquet is held each December for the Nobel Peace Prize winner. From the moment we entered the restaurant the service, quality and presentation of the food could not be faulted. This meal was one of the finest we have ever... More 

3 Thank Dagney67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Norwegian
Restaurant features
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karl Johans gate 31, Oslo 0159, Norway (Formerly Grand Hotel)
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 23 21 20 00

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?