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Xich Lo

Karl Johans gate 23B, Oslo 0159, Norway
+47 22 42 48 00
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Karl Johans gate 23B, Oslo 0159, Norway
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my colleagues on a Thursday afternoon. Although the food was nice we had to wait for approx an hour before we had our main course. Also they never came and checked if we wanted more to drink.

Thank Christina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place for dinner, excellent food, good wine and top service. We recommend Xich Lo to every one that are looking for a good experience when it comes to wine and dine.

Thank Unn K
Reviewed 5 April 2018

One of our favorite restaurants in Oslo. They serve a number of exquisite smaller dishes (tasting menu) and some great main dishes.

Thank jorgetomasson
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We ate at this restaurant several times in the past and had a very good experience. The last visit was definitely below the standard we got used to. We had spring rolls and the baked scallop as starters, both were good, but both the venison...More

Thank Ben070740
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Very cozy restaurant. Hi tech menus on a Samsung pad. A starter to die for. The lamb chops just delicate and so good with the spicy Tamarinde. The sommelier is worth a visit just for his description of the wines and the paring with the...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

The Lamb and the fish soup was delicious, staff at the highest level, brilliant atmosphere! The best Vietnamese restaurant in the city!!!

Thank Łukasz O
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Very good food and excellent service. Bit hard to locate if you don’t know excactly where it is? (Inside a mall).

Thank Mr T
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We had booked a table, but we did not feel particularly welcome as no-one acknowledged our presence for 5 minutes as we waited to be seated. The waiters were pleasant, but a French guy claiming to be sommelier ruined our night. We asked for a...More

Thank harald_travel
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Nice Vietnamese restaurant on the third floor, with easy access, at the high-end Eger shopping mall in Karl Johan. We had the Vietnamesisk fiskesuppe which was very tasty, although rather on the spicier side:) and the Gyllenstekt vårrull (spring roll). For the main course, our...More

1  Thank marina0207
Reviewed 15 November 2017

It's my second time here. This time we tasted one of their three course set menus. Just as I remembered, service was outstanding. The food is the best Vietnamese food I ever tasted in Norway. It was a delight for all senses. And, let them...More

Thank Ulf Wike L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karl Johans gate 23B, Oslo 0159, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo>  > Sentrum
  • Neighbourhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 22 42 48 00
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Description
Pay a visit to Xích Lô (pron. cyklo) for a taste from a little Further East. This is a unique treasure of a Vietnamese restaurant, now occupying new premises on Karl Johans gate 23 B on the first floor of the new department store in Egertorget square. Delicately exotic with light and airy interior and a mouth-watering menu where the food is reasonably priced and completely authentic. Aromatic and spicy without being too hot, the dishes are served as small pieces of art on the plate. Enjoy your trip Further East!
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