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Villa Malla

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Mediterranean, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
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Stranda 3, Filtvet 3480, Norway
+47 32 79 50 90
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Villa Malla is a great place to eat and relax. The villa is located in Filtvedt, a beautiful small place in the Oslo fjord. This is not your ordinary tourist attraction, a true treasure for those who want to spend time in quiet surroundings by the sea. The place gives a true maritime feeling, with bamboo furniture, a marquee, palm... More 

Thank Dagfinn B
Eastern Norway, Norway
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This place is very popular for a good reason. The food is very good; a buffet lunch and dinner with a large variety of food. In addition to having lunch or dinner, you can spend the day on the private beach belonging to the place, and visit art galleries on the premises.

Thank RoaNNil
Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Villa Malla is absolutely one of the most beatiful places by the Oslo fjord. Go there just for some icecream and a bath on the beach, but I do reccomend lunch or dinner in the restaurant. The food there is delicious.

Thank PcHarr
Oslo, Norway
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Villa Malla has a very nice location. They serve buffet for dinner from 04 PM, we paied NOK 375.- per person and did not expect to pay extra for tapped water!!! No dessert and coffe included either. We needed to go downstairs to the bar to buy a cup of coffe... We asked for "fløte" (cream), he said we have... More 

1 Thank Skiguideholmenkollen
Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

+ Great location - 275 NOK for a buffet - not including water, coffe or dessert. The food was terrible and did not include any seafood as you would expect. For this price you get far better meals on other restaurants Everything in the area is pricy, just to stop with the boat is expensive, so is visiting the lighthouse.... More 

1 Thank Dahle72
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We arrived the pier and a boy ran up to the boat and told us we had to pay by the hour to park the boat. We said we wanted to eat, but he said that coiunted for everybody. Nice start! The place is worn out and not so chill anymore, the food is dull and overpriced, a kind of... More 

1 Thank Roffie
Drammen, Norway
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Villa Malla is the brainchild of chef Sonia Lee. A very informal restaurant, with stylish decor and plenty of local art on the walls. The restaurant offers stunning views of the Oslo fjord just outside. The outside area includes a quay, a beach and a massive seating area. All very well done up. The vibe is more Mediterranean than Norwegian.... More 

Thank Olav S
Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I went to Villa Malla for an evening out with my colleagues. We started the evening with Water Scooters before going inside for dinner. The Mediterranean buffet was good. Villa Malla is situated right next to Filtvet Lighthouse, with a nice view of the Oslo fjord.

Thank Yngve T
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We called to book a table and were advised that bookings were for parties of 15 or more but get here early to secure a table, we arrived at 12.15, it had about 150 seats but only a dozen customers and never exceed more the 25%. Food was advertised as Mediterranean and middle eastern, salads were individual plates of onion,... More 

Thank Bill B
Vollen, Norway
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83 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Out for a drive on the Hurum peninsula, south of Oslo, at the end of March, we dropped into the Villa Malla restaurant at Filtvet. This time we simply wanted a cup of coffee and a pastry. The welcome at the completely empty restaurant at 3 p.m. was warm and the cafe con leche excellent. There were no cakes or... More 

1 Thank MargretEA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stranda 3, Filtvet 3480, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Buskerud  >  Filtvet
  • Phone Number: +47 32 79 50 90
Villa Malla is not a restaurant, but an open space for the public. All guests are equally welcome, hungry or not, and there is no obligation to dine while visiting. Just come and have a look, or enjoy an ice cream, a bottle of wine, a hot cup of coffee or a cold beer in the shade of the palms. Villa Malla also has its own beach, so remember to bring a swimsuit and sunscreen on sunny days, and jump in the water!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?