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The Best French Restaurants In Oslo, Norway

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Updated: 9 February 2017
The economic and governmental center of Norway, Oslo is an international city and home to a variety of restaurants specializing in different cuisines. If you’re looking for a French restaurant, we have selected the best places in the Norwegian capital to find this classic cuisine.



The Ostebutikken is a cozy restaurant with a welcoming staff. The restaurant features a short but select menu perfect for both lunch and dinner. The carrot soup and the fish dishes are the highlights. The Ostebutikken also has a store where customers can find a variety of French cheeses.

Address and telephone number: Thorvald Meyers gate 27,0555 Oslo, Norway +47 22 37 80 65


Providing customers with excellent food and service, the Mares serves some of the best fish dishes in Oslo. All their food is beautifully presented, and the classically elegant décor dominated by white tones creates the best environment to sample some gourmet delicacies.

Address and telephone number: Skovveien 1,0257 Oslo, Norway +47 22 54 89 80

Lille Spiseri

The Lille Spiseri is a charming French restaurant which offers simple yet quality French dishes. The restaurant is cozy and small, with only a few tables, allowing customers to dine in intimacy. The friendly staff will be happy to prepare and decorate personalized tables for special occasions.

Address and telephone number: Ullevålsveien 81,0454 Oslo,Norvegia +47 976 05 101

The Cru 

The Cru is a stylish restaurant drawing inspiration from cuisines from around the world, with predominant French and Norwegian touches. The staff are great at pairing the meals from the menu with the wines that will go best with their flavors.

Address and telephone number: Ingelbrecht Knudssøns gate 1,0365 Oslo,Norvegia  +47 23 98 98 98


Kolonihagen Frogner 

The Kolonihagen Frogner was the first restaurant by Kolonihagen. The Frogner restaurant is situated in the backyard of an old stable, and the beautiful beer garden is great to have your food outside during the Spring and Summer months. The items in the menu, with French and European influences, are made with quality organic and seasonal ingredients.

Address and telephone number: Frognerveien 33,0263 Oslo,Norvegia +47 993 16 810