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Feinschmecker

) #66 of 1,177 Restaurants in Oslo $$$$ French, European,
Balchens gate 5, Oslo 0265, Norway
+47 22 12 93 80
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turbot” (7 reviews)
“foie gras” (4 reviews)
“chef's menu” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Norwegian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Balchens gate 5, Oslo 0265, Norway
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21 - 30 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2015

The dinner and service at Feinschmecker was amazing. The server did an excellent job pairing wine with our dishes. I was also really impressed with their use of vegetables. We ate there on our first night of Norway, and it was a great meal that...More

1  Thank ChicagoTraveller15
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Based on the prices I did suspect this place to have a stuck-up atmosphere with arrogant waiters. Boy was I wrong. It's been ages since last time the staff were this pleasant. Very warm and welcoming and the atmosphere was super relaxed and informal. Overall...More

Thank Lanfear23
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We booked the restaurant for a party of 13 in July. In advance we discussed food and wine with the Chef Vinay and chose a menu that we thought everyone would enjoy. This was a really enjoyable evening. The service could not have been better...More

Thank SORCEL
Reviewed 14 July 2015

One of the first high-class restaurants in Oslo, and still is. Nice food presented with care. Both service personnel and chefs provide excellent service and food.

Thank Stig K
Reviewed 21 January 2015 via mobile

Very enjoyable evening with work colleagues. Food was impeccable as were the matched wines. My favourite on the menu was the passion fruit chocolate ball for desert with the matched desert wine.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 3 December 2014

This is probably one of the best restaurants in Norway, headed by the ultimate chef and owner, Mr Underthun, a must to visit when in Oslo !

Thank annikaOslo
Reviewed 1 December 2014

The food at Feinschmecker was more than excellent and the service even better. The wine that was served with the food was a match made in heaven and it complimented the food quite good.

Thank Madeleine N
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Feinschmecker lost its Michelin star last year and one might understand why. Not that the food isnt great or the staff attentive and competent. But it just seemed a bit unformal and ordinary. The restaurant is quite large to be a fine dining restaurant and...More

1  Thank Harald035
Reviewed 4 November 2014

As a frequent visitor over the last 20 years, I love the delicious food and outstanding service. Be prepared to pay a lot for a bottle of wine.

Thank GloryViking
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Years ago my S.O. had a very pleasant evening at Feinschmecker, so when we by chance had a few days in Oslo again we were excited to revisit our old favorite. Booking was very pleasant even at short notice. It is a very nice location...More

1  Thank TheHawkDenver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$112 - US$112
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balchens gate 5, Oslo 0265, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 12 93 80
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Description
Feinschmecker is one of the best known restaurants in the capital city, ranked among the top in Oslo since it opened in 1990. Yet its doors are open to all. Guests receive a warm welcome, whether it be for a gourmet meal or just for a glass of wine. Feinschmecker also welcomes parties and caters for a variety of events! You and your guests can start the evening with a visit to the wine cellar, move up to the kitchen and then end with a meal in the restaurant's chambre separée.
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