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Stranden 71, Oslo 0250, Norway
+47 22 83 64 84
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“smoked whale” (19 reviews)
“fish soup” (30 reviews)
“game stew” (6 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Stranden 71, Oslo 0250, Norway
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My colleague and myself have chosen Rorbua for a dinner basing on the other reviews on tripadvisor. The restaurant is located in a quiet corner of the Stranden, the interior is simple but stylish, and there are a few tables outdoors. Though there were a...More

Thank Dascha_Morphine
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great restaurant. Cant praise it highly enough. I had the Norwegian platter which included Reindeer and whale. really good food.

Thank Flynnm2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe it was just a bad night for these gals and the kitchen -- rude waitress at the bar when we wanted a dark beer. Waited forever for a reindeer dish. No apologies at all. Could not have any bread. There are so many places...More

Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is at Aker Brygge. The decor and some of the menu items were Northern Norwegian. The menu includes many sandwiches and salads, but also dinner meals, with an emphasis on seafood. Very good food and service at a reasonable price.

Thank minnesotajay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bar with very good food. Beer was cold and the selection was good, not great. Food was better than average. I had a seafood salad that was HUGE and they did not skimp on the amount of seafood or the variety they covered the...More

Thank ruckhus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered baked salmon and a plate called taste of norway which was a stew of beef, deer, reindeer and whale. It was my first time to eat whale and although the waiter suggested the stew not to be well done (as the whale will...More

Thank Tahani A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place looks nice, the vegan waiter is very nice, although this place is understaffed for the size. They serve whale,.. well not ok but still legal. Food is average, it taste at least something,..

Thank Udo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is situated near the sport's port. The service is excellent and the waitress is very pleasant. The food is too exquisite and tasty. I went to the restaurant two times and if I could I would return.

Thank Celia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend who lives in Oslo recommend this place and it did not disappoint. The location is right along the water and the interior has an adorable cabin feel. I wanted to try some traditional Norwegian food and was overwhelmed by the options....so many and...More

Thank Jessyca T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of touring Oslo, our group of ten wanted a hearty meal but could not decide where to eat. Our tour guide took us to the pier and showed us the plethora of choices. The bus driver said to try Rorbua if...More

Thank Nancy C
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Questions & Answers
10 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PH15 | Reviewed this property |
I've seen people making reservations for 7pm. If you go before 7pm and have a small group, then you will be able to get a table without reservation. The two times I was there it was not very full (I was there between 5 and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stranden 71, Oslo 0250, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 83 64 84
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