Best pubs in Oslo

Check out the top pubs in Oslo, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
1. Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
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163 local reviews
1 Kirsten Flagstads Plass, Oslo
21 42 21 00
Establishment
Vladan
Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from t…
Sutharsan
The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, whi…
Ole
Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from t…
1. Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
1. Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
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163 local reviews
1 Kirsten Flagstads Plass, Oslo
21 42 21 00
Vladan
Vladan
Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from the water. It invites its visit…
Sutharsan
Sutharsan
The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to ri…
Ole
Ole
Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from the water. It invites its visit…
2. Oslo Central Station
2. Oslo Central Station
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42 local reviews
1 Karl Johans Gate, Oslo
22 05 70 00
Post officeEstablishment
Mads
Center of Oslo. Center for all public transport!
Jonathan & Ruth-Iris
Central station, with train and public comunitation.
Hege
Oslo Centralstastion. If you arrive from Gardermoen by train you disembark here. The bus 70 to my flat is leav…
2. Oslo Central Station
2. Oslo Central Station
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42 local reviews
1 Karl Johans Gate, Oslo
22 05 70 00
Mads
Mads
Center of Oslo. Center for all public transport!
Jonathan & Ruth-Iris
Jonathan & Ruth-Iris
Central station, with train and public comunitation.
Hege
Hege
Oslo Centralstastion. If you arrive from Gardermoen by train you disembark here. The bus 70 to my flat is leaving from Biskop Guuerus gate (…
3. Royal Palace
3. Royal Palace
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112 local reviews
Establishment
Jannike
Where the King lives of course. Supposed to be a lot larger, but the money ran out. Small park, quite nice. Th…
Theodor & Ingrid
The Royal Palace is open to the public during the summer through guided tours. Also see the beautiful Palace P…
Tore Kristian (-TK-)
One of many homes of the long outdated, imported royal family, financed by taxpayers' money. Will be turned in…
3. Royal Palace
3. Royal Palace
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112 local reviews
Jannike
Jannike
Where the King lives of course. Supposed to be a lot larger, but the money ran out. Small park, quite nice. The queens park is open to the p…
Theodor & Ingrid
Theodor & Ingrid
The Royal Palace is open to the public during the summer through guided tours. Also see the beautiful Palace Park and the guards changing po…
Tore Kristian (-TK-)
Tore Kristian (-TK-)
One of many homes of the long outdated, imported royal family, financed by taxpayers' money. Will be turned into a museum whenever people ca…
4. Frogner Park
4. Frogner Park
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84 local reviews
ParkEstablishment
Jannike
Frognerparken. Less than a ten minute walk from my doorstep. Will be in any tourist guide. Worth the visit, bo…
Per Jarle & Marcela
Frogner Park is a public park in Oslo. Frogner Park is the most visited attraction. In the middle of today's F…
Terje
Huge public park with the Vigeland scultpure installation - 212 sculptures spread over the park. Angry Boy (S…
4. Frogner Park
4. Frogner Park
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84 local reviews
Jannike
Jannike
Frognerparken. Less than a ten minute walk from my doorstep. Will be in any tourist guide. Worth the visit, both the park and the sculpture …
Per Jarle & Marcela
Per Jarle & Marcela
Frogner Park is a public park in Oslo. Frogner Park is the most visited attraction. In the middle of today's Frogner Park is the sculpture b…
Terje
Terje
Huge public park with the Vigeland scultpure installation - 212 sculptures spread over the park. Angry Boy (Sinnataggen) - and Monolith are…
5. Olympen
5. Olympen
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41 local reviews
15 Grønlandsleiret, Oslo
Open now
24 10 19 99
Establishment
Yamile
Bar and Restaurant. Is a traditional brown pub, renovated where you can eat delicious norwegian food.
Christine
Restaurant with grand chandeliers and large wall-paintings. Used to be a brown pub, but has been converted int…
Heidi
An old brown pub and regular Oslo institution now reinvented to a surprisingly trendy bistro pub. The dishes r…
5. Olympen
5. Olympen
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41 local reviews
15 Grønlandsleiret, Oslo
Open now
24 10 19 99
Yamile
Yamile
Bar and Restaurant. Is a traditional brown pub, renovated where you can eat delicious norwegian food.
Christine
Christine
Restaurant with grand chandeliers and large wall-paintings. Used to be a brown pub, but has been converted into a fashionable restaurant.
Heidi
Heidi
An old brown pub and regular Oslo institution now reinvented to a surprisingly trendy bistro pub. The dishes remain hearthy and the plates a…
6. Colonel Mustard
6. Colonel Mustard
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30 local reviews
2 Darres gate, Oslo
Open now
21 95 05 00
Establishment
Adine
Drinks, pub food and table games. A social pub with nice people
Maren
Good pub food, fish&chips and burgers. Good selection of board games, and a nice outdoor seating area when the…
Hilde
Sunny outdoor seating, good pub-food such as hamburgers and fish and chips. Boradgames inside.
6. Colonel Mustard
6. Colonel Mustard
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30 local reviews
2 Darres gate, Oslo
Open now
21 95 05 00
Adine
Adine
Drinks, pub food and table games. A social pub with nice people
Maren
Maren
Good pub food, fish&chips and burgers. Good selection of board games, and a nice outdoor seating area when the sun is out!
Hilde
Hilde
Sunny outdoor seating, good pub-food such as hamburgers and fish and chips. Boradgames inside.
7. Grünerløkka
7. Grünerløkka
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93 local reviews
Grünerløkka, Oslo
SublocalityPolitical
Marius
This part of the city is the place if you want to go from pub to pub! I personally recommend Aku Aku, Bar Boca…
Merethe
Young and trendy area with a lot of bars, pubs, restaurants etc. About 25 min walk from my place.
Sverre
Hipster area with lots of pubs etc etc.
7. Grünerløkka
7. Grünerløkka
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93 local reviews
Grünerløkka, Oslo
Marius
Marius
This part of the city is the place if you want to go from pub to pub! I personally recommend Aku Aku, Bar Boca and Territoriet.
Merethe
Merethe
Young and trendy area with a lot of bars, pubs, restaurants etc. About 25 min walk from my place.
Sverre
Sverre
Hipster area with lots of pubs etc etc.
8. Grünerløkka Brygghus
8. Grünerløkka Brygghus
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33 local reviews
30 Thorvald Meyers gate, Oslo
Open now
966 22 831
Establishment
Sutharsan
Gastropub with its own brewery and a wide selection of beers from around the world. Grünerløkka Brygghus has …
Frode
Gastropub, many kinds of beers, also brewing themselves. Serves good pub food. Busy on the weekends.
Eirik
The best selection of beers in the area, including from their own brewery in the backyard. Great pub grub also…
8. Grünerløkka Brygghus
8. Grünerløkka Brygghus
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33 local reviews
30 Thorvald Meyers gate, Oslo
Open now
966 22 831
Sutharsan
Sutharsan
Gastropub with its own brewery and a wide selection of beers from around the world. Grünerløkka Brygghus has 14 beers on tap ranging from t…
Frode
Frode
Gastropub, many kinds of beers, also brewing themselves. Serves good pub food. Busy on the weekends.
Eirik
Eirik
The best selection of beers in the area, including from their own brewery in the backyard. Great pub grub also like Bangers&Mash, Fish&chips…
9. Tøyenbadet
9. Tøyenbadet
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22 local reviews
90 Helgesens Gate, Oslo
Closed now
23 46 22 90
Establishment
Gert
Public indoor pool/bath, if you would like to go for a swim - even in winter.
Merete
Tøyenbadet is a public swimming pool. Indoor and outdoor.
Tina  & Christine
Public pool, both indoors and outdoors (in the summer).
9. Tøyenbadet
9. Tøyenbadet
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22 local reviews
90 Helgesens Gate, Oslo
Closed now
23 46 22 90
Gert
Gert
Public indoor pool/bath, if you would like to go for a swim - even in winter.
Merete
Merete
Tøyenbadet is a public swimming pool. Indoor and outdoor.
Tina  & Christine
Tina & Christine
Public pool, both indoors and outdoors (in the summer).
10. Oslo mekaniske verksted AS
10. Oslo mekaniske verksted AS
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45 local reviews
34 Tøyenbekken, Oslo
Open now
452 37 534
Establishment
Suzanne & Rodney
Located in an old workshop, this is a rustic, un-fancy pub with a great atmosphere. They do not serve food, in…
Riccardo
Nice pub with outside space and relaxed atmosphere
Beate
Great bar, often packed with people. Nice to sit outside in the summer. Rustic interior and mixed crowd.
10. Oslo mekaniske verksted AS
10. Oslo mekaniske verksted AS
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45 local reviews
34 Tøyenbekken, Oslo
Open now
452 37 534
Suzanne & Rodney
Suzanne & Rodney
Located in an old workshop, this is a rustic, un-fancy pub with a great atmosphere. They do not serve food, instead you are allowed to bring…
Riccardo
Riccardo
Nice pub with outside space and relaxed atmosphere
Beate
Beate
Great bar, often packed with people. Nice to sit outside in the summer. Rustic interior and mixed crowd.
11. Hovedøya
11. Hovedøya
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45 local reviews
Hovedøya, Oslo
Transit stationEstablishment
Thomas
Take the public transport boats from Aker Brygge to this beautifully island.
Tore & Tone
The Oslofjord has many small islands where locals visit for picnics and swimming. You can also just sit on the…
Emil André
Take the boat from Aker brygge to Hovedøya. You can use the public transportation card which gives access to b…
11. Hovedøya
11. Hovedøya
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45 local reviews
Hovedøya, Oslo
Thomas
Thomas
Take the public transport boats from Aker Brygge to this beautifully island.
Tore & Tone
Tore & Tone
The Oslofjord has many small islands where locals visit for picnics and swimming. You can also just sit on the boat and enjoy the view. The …
Emil André
Emil André
Take the boat from Aker brygge to Hovedøya. You can use the public transportation card which gives access to both the subway, buses and the …
12. National Gallery of Norway
12. National Gallery of Norway
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48 local reviews
13 Universitetsgata, Oslo
Open now
Point of interestEstablishment
Ane
An obligatory stop if you're interested in art and culture. The National Gallery holds the most extinctive pub…
Ole
Norway's largest public collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures is found in the National Gallery, est…
Baard
A must go place for art friends. Norway's largest public collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures is …
12. National Gallery of Norway
12. National Gallery of Norway
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48 local reviews
13 Universitetsgata, Oslo
Open now
Ane
Ane
An obligatory stop if you're interested in art and culture. The National Gallery holds the most extinctive public collection of paintings, d…
Ole
Ole
Norway's largest public collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures is found in the National Gallery, established in 1837. The gallery'…
Baard
Baard
A must go place for art friends. Norway's largest public collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures is found in the National Gallery,…