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Filipstad Brygge 2, Oslo, Norway
April 15, 2020
Mediterranean restaurant by the Miss Sophie restaurateurs on the ground floor of Galleri Fineart (the gallery will be moved to downstairs only). The walls of the Arts Restaurant will also be decorated with art from Fineart's exhibitions.
Geitmyrsveien 57, Oslo, Norway
March 1, 2020
Geita is a casual fine dining restaurant by head chef Axel Nordahl.
Møysalveien 2659, Vesterålen, Norway
February 14, 2020
A fine-dining restaurant by Chef Halvar Ellingsen serving a tasting menu based on local ingredients. The restaurant is located at a farm from the 1700s where they still grow their own vegetables and have livestock, including sheep, pigs, chickens, and cows. Ingredients used are limited to the Lofoten, Vesterålen, and Senja regions. Guests can spend the night at the farm.
Bispevika, Oslo, Norway
February 1, 2020
Maaemo is moving less than a kilometer from its current location on Schweigaards gate, where it has hovered over the train tracks of Oslo's central station. The new location is down at the waterfront in Bispevika next to the new Much museum. The first iteration of Maaemo, which opened on December 15th, 2010, will close its doors on December 13th, 2019 – almost nine years later.
Koie Ramen (Munch Brygge)
Munch Brygge, Oslo, Norway
January 6, 2020
Youngs gate 11-13, Oslo, Norway
December 19, 2019
A duo concept in the old venue of Nemesis by former Maaemo chef Luke Henderson and sommelier Jefferson Goldring. The Imperial will be a wine and cocktail bar with a small kitchen making bar snacks (e.g. scotch eggs) – opening in December. In February, they will also open a small five table fine dining restaurant for around 20 guests, serving a 16-course menu prepared by Henderson with wine pairings by Goldring.
Ti Spiseri & Bar
Langgata 10, Sandnes, Norway
December 7, 2019
Traditional brasserie by Ole Dysjaland (founder of Hekkan Burger), Kjetil Andersen, and Leiv Rune Mjølsnes. The menu consists of Danish smørrebrød, traditional Neapolitan pizza, and coal-grilled beef.
Nordre gate 20-22, Oslo, Norway
November 25, 2019
The Japanese chef Masari Inage has operated a ramen canteen (Sapporo Ramen) at Vulkan for some time, but is now opening a dedicated ramen restaurant (Ezo Ramen at the ground floor) and izakaya (Ezo Izakaya in the cellar) inside the new apartment complex Nordre gate 20-22 in Grünerløkka. The ramen place will open in November, while the izakaya will open in December or January.
Briskebyveien 31, Oslo, Norway
November 22, 2019
Øyvind Bøe Dalelv, formerly of Statholdergaarden, will be the head chef at this new restaurant, bar, and club concept that opens in the old venue of Bølgen & Moi at Briskeby in Oslo. The house has a total capacity of almost 300 guests and will be open seven days a week, but closed Monday and Sunday evenings. The menu will be vegetable-focused for lunch, with a set menu for dinner, albeit with the option of ordering à la carte as well. Michaels will continue the wildly popular tradition of Saturday bubbly brunch that the former inhabitant made famous.
Olaf Ryes Plass 12, Oslo, Norway
November 21, 2019
A food bar where everything is served in bowls. Neighborhood restaurant with local, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients. Natural wine, beer, and cider will dominate the drinks menu. The people behind it are Einar Fjøsne (co-owner), Misgina Ghebremeskel (co-owner), and Fridtjof Seeberg (co-owner & general manager).
Rosteds gate 15, Oslo, Norway
November 20, 2019
You heard it here first. DN added more details.
A new restaurant and bar in the old venue of the legendary Oslo restaurant Pjoltergeist. Initial rumors suggested an Italian themed restaurant, but it turns out it will be a modern British inspired gastropub. The old Pjoltergeist team, Susanne Låstad, Sverre Bøyum, and Atli Mar Yngvasson are co-owners and subletters to the new restaurateurs – bartender Andreas Lohne and chef Matthew North (who also worked at Pjoltergeist for some time). The bar will be wine-focused with simple drinks consisting of two elements. A five-course set menu will be mandatory upon booking a table, but à la carte options are available for walk-in guests and the bar seats. Sound familiar?
Kirkegata 20, Oslo, Norway
November 19, 2019
Ostara Bar serves natural wine, craft beer, sake and offers small plates of vegetable-focused food. Owned by Sofia Su.
Christianshavns Voldgade 54, Copenhagen, Denmark
November 1, 2019
A restaurant by Kamilla Seidler (head chef) and Lars Bjerregaard (community manager).
Thorvald Meyers gate 47 A, Oslo, Norway
October 27, 2019
Grøtsjappa is a restaurant by Patrick Jensen (Ice Crime) in cooperation with the oats producer Den Sorte Havre. Inspired by Grød in Copenhagen, they serve porridge with various toppings. What started out as restaurant Gryn on Universitetsgata 8, has since closed and re-opened in the old venue of Way Down South and Birdmans.
Dronning Eufemias gate 18, Oslo, Norway
October 25, 2019
Bistro/brasserie serving classic dishes with a twist. Chef Christer Rødseth, the former head chef at Vaaghals, is co-owner together with Jørn Lie, Jacopo Righetti, and Eirik Strøm Lillebø.
Sandkaj 39, Copenhagen, Denmark
October 10, 2019
8-Seat Sushi Counter, Edo Mae Susi with Scandinavian Seafood. Head chef: Mads Battefeld
Fredensborgveien 42, Oslo, Norway
October 2, 2019
A wine bar serving simple dishes in the old venue of Bon Lío. Veslemøy Hvidsten (owner), Ed Shaw (head chef), and Sindre Solem (bar manager).
Coco & Carmen
Banérgatan 7, Stockholm, Sweden
September 21, 2019
A new neighborhood restaurant from the Punk Royale team (Joakim Almqvist and Erik Gustafsson) and Dario Balan (head chef).
Underhaugsveien 28, Oslo, Norway
September 18, 2019
Fine dining restaurant in the old stable next to Fyr Bistronomi.Sebastian Myhre (head chef).
Vibes gate 11 A, Oslo, Norway
September 17, 2019
Munkedamsveien 100, Oslo, Norway
September 11, 2019
A fine dining restaurant serving a tasting menu with 100% plant-based dishes, organic ingredients and global inspiration. Jaime Docherty (head chef) & Emily Lindquist (restaurant manager).
Tordenskjoldsgade 11, Copenhagen, Denmark
September 3, 2019
Modern French restaurant. Yves Le Lay (head chef) & Kasper Langkilde (head sommelier).
Dronningens Tværgade 43, Copenhagen, Denmark
August 15, 2019
French bistro by Rasmus Oubæk (head chef) & Jesper Marcussen (restaurant manager).
Fredensborgveien 22, Oslo, Norway
August 1, 2019
You heard it here first. DN added more details.
Oyster and natural wine bar by the guys from BASS. Co-owned by Aksel H. Steen, Torstein Voksø Eek, Marcus Soknes, Klaus Bugge Lund, Colin Duignan, and Lars Vaular.
Refshalevej 173 C, Copenhagen, Denmark
July 4, 2019
Art, drama, gastronomy and spectacular visuals blend into one all-encompassing multisensory experience. Rasmus Munk (head chef), Lars Seier (co-owner), & Helle Hasting (sommelier). Click here to read more about Alchemist 2.0.