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Overview
Finding the best quality eats can be tricky in an unfamiliar city; avoid disappointment and eliminate the guesswork on this walking tour of Oslo. Uncover local favorites and hidden gems as you stroll the city to sample Oslo's best cheese, fish, meat, and waffles, along with a few beers and aquavit. Your guide provides insight into local food culture and can offer insider tips for where to continue afterward.
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You'll start at
Freiabutikken
Karl Johans gate 31, 0159 Oslo, NorwayMeeting point is by the Freia chocolate store on Karl Johans street 31
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  • 1
    Karl Johans gate
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Regjeringkvartalet
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Our Saviour's Memorial Cemetery
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Damstredet & Telthusbakken
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Akerselva River
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Mathallen Oslo
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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You'll end at
Mathallen Oslo
Mathallen Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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Highlights
  • Discover Oslo's best restaurants missed by most tourists
  • Get lesser-known insight into the local food scene from your guide
  • Try traditional Norwegian foods, including cheese, fish, and waffles
  • Sample local beer and aquavit
What to Expect
Meet your guide and the rest of your group in downtown Oslo. Before embarking upon your tasting tour, there's time for a visit to a traditional Norwegian clothing (bunad) shop to learn about Norwegian apparel and traditions. Your tour continues to various stops, tasting dishes at each location, such as cheese, fish, and a traditional waffle-and-brown-cheese dessert at a small coffee shop. You also have the opportunity to sample some local Norwegian beers at a cozy bar, as well as a taste of aquavit, a strong, flavored Scandinavian spirit. With a full belly (and some insider foodie tips from your guide), your tour concludes in the city center.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Freiabutikken, Karl Johans gate 31, 0159 Oslo, Norway
Duration
3–4 hours
Return Details
Mathallen Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Inclusions
  • Guiding services
  • Tasting at 4 different places
  • Main dish with traditional Norwegian ingredients (meat & fish)
  • Dessert (a Norwegian waffle served with brown cheese or strawberry jam. Coffee or tea is also included if desired)
  • Norwegian cheese & cured meat tasting
  • Norwegian beer tasting. If you dislike beer, we can arrange a glass of soda, cider or wine
  • Entry/Admission - Karl Johans gate
Exclusions
  • Please read carefully the tour information
  • Hotel pickup has a price of 70 Kr (cash)
  • Leave a phone number with the country code in case we need to contact you if something changes or check your Viator inbox one day before the tour starts.
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years for the beers and 21 for the akvavit
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Minimum of 2 participants required per tour. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet the requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or a full refund
  • If there are any food allergies or dietary requirements (vegetarian) we should be aware of, please inform us during the booking process. Please note that you must be able to eat fish or/and cheese to have any benefit form this tour
  • If you dislike beer, we can arrange a glass of Norwegian soda or cider or international wine, just inform us upon booking or tell your guide once you meet him/her
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • If you booked your tour before the 10 October 2018. there is a chance that you might have to bring/pay the 2th part of the tour. We updated the package prices and the amount you paid it was just the first part. Contact us if you have questions. Also check the price now and the price you paid on the date you did the booking to see the difference.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Explorer538069 wrote a review 7 Mar
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We absolutely loved the tour. Ivana was an incredible tour guide who showed us the interesting places in Oslo which we as tourists wouldn't have thought of. We were able to try traditional Norwegian meals and even had the opportunity to try some unusual foods such as whale and
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from AnnaMolly23, Guest Relations Manager at Taste of Oslo Walking Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Ladies, thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review! We're glad the you liked the tour and I really enjoyed your company. Hope you had great time afterwards, as well! Take care! Your guide, Ivana
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Rob Belleville wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
It was a relaxing, interesting and delicious afternoon with Ivana. She did a great a job! From the beginning at the oldest restaurant in Oslo until the hip Mathallen it was a very divers experience. Thanks a lot!
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Response from AnnaMolly23, Guest Relations Manager at Taste of Oslo Walking Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear robbelleville, thank you so much for this lovely review! We're glad that you have enjoyed our tour! Hope you had the rest of your stay as planned! Best regards, Your guide Ivana
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Jess wrote a review Feb 2020
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I've been on many walking/ food tours, but this tour with Ivana was top notch!!! We were extremely well-fed and were able to try quite a nice variety of Norwegian dishes. My favorite was the waffle, but I won't give away the surprise trick that we learned on the tour! Ended with
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from AnnaMolly23, Guest Relations Manager at Taste of Oslo Walking Tour
Responded 16 Feb 2020
Hei Jess! Thank you so much for your kind words and this lovely review! I'm really glad you have enjoyed all the stops on our tour :) See you soon, I hope! Your guide, Ivana
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Damomelb wrote a review Feb 2020
Melbourne, Australia587 contributions108 helpful votes
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On Sunday a very wet and grey Oslo day I took the food walking tour with Ivana and a few other people and she did a great job in keeping us up beat and enjoying the day due to the terrible weather. But the food and information associated was great to try and overall a good tour.
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Response from AnnaMolly23, Guest Relations Manager at Taste of Oslo Walking Tour
Responded 11 Feb 2020
Hi Damorob! Thank you for your fantastic review! I'm really glad that you have enjoyed the tour in all, as the weather was horrendous :) But all in all, a very fun group we were! Thank you once again and take care! Your guide, Ivana
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OnThe50Yardline wrote a review Feb 2020
Dallas, Texas91 contributions45 helpful votes
What a way to kill an afternoon in Oslo and taste some of the local traditions. Our group was a lot of fun and got along well. We took the guide off tour and off script a little, too, but it was a real blast! Contrary to what a lot of people think, the Norwegian food is real
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from AnnaMolly23, Guest Relations Manager at Taste of Oslo Walking Tour
Responded 3 Feb 2020
Dear OnThe50Yardline, thank you so much for this detailed review! We sure had a lot of fun on the tour! Beautiful day, lovely people, good food, a nice way to go for sure! Thank you, one again! I hope you'll enjoy the rest of your stay in Scandinavia as well! Take care! Your guide, Ivana
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By: The Oslo Tour
JamesMc
10
Great tour if you’re a fan of beer
Myself and my girlfriend booked this beer tour of Oslo city whilst on holiday. Had a great time and the bars we
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Explorer538069
10
Amazing visit of Oslo
We absolutely loved the tour. Ivana was an incredible tour guide who showed us the interesting places in Oslo
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Rob Belleville
10
Great afternoon with Ivana in Oslo
It was a relaxing, interesting and delicious afternoon with Ivana. She did a great a job! From the beginning at
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Nathan G
Nidau, Switzerland
10
Perfect way to spend an afternoon in Oslo
Wanna eat typically norwegian food? Have some nice samples of good norwegian beer? Wanna have a good company for a
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Morten H
58
Nice tour and great local food
Ivana did a great job showing us around the city with plenty of tasty local food. Definitely worth doing
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Jess
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Amazing Tour of Oslo
I've been on many walking/ food tours, but this tour with Ivana was top notch!!! We were extremely well-fed and
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Damomelb
Melbourne, Australia
200108
Loved the waffles
On Sunday a very wet and grey Oslo day I took the food walking tour with Ivana and a few other people and she did
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Karl C
10622
Great food tour experience
My partner and I went on this good tour today and it was fantastic, Ivana our guide was a wealth of knowledge and
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Ryan M
248
Beer choice galore
Really enjoyed our beer tasting experience, and would recommend it. We walked to bars and through streets we
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OnThe50Yardline
Dallas, Texas
6945
Great way to taste the local food treats!
What a way to kill an afternoon in Oslo and taste some of the local traditions. Our group was a lot of fun and got
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