Comfort Hotel Grand, Gjovik
Phone: (47) 61 140000
Fax: (47) 61 140001
Gjerdrum Kulturhus is a two storied building used for cultural events and has meeting rooms and offices for rent. It also has a cafe which is the focal point of the building. The Gjerdrum Kulturhus is an amalgamation of local clubs and association for cultural awareness in the community. The kulturhus has a lovely amphitheater which is really good for acoustic sounds. Whatever be the occasion, they are fully equipped to take care of their clients requirements.They even do catering. For more information, visit the website or call them.
Only 15 minutes from the city center, Frognerseteren is frequented by nature lovers before or after a hike in the surrounding woods. The underground runs almost all the way up to this café-restaurant where guests can sample traditional Norwegian food and enjoy a panoramic view of the Oslo fjord. The restaurant offers three, four and five-course meals. Various kinds of entertainment are organized from time to time.
With an open-air bar and a picturesque surround, Holmenkollen Restaurant is a must visit. Its location in Holmenkollen- one of the most renowned ski-areas of the city makes it a popular place for locals and tourists alike. Dig into splendid Scandinavian fare as you take in the snow-covered peaks that invoke a mystery and a sense of adventure. The Reinsdyr med skogsopp og selleripuré or reindeer meat cooked with mushrooms and celery is worth writing home about due to its rich flavor and smooth texture. Finish off with the Creme Brulee that melts in the mouth.
Established in 1995, Bølgen & Moi is one of the most popular restaurants in the neighborhood. The atmosphere is warm, intimate and a sure delight. The international cuisine consists of a great à la carte menu, light luncheons, and even tasty hamburgers. Complement your meals with a wide selection of wines and cocktails. You may also want to gift your friends a great meal here. Check out the website or call ahead for detailed information.
This is an unusual combination of a traditional Chinese and traditional Norwegian restaurant. Chop suey or meatballs in brown sauce, the choice is yours. The obvious advantage is that you can bring people who don't like Chinese food. Perhaps your mother-in-law? Another different thing here is the interior. You would perhaps not expect an average Chinese restaurant to be minimalist and modern; however, the place is open and bright, and young people like it here. You can choose from a rich and varied menu that offers all your favorites from both countries, as well as a few surprises. One of their specialties, the chef's lobster, is very popular. The place is fully licensed.
A very pleasant feeling rests over Mistral Cafe at Majorstua. The menu is appealing, packed with choices. They also offer tasty desserts. Big mirrors, old lithographic art, candles, books, a fireplace and a grand piano give an air of elegance and nostalgia. This family-friendly restaurant offers you delicious preparations like beef tenderloin with béarnaise sauce and reindeer fillet with creamy mushroom sauce. A wine list is also offered.
In the meat-loving region of Oslo, it is rare to find an eatery that exclusively serves vegetarian and vegan food. Krishnas Cuisine is one such rare gem that offers diners a healthy meal. They even provide guests with a gluten-free preparation upon request. Gorge on a meal of aromatic basmati rice, vegetable dishes, salads and soups. Accompany your meal with a health drink like herbal tea, organic coffee or lassi (yogurt drink). Be assured, at Krishnas Cuisine, there is something for everyone. All their fares are offered at reasonable rates, so it won't burn a hole in your pockets!
This homegrown chain is best known for its thin crust pizzas and is a great place to stop by for a quick bite. For locals its the favorite take-away place in the neighborhood with fast service and good value for money. But dining in is also a good option, given you are not mindful of the decor or the ambiance; simple and elemental, the decor does not do much since all the value goes on the plate. And anyway tantalizingly cheesy pizzas will steal your attention from everything else. Give it a shot!
The character of Valkyrien has stayed the same ever since it opened. With no underlying need to attract attention or come off as overbearingly stylish or modern, Valkyrien is a bar & pub which can pull up a feat of serving beers at a reasonable rate while providing an ambiance to relax in. Valkyrien can adapt from being a place for the old-timers to talk about their hay-days, to a care-free eatery to lounge around for the young bloods. For a hearty and satisfying meal of Norwegian fare in a relaxing setting, Valkyrien is the restaurant to look forward to.
If checking out all the furniture at IKEA Furuset has left you tired and hungry, you don't have to venture far in search of satiation. The store's on-site restaurant is perfect for a meal with the family; the food is tasty and doesn't even burn a hole in your pocket. You can gorge on hot dishes like meatballs with cream sauce and potatoes; cold dishes like prawn sandwiches, smøgentallerken and more. Delectable cookies and cakes are also available. Call +47 815 44 000 for more information.
This is not for those who are calorie conscious because United Bakeries is all about decadent desserts and hearty quick bites that is appetizing to your hungry stomachs. This French inspired bakery in Majorstua is warm and inviting and serves pastries such as the classic French croissants, yummy brownies, muffins, Norwegian wheat buns and more. The place is always crowded during lunch time and it is no wonder that it is quiet popular in the neighborhood. If you want to savor the dishes during quiet times, then mornings would be the best time to be in.
This place looks a bit like a Spanish bodega. There is a certain rugged charm to Pinocchio which is hard to pass by. without noticing. Copper details, wood-carvings, ornamental paintings and other rustic elements of decor give this brick building a natural and relaxed atmosphere. There is room for about 50 diners. In addition to steaks and barbeque dishes, you can also choose from a range of other lighter options. One thing assured is that portions are pleasantly generous!