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Oslo: Food Tasting and Walking Tour

Product ID: 137168
Eat and drink your way around Oslo on a 3 to 3.5-hour guided walking tour. Sample different foods and drinks, and enjoy a tasty dessert at a legendary local kitchen.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk along the banks of the River Akerselva
  • Visit a shop that makes and sells traditional dress of Norway
  • Taste local produce at a food market with more then 30 stands
  • Enjoy a delicious typical waffle
  • Check out the hipster and student area of Oslo
Full description
See the sights of Oslo on a 3 to 3.5-hour walking tour and sample some classic local foods and craft brews along the way. Stroll through a colorful market and pop into locally loved eateries to try everything from savory fish dishes to traditional waffles. Hear about the city’s intriguing history and culinary culture as you walk between the major sights.

Savor the flavor of fresh fish, and get served a tasty dessert at a legendary local kitchen. Visit a local market off the usual tourist trail and sample some different cheeses before exploring the different stalls on your own for about 15 minutes.

Visit the colorful hipster and student area to try some of the local beers. Taste the local water of life known as "aquavit" as the bar owner explains where the beers come from.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Dessert (a waffle served with brown cheese. Coffee is also included if desired)
  • 3 local beers
  • 1 aquavit (water of life) from Norway
  • 3 local farm cheeses, including the traditional brown cheese
  • Tasting of three main dishes (salmon, reindeer meat, and meatballs with vegetables)
  • Several types of cured meats
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the Freia chocolate store on the 1st floor of the Grand Hotel, Karl Johans Gate 31, 0159 Oslo. The guide will be there 10 minutes before the starting time.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Know before you go
• The minimum age to take part is 18 years old
• The dress code is smart casual
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• Any special requests must be made in advance
• All tastings included
• The tour time/day may be changed if the minimum number of participants is not reached. You will be notified at least one day in advance
• There is a possibility that on some holidays the restaurants visited on the tour won't be able to provide tastings. Should this occur, an alternative or full refund will be offered
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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This tour combined a sampling of delicious traditional Norwegian food and drink and a visit to Mathallen market with a pleasant walk through Oslo where we learned a bit of local history and culture. Ivana does a great job. One of our favorite food tours, and we have done many over the years. Highly recommended!

January 26, 2020

Fabulous tour!

We loved our day with Minji on the food tour! The five food stops covered a broad range of food in Oslo. We particularly loved our first stop, which was at a lunch restaurant. We were served a substantial portion of elk, moose, reindeer, fish, and local vegetables. Minji was delightful and we truly enjoyed getting to know her. Minji was delightful and we truly enjoyed getting to know her. We highly recommend this tour!

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October 9, 2018

It was a culinary, informative tour of Oslo

Freddy De Los Reyes made the tour very interesting with delicious food, interesting starting points. He designed the whole thing with personal stories and responded to the participants individually. The individual locations were very high quality in terms of food and drink. It was a completely successful tour for us which we will remember for a long time thanks to Freddy

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July 8, 2018

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The Oslo Tour

Product ID: 137168