Oslo's cuisine has a strong maritime influence and is now a foodie hot spot thanks to what’s known as New Nordic cuisine - food that revolves around nature, purity, freshness and simplicity. Get ready for a day of exploration and fresh flavours!
The day begins when you meet your guide outside the Chocolate Store for your walk around the city’s culinary haunts and hotspots. Oslo has a strong maritime influence and is now a foodie hot spot thanks to what’s known as New Nordic cuisine — food that revolves around nature, purity, freshness and simplicity.
Next, enjoy a peaceful saunter through the city together with your guide and explore some hidden corners of Oslo that you might otherwise have a hard time finding. The guide will give you a taste of a typical Norwegian dessert as you head towards the food market.
Your tour wraps up at Mathallen, the renowned covered market stuffed with food stands selling Norwegian and international goods – a must see on any visit to Oslo. Enjoy dishes as you browse the stalls, including rich local cheeses made by small-scale producers. Discover the raw food specialist Bondens Butikk and try the beloved Norwegian cured meat.
Expert, enthusiastic guide to show you the city
Time in the Mathallen - the must - see covered market showcasing everything Norwegian
Reindeer, fish, warming Aquavit and much more!
José Ortiz emigrated to Oslo where he married a Norwegian woman and has been happily living with his family for a number of years. He has a passion for food gained from years of working in the food industry, both preparing and eating. Come and join Jose as he shares his love of food with you.
The combination of the surrounding mountains along with extensive coastline has definitely left its mark on the food of Oslo. This tasty day of regional specialties will introduce you to the unique flavors found in the deep valleys and the remote fishing villages of Norway – and the warming drinks that accompany them. This guided food and cultural walking tour will entice you with a wide range of local foods as well as fascinating stories that will help you see the hidden sides of the city.
You’ll meet your guide outside the chocolate store Freia on Karl Johan Street, number 31 at 1pm.