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Bryggegangen 8 | Tjuvholmen, Oslo 0252, Norway
+47 21 95 12 50
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Sydney Australia
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135 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night. Loved the pimientos and the cheese balls. Ordered a second plate of pimientos as they were so good - just like Spain! We also had the fish croquettes but although very tasty did not remind me of croquettes I'd had in Spain. For 3 of us including house red wine it cost Kr1,100. Always... More 

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Thank ShineSydneyAustralia
Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my boyfriend for our anniversary. The restaurant in itself is beautifully decorated and situated on Tjuvholmen. We decided on having their weekend special set menu and it was simply delicious. The deer filet was so tender and scrumptious and simply melted in my mouth! One minus that they hid a beautiful piece of lobster in a thick... More 

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Thank Kikki J
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The place is quiet and comfortable. The prices are reasonable. The food is a bit plain, or the different tapas dishes doesnt neccisarily match on spicyness.

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Thank Harald S
Naples, Italy
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Along a quiet canal, close to the fascinating Astrup Fearneley Museum this is a charming tapa restaurant, sitting outside at candle light you can joy the view of the canal ... Good choice of nice tapas, friendly atmosphere, lovely Spanish sangria or rosè wine, accurate service and most surprising good prices!

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Thank oletta2016
Uppsala, Sweden
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

On possible the last warm evening this year I made my way to the settling sun at Escalon. It was crowded and the atmosphere was joyful. I ordered the mussels and a glass of white wine. I asked for replacing the aioli with mayonnaise. "Sorry, we don't have any mayonnaise" the waiter replied. When I asked what they make the... More 

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Thank torbjorn_sunde
Oulu, Finland
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299 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Excellent tapas, better flavor than sometimes even in Spain Sometimes slow and inattentive waiting, maybe it was just one person It is sunny in the evening and you can watch the sunset. This and all neighboring restaurants are full during a nice weather in the Summer.

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Thank ExpTravellerOulu
London, United Kingdom
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494 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I stumbled on this place accidentally but I was really impressed. The food was fantastic and the service was pretty good.

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Thank Holiday_Junkie222
Oslo
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Escalon used be be a bit more uppety in their overall packaging. That said, the food is still fair enough and nothing to worry about. The location begs for overpricing but it could actually be a lot worse than this. The food did lack some of it's previous flair but, worse than than was the mediocre service team. Granted, it... More 

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Thank Eatboy
Oslo, Norway
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Went with my wife after cinema to have some nice tapas and talk about the movie. It was rather empty so there was no problem to get a table for two. Got our drinks quickly, but then the friendly waiter disappeared. Or, rather, stayed at the bar talking. Well. Finally we ordered and the first two courses came quickly and... More 

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Thank Henning D
Norway
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

The food was very good. The service was also very good, although there was a little extra work for the restaurant, we got served our disches exact in the order that we requested. We had very pleasant time

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Thank Skineser

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bryggegangen 8 | Tjuvholmen, Oslo 0252, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 21 95 12 50

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?