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“Nice Asian food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Xich Lo

Xich Lo
Ranked #30 of 1,405 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Sentrum
Description: Pay a visit to Xích Lô (pron. cyklo) for a taste from a little Further East. This is a unique treasure of a Vietnamese restaurant, now occupying new premises on Karl Johans gate 23 B on the first floor of the new department store in Egertorget square. Delicately exotic with light and airy interior and a mouth-watering menu where the food is reasonably priced and completely authentic. Aromatic and spicy without being too hot, the dishes are served as small pieces of art on the plate. Enjoy your trip Further East!
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nice Asian food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

Very good and fine asian food with a nice variety of choices. The ambiance is cosy and smart. The service is very good. The wine menu is a bit expensive but it was overall a very good diner.

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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Prague, Czech Republic
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Lovely service, food and decent location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013

Great food and kind waiters. Nice, quiet atmosphere and in the middle of the city so easy to access. Perfect for a peaceful night out. The beautiful starters wake up your taste buds for the even more epic food ahead! I really recommend this and is totally worth it!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“There is good food in Norway”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

In the land of cold dark rain, there is very little for people of taste to eat. In the center of Oslo is Xich Lo, a island of good food in a sea of overpriced mediocrity.

It's difficult for me to rank this restaurant on a global scale because anything that wasn't bad would stand out. I can say that every dish was fresh. You could taste every ingredient used. The presentation was on par with a top level restaurant. The staff was warm and friendly. We actually got service in a country that doesn't know the meaning of the word. The decor was clean, inviting and modern.

I went to Xich Lo twice in 2 weeks. The second time they ran out of the white fish and gave me sea bass instead. I would have been OK if they had told me and apologized, but they tried to sneak it past and made a lame excuse. I didn't complain too much because the sea bass was great.

If you are in Oslo, and want something that will cost less than the slop other people are serving then give Xich Lo a try. You won't be dissapointed.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“We loved it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013 via mobile

Xich Lo is the perfect place to spend an evening with your family. The food is excellent and the service is fantastic! Nothing else to say. I recommend the duck breast!

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Paris
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Per~fect”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013 via mobile

My friends and I came here when we were travelling. The food is great, the people are friendly, but the best thing are the wine experts, giving you suggestions and opinions about their wines, considering carefully the food you are ordering and your own likes. This restaurant made our day. I highly recommend the chicken breast!

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