Seaside Restaurants from the Great Gatsby times in and around Oslo

In the times of the roaring 20’s and the Great Gatsby soon to launch in cinemas, you can’t help to admire fashion and design from the decadent times of the 20’s and the 30’s. In fact Oslo, the capital of Norway boots of several charming seaside landmarks with historic flair. These places offers an exceptional recreational seaside experience, for the whole family.

Ingierstrand Bad

Ingierstrand Bad was constructed in 1931 and designed by the two architects Ole Lind Schistad and Eyvind Moestue. Knows as one of the hot spots and ultimate dancing venues. It was listed in 2012 and are currently under restoration with an scheduled reopening on 15th May 2013. The restaurant have one large and one small dining area for both large parties or smaller romantic dinners, as well as a very nice beer garden with stunning views to the Oslofjord.

Hvalstrand Bad
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Hvalstrand Bad was constructed in 1934 and designed by architect Andre Peters. The building has been listed since 1996 and the place has been renovated and restored to its former glory. Today the restaurant continues its fine tradition in fresh fish and seafood dishes inspired by international cuisine. In summer there is an outdoor patio, an à la carte menu and a guest pier for those arriving by boat. See more information at

Worth mentioning, although not located by the sea, the Ekeberg Restaurant is arguable one of the finest examples of architecture from the 30’s in Oslo. Known for it’s spectacular view over Oslo and the Oslofjord as well as fine dining and vibrant evenings, almost taking you back to the “roaring 20’s” Book your table well in advance at

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