Norway > Oslo
Bryne (414) Bryne, Norway | November 29, 2010
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
A modern bar "sandwiched" between modern office buildings. Only two beers on tap, but Herslev Økologisk Juleøl was outstanding! We met the owner who is a beer, cognac and cigar enthusiast. We came for an early "night cap" but ended up staying there for nearly 3 hours. Many nice people among the regulars. (Visited November 23rd 2010)
gunnar (401) Sandnes, Norway | September 19, 2010
50 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
Busy business type of bar, quite crowded at my vist, so i experienced a rather slow service. Need to revisit at my next visit.
Cunningham (397) Halden, Norway | November 11, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Nice cousy bar in the heart of the city. But a litte bit hidden. So not to many tourists here. Good.
Ok beer selection.
visionthing (335) Oslo, Norway | March 29, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
Intimate, relaxed and cozy bar in the city centre. Not the widest selection of beer, but usually of excellent quality. Very nice whisky selection and friendly staff.
KnutAlbert (306) Oslo, Norway | November 1, 2005
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Nice and quiet place, a bit hidden. The owner knows his beers - the selection is small, but hand picked, both imports and Norwegian micros.
yngwie (262) Kristiansand, Norway | July 30, 2008
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
Tucked away in the centre of Oslo, lies Bar & Cigar. It’s a cozy, friendly place with some of the most interesting Norwegian beers in bottles, and every now and then there’s cask beer available. As usual in Norway, the beers are pricey, but at least they are good. The patio is a nice place to enjoy shadow on a hot afternoon, but there’s usually some skaters disturbing the peace.
Svesse (235) Hässelby, Sweden | November 8, 2009
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Nice and friendly bar, hidden away in a small courtyard in an office area that is more or less emtpy off office hours. Once I found the bar, that wasn’t empty though. Modern interior with a small seating area by the entrance and the bar and a larger seating area one staircase up. There’s also a smoking room at the back, since this is also a cigar place. Not a huge selection of beer, but good quality. Nögne Ö IPA on tap and several beers from Nögne Ö and Haandbryggeriet in bottles. Some interesting imported beers as well. And a good cognac and whiskey selection. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Recommended.
larsga (213) Oslo, Norway | September 13, 2005
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Rather unusual place, in that the owner deliberately tries to make it a local, and to get returning guests to know each other. Very low-key place, quiet, good seating, outdoor serving in summer, plus a big heated place where you can smoke all year round. Staff is mostly owner plus good-looking young girls.
The focus is really on cognac, cigars, and beer, in that order. The beer selection is small and changing, but contains only good stuff. Typically has some standard Belgians (Duvel, Westmalle, ...), some Nøgne Ø (4-5 different ones), and now also Haandbryggeriet.
The staff is very pleasant, but not very knowledgeable on beer, except the owner, who is happy to discuss the subject.
gyllenbock (193) Stockholm, Sweden | August 5, 2010
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Visited in July 2010.
A very relaxed place in central Oslo. Quite good selection of beers, mostly Norwegian. I drank Haandbryggeriet IPA.
The owner was very friendly and talkative. Worth a visit.
abemorsten (152) Mosterøy, Norway | January 30, 2010
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 12/20
Small place with a pleasant atmosphere. 3 taps (Nøgne Ø, Budweiser Budvar and Borg) and ca 15 bottles. Not a very skilled staff, but you are likely to find the owner there, and he will not hesitate to give you his opinion on the different beers. Large closed off smoking area.
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