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.
espenra (41) Kurland, Norway | March 22, 2008| Updated November 7, 2009
NIce and quiet place in the centre of Oslo, but a bit hidden so it’s not crowded.
As the name suggests it’s primary target is the cigar and spirits crowd, but they also have a nice, although a bit limited selection of beer.
Nice qiuiet place were I go when I`m in Oslo. Silent not crowdy, and You colould have a nice talk with the stuff witout feel that you disturb . Nice place with a nice selctions of Norwegian: Nögne Ö, and Haandbryggeriet, and some Belgian beers.
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.