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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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Naples, Italy
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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301 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 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
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 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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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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
Oslo, Norway
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97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Been there several times and the food is allways good. Nice variety of drinks and staff is allways friendly and serviceminded.

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Thank deaf_leopard
Oslo, Norway
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174 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

This place is situated at Tjuvholmen in Oslo. A great place in the capital of Norway. The area is worth a visit anyway. Escalon serves traditional tapas, neither more nor less. I have been a regular guest in Barcelona for 30 years, and this quality and the high price hurts twice at Escalon. Sorry to say. Okay if you do... More 

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Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

We went there with my friend to enjoy some nice tapas! They brought the food very quickly and I really must admit the food was really good! I will especially recommend dates in bacon and scampi with garlic. Nice size of tapas portions as well, really good to share=))) The biggest disappointment was Sangria. Not to be sarcastic, but wine... More 

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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, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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?