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Xich Lo

Karl Johans gate 23B, Oslo 0159, Norway
+47 22 42 48 00
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (34 reviews)
“spring rolls” (23 reviews)
Closed
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Karl Johans gate 23B, Oslo 0159, Norway
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1 - 10 of 277 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Lamb and the fish soup was delicious, staff at the highest level, brilliant atmosphere! The best Vietnamese restaurant in the city!!!

Thank Łukasz O
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Very good food and excellent service. Bit hard to locate if you don’t know excactly where it is? (Inside a mall).

Thank Mr T
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We had booked a table, but we did not feel particularly welcome as no-one acknowledged our presence for 5 minutes as we waited to be seated. The waiters were pleasant, but a French guy claiming to be sommelier ruined our night. We asked for a...More

Thank harald_travel
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Nice Vietnamese restaurant on the third floor, with easy access, at the high-end Eger shopping mall in Karl Johan. We had the Vietnamesisk fiskesuppe which was very tasty, although rather on the spicier side:) and the Gyllenstekt vårrull (spring roll). For the main course, our...More

Thank marina0207
Reviewed 15 November 2017

It's my second time here. This time we tasted one of their three course set menus. Just as I remembered, service was outstanding. The food is the best Vietnamese food I ever tasted in Norway. It was a delight for all senses. And, let them...More

Thank Ulf Wike L
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This old favorite is still well worth a visit. Fresh and tasty food an quick service. Not the most charming interior, but better than the location inside a shopping mall could indicate. Great for lunch or even dinner. Plus for the very dedicated French sommelier,...More

Thank Hilde S
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This Vietnamese restaurant used to be a descent restaurant, serving ordinary Vietnamese dishes with normal prices. Not any more. Their pricing is at a absurdly high level, and their food is below average. You can fond much better options elsewhere. Maybe their creme-de-la-creme location on...More

Thank Anneli N
Reviewed 26 October 2017

One of my favorite restaurants in Oslo! Very good food and dedicated service. Clean tidy and always nice to come here.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Want to try Vietnamese dish after visited Vietnam for a month ago. This restaurant was good choice. Very good dishes, great presentation. Staff friendly and well trained. Reasonable price and great service. A great place for dinner.

Thank raul d
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is difficult to find- enter Egon Dept store and go to second level and follow sign. It was worth finding! Every dish was excellent - the spring roll appetizer was actually a spring roll plus an egg roll and both were tasty -...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karl Johans gate 23B, Oslo 0159, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo>  > Sentrum
  • Neighbourhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 22 42 48 00
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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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