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Justisen has a long and rich tradition as restaurant and bar dating back to 1928. In our modern bistro we serve delicious food with an emphasis on the cooking styles and techniques of the Nordic countries. Here, you’ll find everything you need under one roof, whether it’s a dinner, a celebration with friends, summer kick-off or Christmas party. Consisting of a restaurant, courtyard, several lounges and bars, Justisen has something to offer for everyone.


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Located in one of Oslo´s oldest buildings in one of the oldest districts, Justisen has served the citizens of Oslo with great food and joyful times for generations – ever since 1928. With a long tradition, this has been a very popular place to come and have a good meal and great discussions among friends. Today you can find a restaurant, a pub and several bars in the same location, including a backyard that gives you summer feeling all year long. 

The restaurant


Our menu highlights the best seasonal Norwegian produce we can source serving up tasty and comforting food in a relaxed and informal setting. The restaurant is run by a passionate team of people who have an avid love for food, wine and hospitality, headed by restaurant manager Lee Mannion-Gibson and head chef Sako Safarian – a talented duo with many years of experience between them. See our menu and book a table at Justisen restaurant today!

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The Courtyard is Justisens green oasis. Our concept is to keep the summer feeling throughout the entire year. The Courtyard offers classic long drinks with fresh ingredients – even in the middle of winter. Enjoy your drinks with friends and colleagues accompanied with green surroundings and great music. In the summer season the courtyard also offers food service from our restaurant, so that you can enjoy the long and warm summer nights outside.

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Justisen has kept it´s long and rich traditions, which is noticeable in the Lounges on first floor. You can choose your favourite bar area between the Main bar, the Rock bar and the Kitchen bar. Sit back, relax and enjoy amazing drinks and cocktails in the grand antique sofas with your friends and colleagues. The historic setting of the rooms will take you back to the beginning of the 20th century. Visit our bars and lounges after a splendid meal in our restaurant.

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A couple of years ago, Paragrafen was a popular rock bar who served rock musicians and other rock lovers beer and good music. It is a small and intimate bar at the entrance of Justisen, and is really worth a visit. Today we play all kind of music in this bar, and it is a very popular pub in the weekends serving cocktails and drinks - in addition to wine and beer. Bring your friends, and join us for a great Friday or Saturday night with good music and company. 

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Justisen consists of a restaurant, bars, courtyard and several lounges. The venue is ideally suited to all social events, both Christmas parties, summer parties, kick offs, workshops, exhibitions, lectures, concerts and other events – with or without dinner. The backyard is for instance perfect for summer parties - both private or business. Please contact us if you are interested in throwing an even at Justisen, or to have a look at the facilities.