GUIDE TO PROMENADEN FASHION DISTRICT
WHERE TO SHOP:
Either if you want to shop Nordic brands or more international ones – we have it all!
EGER Shopping Galley is a unique shopping gallery located right on Karl Johan. Discover the different concepts housing more than 400 different brands such as Fendi, ba&sh, Zadig et Voltaire, Lanvin, Ganni, Stine Goya, Kenzo, Rotate and many more.
A little bit further down the street on Nedre Slottsgate you can find Steen & Strøm Department Store containing six floors of exclusive shopping. Not only can you find the biggest cosmetic store in Oslo, but Steen & Strøm also offers classic designers such as Emporio Armani, Wolfrod and Max Mara, but also something for the younger audience such as Envii, MSCH Copenhagen, Sandro and many more. Looking for beautiful lingerie? Check out Bare Philosophy, Norway’s largest underwear store, for the latest trends in underwear and swimwear.
Many like to think of Nedre Slottsgate as the most exclusive street of Oslo, but did you know that Akersgata was the street where the first luxury store in Oslo opened? Jacob Cohën and Vincci remain. In the latter you will find brands like The Row, Celine, Manolo Blahnik and Dior. The design concept store Vitra is also located in Akersgata, where you can indulge in classic and contemporary furniture by the likes of Eames. Jacob Cohën is well known for its fantastic denim quality and its trademark ponyskin back-labels.
Looking for something special for a loved one? At Egertorget you can get the most exclusive selection of brands and styles of jewelry at David Andersen, one of Norway’s oldest jewelry houses.
If you are more of a watch kind of person, you should check out Urmarker Bjerke, on Nedre Slottsgate, for the most stunning watches from classic brands like Rolex and Cartier, among many others.
WHERE TO EAT:
Promenaden is full of trendy places to eat. You can get everything from all-vegan food to a meaty burrito.
To start off the day, go for vitamins and an energy boost at The Smoothie Factory at EGER.
Feeling for some extra caffeine? Drop by Kaffebrenneriet on Akersgata to get your daily coffee and pair it with either organic chocolate from Summerbird or our Scandi favorite Lakrids for some salty treats.
For lunch, check out the Food Court located at Steen & Strøm Department Store. Here you will find cuisine from every corner of the world. From the best pizza in Oslo at Mamma Pizza to perfectly balanced Thai food at EatThai, or a healthy and nutritious soup from WhatSoup. If you are in the mood for fish, try out the sushi at Jonathan Sushi, it's arguably the best in Oslo, or some dumplings and tea at Beijing8. Whatever you are in the mood for, ranging from fried chicken in a croissant to colorful salads at Lett - the food court covers all of your preferences.
For dinner, experience a little piece of Italy in Oslo, at the beautiful outdoor seating at Olivia EGER, or yummy Vietnamese at Xich Lo, or how about France at Brasserie France? The latter has a rich menu full of French delicacies and excellent staff that will guide you through the food journey. Try the onion soup on a rainy day or the dessert trolley for a sweet treat after dinner.
WHERE TO STAY:
Are you looking for high standards and long traditions – go for Hotel Continental. The hotel is adorned with art inside and also contains much of Edward Munch´s graphic works. The famous restaurant Theatercafeen is also situated at Hotel Continental, a place historically known for being a social hotspot for one of the most popular artists and actors in Norway.
Maybe you would like an ocean view and enjoy an evening drink on a rooftop? Then the hotel Grims Grenka is perfect for you. Located in Kongens gate, they are the first design hotel in Norway, and the rooftop bar Q Lounge is named one of the top fifteen rooftop bars in Europe.
Do you want to sleep where the Nobel Peace Prize winner does? Then the Grand Hotel is the place for you. Located in Karl Johans gate, it is one of the oldest hotels in Oslo. In the older days, it was known for being a hangout spot for creative artists and intellectuals like Henrik Ibsen. Now you can eat lunch in beautiful surroundings at Palmen or Grand Café. They also have a relaxing spa and a rooftop bar.
Norwegians certainly love to maintain a healthy lifestyle. On most days, going out in nature is the number one way to detox and keep their health in check. Luckily for us Promenaden hosts some of our favorite outdoor brands such as Arc'Teryx, Fjällräven, Haglöfs and Lululemon. Oh, and at Lululemon you can sign up for free yoga classes with some of the best instructors in Norway, ensuring you a mode of escape after a long day at work.
Now that we have provided you with the hottest tips in Oslo, you have your chance to explore all of the fun stuff Oslo has to offer.
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