Frognerseteren, also known as Frognersætra, is a recreational area and forest in Nordmarka within the city of Oslo and a popular hiking and excursion destination. It can be easily reached with the T-Bane No. 1 in the direction of Holmenkollen, simply continue to the end of the line.
The Frognerseteren Restaurant is the perfect meeting place for everyone who wants to enjoy nature and the best view over Oslo. Here you can relax with friends after a hard day in front of the open fire. The restaurant is a wooden house in the rustic national romantic style and is equipped with fireplaces in several rooms.
The Kafé Seterstua offers traditional Norwegian specialties from the self-service table. Here you will find “Smørbrød”, the well-known Norwegian sandwiches, and a large selection of pastries from the in-house pastry shop. The Finstua restaurant, for example, offers “Rømmegrøt og spekemat”, a plate with sour cream porridge and dried meat. The kitchen depends on the season and what nature can offer. The menu offers a wide variety of traditional dishes. Reindeer, elk, salmon and seafood specialties are a must and are always available to choose from.
At the end of a visit, of course, the famous apple pie with hot chocolate and cream shouldn’t be missed.
After you have strengthened yourself, you can, for example, hike back on the famous Korketrekkeren toboggan run to the Midstuen T-Bane station.
In summer 2019 I was there myself for the first time, it’s a beautiful place. And the apple cake is really “Verdens best eplekake” …