Ekebergrestauranten, Oslo, 6/25/16

front of the building
front of the building

Ekeberg is a large restaurant in an old building designed by Lars Backer, that has been refurbished offering gorgeous views of the Oslo fjord and the city.  It is on a hill in a park that features statues. It was once the city’s place to hold celebrations but fell into disrepair.  It was bought and the owner wanted to turn it into a private residence but this was denied and instead the present owner restored it to its previous condition and it is once again the site for Oslo residents to hold their family celebrations. (The waitress said she had served two 100 years birthday parties this week). Continue reading