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Palmen Restaurant & Othilia Lobby Bar Grand Hotel

A Nordic inspired Dining Experience in Oslo

A total lobby experience has been created in a casual luxury environment. For the first time in Grand Hotel’s history, it now has a lobby bar – Othilia. Located right beside the renowned Palmen restaurant, this creating the place to meet with colleagues and friends.

Our creative and dedicated Chefs at Grand Hotel has created a delicious menu inspired by Nordic ingredients, offering a tasting menu with modern cuisine and classics. Filip Åbom, our Bar Manager has created a great menu celebrating the classics with a modern twist.

An after work pit stop, lunch, dinner, celebrations or our ever popular Afternoon Tea – whatever mood you are in, our team is ready to deliver Nordic luxury service.


Othilia Lasson Engelhart – nick named “Ms. Oda” was married to the famous painter Christian Krohg and represented the era of Bohemian women, who were famous for breaking taboos. When She learned that Grand Café was only for men, it did not detour her, she attended debates, smoked cigarettes and enjoyed her cocktails here.  Othilia was also very popular amongst the bohemian men of the 1800’s.

Palmen Afternoon Tea. 

Bring your friends, family or colleagues and experience our ever so popular Afternoon Tea in Palmen Restaurant. The perfect way to spend your Afternoon! 

Afternoon Tea:
325 NOK each person
   Bollinger Special Cuvèe Afternoon Tea:
   445 NOK each person

Afternoon Tea is available:
Saturdays: 12:00 - 14:00
                    14:30 - 16:30

Sundays: 12:00 - 14:00
                  14:30 - 16:30

Reservations to be made at least 2 days before, and minimum 2 persons.

A total lobby experience has been created in a casual luxury environment. For the first time in Grand Hotel’s history, it now has a lobby bar – Othilia.…

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Palmen Restaurant & Othilia Lobby Bar

Opening hours

Othilia Lobby Bar

Monday - Friday

New Year's Eve

11:00 - 24:00
12:00 - 24:00
13:00 - 24:00

11:00 - 01:00

Palmen restaurant

Monday - Friday

11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 22:00


An extension to the lobby lounge area  for those looking for a bit of solace. Food and beverage service is available from 7am to 11pm. This area can also be hired for private events. The library shelves will be filled with books from Norway’s famous bohems, from the past, Ibsen, Hamsun and future such as Jo Nesbo and Anne Holt. We will use this space to inspire within fashion, design, poetry, art, Nobel peace prize winners and some humor.