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New Nordic


Esben Holmboe Bang

Foodle Reviews

9 / 10
on 01 Aug 2019

I've been a huge fan of Esben Holmboe Bang culinary world since the very first visit back in 2011. This was another stunning meal with many new dishes.

9 / 10
on 12 Jul 2019

Ok, so all done now, been there, seen it, done it….loved it.  Although 3 Michelin starred, I went with an open mind and bar a couple of aspects that might restrict some diners, I am pleased to report there is no doubt that this venue is at the highest levels of a restaurant experience you can have.  It is comparably expensive at £313 for the 17-course tasting menu (only choice) all in, but when the food is done to this quality, with so much thought to produce, balance, heritage and all served... More

8 / 10
on 11 Apr 2018
on 16 Feb 2018

After about 20h travel, we arrived in Oslo for the begining of our trip and Maaemo was the first stop. Maaemo is one of the two 3 Michelin stars restaurant in the Nordics and run by chef Esben Holmboe Bang. Maaemo means « mother earth » and focused on local produce and revisited traditional dishes. The beloved ingredient showcased here is butter. Butter is used in nearly all the dishes and even the star of the incredibly good signature dessert available since the opening « Brown butter ice cream,... More

10 / 10
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on 08 Nov 2017

Second stop on the Scandinavian Triple Crown Tour (Fäviken, Maaemo and Geranium).
The team there continues to produce outstanding food with a extraordinary execution and best ever products.
The Arctic Cod, steamed with salted butter was just sublime. This is as good as it gets.

8th dinner

10 / 10
on 08 Nov 2017
9 / 10
on 19 Sep 2015

Stellar lunch in Maaemo***

8 / 10
on 19 Jul 2013

Recommended in Oslo


Schweigaards gate 15B, 0191 Oslo, Norway


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