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Bolgen & Moi Tjuvholmen, Oslo

We had been to this restaurant with office colleagues after completion of our project, so obviously a company-sponsored dinner. 🙂
Nice place, good ambience, expensive though.
Since I would eat only chicken (thats my preference by choice), the waiter was kind to agree to customize some dish on the menu with “only” chicken. That was good.
Had a few beers and a dessert (mango sorbet..or it was called something like that) and it was ok too.
The chef happened to be from Hungary, and was friends with a couple of our colleagues from Hungary too. So it was a surprise meeting for them ! 🙂

Overall a wonderful dining experience.

Visited March 2012

MGM Beach Resort

Stayed here with family for a night on 13 Jan 2012.
Got delayed and reached around 18:00 hrs, wherein I could have checked in around noon. Check in formalities were normal. Enquired with the concerned person if I can get a delayed check out around 16:00 the next day and the answer was a pleasing NO 🙂 However he was kind to offer the use of facilities like Swimming pool, etc until 16:00 free of charge.
Spent sometime around and went to the restaurant for dinner. The buffet Spread was ok, food was tasty, the bar was well-stocked.
Room was comfortable, but was slightly far away from the restaurant. Ask for a room closer if you have elders with you.
Next day morning, had a good view of sunrise, used the Swimming pool (opens only at 07:00). Kids loved it.
The breakfast was good, restaurant nice and airy, but the nuisance that the crows cause spoils the mood. At one point it came so close to the table that the kids were frightened. So had to opt to move inside the AC restaurant. The play area for kids was good.
Overall, the place is good for a weekend break.

Stayed January 2012, travelled with family