Sean Van Steel

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Lekter’n – Barge bar

Lekter’n is a bar and restaurant that really knows how to make the most of Oslo’s long summer evenings. The action takes place on a converted barge alongside the trendy, if a little touristy Aker Brygge waterfront strip (check the Aker Brygge article here), with fantastic views over the Oslo fjord and fortress.

Lekter’n is not exactly a ‘hidden’ spot, but sometimes when you find yourself in a place like Aker Brygge where you’re surrounded by bars, it’s handy to know which one to choose!

I like Lekter’n because most of the space is open-air and the lounge bar is decked out with comfy couches, sunbeds and beanbags under sailcloths.

DJs get the dancefloor going as the evening picks up, and Lekter’n encourages up-and-coming talent – a friend of mine sometimes steps up to the decks here. Lekter’n has friendly staff, good tunes and a great atmosphere, but it’s worth keeping in mind that it can be on the pricey side, like most places along Aker Brygge.

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Details about this spot



Aker Brygge, Stranden 3, Oslo

Telephone number


Opening Times

Mar - Sep 11:00 - 03:00 daily


Shellfish meal: NOK 179


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)